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The Hammersmith Murders

At least six, but probably eight, women lost their lives to a cruel and sadistic killer who stalked west London's suburbs in the 1960s. Despite a huge police investigation, 'Jack t...  more  

A Brief History of Presidential Inaugurations

On Wednesday, 20th January 2021, Joseph R Biden Jr. will be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States. Which aspects of the day will be new, and which are dictated by ...  more