Mark Wilding

Drugs

Hospital Data Shows How Britain's Drug Problem Is Getting Worse

Admissions for cocaine are spiralling, teens are taking sedatives in harmful doses, and more and more older people are being hospitalised after taking drugs
Mark Wilding
10.8.18
Homelessness

London's Housing Crisis Has Turned the Stratford Centre into a Homeless Shelter

Homeless Londoners are gravitating towards the centre, raising questions about Newham's Olympic regeneration.
Mark Wilding
7.3.18
medical cannabis

The Home Office Can No Longer Pretend Cannabis Doesn't Save Lives

After returning 12-year-old Billy Caldwell's cannabis-derived medicine when he started suffering life-threatening epileptic seizures, the government has contradicted its long-held position that weed has "no therapeutic value".
Mark Wilding
6.18.18
vice exclusive

Ambulances Were Called to Amazon Warehouses 600 Times in Three Years

New data obtained by VICE shows the shocking frequency of emergency medical calls made by Amazon workers in the UK.
Mark Wilding
6.1.18
vice exclusive

Revealed: Nearly Half of All Tower Blocks Have Failed Fire Safety Tests

New data obtained by VICE shows fire safety failings across England and Wales.
Mark Wilding
5.24.18
XANXIETY

This Is Your Body On Xanax

What's going on in your body and brain 24 hours after taking the drug? What about two weeks?
Mark Wilding
3.21.18
Drugs

Revealed: Cocaine Hospitalisations Are Up 90 Percent in the UK

A Freedom of Information request also showed that incidents where cocaine is mentioned have more than doubled over the past four years.
Mark Wilding
3.19.18
Hate Island

The Rise and Demise of the EDL

How the far-right street movement shot to notoriety, before falling apart in an "alcohol-fuelled almost comic collapse".
Mark Wilding
3.12.18
politics

Revealed: The Facebook Likes of Leading Tory and Labour MPs

John Whittingdale likes a "sugar daddy" dating site, Theresa May-supporting Tory MPs follow the "Boris Johnson for PM" page and at least seven Labour MPs have subscribed to updates from a page titled "Nobody likes a Tory".
Mark Wilding
1.18.18
Homelessness

Beam Is Like Kickstarter, for Homeless People

We used to have the welfare state; now, homeless people apply online for crowdsourced funding.
Mark Wilding
12.4.17
Paradise Papers

All The Elite Hypocrisy Revealed By the Paradise Papers So Far

People who claim to want to eradicate poverty in "helping to perpetuate it" shocker.
Mark Wilding
11.6.17
Canvey Island

You've Never Heard of the Most Successful Independence Party in Britain

Nevermind the SNP or Plaid Cymru, there is a radical independence movement growing in Canvey Island and they're threatening a referendum.
Mark Wilding
11.4.17
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