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Sleeping rough, visits from Princess Diana and an amazing love story: The life of a Chelsea Big Issue seller
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Sleeping rough, visits from Princess Diana and an amazing love story: The life of a Chelsea Big Issue seller

From sleeping on the Strand to selling the magazine to celebs outside Tiffany’s and rescuing his mother-in-law from Ukraine, Frank McGucken has got quite the story

Social media may be the new religion, but it hasn’t made us better people
Opinion

Social media may be the new religion, but it hasn’t made us better people

With his takeover of Twitter, Elon Musk could help to change the face of social media – if he wanted to

The Crown: Does season 5 go too far in dramatising Royal Family trauma?
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The Crown: Does season 5 go too far in dramatising Royal Family trauma?

The 1990s were not a great time for the Royal Family. Is the “annus horribilis” fair game for drama in The Crown season 5?

The Queen’s funeral: The soundtrack to a sendoff
Music

The Queen’s funeral: The soundtrack to a sendoff

My Victorian grandmother, who never stopped mourning the Queen
Opinion

My Victorian grandmother, who never stopped mourning the Queen

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People can now donate the cost of a marmalade sandwich to a food bank
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People can now donate the cost of a marmalade sandwich to a food bank

Volunteers and businesses set up temporary food banks to cover closures on day of Queen’s funeral
Food banks

Volunteers and businesses set up temporary food banks to cover closures on day of Queen’s funeral

Making friends and sharing sandwiches: What it’s really like in The Queue to see the Queen
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Making friends and sharing sandwiches: What it’s really like in The Queue to see the Queen

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot
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First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot

Can green King Charles change government policy on climate change?
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Can green King Charles change government policy on climate change?

Fears homeless people will be moved out of Westminster ahead of the Queen’s funeral
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Fears homeless people will be moved out of Westminster ahead of the Queen’s funeral

Anti-monarchy protesters hold blank signs outside Parliament after arrests
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Anti-monarchy protesters hold blank signs outside Parliament after arrests

How much will the Queen’s funeral cost?
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How much will the Queen’s funeral cost?

Bank holiday: Will you get a day off for the Queen’s funeral? 
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Bank holiday: Will you get a day off for the Queen’s funeral? 

The day Big Issue vendor Karl Grierson sold the magazine to King Charles
King Charles

The day Big Issue vendor Karl Grierson sold the magazine to King Charles

‘She made us feel like royalty’: Volunteers and charity workers share their stories of meeting the Queen
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‘She made us feel like royalty’: Volunteers and charity workers share their stories of meeting the Queen

Big Issue vendor Will Herbert: ‘The day I saw the Queen made me proud to be British’
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Big Issue vendor Will Herbert: ‘The day I saw the Queen made me proud to be British’

People are sharing their favourite clips of the Queen’s most heartwarming moments
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People are sharing their favourite clips of the Queen’s most heartwarming moments

Celebrate the Queen with her favourite music, film, TV and more
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Celebrate the Queen with her favourite music, film, TV and more

What will happen now the Queen has died?
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What will happen now the Queen has died?

Big Issue vendors send their condolences to royal family on news of Queen’s death
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Big Issue vendors send their condolences to royal family on news of Queen’s death

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Big Issue founder Lord Bird pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth on news of her death
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Big Issue founder Lord Bird pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth on news of her death

Queen receives wishes of support as royal doctors fear for her health
Queen Elizabeth

Queen receives wishes of support as royal doctors fear for her health

How church, state and monarchy are inextricably bound
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How church, state and monarchy are inextricably bound

‘I didn’t realise how tall he was’: Meet Dave Martin, the vendor who met Prince William
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‘I didn’t realise how tall he was’: Meet Dave Martin, the vendor who met Prince William