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Cleaners protest at Downing Street over ‘culture of disrespect’ exposed in Sue Gray report
Activism

Cleaners protest at Downing Street over ‘culture of disrespect’ exposed in Sue Gray report

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Wagatha Christie show our appetite for gossip will never be sated
James McMahon

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Wagatha Christie show our appetite for gossip will never be sated

Martin Lewis grills chancellor Rishi Sunak on why some people won’t get additional cost of living support
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis grills chancellor Rishi Sunak on why some people won’t get additional cost of living support

Rishi Sunak’s cost of living support won’t be enough for struggling families, charities warn
Cost of Living Crisis

Rishi Sunak’s cost of living support won’t be enough for struggling families, charities warn

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

Family of 5 accused of ‘deliberately’ living in a tiny studio flat win High Court battle
Housing crisis

Family of 5 accused of ‘deliberately’ living in a tiny studio flat win High Court battle

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say
Racism

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say

My road from refugee to university graduate
Opinion

My road from refugee to university graduate

How social media has changed our world
Sponsored content

How social media has changed our world

Why is the UK’s air so polluted – and how can you check air pollution at your address?
Air pollution

Why is the UK’s air so polluted – and how can you check air pollution at your address?

Why does inflation hit poorer people harder?
Inflation

Why does inflation hit poorer people harder?

What is inflation and why is it so high?
Inflation

What is inflation and why is it so high?

How Africa is becoming a continent of young entrepreneurs, scientists, creatives and activists
Life

How Africa is becoming a continent of young entrepreneurs, scientists, creatives and activists

From sofa surfing to the stage: This artistic director wants to give people experiencing homelessness a new lease of life
Homelessness

From sofa surfing to the stage: This artistic director wants to give people experiencing homelessness a new lease of life

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis

What particle physics can teach us about global co-operation and hope
Life

What particle physics can teach us about global co-operation and hope

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions

Jake Daniels’ coming out is a ‘huge step forward’ but abuse remains an issue, say LGBTQ+ fans
Homophobia

Jake Daniels’ coming out is a ‘huge step forward’ but abuse remains an issue, say LGBTQ+ fans

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK
LGBTQ+

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance
prisons

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance

The Big Issue 2022 festival guide
Festival Guide 22

The Big Issue 2022 festival guide

Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa on the moment he realised he was homeless
Ncuti Gatwa

Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa on the moment he realised he was homeless

Play it again: The remarkable revival of cassettes
Music

Play it again: The remarkable revival of cassettes

How you can find and donate to a food bank near you
Food banks

How you can find and donate to a food bank near you

Money advice: How to access financial support quickly
Advice

Money advice: How to access financial support quickly

Long-time Big Issue Supporter is Taking Action Against Food Poverty
Big Issue Foundation

Long-time Big Issue Supporter is Taking Action Against Food Poverty

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.
Mental health

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.

Razorlight’s Johnny Borrell: ‘Homelessness is like this collective blind spot’
Razorlight

Razorlight’s Johnny Borrell: ‘Homelessness is like this collective blind spot’

Forget the Blue Wall and Red Wall, the local elections showed there’s no barrier to voting Green
Adrian Ramsay

Forget the Blue Wall and Red Wall, the local elections showed there’s no barrier to voting Green

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘The situation is becoming more and more desperate’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘The situation is becoming more and more desperate’

Local elections 2022: your complete guide to the votes happening across the UK on May 5
Local elections

Local elections 2022: your complete guide to the votes happening across the UK on May 5

FIS Worldpay takes on our Big Challenge Day
Big Issue Foundation

FIS Worldpay takes on our Big Challenge Day

The scientific reason hate is on the rise
Books

The scientific reason hate is on the rise

Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield review: A mystical thriller with serious depth
Book reviews

Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield review: A mystical thriller with serious depth

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