The Great Molasses Flood

A ruptured tank resulted in an eight foot wave of molasses crushing buildings and vehicles resulted in the deaths of 21 people

The 2008 K2 Disaster

While more climbers have died on Mount Everest (305 at the time of writing) than any of 13 other ‘eight…

The Monster of Glamis

Best known as the seat of the titular character in the Shakespeare play Macbeth, Glamis Castle has belonged to the…

The Hauntings of Furness Abbey

Built nearly 1,000 years ago, the Abbey at Furness has stood empty since the Reformation. However, many visitors have reported paranormal experiences

The Girt Dog of Ennerdale

Responsible for killing up to 400 sheep, debate has raged since over the true species of an animal sometimes called the ‘vampire dog’

Amy Johnson

One of the world’s leading aviators, Amy Johnson disappeared in strange circumstances after flying off-course in 1941