Creepy ‘killer clown’ craze spreads to UK
For months, towns in America have been terrified by reports of clowns brandishing knives or luring children into the woods. Now, as Halloween approaches, the phenomenon has reached Britain.
Violent attack linked to scary Slender Man
Two 12-year-olds in the US who stabbed a classmate claim that a sinister online creature had inspired them. But can this violence really be blamed on a fictional figure?
Fans in raptures over dramatic ‘Twilight’ finale
The final ‘Twilight’ film has taken $341 million in its opening weekend, and left teenage audiences gushing with praise. What made this vampire love story such a sensation?
App resurrects ‘Frankenstein’ for the digital age
Mary Shelley’s gothic tale of Frankenstein and his monster has been rewritten as an interactive app for iPads. Is this the triumph of human ingenuity, or a hideous mockery of a great book?