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News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Self harm among teens and young adults trebled post-social media.
VICE Staff
9.11.18
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The Travellers Who Live Under One of London's Busiest Roads

Photographer Alex McBride spent some time with the Traveller community that lives under the Westway, a stone's throw from Westfield.
Alexander McBride Wilson
7.27.17
News

Why Are Some of the UK's Most Vulnerable People Being Kicked Out of Their Houseboats?

They argue that developers and local councils are trying to empty the UK's waterways to make riverside property more attractive.
Matt Broomfield
7.19.16
VICE Long Reads

The Tory War on Roma, Gypsies and Travellers

Gypsies, Roma and Travellers already experience the worst health and education status of any disadvantaged group in England. Now, the government is trying to define them out of existence with changes to housing legislation.
Matt Broomfield, Photos: Ayman Ramsey Al-Juzi
5.24.16
Stuff

I Moved to the UK from New York to Marry a Gypsy

Marrying into a Romany Gypsy family, it quickly became clear how much racial prejudice Gypsies and travellers are forced to endure in the UK.
Christina Newland
7.24.15
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Inside Appleby Fair: The Biggest Annual Gathering of Gypsies and Travellers in Europe

"People say: 'Why don't you lot go back to where you've come from?' But when we're on Appleby, we don't get that. Just for this week we get a sense of place, a sense of being and a sense of ancestry."
Charlie Gilmour, Photos: Amelia Troubridge
6.9.15
Stuff

The Beginning of the End for Britain's Illegal Raves: Remembering the 'Battle of the Beanfield'

Thirty years ago today, a convoy of new-age travellers – including men, women and children – on their way to a free party at Stonehenge were savagely beaten by 1,200 cops.
Frankie Mullin, Photos: Alan Lodge
6.1.15
News

Devon's 'New Travellers' Don't Want to Leave Their Woodland Paradise

The local council just spent £1.2 million on a plush new site for a community of hippie nomads. Problem is, most of them aren't all that keen on moving in.
Frankie Mullin
12.11.14
Travel

When Tourism Turns Into Narcissism

Travelling should be about discovery, not taking selfies in front of temples.
Henry Wismayer
10.9.14
Question Of The Day

Hey, Boris Johnson: We Asked a Homeless Man, Some Travellers, an Immigrant and an Ex-Gang Member if They Feel Sorry for the Mega-Rich

We tried to ask a disgraced MP too but the only people who'd speak to us were UKIP.
Kate Russell, Zafar Hassan, Georgia Bronte and Tri
11.21.13
News

Hanging Out with Human Rights Heroes at the Oslo Freedom Forum

It's a bit like Comic-Con, only all the heroes are real.
John Lubbock
5.21.13
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Horsing Around at the Gypsy Mecca

Diana Patient photographs boys rapping and women discussing feminism at the Appleby Horse Fair.
Diana Patient
5.2.13
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