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Weekender: Bloodlines - The Case for Vampires

In many cultures, blood is considered to be the equivalent of the sacred life force, explaining its use in many historic religious rituals and ceremonies. In myths and legends, vampires were said to utilise the power of human blood, drinking large quantities from their living victims in order to obtain their life energy. Young virgins were said to...
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Now You Can Meet Lilith

Readers who are fascinated with the characters in Whitley Strieber's new novel "Lilith's Dream" can now see one artist's impression of what they look like. Our website artist Dana Augustine, who creates a wonderful new masthead every week for our radio show, has illustrated "Lilith's Dream." To see his exciting and provocative images,click here...

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Vampires Living in London

Meetings of the London Vampire Group are held in the Ben Crouch Tavern in central London. Member Heidi Taylor says she was born with "natural fangs. I was always strange as a kid, I didn't fit in and I don't seem to like bright lights."

Nathan, another member, says, "When I was younger I always felt there was something missing. I cut...

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Malaysian Bomoh Claims Vampire Capture

Hairul Hambali, a spiritual healer, or bomoh, in Malaysia, who claims to have caught a shape-changing vampire the size of two tennis balls, has made prime-time television and newspaper headlines.

The vampire resembles a big wad of cotton with a little face. Hambali says it took about an hour to catch the creature, whose body is covered...

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