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It's Street Cat Bob fever as James Bowen welcomes vendors

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Hundreds turn out in Glasgow to meet James Bowen and Street Cat Bob - and Big Issue vendors are invited along

Street artist Stik draws attention to social housing crisis

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“I’m trying to articulate the voice of the people in a stylised way,” said artist and Big Issue collaborator Stik

Cathy Johnson

Locals help Big Issue vendor rebuild life after tragic fire

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This is Cathy Johnson. Three weeks ago she told us all her incredible story. Then, the most remarkable series of things happened...

John White

Memorial plaque for popular Big Issue vendor in Edinburgh

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Much-loved Big Issue vendor John White will have a lasting memorial at the Edinburgh pitch he spent eight years selling from

The Big Issue launches new-look magazine

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10 very important things you need to know about the new Big Issue. From Sherlock to Spot The Ball...

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Exclusive: The fall of the Berlin Wall by Ralph Steadman

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The Big Issue reveals artist Ralph Steadman's 1989 drawings that were inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall

Big Issue vendors help develop homelessness exhibition

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Edinburgh vendors Susan, Fergie (pictured) and Stevie enter the art world to help develop No Fixed Abode exhibition on homelessness

Florian Ciobanu

From Big Issue vendor to Whole Foods Market cook

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"I showed I’m not afraid of hard work and I think they recognised that. This is a huge step in the right direction for me”

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson picks The Big Issue

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Former Manchester United boss sat down with The Big Issue yesterday and was struck by this week’s powerful cover

Send a Big Issue Christmas card this year to help vendors

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Packs of 10 cards featuring last year's poignant Santa mosaic cover now on sale, costs directly help vendors

Sergeant Rick Clement

“These photographs reveal the severity of the injuries"

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The incredible story of Big Issue cover star Rick Clement, who had his legs blown off in Afghanistan

John Bird and Russell Brand

"This Revolution is about empowerment - like The Big Issue"

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Russell Brand launches his book Revolution, and talks to media partner The Big Issue about making change, being misquoted - and John Lydon

Big Issue vendors join Robert Peston and others for Dylathon

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Vendors in Wales celebrate the life of Dylan Thomas on stage with Prince Charles, Ian McKellen, Jo Brand and other A-list stars

"England's homeless are dying young and being neglected"

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Shocking statistics in St Mungo’s Broadway campaign urging local authorities to tackle the health of the homeless

Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy: "Clean-cut heroes don’t interest me"

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Peaky Blinders' Cillian Murphy talks British gangsters, PTSD, and the 'dark side in all of us'

Download new Mogwai track (voiced by Shirley Henderson) FREE

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New Mogwai song 'Never Come Home' - a recording of a poem that won a competition launched in The Big Issue - is free to download

Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory: “How dare you not support other women?!"

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Peaky Blinders' Helen McCrory on playing Aunt Polly, working-class Britain - and the lack of feminists in today's society

Dan Stevens

Dan Stevens: 'Books, Brooklyn and beating up Benedict'

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Dan Stevens on living in New York, the new Downton Abbey series - and fighting Benedict Cumberbatch

Big Issue vendor Lee Barnes standing outside Sainsbury's, Southampton

Celebrate your vendor for The Big Issue's birthday

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We need you to help us build a great collection that will tell the nation how important Big Issue vendors are...

John White

Much-loved Edinburgh vendor John White dies

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Staff, customers and Edinburgh's Lord Provost pay tribute as 'exemplary vendor' John White passes away

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