Halloween

Halloween events and things to do
Dante’s In Furlough
In Brief

Halloween events and things to do

DesignMyNight picks out eight ways to celebrate the spooky tradition
29 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘cycle of lockdowns will destroy us’
A woman walks in front of a sign displaying a tier two coronavirus warning
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Instant Opinion: ‘cycle of lockdowns will destroy us’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 15 October
15 Oct 2020
Woman falls onto M25 while filming Snapchat video
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In Brief

Woman falls onto M25 while filming Snapchat video

And other stories from the stranger side of life
21 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘I can’t vote for any of them’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘I can’t vote for any of them’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 1 November
1 Nov 2019
Why we celebrate Halloween
A carved and lit pumpkin is placed among what appears to be tombstones in a neighborhood decorated for Halloween in Sierra Madre, California, on October 31, 2013 as people young and old celeb
In Depth

Why we celebrate Halloween

From the holiday’s pagan roots to modern traditions around the world
30 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Boris can ‘steal’ votes from Labour
Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote in last year's general election
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Boris can ‘steal’ votes from Labour

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 30 October
30 Oct 2019
Halloween 2019: 18 top events in the UK
Halloween
In Depth

Halloween 2019: 18 top events in the UK

From ghost tours to zombie paintballing, there’s something for everybody this year
28 Oct 2019
Deadly cocktails to try this Halloween
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In Review

Deadly cocktails to try this Halloween

28 Oct 2019
Why Derry is the No 1 Halloween destination in the world
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In Review

Why Derry is the No 1 Halloween destination in the world

30 Nov 2018
Halloween trick-or-treat poisoning: fact or urban legend?
LONDON - OCTOBER 31:A child enjoys traditional candle-lit Halloween pumpkins on October 31, 2007 in London.(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
In Depth

Halloween trick-or-treat poisoning: fact or urban legend?

Experts say the phenomenon is mostly myth - but not entirely
2 Nov 2018
Police post signs outside sex offenders’ homes for Halloween
Trick or treat sex offender warning sign
In Brief

Police post signs outside sex offenders’ homes for Halloween

Signs warn trick or treaters to avoid knocking on doors of houses belonging to sex criminals
31 Oct 2018
Fashion label launches ‘human skin boots’ for Halloween
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In Brief

Fashion label launches ‘human skin boots’ for Halloween

Canadian design duo Fecal Matter polarise internet with bespoke $10,000 boots
29 Oct 2018
Best family Halloween films for kids
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In Brief

Best family Halloween films for kids

From Hocus Pocus to Casper, there are plenty of spooky films for the whole family to enjoy this Halloween
15 Oct 2018
Scariest haunted houses in the world
Zombie walk - France
In Review

Scariest haunted houses in the world

Do you dare enter these extreme horror houses?
12 Oct 2018
Five tasteless Halloween costumes: from Pistorius to Cecil
Oscar Pistorius
In Brief

Five tasteless Halloween costumes: from Pistorius to Cecil

Blade Runner outfit with fake gun and silver boot covers causes outrage
9 Oct 2018
Politicians top list of Britons’ biggest fears
Are the Cabinet really scarier than The Exorcist?
In Brief

Politicians top list of Britons’ biggest fears

MPs beat heights, spiders, clowns, Brexit, debt and fear of missing out
27 Oct 2017
Online retailer removes Anne Frank costume after uproar
In Brief

Online retailer removes Anne Frank costume after uproar

Costume ‘trivialised’ legacy of Second World War heroine
18 Oct 2017
Netflix UK: Five festive films for the Christmas holidays
Arthur Christmas
In Review

Netflix UK: Five festive films for the Christmas holidays

From the classic adventures of Kevin McCallister to Bill Murray's cold-hearted TV executive Frank Cross
1 Dec 2016
Passengers find a real snake on a plane
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In Brief

Passengers find a real snake on a plane

Serpent slithers out of overhead luggage compartment on passenger flight in Mexico- and other tall tales
8 Nov 2016
Best Halloween Brexit costumes on Twitter
Brexit Halloween
In Brief

Best Halloween Brexit costumes on Twitter

Instead of dressing up as Frankenstein or Dracula, many revellers donned outfits inspired by the EU referendum result
1 Nov 2016
Halloween asteroid: what you need to know
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In Depth

Halloween asteroid: what you need to know

Discovered less than two weeks ago, the Great Pumpkin will make a 'close pass' on Halloween
22 Oct 2015
Week in pictures: 26 October - 1 November
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Week in pictures: 26 October - 1 November

2 Nov 2014
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