A look back at how British banking institutions were taken over by their Wall Street counterparts and the hardworking, hard-gambling culture of global finance as we know it took shape.
A rundown of the trends, deals, and major news stories that influenced the world of drugs over the past year.
Britain's council estates have gone from being homes for war heroes and the dignified poor into a giant safe house for organized crime.
In short: Posh don gets arrested, decent beer in jeopardy, cocaine mildly involved.
Amsterdam's relaxed approach to drug enforcement shows how harm reduction policies can work.
Fashion Cat is concerned about his future. How does Snoopy make it look so easy?
Three Brits have died in the past couple of months after snorting white heroin that they believed to be cocaine. Is this the fault of an inexperienced, idiotic dealer, or someone deliberately doling out death?
Rurik Jutting is an expat turned alleged murderer who spent his time in Hong Kong doing drugs and seeing many prostitutes. While not all expats commit murder, Jutting's hyper-hedonistic lifestyle is normal for young Brits making a fortune in China.
We called up the survey's founder and director Adam Winstock to discuss his key findings, insights, and some of the most interesting facts revealed in his mass of drug data from recent years.
We asked a medical expert, and then snapped some photos of people on drugs just to make sure.
This is how the United Kingdom would be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
We looked into which drugs will compromise your chances of conceiving, which drugs will screw up your pregnancy, and which ones are, all things considered, relatively safe.
Oct 22, 2014
While young Australians are taking it up, the legislation around its management is laid out by older people. So what do they know about it?
A is for addiction, B is for bouncers, C is for coming up, and D, of course, is for dealers.
The older you get, the less wise it is to habitually use cocaine, meth, weed, acid, or heroin—especially if you're planning on having a child in the near future. We got an expert panel to explain just what drugs will do to your "little swimmers."
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.
Pablo Escobar's brother, Roberto, used to be the accountant responsible for the cartel's billions of dollars. Now, he operates their old house in Medellin, Colombia, as a museum and claims he's curing AIDS by studying horses.
When the internet was suddenly abuzz with rumors that getting a friend to blow coke up your ass with a straw was worth the trouble, I had to see if I'd been doing it wrong all this time. After all, blow doesn't come with instructions.
Summer break sounds amazing in June, but by August the teens have grown restless. They're broke, they've got all these hormones that they can't properly act on, and Mom's at work.
The market for illegal drugs has no regulation, so it's hard to know if you're getting what you think you are. Dr. Fernando Caudevilla, who moonlights on the deep web as "Dr. X," will chemically test your drugs before you take them—basically, quality-insu…
If one looks past headlines and status updates, this death takes on the quiet and disturbing intimacy of any crime scene. That is because Robin Williams was real. He was what forensic scientists and police detectives sometimes refer to as a human fucking
At some stage in our development we've all shit ourselves. Or at least, I have, and I'm retelling each of those times for your reading pleasure.
VICE founder Suroosh Alvi went to Mexico to meet the drug cartels that are stealing the country's oil.