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Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke: “I want to see the panic in their eyes!”

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The comedian steps into Jeremy Paxman’s shoes with his Edinburgh Fringe panel show

Kristoffer Rorrison

Kristoffer Rorrison, 19, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

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“My mum was a big fan of the singer Kris Kristofferson...”

Watch: The Big Issue coached by Edinburgh Rugby

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Rugby stars run the rule over Big Issue vendors and staff as part of Edinburgh club's volunteer week

Edinburgh Rugby tackles The Big Issue

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Rugby stars put Big Issue vendors and staff through their paces as part of the Edinburgh club's volunteer week

“The wind on St Martin’s Day will reveal much about winter"

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Read the extraordinary climate predictions from an old-school weatherman - and brace yourself

So how long will it stay hot for?

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One man and his nose knows the answer - and pits his predictions against the Met Office in this week's Big Issue

Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh’s guide to summer reading for kids

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This week's Big Issue has a guide to kids' summer books, selected by award-winning children's author Philip Ardagh

Jared Leto

Jared Leto: “I could have ended up a drug dealer”

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The artist and rock star discusses dreams, drug use and the simplicity of youth

The beauty of cycling lies in its simplicity

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Frank Strack of award-winning website The Velominati on the benefits and challenges of cycling

The cyclists on last year's London to Paris bike ride

Fundraisers set to witness cycling history again

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The Big Issue Foundation’s London to Paris Bike Ride is now underway as riders race to beat Chris Froome and co to the Champs-Élysées

John Landis

John Landis: “The only person to change me was Hitchcock”

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The award-winning director reveals the unusual piece of advice that Alfred Hitchcock gave him

Reece Shearsmith as Whitehead

League of Gentleman star hints at return

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Reece Shearsmith, star of trippy Civil War saga A Field in England, talks Royston Vasey and avoiding mediocrity

The Big Kick Off world record attempt

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Don your boots for the world's biggest five-a-side football match - and support The Big Issue Foundation

Jerry Dammers: “The lyrics are angry but it was catchy"

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The Specials founder reveals why he wrote a song that would rally a generation against South African apartheid

Idris Elba

Idris Elba: “A Luther film would start from the beginning”

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In-demand British actor Idris Elba discusses a Luther feature film, how to dress as a superhero... and those James Bond rumours

David Baddiel

David Baddiel delivers a letter to his younger self

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The comedian and author reflects upon his shining moments and ditching science for the arts

Eddie Lyons, 28, Mill Street, Perth

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"Once I get a bike I’m going to cycle from Perth to Edinburgh to raise funds for a children's hospice"

Sheridan Smith

Sheridan Smith: “I’d have a big breakdown every night"

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Dates star Sheridan Smith on getting teary-eyed with a Big Issue vendor, and why Twitter has become a lifeline

Alan Johnson MP: "I had one ambition - to write pop songs"

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Former Home Secretary and Modfather of Westminster Alan Johnson guest edits The Big Issue music pages this week

Building a future: Our best architects share their ideas

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Kevin McCloud, Sir Terry Farrell, George Clarke and Wayne Hemingway on how to solve Britain's housing crisis


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