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community

The Drinks Company with a Surprisingly Radical Agenda

Barking-based Company Drinks takes locals on foraging trips and directs its profits back into the community. The mission? To produce “something useful with and for each other.”
Ruby Tandoh
6.12.19
Food

I Had an Identity Crisis Visiting All the Food Spots with the Same Name as Me

Ruby’s Cafe, Ruby’s Bar, Ruby House Chinese takeaway – what could they teach me about my personal brand?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.24.19
weird

The Story of the Guy Who Posted Himself From the UK to Australia

When Reg Spiers ran out of money for a plane ticket, he got creative.
Julian Morgans
5.24.19
Vegan

Pamela Anderson Redeclares Her Love for Julian Assange After Visiting Him in Prison

“I love him,” she told reporters. “I can’t imagine what he’s been going through.”
David Uberti
5.7.19
Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Super Fans Explain Their 'GoT' Tattoos

"I wanted to get tattoo because I'm obsessed with 'Game of Thrones', and also because why not?"
Tom Usher
5.6.19
Julian Assange

Does Julian Assange Have a Roommate in Jail? A VICE News Investigation

The U.K. Ministry of Justice is highly secretive about where inmates live within prisons like Belmarsh, where Julian Assange will serve a 50-week sentence.
David Uberti
5.5.19
crime

The Bombing That Shook London 20 Years Ago

We spoke to people who were there about the three bombs that exploded around London in 1999.
James McMahon
4.30.19
Save Yourselves

If You Jog in a City, Here's Why It's Vital to Choose the Right Route

Pollution isn't quite so bad that it completely cancels the benefits of a run, but you're not helping yourself by jogging on a main road.
Niloufar Haidari
3.19.19
Sex

The Women Who Get Paid to Beat Up Men and Choke Them Senseless

Session wrestling combines hardcore fighting with BDSM—and it's a fast-growing fetish for the dudes who pay good money for women to pulverize them.
Gareth May
3.18.19
Culture

Michael Jackson Stans React to 'Leaving Neverland' with Bus Ads and Death Threats

In the lead up to the premiere of the documentary, Jackson fans were ramping up their attempts to discredit the film.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
3.3.19
LGBTQ

Gaymers Inc. Is What the UK's Gay Gamers Have Been Waiting for

"We want to create a community where people can make new friends without having to go to bars or clubs, which is a lot of what the LGBTQ scene in London is about."
Nick Levine
2.11.19
chinese new year

Why Eating Tonnes of Dumplings Makes for a Lucky Chinese New Year

In Chinese cuisine, dumplings are believed to bring good fortune, as they look like gold ingots. “More is generally better as a rule of thumb,” says London Chinese chef Andrew Wong.
Sophie Missing
2.5.19
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