REAL LIFE STORIES

Between 1969 and 1998 more than 3,000 people died during The Troubles as the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) tried to force Britain to give up Ulster and create a united Ireland.      Follow @totalcrime on Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest crime news and trials        HOW THE…

PRISONS AROUND THE WORLD

A database of some of the world’s most famous prisons UK England Dartmoor Long Lartin Full Sutton Parkhurst Whitemoor Holloway – Britain’s most famous women’s prison, which is due to close Scotland Barlinnie – Glasgow’s notorious prison. Colloquially known as ‘The Big Hoose’. In 1958 serial killer Peter Manuel was executed at Barlinnie and two…

MISCARRIAGES OF JUSTICE

THE FOLLOWING ARE ALL CASES WHERE IT IS CLAIMED THERE WAS A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE. The Birmingham Six – In 1975 Paddy Hill, Hugh Callaghan, Richard McIlkenny, Gerry Hunter, Billy Power and Johnny Walker, were jailed for life for planting IRA bombs in two pubs in Birmingham city centre. It later emerged that none of…