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The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

American claimed to serve as envoy for Trump in meeting with Putin contact, Kyrgyzstan names St. Petersburg bombing suspect, former Trump adviser gave documents to Russian spy, and more.
VICE Staff
4.4.17
uk

No Pokémon for British Spies, as Pokéstops Vanish From MI5 and MI6 Buildings

Players report pokémon gyms and pokéstops have been removed from the UK’s secret service headquarters.
Victoria Turk
8.11.16
News

Protesters Picketed the UK Burger Bar That Helped Deport Its Immigrant Workers

They relished the opportunity to hold the chain to account.
Dan Hancox, Photos by Chris Bethell
8.2.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Trump polls at 0 percent among black voters in key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania, Cleveland's police confirm that protestors at next week's Republican National Convention will be allowed to carry guns, and more.
Vice Beta
7.14.16
News

The UK Wants to Police Welfare Recipients’ Spending With the Blockchain

Privacy and anti-poverty activists are up in arms.
Jordan Pearson
7.13.16
uk

Exclusive: UK Did Not Consult Any Muslim Organizations About Flagship Anti-Radicalization Website

A VICE News Freedom of Information request revealed the UK Department for Education consulted 29 organizations for its Educate Against Hate website — but not a single one was Muslim.
Jenna Corderoy and Ben Bryant
4.6.16
News

The UK's New VIP Visa Lounge in a Dubai Mall Sums Up Britain's Hypocrisy

A "platinum lounge" has opened at a Dubai mall's UK visa application center, with snacks, WiFi, and queue-jumping. Could there be anything more un-British?
Sam Kriss
1.24.16
uk

George Osborne Said 'Cyber' 134 Times in His Speech at GCHQ

The UK has gone full-cyber.
Joseph Cox
11.17.15
britain

Britain Might Be About to Scrap Free School Meals for Under-Sevens

According to a Sky News report, the Conservative government could be harbouring plans to axe a scheme that sees free hot lunches provided for all infant school pupils.
Phoebe Hurst
9.22.15
Op-Eds

The Banning of Tyler the Creator Reveals a UK Government Struggling to Define 'Terrorism'

Hasty decision making keeps taking a dump on our freedom of expression.
Joe Zadeh
8.27.15
Sugar

Processed Food Labels Could Be About to Get a Lot Scarier

British law doesn’t currently require food packaging to distinguish between added and naturally occurring sugars, meaning that many of us consume over our daily recommended intake without realising. Now, the government could be taking steps to counter...
Phoebe Hurst
8.4.15
food crime

What Will Having a Food Crime Unit Actually Mean?

Last year's horsemeat scandal shook the UK to its hooves. Now a government-backed Food Crime Unit has been approved, though, the food supply will come under greater scrutiny. But how will it actually work and what will it be preventing?
Eleanor Morgan
9.25.14
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