BARRY McCANN investigates what became of the Pendle Witch child, Jennet Device, following her explosive testimony...
CHRIS RUSH looks at some of Ireland's most deadly and horrible torture methods used in history
Guest writer TRESSA YEOMANS ponders the legend of the Loch Ness Monster - could Nessie really exist?
18th Century Scottish explorer James Bruce set out to find an ancient text to strengthen his faith. Guest writer JACOB MILLSTEIN says what he actually found was The Devil himself!
Ingrid Pitt starred in Hammer's 1971 horror classic Countess Dracula. Guest writer MATTI BEAL goes behind the splatter and reveals the shocking real-life cruelty on which the film was based.
Guest writer TRESSA YEOMANS says the mystery of Stonehenge is powerful and that the ancient monument raises more questions than will ever be answered
Baby farming involved poor mothers giving their infants up or adoption with the hope they would find a better life. Guest writer NICOLA CARPENTER explains some of these babies found anything but a happy home ...
Crunching bones saves grave space, so DAVID SAUNDERSON discovered digging up his family tree. (The Spooky Isles' Guest Blog for The Skull Illusion.)
Say hello to St Oliver Plunkett's Head, a religious relic which was once attached to the rest of the last Roman Catholic martyr to be executed in England
Guest writer KATRINA SAUNDERSON dusts off an old copy of a Sawney Bean Book
The Clink in London is so old, the medieval gaol is now another word for prison.
Anthropodermic bookbinding - the practice of covering books with human skin - was real and more mainstream than we realise, says guest writer JON KANEKO-JAMES
Was witchcraft the motive behind the grisly murder of Charles Walton? Guest writer CLAIRE ATKINSON looks back on the sensational crime.
I don't wish to be alarmist but I fear that the the official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots may have been inspired by the work of a 16th Century occultist
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