Newsnight's reputation for being a serious political programme could be under threat after presenter Kirsty Wark ended the show by dancing to Michael Jackson's Thriller.
Performers from the Tiffany Theatre College gave their rendition of the famous dance alongside the presenter.
Newsnight also added to the spooky theme by changing their editor's name from Ian Katz to Ian Batz in the credits.
Models Heidi Klum and Jodie Kidd were among the celebrities who put serious effort into their Halloween costumes this year.
Hundreds of ghostly sightings have been reported on the A75 in Dumfries and Galloway
Owners of the ancient Ram Inn at Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire say that virtually every room in the house has its own ghost.