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Easter

Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter

On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
Nafsika Mavromoustakou
4.19.19
Culture

How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
4.18.19
Photos

“I Can’t Find the Words:” Photos of the Devastating Notre-Dame Fire

Last night, thousands gathered near the cathedral to sing and watch centuries of history burn. We heard from some of the Parisians there.
Célia Mebroukine
4.16.19
war

The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up

After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.
Sona Boker
4.15.19
Photography

Take a Look Inside Some Abandoned Secret Mansions in Italy

Thomas Jorion spent ten years photographing the faded glory of empty palaces and summer homes.
Vincenzo Ligresti
4.12.19
LGBTQ

The Messy Heart of London Drag Still Beats in Sink The Pink Nightclub

Sink The Pink grown from a small nightclub into one of the UK's biggest LGBTQ events—but what does this mean for its formative community?
Ben Charlie Smoke
4.11.19
Sports

How India’s First Female Surfer Is Transforming a Little Village into a Paradise

From teaching the locals how to swim to holding skateboarding workshops for the village school, we spoke to Forbes Asia 30 under 30 honoree, Ishita Malaviya.
Shamani Joshi
4.10.19
transport

I Spent a Week Riding Absolutely Everywhere on a Segway

From tourist spots to a meeting at the office, I wanted to understand whether being on a Segway feels as ridiculous as it looks.
Marvin Xin Ku
4.10.19
Photography

An Afternoon with the Tween Skaters of Central Paris

Photographer Seán McGirr captured the scene around the iconic skate ramp on Rue Leon Cladel.
VICE Staff
4.10.19
migration

How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
Cosimo Bizzarri
4.8.19
africa

This Is How to Talk About Africa's Development

LSE's Africa Summit hosted a broad range of informed experts from across the continent, there to discuss its future.
Jason Okundaye
4.4.19
Photography

The Festival That Celebrates the Arrival of Spring with Violence, Dirt and Booze

Every year, the people of the French village Cournonterral gather to mark the end of a 12th century battle by chasing each other around with barrels of dark wine.
Marine Peixoto
4.2.19
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