Forteana: April 2002 Archives

April 17, 2002

He didn't see it coming.

A Scottish radio station has closed one of its studios, blaming ghosts for attacks on presenters and technical faults. One of the victims, astrologer Frank Pilkington offered to exorcise the studio after he received mysterious scratches on his arm, but Radio Clyde bosses plan to turn the studio back into a storeroom and build a new facility elsewhere. Ghosts force Clyde to close studio - Sunday Mail, not dated (probably April 14th 2002).

April 14, 2002

Haunted Knickers

The owner of a Margate sex shop plans to bring in a psychic to deal with some untidy ghosts. The restless spirits are thought to be those of prostitutes from a brothel which formerly stood on the site. Most nights, they throw knickers and bras all over the shop floor. As the owner, Alan Butler, put it, It's like an orgy's taken place. Sex shop 'haunted by messy prostitutes' ghosts' - Ananova, April 14th 2002.

April 5, 2002

Pub protects against spirits

A pub landlord in Suffolk has insured his premises against ghosts. The Royal Falcon Hotel in Lowestoft is next to a graveyard and is reputedly haunted by a monk who committed suicide. Customers can now drink safely knowing that up to £1 million will be paid out if they are killed or suffer permanent disability caused by ghosts, poltergeists or other abnormal phenomena on the premises;. Landlord insures against ghosts harming drinkers - Ananova, April 4th 2002.

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