Evil in the Pyrenees – Culture / Next

The valley, Bernard Minier’s latest novel, comes out in bookstores this week. After a getaway to Hong Kong two years ago with M, the edge of the abyss, a futuristic thriller featuring a young computer scientist, a Chinese digital giant and a malicious AI, the author reconnects with his native Pyrenees and his familiar heroes: […]

Suspected serial killer arrested for 29-year-old unsolved case

Using DNA, investigators believe they have solved the 1991 murder of Pamela Rose Aldridge McCall. (CNN) – A former trucker was arrested in connection with a 1991 Tennessee murder case and two similar cases in Wyoming the following year, authorities said. Clark Perry Baldwin, 59, was charged with two counts of murder in 1991 in […]

At war with boredom: vintage synths, English football and Mozart

1- With scented candles For twenty years, Sufjan Stevens’ career has been like a pendulum of medium: as soon as the most revered folk bard of his generation takes light (say, an Oscar nomination for his lamentos in Call Me by Your Name), he goes back into the darkness of his cellar tinkering with an […]

There is no evidence of sexual assault in the murder of Jane Rimmer

There is no evidence that Jane Rimmer was raped before she was killed, but her body was so broken that the possibility could not be ruled out, as Claremont’s serial murder trial has heard. Former Telstra coach Bradley Robert Edwards, 51, denies killing Secretary Sarah Spires, 18, and child care worker Rimmer, 23, in 1996, […]