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Ex-prisoner gets free burgers for one year after wrongly serving 36 years for murder

After spending 36 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit, he had one thing on his mind – a burger and fries. Better still, a burger with cheese and bacon on top, like those he had seen

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Private jails are performing far worse than government-operated facilities in the U.K.

Twenty-five years after the first private facility opened in Britain, private jails are performing far worse than government-operated facilities on at least a dozen counts. They account for a higher proportion of fighting, sexual assaults, drug-taking, self-harming, hunger strikes, and

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