Simon Childs

Grenfell

A List of Every Government Delay to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Three years on from the devastating fire, survivors are still waiting for justice.
Simon Childs
9.9.20
migration

'We Knew This Would Happen': Refugee Groups Blast Government After 16-Year-Old Drowns

A Sudanese teenager has drowned trying to reach the UK, French authorities have announced.
Simon Childs
8.19.20
police

Police Use of Facial Recognition Cameras Is Ruled Unlawful

Campaigners in the UK are calling for the technology to be banned, after a court said police in Wales breached privacy, equality and data laws while trialling the cameras.
Simon Childs
8.11.20
Coronavirus

Tory MP Says BAME Communities 'Not Taking Pandemic Seriously'

The conservative has been asked to apologise for "shameless scapegoating".
Simon Childs
7.31.20
extremism

NHS Staff Are More Likely to Refer Asians and Muslims to the UK's Anti-Terror Programme

A study shows that race and religion are a major factor behind who gets referred to the government's anti-extremism scheme by health workers.
Simon Childs
7.10.20
Far right

The Far-Right Are Planning to Defend Statues from BLM Protesters

On Saturday, London will be flooded by football firms and far-right demonstrators who are upset that statues of racists are being torn down.
Simon Childs
6.10.20
Coronavirus

Cans! Gym! Shagging! Your Guide to Leaving Lockdown

The government is going to loosen the lockdown – here's what the next few months have in store.
Simon Childs
5.7.20
Politics

Keir Starmer, Leader of the Opposition, Doesn't Want to Oppose the Government Too Much

In his first PMQs with Boris Johnson, he spent a lot of time letting the Prime Minister off the hook.
Simon Childs
5.6.20
Police Power-Trip of the Week

Watch Police Accuse a Man of 'Killing People' for Filming Them

The police are so keen on social distancing that they will shout directly in your face to make it happen.
Simon Childs
4.16.20
Police Power-Trip of the Week

Police Power-Trip of the Week: The Anarchy of Chalk Markings

A shopkeeper was threatened with a fine for trying to encourage social distancing with spray-on chalk lines outside her bakery.
Simon Childs
3.30.20
Brexit

These Teenage Sisters Are Brexit's Biggest Fans

Alice and Beatrice Grant are young, right-wing and love Nigel Farage. VICE hangs out with them for our new film, "Teen Brexit".
Simon Childs
2.5.20
Brexit

This Is the Most Cringeworthy Moment in British History

Please make it stop.
Simon Childs
1.31.20
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