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# Life Sentence

Last year
'Deviant father figure' who raped and abused vulnerable children jailed for life
Violent criminal who 'brutally' murdered pensioner with axe is jailed for life
US court reinstates conviction of man at centre of Serial podcast case
Man who pleaded guilty to murdering his wife in front of their son receives life sentence
Met Police officer jailed for life for crimes including 24 counts of rape
All time
British ex-cage fighter who murdered pregnant partner and children to spend life in jail
Two men found guilty of murdering father-of-two will receive life sentences next year
Man sentenced to life for 'vicious and cynical' murder of homeless father of one
Man who murdered wife and two daughters before fleeing UK in 2007 has been jailed for life
Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
Wife of British researcher jailed for life in UAE 'remains hopeful' he'll be released
66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt
Argentinian 'Angel of Death' receives life sentence for war crimes at torture centre
Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16
Life sentence for man who stabbed his estranged wife's new boyfriend to death
No extra jail time for double murderer who stabbed fellow inmate with stainless steel spoon
Life sentence for killer who tortured and murdered man with learning difficulties
When life means life: 'God help me. The devil made me do it'
Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence
Karen Buckley murderer to appeal length of prison sentence
'Batman' cinema killer James Holmes jeered and slammed with 3,318-year sentence
UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse
So who is this woman marrying Charles Manson?
Man sentenced to life for double murder of mother and daughter
Groups say 'justice was delivered' in Athlone rape case ruling
13 life sentence prisoners were recalled to prison between 2001-2012
Timeline of a killing: Shane Geoghegan murdered in case of mistaken identity
Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation
Kidnapper of Ohio women accepts sentence of more than 1,000 years
Jill Meagher killer appeals length of sentence
Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US
Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years
Emma Gowing: The sentence today means our world is a safer place
UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing
Gunman gets life for Arizona shooting that wounded Congresswoman
Call for reforms to ensure "fair and transparent" early release of prisoners
Family found guilty of murdering three daughters in "honour killing"
The story behind the giant banner on St Stephen's Green
Former Rwandan government minister found guilty of war crimes