James Fairweather:  claimed he was possessed by the devil.  Photograph:  Essex Police/PA

A teenage killer has been detained for a minimum of 27 years in prison for stabbing two strangers to death as he tried to be like his idols – the York(...)

The Frozen Ground

There was, about a decade ago, a vogue for distastefully explicit studies of famous US serial killers. Ted Bundy and Ed Gein were among those getting (...)

A court artist drawing of Mark Bridger in the dock at Mold Crown Court. Drawing/Photograph: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

The former abattoir worker accused of murdering schoolgirl April Jones made up a “story” that he had killed her in a car accident in a bid to “(...)