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Deal brings job training to Big Issue vendors

Andrew Burns

The Big Issue has teamed up with KibbleWorks to offer employment training opportunities for vendors and young people in Scotland

Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the moon

Buzz Aldrin: My regrets about the Moon landing

Andrew Burns

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin talks candidly about alcoholism, depression, and why a moment's distraction was a historic mistake

Arthur Darvill in Broadchurch

Arthur Darvill: “I’ll be back for Broadchurch season two”

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The former Doctor Who favourite insists he’s ready for more Broadchurch, even if it’s only a brief return

Mark Borrett

Readers react to vendor's remarkable transformation

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Messages of support flood in from Big Issue readers for an Edinburgh vendor turning his life around

Jemima Catlin

The Hobbit reimagined – an exclusive first look

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An illustrated tale of the untried university graduate who brought new life to JRR Tolkien’s previous creations

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer: “Prison taught me how privileged I'd been”

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Novelist, ex-prisoner and former London mayoral candidate Jeffrey Archer writes a candid Letter To My Younger Self

Peter Capaldi gets announced as the new Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi: 'I was ashamed to be a teenage geek!'

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New Doctor Who Peter Capaldi on how he destroyed his geek mementoes - and why his accent became a career asset

The Clash

Mick Jones: “Social networking is for lunatics”

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The Clash trio Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon discuss social media and Joe Strummer’s legacy

Jonathan Agnew

Jonathan Agnew interview: 'My England cricket regrets'

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The broadcaster and former professional cricketer reflects upon missed chances in a candid Letter To My Younger Self

Arthur Darvill interview: "Capaldi is perfect for the role"

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The former Doctor Who star on why Peter Capaldi's turn in the Tardis will take the show in a new direction

Mark Borrett, aged 40, George Street, Edinburgh

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"I enrolled in college two years ago and haven’t looked back since. Education has turned my life around”

The Clash

The Clash interview: "Our message still rings true today"

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The remaining members of the iconic punk band reunite and reveal why their music 'took on a life of its own'

Homeless World Cup: UK teams pitched against the best

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All four home nations are playing at this year's Homeless World Cup. So what are their chances..?

Festival of Spoken Nerd – Full Frontal Nerdity, Assembly George Square, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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"Technical failures couldn’t be glossed over, but the trio kept hold of the crowd’s attention with their wit and a diverse production"

Christian O'Connell

Christian O’Connell – This Is 13, Underbelly, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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"You wouldn’t have known that this was Christian O’Connell’s first foray onto the stage for almost two decades"

Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke: “I’m not looking for forgiveness"

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An eating disorder, drug addiction, the affair that ended his marriage: Marcus Brigstocke is baring all in his one-man show

The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs Revisited, Gilded Balloon Teviot

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"It is claimed that this production acted as a catalyst for international investigations into Apple’s supply chain"

Stephen Graham

Stephen Graham attacks "disgusting" BBC cutbacks

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Man-of-the-moment Stephen Graham holds nothing back in his assessment on what lies in store for British television

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...”

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