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Man arrested after death in Doncaster Prison

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 43-year-old man at HMP Doncaster.

The victim was allegedly assaulted at the prison at around 6pm Friday 27 February.

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Legal Advice & fitness for police interview

Beeres v CPS [2014] creates guidance for the offer of legal advice prior to interview at police stations and whether suspects are 'fit to be interviewed'.

In the eyes of the law; what is an 'Agent Provocateur'

It has been said that a police officer or informer must not act as an 'Agent Provocateur'; an expression used to signify practices employed by those individuals unacquainted with notions of fair play and decency.

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Mazher Mahmood left boxer 'crying every day'

Former boxing champion Herbie Hide has told how a drugs sting set up by The Sun's 'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood left him "crying every day" as he battled depression.

Mahmood filmed Hide setting up a cocaine deal, and the boxer was jailed after pleading guilty to supplying the Class A drug. He is now among three people prosecuted based on evidence gathered by Mahmood who have this week lodged appeals against their convictions.

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