He Was an Ex-FBI Serial Killer Profiler. Then His Lies Caught Up With Him.
True crime author Paul Harrison claimed he'd interviewed the world's most infamous murderers – only to be exposed as a fraud and scammer.
The Worrying Rise of Lean in the UK
"Lean comas" and kidney failure are some of the lesser-known side effects of purple drank.
The Bartender Who Became Britain's One and Only Female Contract Killer
Thirty years ago, a woman from a respectable Christian family walked into a hospital and shot a man at point blank range.
The 'Missing Person Hierarchy' – Why Some Disappearances Get More Press Than Others
Until 67-year-old Mee Kuen Chong's headless body was discovered 200 miles from her home, little attention was paid to the case. Why?
The Head of the UK's Missing Person Unit Explains How Police Deal with Missing People
Read an extract from Francisco Garcia's 'If You Were There'.
What It's Like Running a Hotel Without Any Guests
I spent the night in one of London’s budget hotels, to see how they're coping after two national lockdowns and a year of restrictions.
When the Italian Mafia Moved Into Aberdeen
The strange story of Antonio La Torre, an Italian mobster who set up shop in the north Scotland city.
The Man Behind London’s Last Video Rental Store
Blockbuster might be dead, but for some people, the siren call of the DVD box sings on.
I Never Thought I'd Miss Pub Smoking Areas So Much
All I ask is for just one pub garden, where I can ash into a discarded can of beer. That, and your pity.
Searching the Peak District for 'The Lord of the Roaches'
The British eccentric and his beauty queen wife fought a 12-year war against the modern world from their hut in the wilderness.
The Decades-Long Rivalry of London's Two Vampire Hunters
In the 1970s, several animals were found dead and drained of blood near Highgate Cemetery. In the years that followed, two men went to war over the narrative.
The Fight for Glasgow's East End
We spoke to the Labour and SNP candidates battling it out over Brexit, Scottish independence and potholes.