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From West Ham starlet to the Homeless World Cup

Andrew Burns

Nathan Auguste has left behind drug abuse to star in the Homeless World Cup, a competition kick-starting lives

"Football has brought passion back to my life."

Andrew Burns

Former drug addict Gordon McLean is one of the stars of Scotland's Homeless World Cup hungry for Home Nations success

Harry Styles lookalike in competition to help foodbanks

Andrew Burns

Richard Dickson - of tribute act One And Only Direction - has urged fans to donate to a foodbank to win tickets for sold-out 1D gig

Professor Robert Winston

"The cost of IVF treatment is outrageous"

Andrew Burns

Labour peer Professor Robert Winston on his party’s implosion, the ‘crazy’ bid to ban legal highs and the future of the NHS

Charity dishes up cooking skills for London’s homeless

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Michael Jones, a former Big Issue vendor, is one of many homeless people in London to benefit from Beyond Food

Man spared jail after racially abusing 'vendor' Humza Yousaf

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Christopher Chisholm receives community payback order after racially abusing Big Issue-selling MSP, Humza Yousaf

Rick Clement

Rick Clement: "I’m giving myself every chance to walk again"

Andrew Burns

Having lost his legs in Afghanistan, Rick Clement is determined to leave his wheelchair behind - with the help of some amazing technology

Passenger

Passenger: "No one recognises me, it’s brilliant!"

Andrew Burns

Passenger – aka the world's most listened-to man - talks family support, the tabloids' disinterest, and switching off from the day job

Brian May

"David Cameron stands for a return to the old barbaric ways”

Andrew Burns

Queen guitarist Brian May on why David Cameron represents privilege - and why our political system is a "disgrace"

The Big Issue nominated in Cover of the Year awards

Andrew Burns

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

Campaign for homeless women to have free tampons

Andrew Burns

#TheHomelessPeriod campaign is calling for the government to subsidise homelessness shelters to buy sanitary products

Big Issue vendors mark centenary of Celtic founder's death

Andrew Burns

Marking 100 years since their founder died, Celtic Football Club host a lunch for Glasgow's homeless

John Bird

John Bird appearing at the HowTheLightGetsIn festival

Andrew Burns

Big Issue founder John Bird joins debates on gender equality and altruism at HowTheLightGetsIn, the philosophy and music festival

Politicians reveal their true selves to The Big Issue

Andrew Burns

From David Cameron's fratenal angst to Alan Johnson's deep regrets, the nation’s politicians open up in The Big Issue...

Vendors help mark anniversary of the death of Celtic founder

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The Glasgow club will feed 500 of the city's homeless and poorest 100 years after the death of its founding father, Brother Walfrid

Big Issue vendor Ralph saves for yacht to live life at sea

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Ralph Church saved more than £1000 from selling The Big Issue to buy a home on the water for him and his dog Jess

Game of Thrones, Season Five world premiere - review

Andrew Burns

Game of Thrones stars turned out at London's bloody Tower for the world premiere of the HBO fantasy drama

'Pee Power' toilet could soon help light refugee camps

Andrew Burns

The high-tech toilet has been launched by UWE Bristol and Oxfam to prove that urine can generate electricity

Big Issue vendor helps catch fleeing robber in Birmingham

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Andy King, a Big Issue seller in Birmingham, helped apprehend a thief who had attempted to flee past his city-centre pitch

Prison restaurant named as Cardiff’s best eatery

Andrew Burns

Inmates at HMP Cardiff praised for "perfect service" as The Clink restaurant takes top spot in Welsh capital poll

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