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Lostprophets singer Watkins' sentence appeal rejected

Former Lostprophets singer and convicted paedophile Ian Watkins has had an appeal against his jail sentence rejected by the Court of Appeal sitting at Cardiff Crown Court.

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Ian Watkins seeks leave to appeal sentence

Former Lostprophets singer and convicted paedophile Ian Watkins is seeking leave to appeal against the length of his jail sentence.

Watkins was told he must serve two thirds of his sentence before he is eligible for parole Credit: South Wales Police

Last year, Watkins was sentenced to 35 years - 29 to be served in prison and a further six years on licence - for a series of child sex offences.

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