The diary of a detective hunting Jack the Ripper and a poison-filled syringe intended for use by the notorious Kray twins are among items at a new crime exhibition in London. ‘The Crime Museum Uncovered’ show at the Museum of London comprises more than 600 exhibits, including champagne belonging to the Great Train robbers, objects handled by acid-bath murderer John Haigh and various tools used by a post-war Russian spy ring. ‘By looking at all the artefacts, you understand the changing faces of evil,’ said Stephen Greenhalgh, deputy mayor for policing and crime in London. The items tell the tale of crime in Britain over the last 140 years, and are arranged by theme, such as espionage or terrorism. Included in the latter are a laptop recovered from the 2007 attack at Glasgow Airport and an unexploded Irish nationalist bomb found at Paddington station in

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