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Strange History

Weird, disturbing, wacky, horrific, nightmarish – these are all some of the many words to describe the strange history of the UK and Ireland…

Who were the Witches of Belvoir?

Witches of Belvoir
Who were the Witches of Belvoir?

Top 7 must-see London Cemeteries: How many have you visited?

Here's a list of London Cemeteries, known as the Magnificent Seven for their amazing graves and monuments!

Ireland’s 7 nastiest witch trials in history

Ireland has witnessed many disturbing and nasty witch trials over its history
ANN MASSEY O’REGAN takes a look at the seven most famous Irish witch trials

Lancashire’s 5 creepiest Graveyards to visit for Halloween

St Mary's Church, Newchurch-in-Pendle, is one of central to the Pendle Hill witches story
CHRIS NEWTON reveals the ghost stories and disturbing activities behind the creepiest graveyards in Lancashire, England

Massacre at Dún an Óir, Ireland’s Fortress of Gold

ANN O'REGAN recalls the 16th Century bloody massacre at Dún an Óir, County Kerry, Ireland

What is a Hand of Glory?

The Hand of Glory in the Whitby Museum - the only one thought to exist.
MJ STEEL COLLINS reveals the sinister mummified hand known as the Hand of Glory...

Meet Humphrey Kynaston, Shropshire’s most infamous highwayman

PHILIP DAVIES says little know outlaw Humphrey Kynaston would give Dick Turpin a run for his money!

A monk’s curse that blighted New Ross for centuries

Guest writer TINA CALLAGHAN reveals the dark, violent past of New Ross in County Wexford, Ireland

Clopton House horrors and the real ‘Ophelia’

Clopton House
POLLYANNA JONES describes the dark history that has blackened Clopton House near Stratford-upon-Avon

10 Weird Things about King James IV of Scotland

King James IV of Scotland
Guest writer KEITH COLEMAN - author of the upcoming The Afterlife of King James IV: Otherworld legends of the Scottish king - tells us some strange facts about the 15th monarch

Ireland’s 7 most haunted and mysterious islands

Skellig Michael
Ann Massey explores Ireland's 7 most haunted and mysterious islands

This Isle is Full of Monsters: Jon Kaneko-James author interview

This Isle is Full of Monsters
Jon Kaneko-James talks about his new book, The Isle is Full of Monsters, and how we need to relook how people thought about the supernatural in Shakespeare's times…

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Attacked by a UFO: The Robert Taylor Incident

A Livingston man walking his dog found himself under attack from an alien spaceship on day in 1979. RICK HALE tells the story...

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