The murder of 21-year-old actress Gay Gibson on a luxurious cruise ship is one of England's most notorious crimes. The so-called "Porthole Murder" and subsequent prosecution of steward James Camb infuriated the nation in 1947.
Bella Wright, a beautiful young woman, a disgraced army officer, a crow lying bloodied and lifeless in a country field and a green bicycle: the cast of one of the most intriguing and still-unsolved mysteries in the annals of British crime history.
In Victorian England, poison could be bought freely over the counter. The Bradford sweet poisonings, chocolate cream killer and fruit cake murder of Caroline Ansell caused public outrage and an overdue change to the law.
Hers is a name that struck terror into many British children: Jenny Greenteeth, Ginnie Greenteeth, Screeching Ginny, Jenny wi’ the airn teeth, Ginny Burntarse, Peg Powler and Nellie Longarms—all names for one very wicked water witch.
Amelia Dyer, Victorian baby farmer, Ogress of Reading, and candidate to be Jill the Ripper, killed over 400 children to become one of the world’s worst serial killers.
With literally hundreds to choose from, the intrepid ghost hunter is spoilt for choice when visiting the Emerald Isle. Here are just ten haunted castles in Ireland that are well worth a visit.
On 8th December 1980, John Lennon was murdered in New York by Mark Chapman. Born in Liverpool and a founding member of The Beatles, does his ghost or spirit still live on?
'Sweet Fanny Adams' is used by the British to describe anything worthless. It is also the name of a beautiful young child who was brutally murdered in Victorian England. This is the story of Fanny Adams' death and how her name became a slang term.
An innocent-looking stretch of road in England has become the source of many strange, paranormal experiences. In the history of haunted Kent, few roads are more spooky than Blue Bell Hill
In 1857, an insignificant gemstone was stolen from an Indian temple. The story that followed the theft is a fascinating tale of misfortune and tragedy. Was this stolen jewel haunted by its true owner?
Berry Pomeroy Castle is one of the most haunted castles in England. A white lady, a blue lady and a smiling cavalier are just three of the many ghosts that haunt this spooky ruin.
In the 1980s, the phenomenon of 'The Crying Boy' gripped the UK. In homes where everything was destroyed by fire, the image in the haunted painting remained strangely intact.