MJ STEEL COLLINS reveals how a young Glasgow woman rocked the city with a sensational murder case in 1857
JON REES picks five women who have been suspected of the Jack the Ripper killings
A former Highgate Cemetery tour guide tells what it's like working at the world's most famous graveyard
ARE the ghosts of your ancestors spookier than those of strangers? I visit Girvan Old Street Burial Ground to find out!
A FEW months back when the sun was still shining in London I visited Kensal Green Cemetery in west London.
TODAY is the 55th anniversary of the death of Helen Duncan (1897-1956), the last person to be imprisoned under the British Witchcraft Act 1735.
Was Sawney Bean, the Scottish cannibal real or just folklore?
The Oxford Martyrs Memorial recalls one of the darkest and bloodiest chapters in British history.
CELESTE MILES uncovers the darker history of some of London's public houses
Englishman Howard Carter discovered King Tut's tomb 100 years ago this year and his actions were cursed. Here’s a list showing why mummies have good reason to be angry about how they’ve been treated in recent centuries ...
ANDREW GARVEY looks at some of the more notable and telling incidents and references in Crippen’s post-execution career
GREGOR STEWART reveals how the dead would talk in ancient Scottish court cases
LOUISE HUB describes how Scottish witchfinders were brought down to Newcastle in 1649 to deal with some "witches"!
Today is the 125th anniversary of the murder of Mary Jane Kelly, Jack the Ripper's last victim. Ripperologist JON REES reports ...
Guest writer KAI ROBERTS explains why it is so hard to nail down where Robin Hood is actually buried
JACOB MILNESTEIN discovers St Elian, a British saint who wasn't beheaded - strange but true!
ANN MASSEY O'REGAN takes a look at some of the more unusual murders on the Emerald Isle
NIA JONES recounts the chilling tale of Lord Dufferin and his Moonlit Vision
ELLIOT DAVIES recounts the torturous tale of the last live person gibbeted in England
BARRY McCANN investigates what became of the Pendle Witch child, Jennet Device, following her explosive testimony...
JON KANEKO-JAMES tell us the Pendle Witch executions were the result of the testimony of a little girl
CLAIRE BARRAND looks back at one of the bloodiest massacres in British history - the Abergavenny Massacre!
FIONA LANG describes how Brahan Seer used a small stone with a hole in it to see the future
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