Lord Lucan has been missing since November 7th, 1974. Photograph:  PA Wire

This week’s High Court decision to issue a death certificate for Lord Lucan is the latest punctuation mark in a murder mystery that has fascinated the(...)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attending a basketball match in 2012. Their visit to Ireland is a ‘global story’, apparently. Photograph: Getty

Not since Shergar went missing has a search of the Irish countryside generated as much interest as the hunt for Kimye, the uber-celebrity couple who a(...)

The Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava. Photograph: Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Few events in military history are as mythologised, and therefore misunderstood, as the Charge of the Light Brigade, which in the popular imagi(...)