News round up: Inmates win ‘cold turkey’ payout

Inmates win ‘cold turkey’ payout

Taxpayers have footed a £1 million compensation bill after almost 200 drug-addicted prisoners sued the Government, claiming that denying them a heroin substitute breached their human rights.

Read more on this story in The Times

An apology at last for family of Down’s boy accused of a racist assault

The Crown Office in Scotland offered a rare apology yesterday to the family of Jamie Bauld, the Down’s syndrome teenager with a mental age of about 5 who was accused of a racist assault.

Read more on this story in The Times

Suicide link to ‘smoking pill’

A HIGH-flying Sky TV executive stabbed himself to death after taking a controversial “quit-smoking” pill, an inquest has heard.

Read more on this story in The Sun

Two-thirds of British residents fear violence as migrant tensions rise

Almost two-thirds of British residents fear race relations are so poor that tensions are likely to spill over into violence, the BBC has found.

Read more on this story in The Daily Mail


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