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Britain Votes to Leave the EU

Eyewitnesses describe the killing of British MP Jo Cox

In the wake of the murder of a British MP, VICE News speaks with eyewitnesses at the scene.
VICE News
6.17.16
News

It's Pretty Hard to Buy a Gun in the UK

In a country where levels of gun violence are low, the killing of Jo Cox felt like a very un-British atrocity. We asked a firearms expert how on earth it could happen.
Nick Chester
6.17.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Shooting of UK MP Jo Cox

The MP has been shot and killed in her West Yorkshire constituency. A 52-year-old man has been arrested.
VICE Staff
6.16.16
Sugar

The British Government Is Under Even More Pressure to Tax Sugary Drinks

Following last month’s review on sugar from Public Health England, a new report from the Commons Health Select Committee has called for a 20 percent tax on sugary drinks and restrictions on junk food advertising.
Phoebe Hurst
11.30.15
News

A Facebook Site Is Helping Australians Dodge Drug-Sniffing Dogs

The Sniff Off group is managed by activists who say that the use of the dogs results in too many false positives and violates citizens' rights.
Paul Gregoire
11.6.15
Election '15

The New Wave: Meet Durham's David Cameron-Worshipping Young Tory

In this episode we meet young Tory Rebecca Coulson, an avid tennis player and David Cameron mega-fan aiming to become the MP for Durham.
VICE UK
5.6.15
Election '15

The New Wave: Lib Dems

Profiling the young hopefuls looking to make waves at the UK's Election '15, we meet the Lib Dem candidates for Camberwell and Peckham and Liverpool Wavertree.
VICE UK
5.5.15
Election '15

The New Wave: Labour

In this new series, we profile the young hopefuls looking to shake things up at the general election. In the first episode we meet 23-year-old socialist Sam Gould, who's running for Labour in Romford.
VICE UK
5.5.15
News

Meet the Sex Worker Running for Office in the UK

Charlotte Rose is an escort, a "sexual trainer", an organizer of face-sitting protests, and now an independent political candidate.
Ben Gelblum
3.3.15
Here Be Dragons

Do Public Figures Accused of Rape Deserve Anonymity?

The British politician Mark Pritchard has been cleared of rape allegations and believes it's unfair that his accuser has the right to remain anonymous while defendants in these cases are named.
Martin Robbins
1.8.15
Music

The Time the Labour Party Used Bananarama and Paul Weller to Win an Election

As the next UK election approaches, the major political parties will scramble to capture the youth vote. While politicians repeatedly fail to learn from their predecessors' errors, they'd be wise to avoid the 1987 campaign tactics of the Labour Party.
Rachael Krishna
11.17.14
News

Empty Houses and Pipe Bombs: How Australia Debates

The Budget Emergency is so dire politicians are bringing bombs to work, spying on each other, and spending hundreds of thousand of dollars on housing.
Girard Dorney
5.28.14
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