Police snare Aachen prison fugitive
Germany

Police snare Aachen prison fugitive

Police have caught one of the men who broke out of Aachen prison in a daring escape, authorities in Cologne announced Sunday afternoon.

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France

Court slams France over prisoner treatment

Police smash jihadist ring operating in 17 jails across Spain
Spain

Police smash jihadist ring operating in 17 jails across Spain

German jails are at maximum capacity nationwide: report
Germany

German jails are at maximum capacity nationwide: report

Bavarian court jails ex-priest for 108 counts of child sex abuse
Germany

Bavarian court jails ex-priest for 108 counts of child sex abuse

Man found guilty of racial hatred jailed for running neo-Nazi website
Germany

Man found guilty of racial hatred jailed for running neo-Nazi website

Seventh prisoner escapes from Berlin jail within week
Germany

Seventh prisoner escapes from Berlin jail within week

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, loses final appeal against jail
Germany

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, loses final appeal against jail

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, mounts battle against jail
Germany

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, mounts battle against jail

Ex-Chancellor Schröder brokered activist’s release from jail in Turkey
Germany

Ex-Chancellor Schröder brokered activist’s release from jail in Turkey

Prostitutes’ customers in Florence face jail and fines
Italy

Prostitutes’ customers in Florence face jail and fines

Mafia boss refused jail release for cancer treatment
Italy

Mafia boss refused jail release for cancer treatment

France taken to court for rat and cockroach-infested prison
France

France taken to court for rat and cockroach-infested prison

Rome mulls getting inmates to clean rubbish-strewn streets
Italy

Rome mulls getting inmates to clean rubbish-strewn streets

Police launch manhunt to catch escaped inmates
Switzerland

Police launch manhunt to catch escaped inmates

Ancient prison which housed St Peter re-opens in Rome
Italy

Ancient prison which housed St Peter re-opens in Rome

Man wrongfully jailed in Spain demands €10 million from gov
Spain

Man wrongfully jailed in Spain demands €10 million from gov

Swedish court jails man for porn bills
Sweden

Swedish court jails man for porn bills

Denying the Holocaust is finally a crime in Italy
Italy

Denying the Holocaust is finally a crime in Italy

Driver jailed for running car into Aargau joggers
Switzerland

Driver jailed for running car into Aargau joggers

7,000 Italians wrongfully imprisoned each year: report
Italy

7,000 Italians wrongfully imprisoned each year: report

Finmeccanica’s ex-boss jailed for corruption
Italy

Finmeccanica’s ex-boss jailed for corruption

First person ever jailed over public broadcaster fee
Germany

First person ever jailed over public broadcaster fee

Paediatrician locked up for abusing kids as young as four
Germany

Paediatrician locked up for abusing kids as young as four

Live from jail: Another French inmate mocks the system
France

Live from jail: Another French inmate mocks the system

Killer escapes Italian prison using knotted bed sheets
Italy

Killer escapes Italian prison using knotted bed sheets

Lucerne underwear thief to see jail time
Switzerland

Lucerne underwear thief to see jail time

Far-right councillor gets jail term for Nazi tattoo
Germany

Far-right councillor gets jail term for Nazi tattoo

Flashmob in Italian jail pays tribute to Pope
Italy

Flashmob in Italian jail pays tribute to Pope

Former Alitalia chiefs handed jail terms
Italy

Former Alitalia chiefs handed jail terms

Football fan given 18 months for lighting flare
Germany

Football fan given 18 months for lighting flare

Swedish man locked up for porn surfer extortion
Sweden

Swedish man locked up for porn surfer extortion

Norway proposes jailing fake asylum seekers
Norway

Norway proposes jailing fake asylum seekers

Man jailed over kids’ deaths in bath
Germany

Man jailed over kids’ deaths in bath

Dutch cons fear losing cushy cells to Norway
Norway

Dutch cons fear losing cushy cells to Norway

Ex-boyfriend jailed for Facebook message
Spain

Ex-boyfriend jailed for Facebook message

Padua inmate paid €5k over ‘inhumane’ cell
Italy

Padua inmate paid €5k over ‘inhumane’ cell

Rome man begs for jail to escape wife
Italy

Rome man begs for jail to escape wife

Spain’s ‘most stupid driver’ gets 6 months jail
Spain

Spain’s ‘most stupid driver’ gets 6 months jail

Swedish inmates to receive digital tablets
Sweden

Swedish inmates to receive digital tablets

Prison officers allowed to carry pepper spray
Denmark

Prison officers allowed to carry pepper spray

Italian diplomat ‘seriously ill’ in Philippines jail
Italy

Italian diplomat ‘seriously ill’ in Philippines jail

Italy praised for improving jail conditions
Italy

Italy praised for improving jail conditions

Armed men break French drug kingpin out of jail
France

Armed men break French drug kingpin out of jail

Two men escape from prison using a blanket
Germany

Two men escape from prison using a blanket

Frenchman returns to jail to get away from partner
France

Frenchman returns to jail to get away from partner

Women behind bars: Spain tops EU table
Spain

Women behind bars: Spain tops EU table

Foot fetishist jailed for attack on elderly woman
France

Foot fetishist jailed for attack on elderly woman

Frenchmen jailed over bid to wage jihad abroad
France

Frenchmen jailed over bid to wage jihad abroad

Swedish jails empty despite crime rise
Sweden

Swedish jails empty despite crime rise

Eight prison workers cleared in inmate’s death
Switzerland

Eight prison workers cleared in inmate’s death

Prison suicides spur urgent calls for reform
Italy

Prison suicides spur urgent calls for reform

Brits and Americans opt for Spanish jails
Spain

Brits and Americans opt for Spanish jails

Norway to Sweden: Can we rent your prisons?
Sweden

Norway to Sweden: Can we rent your prisons?

