It's difficult to overlook the savage cuts on community services and the minimal impact they've had on homophobia in British schools and abroad.
Compelling as the show is, I'm not sure it's compelling in a way that will make people actually want to do crystal meth.
I spoke to a number of atheists from Muslim backgrounds who are still firmly in the closet.
Men are three times more likely to take their own lives than women in the UK, but until they address their inability to open up, they'll continue to die.
I interviewed director Elaine Constantine about her film about the British subculture that was all about soul music, bowling shirts, and slick dancing.
Nick Griffin's expulsion on Tuesday drew the veil over an era in British far-right politics where it both tipped towards respectability and lurched from calamity to disaster like a drunk clown at a six-year-old's birthday party.
His new book argues that we must stop believing that naked self-interest is the only thing that gets people out of bed in the morning and that commerce is the only solution to all our problems.
I spoke to director Duane Hopkins about his upcoming movie, which deals with the daily struggles of young people trying to hack it in working-class Britain.
Scientology has always been a poor fit for the UK. It's a phenomenon better suited to wealthy, tanned Americans who've spent their entire lives being told they can be anything they want to be if they throw enough money around
They're out there. They're just not out, because the stigma of being a man who likes both fellas and ladies is still a serious weight to deal with.
The man behind the Global Drug Survey told us about new harm reduction tools, including Drugs Meter and Drinks Meter, two apps that compare users' drug and alcohol usage to others around the world.
I'd always condemned anyone who injected others, but after experiencing heroin withdrawal myself I began to at least understand their reasoning.
If Russia invaded, Scotland would last about a day.
Thousands of Scottish expats and pro-Scotland Englanders gathered in London to show support for the British Union, so we went along for a chat.
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"The lighting of the cross is a very emotive symbol that will either be applauded or fill the viewer with disdain and revulsion. Show a picture of it to anyone and there will be no middle ground or apathy."
All the people who approached Hannah were men. One even offered her a job she was blatantly unqualified for (she was holding a sign touting her falconry prowess), then took the offer away when she wouldn't give him her phone number.
Neil Woods spent 14 years pretending to be an addict and infiltrating local drug rings in the UK.
For six years I've been struggling to beat a heroin addiction, and I'm convinced that trying to switch over to methadone isn't the answer—but the people in charge of drug policy in the UK disagree.
Reports peg Josh Brandon's annual earnings at $500,000. A single night costs almost twice the average monthly salary of a person in the UK. He's more than a pretty face though. Josh has plans and ideas.
When Nancy started using the drug regularly it left her stuck in a teenage world from which she was never able to escape. The 23-year-old is one of a growing number to die slowly and horribly due to K abuse.
British society has stopped ignoring child abuse and is tackling it head-on. What's changed?
John Abdullah was sitting in a large tent with ten other men, migrants from Syria, Egypt, Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Pakistan. They are in limbo, unable to reach Britain without risking their lives and denied even the most basic living standards by the…
When Christopher Isherwood, the novelist who was the basis for Cabaret, was 48, he started a friendship with an 18-year-old named Don Bachardy, which quickly became a romantic relationship. We called Bachardy to find out what it was like dating a g…