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Tax-evading corporations are too 'friendly' with politicians

A pensioner’s fight against dog fouling reveals that you have to fight for your democratic right

Stuart Campbell

Schizophrenia: Is it a path to wisdom?

Author Stuart Campbell on why schizophrenia can be interpreted as a gift rather than a mental illness

Newport Women’s Aid

Newport Women’s Aid provide long- and short-term support to families who have experienced domestic abuse

I used to sleep here...

Artist Bekki Perriman documents the doorways that shaped her life living rough on the streets of London

John Inverdale

"Are sports clubs ready to capitalise on the Glasgow Games?"

Sports presenter John Inverdale on why there is a very limited time for sport to seize the Commonwealth Games momentum

Will watching sport make you unfit?

Adam Forrest

As the Commonwealth Games enters its second week, Adam Forrest asks if Britain has a sporting chance of beating obesity

Mary Beard

People thought you should give up your job after having kids

Thomas Quinn

Author and TV presenter Mary Beard, 59, talks archaeology, 'snogging sessions' - and why teenagers didn't exist in ancient times

John Bird

My family story was flawed... but the war still haunts me

John Bird

"I had always been proud of this connection to The Great War - but now I would have to rewrite my backstory"

Paul McNamee

Work ethics

Paul McNamee

"It is possible to have an ethical zero-hours contract and for it to be mutually beneficial..."

Glasgow map

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Big Issue Vendors know Glasgow better than anyone - download the map, and visit the city's many attractions

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