A reformed gangster turned preacher, who's held workshops for prisoners around the globe, has spoken of his shock after Lewes Prison banned his books.
John Lawson's given talks in some of the world's most dangerous prisons in the hope of transforming people's lives. Yet, when his books were requested by Lewes Prison's chaplain, they were rejected on the grounds of security.
With prison libraries containing books on the Krays, among others, John says he fears he's being discriminated against - either as a former prisoner or a Christian. Andy Dickenson reports.
Lewes prison has been told it needs to improve safety and reduce violence.
The prisons' inspectorate found a higher number of assaults at the sussex jail compared to others.
And almost a quarter of prisoners said they felt depressed or suicidal.
Five people are due to appear in court today, charged with plotting to smuggle mobile phones into Lewes prison.
They were arrested when phones and prescription drugs were found at the East Sussex jail.
It's alleged the offences took place between September and November last year.
A nurse from Eastbourne is one of five people charged with conspiracy charges after prescription drugs and three mobile phones were seized at Lewes Prison.
The offences are alleged to have taken place on various dates between September and November 2014.
Two women and three man are due in Brighton Magistrates Court later this month.
A former detective jailed for life for murdering his partner and fellow officer whose body was discovered in a shallow woodland grave in West Sussex has been found hanged in his cell.
Peter Foster's death at Lewes Prison in East Sussex comes just three days after a man who knifed his controlling stepfather to death was found hanged at the same jail.
Foster, a 36-year-old former detective constable, was jailed for life and told he must serve at least 17 years at Lewes Crown Court last month after admitting murdering his partner.