Two British police forces have started referring people caught with a personal amount of drugs to educational workshops rather than sending them to court.
For several months, police units in the UK have been operating "diversion" schemes which have resulted in scores of drug users avoiding court, jail, and a criminal record.
Would a classic R&B slow jam be more enticing than some antisocial grindcore? Or would more people want to date me because I publicly admitted to enjoying the music of Ray Lamontagne?
What, exactly, is so wrong with getting high in 2016?
Also revealed: the army's links to a controversial mining company.
After forming in prison, a drug distribution network linking mothers, lovers, and ex-cons just got handed a total of 78 years.
Speaking to the residents of some of the UK's most famous housing estates about the systematic erasure of subsidized housing.
Singer Joseph Coward was brought up as part of a church known then as New Frontiers International. His experience was one of homophobia, control tactics, and a system that bore "all the calling cards of a cult."
The Verne immigration removal center is located on the remote Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. Very few of the migrants locked up there receive visitors, which is terrible for their mental health.
"Everybody knows we've got to decarbonize and go green, we know that. But we're not ready for it."
Vanessa Engle's new documentary Love You to Death explores the lives of the 86 women killed by their male partners in Britain in 2013.
The British Army of the 1980s was willing to control riots by shooting people.
The terrorist atrocities in Paris have triggered a wave of anti-Islamic hate crimes largely directed at British women.
"If you're filling up a fighter plane with fuel, stop it. If you are flying missions over Syria to bomb that country, don't release the bombs."
Storm Desmond has left 60,000 British homes without power. We asked an expert if we should expect the weather to be like this from now on.
A friend and drinking-partner of Mark E. Smith's, Don took photos of patients and Prestwich locals for years. But it's only now that they've been seen.
Much-loved venues may be closing down, but the queer scene has always been in flux.
I went on patrol with sleepy Frinton-on-Sea's new team of private bouncers.
Gang members start as pint-sized "grafters," some as young as 13, earning cash by growing cannabis crops in rented houses.
Conservatives are already pushing to fast-track a bill that Edward Snowden has called "the most intrusive and least accountable surveillance regime in the West."
Many young people don't know much about unions, or look at them as antiquated relics, but they could provide a path to making work suck less.
That's the question being posed by The Castle of Trades "future heritage museum," an arts project that travels around east London interviewing residents about their work.
Photographer Pani Paul has been documenting Mile End skate park for years. His pictures have something about them that can take you back.
England is on the brink of a doctors' strike, the sort of which hasn't been since the 1970s.