Thursday, 24 January 2019

News: Witches, Witchcraft and Witch Hunts

Here is a round-up of news stories about witches, witchcraft and witch hunts:

"'Witch mother-in-law put a curse on me' among strangest late tax excuses" - story at Press and Journal: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/uk/1656812/witch-mother-in-law-put-a-curse-on-me-among-strangest-late-tax-excuses/

"Magic spell brought stolen scooter back, says witch Deborah Samuels-Stuck from Gillingham" - story at Kent Online: https://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway/news/spell-brought-stolen-scooter-back-says-witch-197395/

"Man accuses mother of being a 'witch', murders her before burying her body in his own backyard" - story in Times Now: https://www.timesnownews.com/mirror-now/crime/article/jharkhand-ranchi-mungeli-kanharpur-pathariya-man-murders-mother-witch-blames-father-death-buries-body-backyard/346273

"Elderly woman's brutal killing exposes plight of suspected witches in Vihiga" - story at Daily Nation: https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/vihiga/Brutal-killing-exposes-plight-of-suspected-witches-in-Vihiga/3444884-4943572-135p402z/index.html

"Shelter Where Suspected Witches Feel Like Hunted Animals In Kilifi" - story at The Star, Kenya: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019/01/22/video-shelter-where-suspected-witches-feel-like-hunted-animals-in_c1877203

"The Witch of Kings Cross: Kiwi occultist who scandalised Sydney" - feature at New Zealand Herald: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12189623

"Worst Witch Mildred is ready to cast her spell in Sheffield" - details about theatrical performance at The Star: https://www.thestar.co.uk/our-towns-and-cities/sheffield/worst-witch-mildred-is-ready-to-cast-her-spell-in-sheffield-1-9549855

"C'mon, now. No one actually believed The Blair Witch Project was real. Right?" - story at National Post: https://nationalpost.com/entertainment/movies/cmon-now-no-one-actually-believed-the-blair-witch-project-was-real-right

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Fuggedaboudit!