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Biggs's release delights family


Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs is preparing for his formal release from prison after being granted freedom on compassionate grounds. His son, Michael Biggs, explains his delight at the decision by Justice Secretary Jack Straw on his father's parole, which he had refused last month.

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