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  1. a 'Get under the skin': UK's first public human dissection in a century planned for EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Russia Taday

    Scientists in Edinburgh will use perform the first public anatomy lectures using human bodies since the 1800s, when serial killers Burke and Hare profited from selling corpses to a medical school. Members of the public with a reason to study anatomy will be eligible for the day-long workshops, which will cost A 100 each.


  2. Human remains to be used in anatomy lecturesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Scotsman.com

    ... a "hands-on" experience in a dissection laboratory - the first of its kind since the murderous scandal of Burke and Hare meant autopsies were held behind closed doors. "We want people who have reason to learn more anatomy to do so legally, safely ...


  3. East Dunbartonshire's gruesome history mirrors the story of Burke and HareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Milngavie Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. But some of East Dunbartonshire's oldest graveyards also have a murky past, with grisly details to make the Burke and Hare on the back of your neck stand on end.


  4. Watch 50 Shades star Jamie Dornan do a Scottish accent and here are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Evening Times

    ... to her roots in her role as the flame-haired love interest Ginny Hawkins in Edinburgh-based black comedy Burke and Hare. Her light, lilting voice with the occasional rasp does the accent no favours as she wavers between dialects - and listening to ...


  5. Rutherglen actor who gave up his job to pursue his acting dream will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Daily Record

    ... There won't be much chance of Stuart being starstruck though. He's previously acting alongside Andy Serkis in Burke and Hare although he suffered the dreaded cut when the final piece was released. He laughed: "I went to the pictures and I was ...


  6. Fate of Hare marks new chapter for old colleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... South Bridge - seemed tailor made. Ranscombe's book, Hare , takes the story of notorious criminal double act Burke and Hare and asks what happened to the latter after his partner in crime was hanged for a string of murders. Burke and Hare sold their ...


  7. Novel portrays Burns as witch hunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Newsday

    The Bards' tale Tam o' Shanter influenced the writing and artwork for the book, which will be officially unveiled in his birthplace on Monday. Robbie Burns: Witch Hunter sees the young poet first having to be rescued by witch-hunters before he is forced into battles with sinister forces.


  8. 5 free things in Edinburgh, Scotland, from museums to a volcano with a 2,000-year-old fortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... of Daniel Defoe, the 18th-century author of Robinson Crusoe and English spy, or the 19th-century murderers Burke and Hare. In contrast, the neoclassical New Town area built between 1767 and 1890 is a masterpiece of city planning, a UNESCO World ...


  9. Burke & Hare return to The Edinburgh DungeonRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    THE Edinburgh Dungeon have added a Burke and Hare themed addition to their Halloween tour to mark the anniversary of the pair's final murder. Madgy Docherty was lured into a lodging house by William Burke on October 31, 1828, before she was murdered by one half of Edinburgh's most villainous crime duo.


  10. Centuries of history abound in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Telegram

    ... of Daniel Defoe, the 18th-century author of Robinson Crusoe and English spy, or the 19th-century murderers Burke and Hare. In contrast, the neoclassical New Town area built between 1767 and 1890 is a masterpiece of city planning, a UNESCO World ...


  11. Dust down the loft for Antiques RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    ... uncovered a painting bought for A 115 and worth A 10,000, a wallet made from the skin of William Burke (of Burke and Hare fame) and an original Charles Rennie Macintosh sketch. Anyone keen to attend but wondering how they can get an item too big for ...


  12. Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video to be rereleased in 3DRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... tor has helmed such movies as Animal House, The Blues Brothers and Into the Night, and most recently released Burke and Hare in 2010.Annie Martin


  13. In Countdown to Scotland's Independence Vote, Exploring the Country Behind the ClichesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | National Geographic

    ... to show Scotland in its infinite variety. Around the time I was writing the book, John Landis's film of Burke and Hare came out: two guys in Victorian Edinburgh who stole corpses from graveyards to sell to student doctors so they could learn how to ...


  14. 'Tyres' to get back in saddle for NW 'Cycle Against Suicide'Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Londonderry Today

    ... in over a dozen well known British series, as wells as feature films such as 'Shaun of the Dead,' 'Perfume,' 'Burke and Hare,' and 'Kill List.' Cycle Against Suicide is a voluntary organisation that aims to: raise awareness; offer reassurance that ...