Prisoners are given dreadlock holiday: Hundreds of convicts allowed four days off prison work a year to celebrate Rastafarian festivals

Prisoners are given dreadlock holiday: Hundreds of convicts allowed four days off prison work a year to celebrate Rastafarian festivals | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 8 December 2012 Hundreds of criminals are to be allowed four days off prison work every year to celebrate Rastafarian festivals. Prison governors have been issued with a list of holy days on which Rastafarian inmates must be excused their normal tasks

Sir David has a manner as wet as a half-sucked fruit pastille

Sir David has a manner as wet as a half-sucked fruit pastille | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 7 December 2012 The business select committee, chaired by Adrian Bailey, is holding an inquiry into 'women in the workplace' Biggest obsession for our Westminster rulers is not the economy, which they try to ignore. It is not the decline of the West or foreign aid (suddenly out of fashion) or gay equality (battle all but won)