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Promoters Told Us How an Outdated London Police Policy Targets Grime Gigs

“Basically it’s saying, ‘we aren’t going to protect you—we’re going to treat you all like suspects’."
Kamila Rymajdo
3.31.17
Stuff

How the British Government Foils Terror Plots

We spoke to British security services about what goes into stopping planned extremist actions.
JS Rafaeli
11.4.16
News

How London's First Muslim Mayor Can Improve the Lives of the City's Minorities

It's great we have our first BME mayor. Now, he needs to actually make life better for us.
Wail Qasim
5.11.16
Op-Eds

Are the Police Trying to Ban Bashment Music From South London Clubs?

A club owner at Croydon's Dice Bar has accused the police of racial profiling after they allegedly told him the music attracted "the wrong type of clientele."
Daisy Jones
3.12.16
Culture

There’s Now a Play About the Women Duped into Dating Spy Cops

We spoke to the playwright who turned the women's stories, of deceit and police infiltration, into theater.
Tshepo Mokoena
2.6.16
Stuff

A Day in the Life of a Man Working to Get Young People to Leave Gangs

Sam Duberry has been shot and stabbed, and spends his time trying to convince young people not to go down that path.
Danielle Aumord, Photos: Jake Lewis
9.23.15
Interviews

We Spoke to GIRLI, London's Teenage Answer to Brooke Candy, About Her New Track "ASBOys"

"GIRLI is chaos—an explosion of girl power and growing up in London and being young and a bit mad."
Emma Garland
9.22.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Islamophobia Is on the Rise in London, with Hate Crimes Up 70 Percent Since Last Year

New figures show that veiled women face the highest risk of violent crime.
Sirin Kale
9.7.15
Europe

'We’re Going Up Against the State Here': The UK's Victims of Deep Undercover Policing Tell of Their Trauma

The UK government has announced the details of a new inquiry into undercover policing. VICE News spoke to some of the activists still haunted by the fact that so many of their friends turned out to be spies.
Sally Hayden
7.20.15
Stuff

What Does the Mayor of London Actually Do?

What does the British capital's mayor control and why should Britons care?
Mark Wilding
5.22.15
Photo

Haunting Photos of London Murder Scenes

We spoke to photographer Antonio Olmos about his project "The Landscape of Murder."
Jamie Clifton
5.22.15
News

I Marched Through London Last Night in Support of Britain's Sex Workers

It's been a year since one of the most cynical crackdowns on prostitution the UK has ever seen, and that is still weighing on the minds of activists.
Frankie Mullin
12.18.14
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