Norway to Sweden: Can we rent out your prisons?
Norway

Norway to Sweden: Can we rent out your prisons?

VIDEO: Jail probes inmates’ Harlem Shake
France

VIDEO: Jail probes inmates’ Harlem Shake

Jam-packed jails force Norway to free criminals
Norway

Jam-packed jails force Norway to free criminals

Brits and Americans choose German jails
Germany

Brits and Americans choose German jails

Italian politician faces jail for anti-burqa protest
Italy

Italian politician faces jail for anti-burqa protest

Dad jailed for slapping son who refused to read
Italy

Dad jailed for slapping son who refused to read

Man fined for drowning caged dog in sea
Norway

Man fined for drowning caged dog in sea

Norwegian jailed in Dubai for suicide attempt
Norway

Norwegian jailed in Dubai for suicide attempt

Robbers steal thousands in jail break-in
Italy

Robbers steal thousands in jail break-in

State to pay for jailing namesake of child rapist
France

State to pay for jailing namesake of child rapist

Look-alike prisoner gets cell-mate’s release
Germany

Look-alike prisoner gets cell-mate’s release

Inmates start hunger strike for internet, pay TV and conjugal visits
Germany

Inmates start hunger strike for internet, pay TV and conjugal visits

Poo smears, swastikas breach inmate rights
Germany

Poo smears, swastikas breach inmate rights

Police narrowly miss Aachen fugitive
Germany

Police narrowly miss Aachen fugitive

Nuremberg fugitive still on the loose after bedsheet escape
Germany

Nuremberg fugitive still on the loose after bedsheet escape

Young violent offenders seldom punished
Germany

Young violent offenders seldom punished

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Sweden

Sweden’s prisons overcrowded

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Sweden

Swedish criminals spending longer behind bars

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Sweden

Electronic tags cut re-offending

Swedish prisons hope to profit from ‘Made in Jail’
Sweden

Swedish prisons hope to profit from ‘Made in Jail’

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Sweden

Five escape youth detention centre following unrest

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Sweden

Swede held in prison in Yemen

EU anti-torture body blasts Swedish jails
Sweden

EU anti-torture body blasts Swedish jails

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Sweden

Iran frees jailed Swedish cosmetic firm worker

Last Oriflame staffer released from Iran jail
Sweden

Last Oriflame staffer released from Iran jail

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Sweden

Swedish schools run by convicted paedophile

Gangster gave orders from inside jail: report
Sweden

Gangster gave orders from inside jail: report

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Sweden

Ambassador met with jailed Swedes in Ethiopia

Inmate beats female prison guard to death
Sweden

Inmate beats female prison guard to death

Fatal beating an ‘execution’: prosecutor
Sweden

Fatal beating an ‘execution’: prosecutor

Life sentence the ‘only option’: prosecutor
Sweden

Life sentence the ‘only option’: prosecutor

Pantless prisoner walks out of Swedish jail
Sweden

Pantless prisoner walks out of Swedish jail

Stockholm jail sends wrong man to stand trial
Sweden

Stockholm jail sends wrong man to stand trial

Sweden mulls scrapping mental care as penalty
Sweden

Sweden mulls scrapping mental care as penalty

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Sweden

Woman jailed for fatal love-triangle stabbing

First conviction handed down after Husby riots
Sweden

First conviction handed down after Husby riots

Only one jailed as most Husby cases are closed
Sweden

Only one jailed as most Husby cases are closed

French prisoners riot after inmate found dead
France

French prisoners riot after inmate found dead

Norwegian Tjostolv Moland dies in Congo jail
Norway

Norwegian Tjostolv Moland dies in Congo jail

Italian jails overhauled with new law
Italy

Italian jails overhauled with new law

Rioting inmates fight prison conditions
Spain

Rioting inmates fight prison conditions

Spanish murderer stages shock jailbreak
Spain

Spanish murderer stages shock jailbreak

Cocaine king and escape artist
Italy

Cocaine king and escape artist

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Switzerland

Robbers break into Geneva jail to steal cash

Dolce & Gabbana duo sentenced for tax evasion
Italy

Dolce & Gabbana duo sentenced for tax evasion

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France

Prisoner severs finger and sends to minister

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France

Man blocks ambulance ‘because he needed a cig’

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France

French-Vietnamese blogger jailed in Vietnam

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Norway

More foreigners filling Norway’s jails

Swiss activists among group jailed for illegally aiding migrants
Switzerland

Swiss activists among group jailed for illegally aiding migrants

Man who bragged online of child murder sentenced to life in prison
Germany

Man who bragged online of child murder sentenced to life in prison

Convicted killer escapes Rome prison amid quake chaos
Italy

Convicted killer escapes Rome prison amid quake chaos

One in three rapists isn’t locked up: statistics
Switzerland

One in three rapists isn’t locked up: statistics

Italy manhunt after murderer flees jail
Italy

Italy manhunt after murderer flees jail

French murderer back after ‘holiday’ from jail
France

French murderer back after ‘holiday’ from jail

Mum on trial over son’s rape in jail visiting room
France

Mum on trial over son’s rape in jail visiting room

Ashtiani ‘under pressure,’ say activists
Germany

Ashtiani ‘under pressure,’ say activists

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Sweden

Prison guards take rapist to sex shop

German mother jailed for killing 8 babies
Germany

German mother jailed for killing 8 babies