‘A History of Violence’: The Killing of Tracey Kidd

Paul Vissers could serve just four years in prison after prosecutors decided to drop a murder charge and accept a plea to manslaughter. Why? At 4.15pm on 17 March 2020 Paul Vissers, a 40-year-old drug user with a criminal record, walked into Stoke Newington to report that he had found… You must be a paid …

Year of the Ripper: Emily Roberts

On Saturday, October 16, 1888, twelve year-old Emily Roberts saw her mother and father quarrelling in the street outside 4 Essex Place in Hackney Road. They were both drunk. First her mother knocked her father to the ground with her hand, and father returned the favour by knocking mother to… You must be a paid …