David Cameron has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling that two killers, including one being held at Wakefield Prison, should not be given the right to vote.
Two convicted murderers, including one being held in West Yorkshire, have lost a Supreme Court battle over the right to vote while in jail.
The UK's highest court dismissed appeals brought by Peter Chester and George McGeoch.
Chester is serving a life sentence in Wakefield Prison for raping and strangling his niece.
The Supreme Court will rule later today whether a child killer and rapist who's serving a life sentence in Wakefield Prison, has the right to vote. Peter Chester strangles and murdered his niece Donna Gillbanks.
He's appealed to the UK's highest court over the right to vote while in jail. A panel of seven justices also heard a case from Scotland brought by convicted murderer George McGeoch.
Prison bosses have shut down illicit Facebook accounts for inmates at Wakefield's maximum security jail.
The prison houses some of the country's most infamous sex offenders and killers and up to five accounts in the names of serving prisoners have been closed down after they were found to have had regular updates posted on them - which is in breach of prison service rules.
The Government has launched an investigation into bosses at Wakefield's top security jail handing out thousands of pounds to inmates in bingo prize money.
The jail, which holds some of Britain's most notorious killers has paid out more than £4000 in cash prizes to prisoners playing bingo behind bars.
Prison chiefs say the prizes encourage inmates to take part in "regime activities" but Prisons Minister Jeremy Wright has launched a probe into paying prisoners cash prizes.
A prison nurse who had an affair with a dangerous rapist serving life was jailed for three years today.
A judge told Karen Cosford she'd fallen under the spell of an evil man. Cosford sent Brian McBride intimate text messages on a smuggled mobile phone - and a love letter hidden in a bag of sugar.
Three other prison workers were also jailed for their parts in concealing the affair.
A prison nurse at a high security jail in West Yorkshire has been found guilty of having an affair with a convicted rapist. Karen Cosford was convicted of misconduct in a public office. Adam Fowler reports.
Wakefield Prison nurse officer Karen Cosford, who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a convicted rapist , has been found guilty of three charges of misconduct in a public office.
Two female colleagues, who it is claimed covered up for Cosford, have also been found guilty of misconduct in a public office. A male colleague who faced the same charge has been cleared. The three women have been released on bail and will be sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Monday, October 8.
A nurse at Wakefield jail has denied having a sexual relationship with a prisoner.
At the start of her defence at Leeds Crown court, Karen Cosford claimed she was assaulted by the convicted rapist. Tina Gelder reports.