UK RIOTS 2011

In August 2011 there were riots in the UK, sparked by the death of Mark Duggan in Tottenham at the hands of armed police on Saturday 4 August. EALING A teenager was jailed after pensioner Richard Mannington Bowes, 68, died during riot in Ealing on 8 August 2011. Darrell Desuze, 17  of Bath Road, Hounslow…

REAL LIFE STORIES

HALF A CENTURY AFTER HIS LAST VICTIM, WHO WAS LONDON’S FORGOTTEN SERIAL KILLER?   By Chris Summers                                    12 September 2018 In September 1963 Gwynneth Rees, 22, a Welsh-born prostitute, was strangled and dumped, naked, on a rubbish dump in Mortlake, not far from the river Thames in south west London. When more sex workers went…

PRISONS AROUND THE WORLD

A database of some of the world’s most famous prisons UK England Dartmoor Long Lartin Full Sutton Parkhurst Whitemoor Holloway – Britain’s most famous women’s prison, which is due to close Scotland Barlinnie – Glasgow’s notorious prison. Colloquially known as ‘The Big Hoose’. In 1958 serial killer Peter Manuel was executed at Barlinnie and two…