Prisoners Are Now Smoking Nicotine Patches and Chamomile Tea
It’s been a year since the ban on tobacco, British inmates' surrogate currency. The results are weird, but also predictable.
A Prison Guard Debunks Tommy Robinson's ‘Muslim Gang’ Claims
Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) faces a new contempt of court charge hearing – a guard fact-checks his fear of 'Muslim gangs.'
The Fantastical Story of the 'Pablo Escobar of Eggs'
Jeffrey Lendrum has spent almost four decades stealing and smuggling the eggs of rare birds, some of which can sell for up to £300,000.
Prison Guards Share their Experiences with 'One Percenter' Inmates
The "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It
"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Male Domestic Abuse Survivors Describe Their Experiences
One in three survivors of domestic abuse are male, but there is comparatively little discussion of how men end up in abusive relationships and the obstacles they face when getting help.
Inside Football Hooliganism's Hidden Crack and Heroin Problem
Some old-school hoolies have quit fighting on the terraces to battle their hardcore addictions.
We Asked Anglophiles Why They Love Britain So Much
Overseas football casuals, mods and Perry boys told us what they like about our shitty little island.
A Short History of Football Hooligans Using Weapons
This weekend, during a clash between Everton and Millwall fans, one fan had his face sliced from mouth to ear.
I Persuaded a Dealer to Cook and Deliver a Beef Wellington Instead of Weed
Because food goes well with weed.
I Want to Import British Football Hooliganism Into the US
We spoke to Derek "Diablo" Alvarez, who founded the Miami Casuals and plans to establish a joint US-UK unit to "get revenge against the Russians for what happened in Marseilles".
Undercover Police On the Most Dangerous Situation They've Been in
"Are you guys cops?" he asked. "If you are…" he added, touching my forehead with his two fingers, imitating a gun. "Pop! Pop!"