Homelessness

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

Homeless Project Scotland’s plea for a base has reached Scotland’s first minister. The Big Issue visited the soup kitchen to find volunteers pushed to the limit as the cost of living crisis sees more people going hungry.

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

LGBTQ+ people make up almost a quarter of the country’s homeless youth population. These are the charities offering support.

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

While so many women are released from prison with nowhere to go, ministers should shift their focus away from putting more people behind bars

Ukraine’s gig economy workers are now delivering food for a homeless charity
Ukraine

Ukraine’s gig economy workers are now delivering food for a homeless charity

Women are asking to stay in prison beyond their sentence because they don’t have a home to go to
Homelessness

Women are asking to stay in prison beyond their sentence because they don’t have a home to go to

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The remarkable rise of Ncuti Gatwa: From sofa surfing and Sex Education to Doctor Who
Doctor Who

The remarkable rise of Ncuti Gatwa: From sofa surfing and Sex Education to Doctor Who

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup
Homelessness

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup

‘Significant concerns’ over Ukraine refugees becoming homeless in UK
Homelessness

‘Significant concerns’ over Ukraine refugees becoming homeless in UK

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses
Homelessness

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2022
Housing

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2022

More people deemed to be ‘living on London’s streets’ than last year
Rough sleeping

More people deemed to be ‘living on London’s streets’ than last year

The government already has the perfect replacement for the Vagrancy Act – nothing at all
Homelessness

The government already has the perfect replacement for the Vagrancy Act – nothing at all

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Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits
Cost of Living Crisis

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits

These striking photos of homeless people show the reality of life on Britain’s streets
Homelessness

These striking photos of homeless people show the reality of life on Britain’s streets

How Liam Gallagher and his Adidas trainers are helping a homeless charity
Music

How Liam Gallagher and his Adidas trainers are helping a homeless charity

Peter Mullan: ‘This is a party who single-handedly created food banks. That should be on the collective Tory gravestone’
TV

Peter Mullan: ‘This is a party who single-handedly created food banks. That should be on the collective Tory gravestone’

This man has knitted 2,000 hats for LGBTQ+ people experiencing homelessness
LGBTQ+

This man has knitted 2,000 hats for LGBTQ+ people experiencing homelessness

The path to ending homelessness starts with a little thing called hope
Opinion

The path to ending homelessness starts with a little thing called hope

International artists raise money for the homeless with scrapped bus panels 
Homelessness

International artists raise money for the homeless with scrapped bus panels 

A person died while homeless every seven hours in the UK in 2021
Homelessness

A person died while homeless every seven hours in the UK in 2021

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The directors of Lead Me Home want to bring the film’s homeless stars to the Oscars
Homelessness

The directors of Lead Me Home want to bring the film’s homeless stars to the Oscars

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge
Homelessness

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge

Inside a Kyiv homeless hostel with the frontline workers saving lives
Ukraine Crisis

Inside a Kyiv homeless hostel with the frontline workers saving lives

The UK’s first LGBTQ+ shelter needs a new home
LGBTQ+

The UK’s first LGBTQ+ shelter needs a new home

Six lies the far-right tell about homeless people on social media – and why they are wrong
Homelessness

Six lies the far-right tell about homeless people on social media – and why they are wrong

Home Office rough sleeping scheme ‘put people in danger of detention and deportation’
homelessness

Home Office rough sleeping scheme ‘put people in danger of detention and deportation’

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers
Rough sleeping

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers

Why Māori women in New Zealand are disproportionately likely to be homeless
Books

Why Māori women in New Zealand are disproportionately likely to be homeless

How does homelessness differ for women?
Homelessness

How does homelessness differ for women?

Meet Nicôle Lecky, the mind and muse behind Mood
TV

Meet Nicôle Lecky, the mind and muse behind Mood

How many empty homes are there in the UK?
Housing

How many empty homes are there in the UK?

Why the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the perfect opportunity to axe the Vagrancy Act
Vagrancy Act

Why the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the perfect opportunity to axe the Vagrancy Act

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