Motoring groups welcome Government plans to close ‘alarming’ loophole allowing firms to ‘fix’ car mileage

The Independent It is hoped that a new method of displaying the mileage on cars digitally will prevent it being adjusted, a practice known as ‘clocking’ Getty Government plans to close what ministers warn is an “alarming” loophole allowing firms to ‘fix’ mileage on cars has been welcomed by motoring organisations. Responding to concern over…

Prison overcrowding: HMP Oakwood to convert single cells into doubles to make room for 500 extra inmates

The Independent The prison, which is operated by the private company G4S, will see its official operating capacity rise by almost a third from July, which campaigners say is a recipe for overcrowding and violence Some single cells will be converted into double rooms Getty Images Inmates at the UK’s largest privately-run jail are to start sharing…