Intern at German prison faces hefty bill after sending photo of master key to friends

Intern at German prison faces hefty bill after sending photo of master key to friends

A man on a work placement at a prison in the state of Brandenburg was immediately dismissed from his internship after sending friends a photo of the prison's master key via the messenger service WhatsApp.

Police snare Aachen prison fugitive

Police snare Aachen prison fugitive

Seventh prisoner escapes from Berlin jail within week

Seventh prisoner escapes from Berlin jail within week

Man jailed in Frankfurt for fighting with Somali Islamists

Man jailed in Frankfurt for fighting with Somali Islamists

Man given four months’ jail under new law for grabbing woman’s bum

Man given four months’ jail under new law for grabbing woman’s bum

Convicted rapist escapes during brewery visit

Convicted rapist escapes during brewery visit

Prisoners launch hunger strike over forced labour

Prisoners launch hunger strike over forced labour

Ex-Bayern president Hoeneß slims down in jail

Ex-Bayern president Hoeneß slims down in jail

Hoeneß pays tax bill, takes day off prison

Hoeneß pays tax bill, takes day off prison

Dad dodges prison after snatching kid’s killer

Dad dodges prison after snatching kid’s killer

Fugitive sex offender captured near border

Fugitive sex offender captured near border

Fugitive sex offender abuses girl, 13

Fugitive sex offender abuses girl, 13

Uli Hoeneß begins prison sentence for tax fraud

Uli Hoeneß begins prison sentence for tax fraud

Firefighters rescue man from women’s jail

Firefighters rescue man from women’s jail

Police appeal over Berlin prison break

Police appeal over Berlin prison break

Prison guards take three hours to notice escapees

Prison guards take three hours to notice escapees

Two men escape from prison using a blanket

Two men escape from prison using a blanket

Postwoman jailed for throwing 800 letters away

Postwoman jailed for throwing 800 letters away

A look inside Uli Hoeneß’s Bavarian prison

A look inside Uli Hoeneß’s Bavarian prison

‘One-man prison’ cost €4.3 million

‘One-man prison’ cost €4.3 million

Nazi assassin dies in prison hospital

Nazi assassin dies in prison hospital

Brits and Americans choose German jails

Brits and Americans choose German jails

Petty criminals chose prison over €5 fine

Petty criminals chose prison over €5 fine

Escaped rapist found with woman and children

Escaped rapist found with woman and children

Pay-out for rapists kept in prison too long

Pay-out for rapists kept in prison too long

Inmates start hunger strike for internet, pay TV and conjugal visits

Inmates start hunger strike for internet, pay TV and conjugal visits

Taxi killer nabbed after 36 hours on the run

Taxi killer nabbed after 36 hours on the run

Escape by murderer-rapist sparks manhunt

Escape by murderer-rapist sparks manhunt

Coalition fight brews over preventive detention

Coalition fight brews over preventive detention

Convicted sex offender asks not to be released

Convicted sex offender asks not to be released

Poo smears, swastikas breach inmate rights

Poo smears, swastikas breach inmate rights

Two Moroccan deportees in comas after prison fire

Two Moroccan deportees in comas after prison fire

Inmate kills girlfriend in visiting room

Inmate kills girlfriend in visiting room

Former prisoner to re-enact Stasi jail time

Former prisoner to re-enact Stasi jail time

Police narrowly miss Aachen fugitive

Police narrowly miss Aachen fugitive

Prisoners to vote by post in federal election

Prisoners to vote by post in federal election

Fare dodgers crowding Berlin prisons

Fare dodgers crowding Berlin prisons

Court rules prison inmates have right to silky smooth skin

Court rules prison inmates have right to silky smooth skin

Knife-wielding German prisoner takes woman hostage for beer

Knife-wielding German prisoner takes woman hostage for beer