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TV stars and footballers are fighting the good fight – but let’s not forget those less visible
Paul McNamee

TV stars and footballers are fighting the good fight – but let’s not forget those less visible

It is curious to live in a time of such shifting sands that Ant and Dec are leading the challenge to the sitting government, writes Big Issue editor Paul McNamee.

Meet the winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas Cover Competition 2021!
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Meet the winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas Cover Competition 2021!

Meet our cover artist Gabriela Beard, age seven.

Top tips for your Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition entry from Sarah McIntyre
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Top tips for your Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition entry from Sarah McIntyre

Acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Sarah McIntyre shares tips on how to create “bold and exciting” designs for The Big Issue’s Christmas Cover Competition.

Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition
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Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition

All the best designs from The Big Issue Kids’ Christmas Cover Competition
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All the best designs from The Big Issue Kids’ Christmas Cover Competition

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The winner of The Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition is revealed!
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The winner of The Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition is revealed!

Nadia Shireen to judge The Big Issue Christmas Cover Competition 2020
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Nadia Shireen to judge The Big Issue Christmas Cover Competition 2020

See a selection of our Spring Kid’s Cover Competition entries here
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See a selection of our Spring Kid’s Cover Competition entries here

Celebrating NHS superheroes with the Spring Cover Competition winner
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Celebrating NHS superheroes with the Spring Cover Competition winner

How Puffin’s wartime spirit is keeping kids connected in isolation
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How Puffin’s wartime spirit is keeping kids connected in isolation

Can you spot yours? Here’s every Christmas Kids’ Cover Competition entry
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Can you spot yours? Here’s every Christmas Kids’ Cover Competition entry

Congratulations to our Christmas cover competition winner Kaoriko Tamura
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Congratulations to our Christmas cover competition winner Kaoriko Tamura

Here is every single entry from our 2018 Christmas kids cover competition
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Here is every single entry from our 2018 Christmas kids cover competition

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Cressida Cowell’s advice on finding your magic in writing and creativity
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Cressida Cowell’s advice on finding your magic in writing and creativity

The Big Issue Kids Christmas cover competition is back!
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The Big Issue Kids Christmas cover competition is back!

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.