Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper: Five Unexplained Mysteries

Tomas Rawlings | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK
Tomas Rawlings

One of the things that make the search for the culprit both interesting and confusing is that you soon encounter layer upon layer of further mystery surrounding the case. Below are five lesser known mysteries that are hidden within the puzzle of who Jack the Ripper was...

Back To The Drawing Board: Jack The Ripper Was NOT A Polish Barber

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

Just weeks ago it was believed the most famous serial killer in history had at long last been identified. Jack the Ripper, who murdered at least f...

Has The World's Most Infamous Serial Killer Finally Been Identified?

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK

The most infamous serial killer in history has reportedly been unmasked, 126 years later. Jack The Ripper stalked the East End in 1888 and murdered...

Sara C Nelson

Was Jack The Ripper A Female Salvation Army Worker?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Little is known about one of the most famous serial killers in history – and now even his sex is in doubt. A shadowy figure who came to be known...

Has Patricia Cornwell Solved The Jack The Ripper mystery?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Has the best-selling crime author Patricia Cornwell solved the Jack the Ripper mystery? "I feel that I have cracked it," she has said as she reveal...

Drac is Back

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lynn Shepherd

From Hammer to The Hunger, Twilight to True Blood, when it comes to screen memes, vampires really do seem to be the gift that keeps on giving. But I'll confess that when I heard that Sky Living were going to screen a lavish new adaptation of Dracula made for NBC, I was initially sceptical.

Did Jack The Ripper Exist? Or Was He Simply The Invention Of A Journalist In Search Of A Scoop?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

Jack the Ripper suspects have ranged from the painter Walter Sickert, Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, to the wife of an eminent Victorian su...

What Does Dave Dinsmore's First Week in Charge of The Sun Tell Us?

Stephen Hull | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK
Stephen Hull

Dave Dinsmore has arguably got the toughest job in British journalism - to make the Sun great. Like taking on the role of England football manager Dinsmore is accountable for every spit and cough which hits the paper (and don't forget the website.) One week into his tenure in the hot seat what have we learnt?

Jack The Ripper 'Was Whitechapel Surgeon Stephen Herbert Appleford'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Jack the Ripper was a left-handed surgeon from Essex, claims a Uruguayan mathematician. Eduardo Cuitiño identifies Whitechapel Hospital doctor Ste...

Was Jack The Ripper Really A Woman?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.05.2012 | Home

They’re among the most famous unsolved murders in history, and the mystery continues to deepen. Suspects for the shadowy figure who came to be k...

Murder by Decree is a Not-So-Ripping Yarn

Susannah Straughan | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Susannah Straughan

The sight of Sherlock Holmes flirting with a "defrocked" dominatrix or wrestling with his personalised ringtone has proved irresistible to fans of the BBC's Sherlock.

What is This World Coming To?

Abbie Maguire | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK
Abbie Maguire

What is this world coming to?" - it curls off the lips as perfunctory as an adjacency pair. Often the reply is a silence - aren't we all void of respo...

Time Heals All Wounds - Even the Ones Inflicted by Victorian Serial Killers!

Ben Jennings | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Ben Jennings

Murder in its simplest, cold-blooded form is the most heinous thing a human can do to another (It's a sorry state of affairs when I feel obliged to start a post with that).

Psychic Detectives Have a Past, but do They Have a Future?

Simon Welfare | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK
Simon Welfare

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and it's hard not to have sympathy for the Chilean government, which recently called in a medium to help find the missing victims of a recent air crash off Robinson Crusoe Island in the Pacific.