Australia Today

Ex-Inmates are Breaching Parole so They Can Return to Prison and Smuggle Drugs

Newly released prisoners in Queensland, Australia are intentionally getting locked up for the "lucrative" prospect of selling drugs on the inside.
Gavin Butler

How a Volunteer Firefighter Became a Serial Arsonist

David isn't sure how many wildfires he lit around Australia's southern coast—but he's very clear on what made him do it.
Julian Morgans

The Small Town Gang Murder Broadcast Live On Snapchat

As 16-year-old Cemeren Yilmaz begged for his life, his attackers filmed him and posted the video to Snapchat. The murder was callous, utterly pointless – and representative of so many of the UK's knife crime deaths.
Kevin EG Perry

What It’s Like To Deal Drugs In a Country With the Harshest Penalties In the World

Thousands of Filipino citizens have been killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs. VICE meets a local dealer to learn why anyone would run the huge risk of selling when your life is literally on the line.
Shirin Bhandari
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Rape Laws Cannot Be Gender-Neutral, Says Central Government

The Ministry of Home Affairs took a tough stand and acknowledged that victims of sexual harassment in India are mostly women, and the perpetrators, mostly men.
Pallavi Pundir

What Would Drug Dealers Do If All Drugs Were Legalised?

In a UK where legal narcotics were tightly regulated, would former dealers move into other areas of crime, or pack it all in?
Nick Chester

NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Leader Keith Raniere Convicted of Sex Trafficking

Jurors found him guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, exploitation of a child, wire fraud conspiracy, and more.
Sarah Berman

Chinese Man Accused of Stealing Live Chickens to Buy Fuel for His BMW

The man allegedly raided poultry farms in the middle of the night so he could afford petrol for his "thirsty car".
Gavin Butler
El Chapo

The Next Great El Chapo Mystery: How the Hell Did His Family Get U.S. Visas?

The drug kingpin's mother says her family has “humanitarian” visas to visit Chapo in prison. Advocates and federal agents are shocked.
Keegan Hamilton
food news

Teen Pulled Over for Driving 170km/h Blamed Hot-Wings-Induced Bathroom Emergency

The cops said that “an adult” came to pick up the Camaro—but didn't say whether the driver made it to a bathroom.
Jelisa Castrodale
food news

Man Arrested After Robbing Two Banks Using Nothing But an Avocado

The alleged robber made off with nearly US $8,000 from two separate incidents before his weapon was revealed to be a fruit.
Jelisa Castrodale

The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State

A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
Monty Reed