Jim Thompson

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A police unit team searching for Nóra Quoirin. Photograph: Lai Seng Sin/AP

A voice recording of the mother of missing Irish teenager Nóra Quoirin was played by police on loudpeakers in the Malaysian jungle as the fifth day of(...)

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork.com, who won the international category and overall award at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in 2018. Photograph: Dave Meehan

More than 100 leading entrepreneurs have travelled to Hong Kong as part of the largest unofficial trade mission from this country, under the umbrella (...)

Joaquin Phoenix plays Joe in You Were Never Really Here. Photograph: StudioCanal

 If only Lynne Ramsay had less trouble making films. It is seven years since the release of We Need to Talk About Kevin and five since, citing cr(...)

Istanbul: the Turkish economy is being driven by favourable demographics, strong banks and finances, and an entrepreneurial pro-business culture. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Despite a wave of suicide attacks, the war in neighbouring Syria and ongoing clashes with Kurdish separatists, Turkey’s economy is today one of the fa(...)

The mystery form understands that plot comes out of character, and not just that: it believes that the great mystery is character

Why does the mystery novel enjoy such enduring appeal? There is no simple answer. It has a distinctive capacity for subtle social commentary; a con(...)

Let’s talk: Mark Pellegrino and Jeremy Allen White

At the beginning of their debut feature, Simon and Zeke Hawkins lay out their ambitions in brave fashion. The fresh-faced, easily led Bobby (Jeremy Al(...)

Jim Mickle has directed two pretty good films with Cold in July. The first is a rural noir (decorated with a very satisfactory second-act twist) that (...)

Rebecca Reid: Stephen King brought fiction to life for me. He creates unrealistic worlds and puts them in your reality. That is just mesmerising

Rebecca Reid is the author of Thickets Wood (published on May 1st by Liberties Press), a psychological thriller, the sequel to her self-published e(...)