Cold War Assassination: The Umbrella Murder of Georgi Markov

Georgi Markov was poisoned on Waterloo Bridge in 1978 by an assassin who may have been working for the KGB. The 49-year-old Bulgarian writer and journalist had defected from his communist homeland in 1969 and had started a new life in London working for the BBC World Service. On 7 September 1978 he was waiting […]

George Joseph Smith and the Brides in the Bath murders

The ‘Brides in the Bath’ murder case was an international sensation at a time when millions were dying in the trenches of World War One and Zeppelins were flying over London. It is the story of three women who died in almost identical circumstances shortly after marrying a bigamous swindler… You must be a paid […]