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'Great Train Robber' Gets Great Funeral

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

LONDON (AP) — Defiant to the end, British train robber Ronnie Biggs was laid to rest Friday at a funeral complete with a Dixieland band, an honor gu...

The 'Great Train Robber' Dies

Reuters | Belinda Goldsmith | Posted 02.16.2014 | Crime

* Gained notoriety in Great Train Robbery * Lived many years as fugitive in Brazil * Folk hero to some, villain to other...

The Great Train Robbery Explained -- By Peter Cook

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

The Great Train Robbers stole what would now be over US $65 million in one night. Nearly as much as the average Enron or Haliburton rip-off, but these blue-collar villains used their actual hands to lift the loot.

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, Age 80, Released From Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's notorious "Great Train Robber," nearly 80 and close to death, was released Thursday from his prison sentence, but he's expect...

Great Train Robber Biggs Refused Parole

The Independent | Mark Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs has been refused parole for being unrepentant about his crime, making it is almost certain he will die in prison. The...