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Roof-top protest ends peacefully
Two inmates who climbed onto a prison roof have ended their protest.

The Home Office says the men came down of their own accord at 2130 BST on Thursday evening after spending seven hours on the roof at HMP Featherstone.

Trained negotiators were sent to the Category C jail near Wolverhampton, which can house up to 615 inmates.

The cause of the protest - said to have been "peaceful" - is not yet known. An investigation has been launched into how the men got onto the roof.

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