This Is What It's Really Like to Be a Refugee in Britain Today
VICE speaks to a Syrian refugee who has wound up in purgatory, via Calais and people traffickers, after his passport was lost by the British government.
How Cardboard Signs Changed the Face of Panhandling in America
"Flying a sign," as it's called, is a way for the homeless to make their pleas to passersby quickly, silently, and without defying laws against aggressive panhandling.
Hostgator M. Dotcom's Struggle to Regain His Face After Selling It to Internet Companies
Plagued by poverty and mental illness, William Gibby sold his face to internet companies. Now he's trying to get it back.
Too Poor to Die
Life is difficult in austerity Britain and now, too, is death. Rising funeral costs and reduced state support means many poor families are forced to rely on the council to bury their loved ones.