James McMahon

conspiracy

The Fans Who Refuse to Believe Michael Jackson Is Dead

On the tenth anniversary of his death, we look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding the disgraced king of pop.
James McMahon
6.24.19
crime

The Missing Teen Whose Cold Case Was Revived with the Probe of a 'Warlock' Paedophile Ring

In 1988, Lee Boxell disappeared without a trace, and the case gradually went cold – until 2011, when an investigation into child abuse at a youth club gave the family some hope of closure.
James McMahon
6.3.19
crime

The Murder of Charlene Downes, the Schoolgirl Who Vanished Without a Trace

Sixteen years ago, the 14-year-old disappeared. Since then, her case has sparked an investigation into police work and become a focus of the far-right.
James McMahon
5.31.19
crime

The Bombing That Shook London 20 Years Ago Today

We spoke to people who were there about the three bombs that exploded around London in 1999.
James McMahon
4.30.19
crime

The Unsolved Murder of Jill Dando, Britain's 90s TV Sweetheart

Twenty years on, new leads still stall. We speak to a former detective and psychology professor about why this case is so hard to crack.
James McMahon
4.26.19
international women's day

How Women-Run Free Cafes Helped Sustain the 1984 UK Miners’ Strike

“You have to remember that there were children starving. We knew Thatcher was trying to break us, so we had to galvanise as a community.”
James McMahon
3.8.19
animal rights activists

Inside the UK Protests Against Bloodied Abattoir Animal Deaths

In 2011, secret cameras in an Essex abattoir caught slaughtermen abusing pigs. I tagged along with the 'Save Movement' protesters who now spend time with livestock in their final moments.
James McMahon
2.12.19
terrorism

The Poisoning of a Russian Spy in a Small British City

When Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned in Salisbury earlier this year, the cathedral city felt the fallout for months.
James McMahon
12.28.18
crime

The Inside Story of Britain's Most Notorious Cold Case Murder

In 1991, Penny Bell was found in her Jaguar, stabbed 50 times in the chest and arms. Her killer has never been found.
James McMahon
11.15.18
crime

The Murder of the Homeless Woman Found Wrapped in Tape

Angela Millington's killing represents just one of the many under-reported murders of homeless people.
James McMahon
10.24.18
crime

The Twins Who Ran Into Traffic Before Stabbing a Man to Death

The bizarre true story of the Eriksson sisters.
James McMahon
9.14.18
missing people

The Strange Disappearance of Andrew Gosden

Eleven years ago, the 14-year-old rock fan left home, never to be seen again. Here, his father tells us about the family's efforts to track him down.
James McMahon
8.30.18
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