Ronnie Biggs

Ronnie Biggs: The Victims of His 'Victimless' Crime

Karl Davis | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Karl Davis

Recently, the news broke that Ronnie Biggs has died at age 84. Whilst I can certainly spare a thought for his family as they grieve, l cannot reconcile the popular perception held by many that Biggs was a kind of 'loveable rogue' who got one over on 'the man'.

Ronnie Biggs Goes Out In Fitting Style

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs has managed to live up to his reputation even in death. When he was last seen in public, at the funeral of robbery ...

TV TONIGHT: Ronnie Biggs Remembered - Coincidentally!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's been a funny old fortnight. First, cinema-goers were shocked to sit through two and a half hours of the vitality of Nelson Mandela's life at the ...

Ronnie Biggs Dies, Twitter Passes Judgement

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK

Ronnie Biggs: Loveable rogue or cowardly crook? For some, the question should not even be asked. Biggs, who has died aged 84, fled justice after...

You Guys! Ronnie Biggs Dies, Twitter Wags Mourn Ronnie Wood & Notorious B.I.G

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs may not even be in the ground yet, but those wags on Twitter are already getting stuck in. The first wry cases of ...

Ronnie Biggs: A Life In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK

Great train robber Ronnie Biggs, who has died at 84, played a part in one of the 20th century's most notorious crimes. When he fled justice and bec...

Ronnie Biggs Has Died

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Great train robber Ronnie Biggs has died at 84. Biggs was in the gang that carried out what was dubbed the 'crime of the century' in 1963 when a Gl...

MPs Warn Of 'The Great Royal Mail Robbery'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

Vince Cable's decision to hire Goldman Sachs to advise on pricing Royal Mail for its stock market entry came under fire from MPs, who compared it to g...

The Great Train Robbery: What happened to the robbers?

PA/HuffintonPost | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

It was dubbed the "crime of the century" but 50 years on what happened to the great train robbers? Bruce Reynolds Gang-leader and mastermind...

Legacy 'Albatross' For Robber's Son

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

For the son of the man behind the Great Train Robbery, its legacy has been an "albatross" hanging over him throughout his life. Nick Reynolds, 51, ...

Ronnie Biggs' Birthday: The Great Train Robber In Quotes

Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Ronald Arthur "Ronnie" Biggs played a minor role in the robbery, but his life as a fugitive after escaping from prison gained him notoriety. He was gi...

Great Train Robbery Dubbed 'Crime Of The Century'

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

It was once dubbed the "crime of the century", and half a century on the Great Train Robbery remains one of the most audacious crimes in British histo...

14 Lesser Known Facts About The £2.6m Heist

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

It was once dubbed the "crime of the century", and half a century on the Great Train Robbery remains one of the most audacious crimes in British histo...

Does The Great Train Robbery Explain How Villains Became the New Heroes?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

Was the Great Train Robbery the beginning of a process which lead to popular TV series such as The Sopranos and Dexter, where hero and villain often appear inverted?

Ronnie Biggs' Message For Photographers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

Ronnie Biggs arrived at the funeral of great train robber Bruce Reynolds with a message for photographers on Wednesday. Biggs, 83, who paid tribute...

Great Train Robber Bruce Reynolds Dies Aged 81

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

Bruce Reynolds, the man who masterminded the Great Train Robbery of 1963 has died aged 81 after a spell of ill health. The Great Train Robbery saw...

Mystery Of Who Coshed Great Train Robbery Driver Solved

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

The mystery of who hit the engine driver over the head during the Great Train Robbery of 1963 has finally been solved. James Hussey, one of the 17-...

Ronnie Biggs Tells Of "Lost Love"

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Great train robber Ronnie Biggs has spoken how his life as a fugitive robbed him of the love of his life. Biggs spent 36 years on the run after the...

Ronnie Biggs' Ex-Wife Gives Her Opinion On ITV Drama 'Mrs Biggs'

PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

The ex-wife of notorious criminal Ronnie Biggs has denied that an upcoming drama based on their lives glorifies the Great Train Robbery. Charmian B...

Sheridan Smith 'Broody' After Playing Ronnie Biggs' Wife

PA | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Mrs Biggs star Sheridan Smith has said her role as the wife of the notorious train robber left her broody. The actress plays Charmian Biggs in the ...

Lovable Rogue? Biggs' Romance Given TV Drama

PA | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

The troubled relationship between Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs and his former wife is to form the basis of a new TV drama series. Charmian Biggs...

Pictures Of The Day: The Great Train Robbery And Protests

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

As Occupy protesters in Wall Street hit the headlines once again, protesters in Italy took to the streets in Naples railing against austerity cuts and...

Ronnie Biggs Promotes Book Despite Being Unable To Walk Or Talk

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Ronnie Biggs, the Great Train Robber, has been on compassionate release from prison since 2009 following a stroke, but his health rallied enough for h...