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Dental support and new tabards for South West vendors

Andrew Burns

Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise have helped provide 100 new tabards and will support vendors in dental care

John White

Memorial plaque for popular Big Issue vendor in Edinburgh

Andrew Burns

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

Steven Naismith

Steven Naismith: In a league of his own

Andrew Burns

Is Steven Naismith Britain's kindest footballer? The Everton star talks motivation, raising awareness - and befriending Sir Jackie Stewart

From Big Issue vendor to Whole Foods Market chef

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Florian Ciobanu used to sell The Big Issue outside an organic supermarket. Now he wears chef whites inside the store

John Bird

John Bird to share Essential Classics on BBC Radio 3

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From 18th century masterpieces to Western film scores, discover Big Issue founder John Bird’s favourite classical music

Bristol school pupil designs The Big Issue's Christmas cover

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Budding young artist Maya Jerram, aged 8, from Bristol, wins The Big Issue's kids' Christmas cover competition with this magical design

Len Goodman

"I used to laugh at a mate for doing ballroom dancing"

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Ladies’ man, Modfather and Strictly judge Len Goodman talks wasting time, meeting girls - and avoiding punch-ups

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...

The Big Issue launches new-look magazine

Andrew Burns

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

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"

Andrew Burns

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'

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