Francisco Garcia

Missing persons

The Man Who Deleted His Past Before He Was Found Dead

In June of 2009, a man calling himself Peter Bergmann was found washed up on an Irish beach. Ten years later, police, journalists and internet sleuths are still trying to work out what happened.
Francisco Garcia
a day ago

Thousands of Prisoners Are Stuck in Endless Limbo in British Jails

Long after its abolition, the discredited IPP sentence still means thousands are stuck in prison indefinitely.
Francisco Garcia

Inside the Colossal Super-Sewer Being Built Under Your Feet

We descended 60 metres below ground to see the vast new sewer system that will to transport Londoners' bowel movements for decades to come.
Francisco Garcia
The DM That Changed My Life

The DM That Changed My Life: Domino’s Will Send Me Promotional Texts Until I Die

The sad fact is that outside of family and close friends, I think Domino’s might be my longest running correspondence.
Francisco Garcia

Inside the Global Exorcism 'Boom'

So many people are needing their demons exorcised, the Vatican recently had to put on a dedicated "exorcist training convention".
Francisco Garcia

Rory Stewart and the Myth of the 'Good Tory'

Try not to get taken in by sweet, courteous, opium-huffing Rory.
Francisco Garcia

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.
Francisco Garcia

You Can't Police Away Knife Crime

We spoke to campaigners and a knife crime victim about what needs to be done to tackle the "epidemic" of youth street violence.
Francisco Garcia
missing people

Inside Britain's Escalating Missing Persons Problem

With austerity widening society's cracks, the number of people reported missing in London alone has increased 77 percent since 2010.
Francisco Garcia

How the Dunblane School Massacre Still Affects Residents Today

In the town that saw the last mass shooting in British history, survivors of the attack and those who lost loved ones grapple with its legacy.
Francisco Garcia
Home Coming

Home Coming: Honor Oak

Francisco Garcia remembers the family, friends and distant views off high hills that made him.
Francisco Garcia

Inside the Rise of DIY Dentistry

Changes to how NHS dentists are paid have thrown some of the UK's most vulnerable into what is effectively permanent exclusion from dental treatment.
Francisco Garcia