We've Hit Peak Astrology
The celestial phenomenon isn't just experiencing a boom, it's become something else entirely, with its own rules and humour.
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My Time Covering the Story of Charlene Downes, the Teenager 'Who Ended Up in a Kebab'
Ahead of a VICE Studios-produced documentary about the 2003 murder, journalist Joe Cusack – who has covered the story since it began – remembers his time on the beat.
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School Isolation Is Hurting a Generation of Young People
Isolation booths have become a major part of the education system, but former students say that they amount to nothing less than psychological torture.
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Sex, Lies and Offshore Vehicles: How Russia Became the Country It Is Today
As this extract from Oliver Bullough's book 'Moneyland' makes clear, it is remarkably easy to loot a country providing you are in charge of it.
Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings
Raids – or "welfare visits" – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they're harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims.
TikTok Has Created a Whole New Class of Influencer
While the app's stars might have millions of fans, they're not making nearly as much money as their contemporaries on YouTube.
Sex, Sun Beds and Brits Abroad: The Legacy of Club 18-30 Holidays
On the cusp of the first summer since Thomas Cook retired the package holiday brand, we look at why it fell out of favour and the legacy it left behind.
Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity
For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.
The Story of the DIY Publication That Kept Bands on the Road for Decades
How 'Book Your Own Fuckin' Life' helped countless punk bands tour in the pre-internet era.
An Oral History of Dalston Superstore
The east London LGBTQ institution is celebrating its tenth anniversary, so we asked some of the people who know it best to tell its story.
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Gallows Predicted Fractured Brexit Britain, Ten Years Early
The Watford punks filled their second album 'Grey Britain' with what felt like nihilism at the time, and now looks like the typical news cycle.
Oobah Butler's Guide to Faking Your Way to the Top
Read an excerpt from the VICE writer's new book, 'How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide To 21st Century Success'.