Mark Wilding

Drugs

How Good Are Social Media Apps for Buying Drugs?

Everyone is buying drugs via Snapchat, WhatsApp and Kik. But what are the benefits and pitfalls?
Mark Wilding
12.19.18
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
7.2.18
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
workers rights

Revealed: 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.
Mark Wilding
5.31.18
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
vice exclusive

Revealed: Councils Are Fining People for Begging, Pushing Them Into Debt

Campaigners are concerned that councils are criminalising the homeless.
Mark Wilding
5.16.18
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
Safe Sesh

There Are Some Simple Ways to Make Drug-Taking Much Safer

A report released today lays out what the British government needs to do to protect both the night-time economy and the health of the nation's drug users.
Mark Wilding
3.19.18
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
Grenfell Tower

The Conman of Grenfell Tower

Anh Nhu Nguyen obtained £12,500 after telling police he'd lost his family and home in the Grenfell fire. Everything he said was a lie.
Mark Wilding
2.12.18
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