James Bulger

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The Momo challenge: How could we have collectively fallen for what amounted to a viral hoax?

Allegations of demonic entities. Possessed children. Strange and powerful images imbued with a supernatural capacity. Unsupervised prepubescents playi(...)

Ely Solan plays Jon Venables as a panicked, confused child. Leon Hughes makes something colder and more devious of Robert Thompson

“I never imagined that being the most-hated man in Britain would be so time-consuming,” Vincent Lambe sighs. “I have emails piling up that I can’t get(...)

A surveillance camera shows the abduction of Jamie Bulger (2), in February 1993. Vincent Lambe’s short film Detainment, based on the abduction and its aftermath, has been nominated for an Academy Award. Photograph: BWP Media via Getty Images

In Vincent Lambe’s short film Detainment, Jon Venables, a 10-year-old boy, is about to be questioned in relation to the horrific murder of two-year-ol(...)

Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger in 1993, who admitted having more than 1,000 indecent images of children. Photograph: PA

One of the killers of British toddler James Bulger has been jailed for 40 months at the Old Bailey in London after he admitted having more than 1,000 (...)

Undated police handout photo of Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger. File photograph: PA Wire

One of toddler James Bulger’s killers has been charged over indecent images of children and his trial is to be held in private at an unnamed court, t(...)

 Members of the public lay tributes in Ferry Gate Crescent near the home of three- year-old Mikaeel Kular. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The mother of missing boy Mikaeel Kular has been questioned by police after a child’s body was discovered miles from his home. Officers searching for(...)

 Jon Venables, then aged 10,  poses for a mugshot for British authorities in February  1993, shortly after the killing of James Bulger.  Photograph: BWP Media/Getty Images

A man who tweeted images purporting to be of toddler James Bulger’s killer Jon Venables as an adult has received a 14-month suspended jail sentence fo(...)

A courtroom artist’s sketch shows convicted mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in federal court during the first of two days of his sentencing hearing in Boston, Massachusetts yesterday. Bulger was handed two consecutive life sentences plus five years in prison for his crimes today. image: Jane Collins/Reuters

Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger (84) faces spending the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced to two consecutive life sentences plus (...)

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 “(...)