Andrew Burns

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Big Issue vendors: The best of Britain

Andrew Burns

From Heathrow to national exhibitions, Big Issue vendors are symbols of a positive Britain. Robert Elms, Boris Johnson and more explain why

Big Issue vendors feature in Bristol's street art festival

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Bristol artists create portraits of Big Issue vendors in Upfest, Europe's largest street art festival

Big Issue vendor features in new Heathrow Airport campaign

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"I'm very proud to feature in the pictures at Heathrow," said the Big Issue vendor who is part of the airport’s ‘Welcome’ campaign

Mexico crowned double Homeless World Cup champions

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Glasgow celebrates a Homeless World Cup to remember as 100,000 fans pack out the city's George Square over seven days

International vendors star in Homeless World Cup 2016

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Award winners, fans' favourites – street paper vendors are lighting up the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow...

Team of refugees competes at Homeless World Cup in Glasgow

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Players from refugee backgrounds will play under a neutral flag after the late decision by Canada to withdraw from the tournament

Polly Baggott

Polly Baggott, 52, Cardiff city centre, Park Place

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“I’ve taught in Myanmar, Saudi Arabia… I’ve lived and worked in many countries”

Maurice Richards, 57, Charles Street, Cardiff

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“It’s fantastic to see Wales in the Euros but we’re too reliant on Gareth Bale”

Cardboard Citizens stage Cathy Come Home at the Barbican

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Homelessness theatre group Cardboard Citizens stage Ken Loach's seminal 1966 drama Cathy Come Home

Ban on legal highs does not go far enough, charity warns

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The new Psychoactive Substances Act will do "little to address the hidden, darker side to legal highs" said the YMCA

Glasgow to host 2016 Homeless World Cup

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Over 60 teams from 51 countries are set to compete for 14th edition of the Homeless World Cup in Scotland

Sign of the times

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Willie Baronet has spent 23 years buying signs from the homeless. Here’s why…

Homeless people build innovative prototype home in Newcastle

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A team from homelessness charity Crisis "learn new skills and build confidence" in creating the PROTOHOME project from scratch

Join Mark Hamill and The Kinks' Ray Davies in conversation

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Following The Big Issue interview between Mark Hamill and Ray Davies, the two cultural icons will be meeting again - and you can be there!

How can technology tackle global homelessness?

Andrew Burns

Business Rocks' 'Hackathon' competition explores new ways to tackle homelessness

Mark Millar guest edits The Big Issue!

Andrew Burns

Mark Millar on the galaxy of stars in his Big Issue guest edit: Mark Hamill, Ray Davies, Brian Eno, Tuppence Middleton - and many others

The Big Issue celebrates 200 million sales

Andrew Burns

This week The Big Issue celebrates selling 200 million copies over 25 years - and there are special Ben Eine covers to mark the occasion

In pictures – Big Issue vendor's "fairytale" wedding

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Hundreds turned out to help Jack and Toni celebrate their big day – and The Big Issue was there to capture the magic...

The Big Day: Vendor Jack and fiancée Toni get married

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Their engagement enchanted the world’s media - and then the Bristol community helped make their big day happen

George Osborne

Budget: Charities condemn 'short-term' homelessness measures

Andrew Burns Theo Hooper

Chancellor George Osborne pledges £115 million to services tackling rough sleeping - but are the measures just a 'quick fix'?

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