Mark Wilding

News

The Status of Racism in the UK After Brexit

After the Brexit vote, there was a 42 percent increase in hate crimes in the UK—and sadly, spikes like that are nothing new.
Mark Wilding, Collages: Marta Parszeniew
8.19.16
News

How Boris Johnson's Dream of Leading Britain Died

It wasn't meant to end up this way for the former Mayor of London who'd been working his way up through the Conservative party for years.
Mark Wilding
6.30.16
VICE Long Reads

The Inexcusable Failings of Britain’s Worst Police Force

After multiple clashes with civilians—alongside many other allegations of wrongdoing—there have been calls for the police force in South Yorkshire, England to be completely disbanded. Here's how it got to that point.
Mark Wilding
6.10.16
Stuff

The Story Behind the Gang That Stole Millions of Dollars Worth of Rhino Horn

A detailed look at the crimes of the Rathkeale Rovers, the gang that was sentenced today for stealing $80 million worth of rhino horns and Chinese artifacts.
Mark Wilding
4.5.16
Stuff

Meeting the Men and Women Who Refuse to Believe That HIV Causes AIDS

Despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary, HIV denialists reject the idea that the virus causes AIDS. Some even question whether or not the virus actually exists.
Mark Wilding, Illustration: Thomas Pullin
12.1.15
News

How a London 'Night Mayor' Could Revive the City's Dying Nightlife Scene

Plans for one were announced this week as part of a rescue plan that includes finding a way to stop the idiots who move in next to nightclubs from shutting them down with noise complaints.
Mark Wilding
10.21.15
News

British Cops Are Randomly Drug-Testing People Waiting in Line at Nightclubs

Though this practice was introduced as early as 2002, it's only now that people are up in arms over what is being called "a complete waste of resources as well as an invasion of civil liberties."
Mark Wilding
9.15.15