Ian Brady

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Former greater Manchester police deputy chief constable John Stalker:  led an inquiry into an alleged shoot-to-kill policy in Northern Ireland. Photograph: PA

John Stalker, who was known for his work on the Moors murders and the Troubles in Northern Ireland, has died aged 79, his family has announced. Stalk(...)

Policemen outside a house in Gillam Street, Worcester, where the bodies of three young children were found impaled on garden railings in April 1973. File photograph: PA

A man who killed three children before hanging their mutilated bodies on a fence outside their UK home more than 40 years ago has been cleared for rel(...)

Joe Lynskey was a former Cistercian monk from the Beechmount area of west Belfast. Photograph: WAVE Trauma Centre/PA Wire

A search for a former monk abducted and killed by the IRA more than 40 years ago has ended without success. Specialists from the Independent Commiss(...)

Pacho Herrera (a menacingly silken Alberto Ammann) is ruthlessly violent and out-and-proud in an immensely homophobic culture in Narcos

 At the centre of the new season of Narcos (Netflix from Friday) is an unlikely premise: the largest Colombian drug cartel decides to quit cocain(...)

Uta Frith watches her dubious interviews on a television in a London flat so swish it would send Patrick Bateman into a murderous envy

In 1968, surging with the heedless energy of the counterculture, the psychiatrist Dr Elliott Barker came up with a truly terrible idea. At the Oak Ri(...)

Moors murderer Ian Brady while in police custody prior to a court appearance   in 1965.  Photograph: PA Wire

Few murderers have so haunted the British public imagination as did Ian Brady, who has died aged 79. There was the horrific nature of his crimes. Betw(...)

Moors murderer Ian Brady while in police custody prior to a court appearance   in 1965.  Photograph: PA Wire

Few murderers have so haunted the British public imagination as did Ian Brady, who has died aged 79. There was the horrific nature of his crimes. Betw(...)

Photograph from 1965 of Ian Brady while in police custody prior to his court appearance for the Moors Murders. Photograph: PA Wire

Moors Murderer Ian Brady claimed he was a “petty criminal” when he spoke for the first time at length about his crimes. The child killer was appearin(...)

Ian Brady was jailed for three murders in 1966 and has been at Ashworth hospital since 1985. File photograph: PA Wire

Moors murderer Ian Brady has died aged 79, an NHS spokesman has confirmed. Brady, who was using the name Ian Stewart-Brady, had been receiving pallia(...)

Model Melina Gesto in a Ramones T-shirt in Paris, France. Photograph:Melodie Jeng/Getty Images

It’s 40 years since one of the great pieces of rock iconography first emerged – the Presidential Seal Ramones T-shirt. Designed by the band’s creati(...)

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