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One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns
Renting

One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns

Generation Rent called for another “winter truce” amid warning that evictions could see 83 households lose their homes every working day.

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party

Frontline workers have reacted with fury at reports that Downing Street officials held a Christmas party in breach of Covid rules during December 2020.

Here’s how bad Covid was at the time of the alleged Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

Here’s how bad Covid was at the time of the alleged Downing Street Christmas party

A reported Downing Street Christmas party held during lockdown last year has put Boris Johnson under pressure. Here’s a reminder of what was going on at the time.

Boris Johnson says ‘stop playing politics’ over Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

Boris Johnson says ‘stop playing politics’ over Downing Street Christmas party

The Downing Street Christmas party explained: A timeline of the scandal
Partygate

The Downing Street Christmas party explained: A timeline of the scandal

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Grenfell, Lewis Hamilton and the Kingspan sponsorship row: What is it all about?
Grenfell

Grenfell, Lewis Hamilton and the Kingspan sponsorship row: What is it all about?

Hospitality job vacancies ‘nosedive’ as Omicron causes Christmas party cancellations
Employment

Hospitality job vacancies ‘nosedive’ as Omicron causes Christmas party cancellations

How The Big Issue supported more than 180 other social enterprises during the pandemic
Big Issue Invest

How The Big Issue supported more than 180 other social enterprises during the pandemic

Meet the community generating its own renewable electricity
Renewable enrergy

Meet the community generating its own renewable electricity

Ministers ‘running scared’ as video emerges of Downing Street staff laughing about Christmas party with country in lockdown
Partygate

Ministers ‘running scared’ as video emerges of Downing Street staff laughing about Christmas party with country in lockdown

How Brexit and the food supply chain crisis might take a bite out of your Christmas dinner
Christmas

How Brexit and the food supply chain crisis might take a bite out of your Christmas dinner

Levelling up: Government delays plans to fix ‘worst regional inequalities in developed world’
Levelling up

Levelling up: Government delays plans to fix ‘worst regional inequalities in developed world’

Considering a new job? Here’s how to retrain in 10 crucial areas desperate to hire
Retrain

Considering a new job? Here’s how to retrain in 10 crucial areas desperate to hire

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These before and after photos show the power of a haircut for people experiencing homelessness
Homelessness

These before and after photos show the power of a haircut for people experiencing homelessness

How Priti Patel’s new policing bill threatens your right to protest
Activism

How Priti Patel’s new policing bill threatens your right to protest

Digital inclusion: What is it and why is it important?
digital inclusion

Digital inclusion: What is it and why is it important?

‘We need you’: Christopher Eccleston urges Brits to buy the Big Issue this Christmas
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‘We need you’: Christopher Eccleston urges Brits to buy the Big Issue this Christmas

Introducing Spready Mercury and Gritney Spears: Scotland’s hilariously named snow-ploughs are back on the roads this winter
Winter weather

Introducing Spready Mercury and Gritney Spears: Scotland’s hilariously named snow-ploughs are back on the roads this winter

Omicron: Everything you need to know about the new coronavirus variant
Coronavirus

Omicron: Everything you need to know about the new coronavirus variant

Big Issue Invest joins multi-million pound partnership to support green jobs
Environment

Big Issue Invest joins multi-million pound partnership to support green jobs

What are the Kill the Bill protests?
Activism

What are the Kill the Bill protests?

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Families could be spending £550 extra on energy bills next year
energy crisis

Families could be spending £550 extra on energy bills next year

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation
NHS

The doctor who gave up her career to fight NHS privatisation

The government must stop ignoring advice to reduce flying, warn climate experts
Climate crisis

The government must stop ignoring advice to reduce flying, warn climate experts

Charities label post-Brexit scheme for sustainable farming a ‘huge disappointment’
Nature

Charities label post-Brexit scheme for sustainable farming a ‘huge disappointment’

Here’s how you can waste less food and help save the planet
Food waste

Here’s how you can waste less food and help save the planet

Universal credit taper rate change does not help low-income families ‘live with dignity’
Universal Credit

Universal credit taper rate change does not help low-income families ‘live with dignity’

MPs want Home Office to scrap ‘extortionate’ £1,000 child citizenship fees
Home Office

MPs want Home Office to scrap ‘extortionate’ £1,000 child citizenship fees

Almost 700 homeless people died in 2020 – and real figure could be higher
Homelessness

Almost 700 homeless people died in 2020 – and real figure could be higher

The innovative ‘nap pads’ that could save the lives of homeless people
Homelessness

The innovative ‘nap pads’ that could save the lives of homeless people

RNLI lifeboat blocked from entering Channel over asylum seeker rescues
News

RNLI lifeboat blocked from entering Channel over asylum seeker rescues

Homeless deaths surge by almost 20 per cent in Scotland
Homelessness

Homeless deaths surge by almost 20 per cent in Scotland

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage
Marriage bill

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage

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