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How England’s Youngest Murderers Shook the Nation

The story of Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, who became murderers at the ages of 10 and 11

Image: Enterprise News and Pictures

Ever since the 18th Century, we have romanticised the idea of childhood. Children are seen to exude joy, innocence and laughter, and we must protect them at all costs. So how do we protect children, if the threat is not only…

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Natasha Piggott

Natasha Piggott

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Cambridge master’s student, literature grad and a semi-amateur writer.