The Crime Museum Uncovered

Most people don’t encounter death on a regular basis, even fewer murder and serious crime. So it was a morbid curiosity that drew me, and (I suspect) many others, to The Crime Museum Uncovered exhibition. Termed the ‘Black Museum’ by the Press in 1877, the collection began as a series...

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V&A shuns Thatcher’s wardrobe collection

Personal items belonging to the Iron Lady are to be sold at auction, after it has emerged that the Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum turned down the chance to exhibit her wardrobe. Over 300 items are to be auctioned off including the former prime minister’s velvet wedding dress and infamous...

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All to play for in London Mayoral Elections

An early October YouGov poll has put the Conservative Mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith and Labour candidate Sadiq Khan neck and neck in almost every area surveyed, but the majority of people have yet to make up their minds.   When asked which of the two would make a better Mayor...

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