Murderer, 56, went into prison as a man and was released a WOMAN after taking female hormones and is awaiting a 45,000 NHS sex change Matthew Richardson was jailed for life for murder in 1986He has been undergoing female hormone treatment in jail Former male kissogram Richardson now goes by the name of MaxineHe is due to undergo an NHS funded sex-change operation By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 13:07 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:01 GMT, 25 February 2013 Freedom: Killer Matthew Richardson, who now goes by the name of Maxine, pictured on weekend release from prison A killer who stabbed to death a prostitute who mocked his performance as a male kissogram has been spotted enjoying a temporary release from prison – as a woman.
Notorious killer who wants to move to open prison granted anonymity by High Court judge using human rights lawsJudge ruled that allowing convicted man, who has spent decades in prison, to be publicly named could 'endanger his life'Details of the man’s offending cannot be revealed to the public by order of the court By James Slack And Jack Doyle PUBLISHED: 20:55 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 24 January 2013 Mr Justice Simon has used human rights laws to give anonymity to a notorious killer who is seeking to be moved to an open prison A judge has used human rights laws to ban the identification of a notorious killer who wants to be set free.
Murderers and drug dealer to get IVF in prison and you'll be paying! Criminals using European Human Rights laws to start families at taxpayers' expenseMinisters may be powerless to stop demands for treatment because of a ruling by European Court of Human Rights Turning down demands could lead to court action costing tens of thousandsNames and identity of the prisoners are protected but four are murderers and one a drug dealer | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 28 December 2012 Four murderers and a drug dealer are in line for taxpayer-funded fertility treatment so that they can father a child from behind bars. The killers are demanding to be allowed to take part in IVF treatment despite serving life sentences.
Tiny Christmas tree that gave the Nazis' prisoners hope: Survivor still lights candles 78 years after receiving gift from his parentsPolish POW was sent the tree whilst in German camp in 1944 Janusz Kent, 87, who now lives in East Sussex, has lit the tree each Christmas since | UPDATED: 23:49 GMT, 26 December 2012 It is only a few inches tall, but this tiny tree had the power to lend hope to hundreds of the Nazis’ prisoners. Janusz Kent received it in 1944 while he was in the Stalag 11A camp in southern Germany, having been locked up for taking part in the Warsaw Uprising. Within minutes hundreds of prisoners in the camp, which included inmates from across Europe and Russia, had gathered around his window, to sing Silent Night and other carols in different languages in the snow
Plague ship passengers return home to describe hell of 'vomit-strewn corridors' and how the sick were 'treated like animals' – but Oriana sets off on new cruise TONIGHTAround 300 passengers were struck down with the bug on P&O's Oriana Parts of the ship were closed off to stop the virus spreading any fasterSick passengers 'couldn't get off at ports' and ship ran low on toilet roll Couples who paid up to 1,429 for Christmas trip called it a 'nightmare'Captain even 'admitted the vessel couldn't cope' at height of the epidemicPassengers return to Southampton today but ship will leave again at 8pmBoarding passengers confident they won't be at risk of catching virus | UPDATED: 18:37 GMT, 14 December 2012 Furious passengers today spoke out about their 'holiday from hell' on the 'plague ship' as they stumbled ashore today after a 10-day cruise ruined by an unprecedented outbreak of norovirus. Holidaymakers demanded refunds as they disembarked in Southampton, Hampshire – but shockingly, the P&O ship was preparing to take to the seas again within hours, at 8pm this evening. Passengers are expected to start checking in from 3pm for a 23-night trip to Portugal, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, Israel, Greece and Sicily.
'The beginning of history': Oldest known depictions of a Pharaoh dating back more than 5,000 years found in southern EgyptCarvings on rock faces are the earliest indication of royal power in EgyptThey show Pharaoh riding boats in what is thought to be tax-collecting tourFirst found in the 1890s, they were rediscovered in 2008 and have just been described in a scientific journal for the first time | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 12 December 2012 The oldest known representations of a Pharaoh dating back as far as 3200BC have been found carved on rocks near the Nile River in southern Egypt, a new study claims. Researchers say the engravings on rock faces in the desert four miles north of the Aswan Dam are the earliest found indication of royal power in the country.