30 Russian children born to ISIS parents & kept in Iraqi jail at last get to return home

A plane carrying 30 Russian children, some as young as three years old, who had been kept in a Baghdad prison together with their Islamic State-linked mothers, has landed in Moscow. Flying from Baghdad to Moscow were 16 girls and 14 boys, who are now undergoing medical checks at Moscow’s Center for Children’s Health. Twenty-four […]

Home Alone 2: Kevin McAllister ‘should get THIS jail sentence' for Lost In New York crimes

The Secret Barrister went viral over the weekend for totting up all the crimes Kevin commits in the sequel, Lost In New York. It seems he could have been looking at several years behind bars if he was contending with English and Welsh law. The anonymous tweeter also pointed out offences carried out by other […]

Interpol chief warns Europe of ISIS 2.0 when jihadists serving minor sentences leave jail

Europe should brace itself for a new wave of terrorist attacks when Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) supporters serving short sentences begin to emerge from jail in a few years, the head of Interpol has warned. The next big terrorist threat in Europe could come from IS supporters currently in prison for minor terrorism-related crimes, […]

China is furious and global markets are in an uproar as the daughter of one of the country’s richest men languishes in a Canadian jail

Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images China is furious, the markets are beside themselves, and after a pretty ordinary performance by her lawyers on the second day of a bail hearing, the daughter of one of China’s richest men is waiting in a Canadian jail for what might be a long time. Here’s the latest in the arrest […]

Badboy Russian internationals to spend CHRISTMAS in jail as court extends remand until New Year

Zenit St. Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev will spend Christmas in prison after being remanded in custody to await trial on charges of assault, which occurred after a night spent drinking. The pair were detained in October over an alleged drunken attack on a civil servant in a Moscow cafe, and […]

‘Slap on the wrist’: Drug dealer who raped dying schoolgirl gets less than 3yrs in jail

A prison sentence of 34 months given to 20-year-old drug dealer was the legal maximum, despite his admitting to overdosing and raping an 18-year-old schoolgirl, as well as allowing her to die and trying to dispose of her body. Snohomish County Judge Linda Krese was “surprised” and “outraged” by the deficiency in Washington’s state law […]