Some of the most notorious and controversial prisons around the world

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It’s arguably the most infamous detention centre in the world, but now President Barack Obama is one step closer to shutting its doors for good.

First opened by former US President George W Bush in January 2002, Guantanamo Bay was designed to accommodate foreign terror suspects after the 11 September attacks in 2001 and the invasion of Afghanistan.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/37093381/some-of-the-most-notorious-and-controversial-prisons-around-the-world

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What exactly are legal highs?

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A blanket ban on so-called legal highs has come into force in the UK.

Legal highs are psychoactive drugs that contain various chemical ingredients, some of which are illegal while others are not. They produce similar effects to illegal drugs like cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy.

Last year legal highs were linked to more than 100 deaths in the UK and a rise in violent assaults in prison.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36384729

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32857256

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Teens arrested in ‘hate crime’ murder of Polish man

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Six teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of killing a Polish man in a possible hate crime.

Arkadiusz Jozwik, 39, was left with head injuries after an unprovoked attack in Harlow, Essex, on Saturday night. He died on Monday evening.

His friend, a 43-year-old man, suffered hand and stomach injuries.

Harlow MP Robert Halfon said the killing would be “all the more disturbing and shocking” if it turned out to be a hate crime.

Five 15-year-old boys and one 16-year-old boy, all from ...

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