Latest Features

Hillary Clinton

We’re still damning Hillary Clinton with one little word

Damian Barr

"Anyone calling a woman a ‘bitch’ rightly gets to wear a great big badge with a horribly sharp pin that says: sexist"

Josh Groban

Josh Groban: "The goal is to give people goose bumps"

Steven MacKenzie

Josh Groban, ambassador for musical theatre, talks new album Stages, Broadway ambitions and the Hollywood star who helped his career

Owen Jones

Owen Jones: Why am I editing The Big Issue? Hope

As this week's Big Issue guest editor, Owen Jones has enlisted friends from across the political spectrum to challenge the status quo...

Caroll Spinney as Big Bird

Big Bird tells The Big Issue: I'm related to Barack Obama!

Steven MacKenzie

Caroll Spinney – aka Sesame Street's Big Bird – on singing with superstars, meeting first ladies and promoting racial harmony

Closing the door on generation rent

Adam Forrest

"The parties stick to championing Britain as a home-owning democracy, leaving vital housing issues unaddressed"

"Our lumpy capitalism needs to move on from its reliance on buying and selling bricks and mortar"
"We’re in the midst of an increasingly catty election campaign, and everything is refracted through a bizarre prism"
“I’ve got fantastic customers. One took me out for lunch on Easter Sunday”
At the Big Issue shop, buy a tea towel and mug with an ode to weeds written by Big Issue founder John Bird
Roll up, roll up and read all about this week's star-studded Big Issue - guest edited by Owen Jones
The Big Issue's Remembrance Sunday cover is in the PPA's Cover of the Year awards - and you can vote for it to win
Young Fathers
Twenty artists are nominated for the Scottish Album of the Year Awards, including previous winners Young Fathers

Latest Reviews

Film reviews: Still life

Edward Lawrenson

The bleak Swedish comedy, A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, puts human behaviour on display

Katie Hopkins

TV: Katie Hopkins has something to say about prejudice...

Sam Delaney

"Off screen Katie Hopkins was laughing at herself, as if the character she was playing was just a great, big, ironic ruse"

Album reviews: Blur are reborn

Malcolm Jack

"The Magic Whip reveals its charms gradually and patiently, crowning Blur’s reformation as one of rare importance and integrity"

Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr: 5 historical detective books all should read

"This is the best detective novel of the 20th century..." Philip Kerr picks his essential historical detective books