Early release scheme paused after six prisoners mistakenly freed

The programme was aimed at stopping the spread of Covid-19 behind bars.

Two Pentonville Prison staff members die with Covid-19 symptoms

The news comes as it was announced up to 4,000 prisoners are to be temporarily released in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus.

Sending photos to solitary confinement so prisoners 'don't lose their humanity'

For thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement in the USA, a service which produces photo requests is a lifeline to the outside world.