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A Brazilian inmate who tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter was found dead in his cell, according to prison authorities.
30 per cent of all Finnish prisoners serve sentences in open prisons.
The businessman was held for almost four years, accused of spying.
The Boston gangster raved about the president, and railed against ex-special counsel Robert Mueller, in a series of letters to an unlikely pen pal.
Alessandro Sandrini, 32, has been freed after almost three years as a prisoner in Syria.
Mothers in a prison in Peru's capital Lima celebrated Mother's Day on Friday with a fashion show of items designed and created by female inmates.
Inside a slow fashion label that trains and employs female prisoners in Peru and Thailand.
A man suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates has been found dead in his prison cell in Turkey. Authorities say the suspect was arrested on the 19th of April and had allegedly confessed to spying on Arab nationals. Turkish state media reported his death as a suicide.
An official with the Russian prison service has said yoga lessons will continue, rejecting a theologist's suggestion that it could spark riots
The answer is revealed in new data released today about Europe's prisons.
Spain's Interior Ministry called off the second phase of a scientific experiment on violent inmates that could curb aggression.
Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was found dead at a federal prison in West Virginia
Google has agreed to blur aerial pictures of French prisons after a daring escape by Redoine Faid in July. But while some jails have been obscured, two of the most high-profile can still be seen online.
Barbaros Sansal made the decision to start a new life in Belgium after being attacked and imprisoned last year for posting a critical video on social media.
Allegations of ill-treatment of prisoners in Russian prisons are not new but Yevgeny Makarov's torture case has brought them to limelight again.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to Evin prison in Iran after three day furlough
In Morocco, King Mohamed VI granted pardon to 188 activists of the disputed Rif movement. It comes as the religious festival of Eid started on Monday
A look at some of the most daring, dangerous and outrageous attempts to escape prison in Europe.
One of France's most famous gangsters has escaped a prison in the Paris region by helicopter, according to local media.
The move is being seen as a goodwill gesture ahead of a planned meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader
Soldier Elor Azaria escaped the maximum sentence of 20 years for manslaughter when he was sentenced to 18 months in prison last year. He has served less than nine.
Two years on: 'not enough has been done' Richard Ratcliffe tells euronews about his wife Nazanin's detention.
Riot leads to tragedy as blaze kills prisoners.
How many inmates are in prisons across Europe and what does their incarceration cost each country's government?
France is to introduce landline telephones into prison cells within three years.
Four detainees have escaped from a Berlin jail.
The city's justice ministry said that the men escaped via a car workshop on the grounds of the Ploetzensee prison