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Did you know that Jack the Ripper was left-handed? It is one of the few hard facts we have relating to the killer who stalked Whitechapel in 1888 , determined from the wounds inflicted on his victims. A lack of facts has not stopped amateur and professional sleuths alike claiming they have solved the riddle of his identity: to date there are more than 100 candidates for the post including the future Edward VII s son Prince Albert Victor; Lewis Carroll ; Walter Sickert ; and Doctor Thomas Cream.

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
John Hoppner
Samuel Pepys

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A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market. - Charles Lamb
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Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - 1797, Dolly the Sheep Cloned - 1997, Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - 2006
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