MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the very Scottish tradition of Hallowe'en
ANDREW GARVEY reviews the new sensational book, Naming Jack the Ripper by Russell Edwards
NIA JONES looks behind the dark and murky world of the Victorian sideshow to reveal its most famous son, Joseph Merrick
JACOB MILNESTEIN explores the sad fate of St Wilgefortis, the woman who grew a beard and was crucified for it
NICOLA CARPENTER describes the different meanings behind hands on cemetery monuments
MATTI BEAL looks at Vlad Dracula, the Transylvanian warlord that gave Bram Stoker's famous vampire his name
Ann Massey O'Regan explores Ireland's 7 most mysterious islands
BARRY McCANN looks at the hexed China that once belonged to a Cumbrian witch!
NICOLA CARPENTER looks at Taphephobia - the fear of being buried alive!
ELLIOT DAVIES recounts the torturous tale of the last live person gibbeted in England
The Oxford Martyrs Memorial recalls one of the darkest and bloodiest chapters in British history.
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