Anthony Kennedy, who was dubbed Ratboy, has been jailed again at the age of 34

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Anthony Kennedy, who hid in ventilation shafts when he was on the run in the 1990s, jailed for burglary

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A British internet troll has admitted threatening to kill 200 US citizens in Facebook posts which led thousands of children to kept away from school.

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Jail for father who bit off love rival's finger at school nativity play

A father who bit off part of a love rival's finger at a children's nativity play has been sentenced to 11 months in jail.

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A university professor has been convicted of scrawling polite graffiti on luxury cars causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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Newcastle United footballer Nile Ranger has been convicted of two counts of assault by beating against two police officers.

Paranoid schizophrenic who raped prostitute faces years behind bars

A paranoid schizophrenic man who repeatedly raped an escort in a nine-and-a-half hour ordeal at a hotel has been told it will be years before he is safe to be freed.

Surfthechannel.com's Anton Vickerman jailed over internet piracy

An internet pirate who made up to £60,000 a month from his site which allowed people to download TV shows and films was jailed for four years today.

Pair killed inmate to eat his liver

Two prisoners who disembowelled a fellow inmate were told by a judge yesterday that they are likely to spend the rest of their lives in jail.

Inmates lured child rapist to his death in 'cannibal' attack with plan to share his liver

Two prisoners who disembowelled an inmate so they could eat his liver were told by a judge today that they are likely to spend the rest of their lives in jail.

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A self-confessed “psychopath” was today jailed for life with a minimum term of 35 years after he was found guilty of bludgeoning a pensioner to death with a hammer.

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