Francisco Garcia

crime

The Man Who Deleted His Past Before He Was Found Dead

In 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
10.14.19
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
3.7.19
Features

How the UK's Last Mass Shooting Still Hurts Locals 20 Years Later

In Dunblane, the town that saw the last mass shooting in British history, survivors and the victims' families grapple with its legacy.
Francisco Garcia
2.18.19
Drugs

Why This Scottish City Is Known as the 'Drug Death Capital of Europe'

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in Dundee, Scotland.
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
crime

How a British Town Cleaned Up the Legacy of the 'Suffolk Strangler'

In 2008, Steve Wright was convicted of the murder of five sex workers. Ten years later, we visited Ipswich to see what memories remain.
Francisco Garcia
11.6.18
Food

The Next Generation of Competitive Eaters Will Never Stop Stuffing Their Faces

Meeting the British vloggers making their names by inhaling far too much food.
Francisco Garcia
9.28.18
crime

The Mystery of 'Bible John,' Scotland's Zodiac Killer

Fifty years ago, three married women turned up dead after a night at Glasgow's Barrowlands Ballroom. The killer has never been found.
Francisco Garcia
9.5.18
steampunks

Steampunk Is Not Dead, According to the People at This Steampunk Convention

The sixth annual Surrey Steampunk Convivial is a chance for steampunks of all persuasions to gather, mingle, and listen to some autoharp.
Francisco Garcia
8.14.18
PROFILES

Skrapz Went from the Streets to the UK Rap Kingdom

After leaving grime, and hitting obstacles along the way, the London rapper is fully on track.
Francisco Garcia
11.1.17
Premieres

Jerkcurb Makes Music and Art to Illuminate the Night

We talk to the King Krule collaborator and animator, while giving you a first look at his "Voodoo Saloon" video.
Francisco Garcia
10.12.17
Remembering Things

Giggs’s Early Mixtapes Were the Fuse That Sparked UK Rap

The pioneering 'Best of Giggs' series was akin to the Grand Theft Auto loading screen soundtrack, but set to the grey concrete streets of Peckham.
Francisco Garcia
7.28.17
Remembering Things

The Complicated Legacy of So Solid Crew

From murder to charges to BRIT awards, the story of the south London collective is a labyrinthine one involving a cast of more than 20 characters.
Francisco Garcia
5.31.17
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