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The former wife of Sir Paul McCartney was hoping to take part in the Games but allegedly lunged at a leading IPC official when those hopes were dashed

Jailing of teenagers 'Dickensian'

The Government was yesterday criticised for locking up children alongside seasoned criminals in one of the country's "scruffy and unclean" Victorian jails, writes Heather Mills.

Letter: Howard panders to prejudice

Sir: In her article "Illegal immigration: where are the facts?" (19 July), Heather Mills is right to conclude that the Home Secretary, Michael Howard, is proposing headline-grabbing "solutions" for problems he is unable to prove exist. Unfortunately, this approach - in which filling the front pages of some newspapers with alarmist stories and dubious figures is more important then the facts - is wholly characteristic of Home Office policy-making on immigration and asylum issues, with unfortunate results for taxpayers.

Man jailed for sex killing cleared after 16 years

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Condon resolute over 'black muggers'

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Witnesses in fear of attack

Criminals are escaping justice because victims and witnesses are too frightened of intimidation if they go to court, writes Heather Mills.

`Buying in' more police backed

Chief police officers have paved the way for local authorities to buy extra police to patrol trouble spots, writes Heather Mills.

Detective's death halts Kiszko case prosecutions

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Supervision of child offenders to be privatised

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HOWWE MET; HEATHER MILLS AND RICHARD BRANSON

The model Heather Mills, 27, was born in Newcastle. In 1993, she was involved in an accident with a police motorcyclist, and part of her left leg had to be amputated. Now modelling again, she lives with her partner in Chipping Norton and London. She has just published her autobiography. Richard Branson, 44, grew up in Surrey. In 1970, he founded the Virgin Group, which has expanded from the music business to include airlines and soft drinks. A record-breaking hot air balloonist, he lives with his second wife, Joan, and their two children, Holly and Sam, in Oxfordshire and London.

Killer of Wailers star loses last appeal

Jamaica's most notorious death-row prisoner, the man convicted of killing reggae star Peter Tosh - a founder member of the Wailers - yesterday lost his final appeal to the Privy Council in London, writes Heather Mills.

Right-wingers prompt asylum purge

Immigrants and asylum-seekers will face tougher controls under new laws being considered by Michael Howard, the Home Secretary, to appease Tory right- wingers, writes Heather Mills.

Probation reoffence rate `same as for jail'

Offenders placed on probation or given community penalties are only marginally less likely in the short term to reoffend than those sent to jail - but they will have fewer social problems and in the long term they are less likely to resort to crim e, according to research published yesterday, writes Heather Mills.

Police-state fear over identity cards

The introduction of a compulsory national identity smart-card could raise the damaging spectre of a "police state", ministers are warned in confidential cabinet papers found in a junk shop, writes Heather Mills.

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LETTERS / Help for Britons in jail abroad

From Ms Carol Green Sir: Heather Mills article "Britons' plight in foreign jails" (12 December) struck a bitter chord for me. I have a friend who has been left to suffer in the Greek prison system for 10 years. I am only just beginning to perceive the true nightmare, highli ghted by Roger Matthews's study of the "aloneness" of British prisoners who do not have the support of embassy and consular staff. They are in a totally alien situation with no common standards or values to rely on, life is cheap andthere are language d ifficulties - my friend has no translator at his "trial".
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