Gavin Butler

Australia bushfires

'Tree Ghosts' Are All that Remain in Parts of Burnt Out Australia

In places with particularly hot fires, these eerie shadows have been baked into the ground.
Gavin Butler
1.17.20

Apocalyptic Photos from the Frontline of Australia's Bushfires

Red skies, brown smoke and scorched earth have become the new normal in Australia, as the country faces one of the biggest climate catastrophes it's ever seen.
Gavin Butler
1.8.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Photos from the Frontline of Hong Kong’s Violent University Protest

Fires and explosions racked Hong Kong Polytechnic University as riot police stormed the campus and clashed with protesters.
Gavin Butler
11.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People are Posting Photos of Their STIs on Reddit and Asking for Advice

Reddit is proving to be a safe space where thousands of people can ask strangers to diagnose their venereal diseases.
Gavin Butler
11.8.19
Australia Today

Brothel Owner Accused of Making Sex Workers 'Train' by Performing Acts on Him

The man allegedly told multiple prospective employees that they had to perform sex acts on him to prove they could do the job.
Gavin Butler
10.16.19
Australia Today

Australian Serial Killer Ivan Milat Believed to be 'Days Away from His Death Bed'

Milat was transferred from jail to hospital last week following reports that he's been "in agony" with oesophagus and stomach cancer.
Gavin Butler
10.16.19
Australia Today

Public Servant Fired After Pissing in the Office Kettle

Colleagues displayed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of the incident, which has since been dubbed "Kettle-gate".
Gavin Butler
10.15.19
Australia Today

Bees in Australia are Getting Drunk on Fermented Nectar and Being Refused Re-Entry to the Hive

Oddly, the phenomenon has been observed several times around the lawns of Australia's Parliament House.
Gavin Butler
10.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australian Tourist Arrested in Bali After Fly-Kicking a Guy off a Moving Scooter

Video from the incident also shows the 26-year-old throwing himself into a moving car.
Gavin Butler
8.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India Launches Its First Unmanned Spacecraft to the Far Side of the Moon

Stargazers in Australia are thought to have spotted the rocket as it blasted into the stratosphere.
Gavin Butler
7.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hong Kong Police Make ‘Largest Ever’ Seizure of Explosives in Lead Up to Protests

Three men have been arrested over the haul, which included the same "extremely powerful" explosive used in the Sri Lanka Easter bombings.
Gavin Butler
7.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Tried to Smuggle Half a Kilo of Cocaine Under His Wig

The 65-year-old looked extremely nervous as he got off a plane from Colombia, according to authorities at Barcelona Airport.
Gavin Butler
7.17.19
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