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Lady Gaga and Adam Driver are seen filming 'House of Gucci' on March 10, 2021 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Lady Gaga’s House Of Gucci is based on this shocking true story

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Kayleigh Dray
  • Woman stares across the ocean
    Relationships

    “I am a survivor of narcissistic abuse. This is my story”

  • Netflix's Sophie: Murder In West Cork
    Entertainment

    The 23 most important true crime documentaries on Netflix

  • The Serpent episode 8: behind-the-scenes shots of MoniqueMarie-Andrée Leclerc (JENNA COLEMAN), Charles Sobhraj (TAHAR RAHIM)
    TV

    This trending Netflix series teaches us a dark lesson about true crime

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Netflix's Good On Paper
Film

The real dating horror story behind Netflix’s latest rom-com

Good On Paper is based on these real events...

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Julia Haart at e1972 during New York Fashion Week on February 08, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
TV

Everyone’s going to be obsessed with Netflix’s My Unorthodox Life

One year on from Unorthodox (aka the “best series on Netflix”), we’re getting a new show inspired by its success to get stuck into...

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Staircase: Sophie Turner joins the cast of HBO’s new true crime drama
TV

Sophie Turner joins the cast of true crime drama The Staircase

She adds to an already star studded line up.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Film

The true story behind Netflix’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7

The Oscar nominee – which boasts a cool 94% ‘fresh’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes – revolves around a real-life trial from 1968.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Olivia Colman’s true crime series has 100% piqued our interest

Landscapers promises a “darkly comic” retelling of the real life 1998 Mansfield ‘garden bodies’ murders.

Anna Sorokin better known as Anna Delvey, the 28-year-old German national, whose family moved there in 2007 from Russia, is seen in the courtroom during her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York on April 11, 2019.
Celebrity

Anna Delvey’s audacious story isn’t over: now she’s releasing her own series

Days after being released from prison, the ‘fake heiress’ is launching a vlog to rival Netflix’s Inventing Anna.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Was The Serpent’s Marie-Andrée truly a murderer? Or just another victim?
TV

Was The Serpent’s Marie-Andrée truly a murderer? Or just another victim?

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode seven of BBC One’s The Serpent.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Serpent episode 6: Oh god, what did Charles Sobhraj really do to Juliette?
TV

Oh god, what did Charles Sobhraj really do to The Serpent’s Juliette?

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode six of BBC One’s The Serpent.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Serpent episode 5: Charles Sobhraj (Tahar Rahim)
TV

The Serpent’s Charles Sobhraj used this book to help him control people

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode five of BBC One’s The Serpent.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Pembrokeshire Murders on ITV: Luke Evans as DS Steve Wilkins and Alexandria Riley as DI Ella Richards.
TV

The disturbing true story that inspired The Pembrokeshire Murders

Warning: this article contains spoilers for ITV’s The Pembrokeshire Murders.

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Kayleigh Dray
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26 TV dramas based on true stories, from It's A Sin to Special
TV

26 TV dramas based on true stories, for anyone who lives for the real-life drama

From It's A Sin to Netflix's Special.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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7 brilliant NHS staff tell us what it’s really like working the wards over Christmas

“Working on Christmas Day reminds us all of the incredible and life-changing work that we do.”

The Queen's Gambit on Netflix
TV

Did you know The Queen’s Gambit was inspired by a tragic true story?

The Netflix series – all about chess prodigy Beth Harmon – has astounded viewers all over the world.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Horror films based on truth: how real life events have inspired scary movies throughout history
Film

The true stories that inspired our favourite horror movies

From the occult to radioactive mutants.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Adopting a rescue dog in lockdown
Life

This is the reality of adopting a dog in lockdown

As Battersea celebrates its 160th anniversary, Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray reflects on her decision to open her home (and her heart) to an energetic rescue dog.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix
Life

Unsolved Mysteries: Vol 2 is coming to Netflix in time for Halloween

The hit true crime series is back this autumn, and there’s an extra-special paranormal episode in the mix...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Learning to drive: “why I wish I’d passed my driving test before leaving London”
Long Reads

“The one thing I wish I’d done before moving out of London”

Thinking of upping sticks and leaving the city? Read this cautionary tale first.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Ciara Charteris attends the "Mary Quant" VIP preview at the Victoria & Albert Museum on April 03, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/Getty Images)
People

Poldark’s Ciara Charteris chose not to report her rapist. Now, she’s taking the power back

The actor has spoken out about being assaulted by a “close friend.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Anthony is the vital BBC drama we all need to watch tonight

Anthony Walker was just 18 when he was killed in 2005. This is the story of the life he could have lived.

MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO Walter Mercado in MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020
Film

This absorbing Netflix documentary has scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Step into the world of legendary astrologer Walter Mercado.

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Kayleigh Dray
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