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3024px-Crown_Prosecution_Service.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Crown Prosecution Service will receive an extra £85m over the next two years, to help deal with a rise in violent crime in England and Wales.

It comes as Boris Johnson launches a review of sentencing of some dangerous and prolific offenders.

He said dangerous criminals must be taken off the streets and punishments "fit the crime" if the public was to have confidence in the justice system.

Lawyers said the new money did not make up for 10 years of "relentless cuts".

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