United Kingdom

The Borders Issue 2019

How the 'Suitable For All Ages' Standard Leads to Censorship Worldwide

In a world where many movies and TV shows are available on demand, studios and streaming services still go to great lengths to accommodate government censorship—and citizens will go further to sneak past them.
Eric Thurm
5 days ago
tech-science

Climate Change Revived a Plant That Hasn't Bred in 60 Million Years in the UK

Cycads used to grow in the UK during the age of the dinosaurs. Warming temperatures are helping them return.
Becky Ferreira
8.23.19
United Kingdom

Boris Johnson Helped Create the Brexit Mess. Now it's His Job to Clean It Up.

The former mayor of London has long wanted to be prime minister. Now the top job is his, and so is the Brexit dumpster fire.
Tim Hume
7.23.19
Milkshaking

What Is Milkshaking?: Far-Righters Are Getting the Cold Shoulder in Britain

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was the latest target.
Tess Owen
5.20.19
Julian Assange

No one really knows if Ecuador is about to kick Julian Assange out of its embassy

He could be expelled "within hours or days,” WikiLeaks claims.
David Gilbert
4.5.19
history

Three Men Vanished from a Scottish Island 120 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking

The rather unassuming white lighthouse located off Scotland’s Western Isles is home to one of the greatest mysteries of the Atlantic.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
Motherboard

Scientists Dressed Horses Like Zebras to Figure Out Why They Have Stripes

The experiment aimed to resolve the longstanding debate over the evolutionary purpose of zebra stripes.
Becky Ferreira
2.20.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Complete Breakdown of This Horny Christmas Display

You think the joke is that they’re banging, but that’s just the beginning.
Mack Lamoureux
11.22.18
Brexit

Theresa May's Brexit deal is falling apart after just 1 day

The British PM just got hit by a string of bombshell resignations.
Tim Hume
11.15.18
United Kingdom

A British company has been stockpiling hundreds of tons of medical waste — including body parts

“We are taking enforcement action against the operator, which includes clearance of the excess waste, and have launched a criminal investigation.”
Tim Hume
10.5.18
Important Questions Raised By...

Kids Tell Us Why They’re So Obsessed with Brockhampton

“They’re literally like 'I am gay, I am black—whatever.' We’re bored of boy bands with clean cut white boys.”
Annie Lord
8.22.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trump says the U.K. likes him a lot (aside from the thousands of protesters)

That giant blimp of Trump as a baby is the least of Trump's problems in the UK
Andrew Potter
7.13.18
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