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'My father has done his time'

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The son of great train robber Ronnie Biggs has reacted angrily to Justice Secretary Jack Straw's refusal to grant parole.

Mr Straw rejected a recommendation by the Parole Board which backed the release of Ronnie Biggs, 79. His son, Michael, told the BBC that his father was being made to serve a long sentence because of his surname.

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