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Chrissie Hynde interview: "Depression is an enemy."

Jane Graham

Rock royalty Chrissie Hynde reflects on her working class upbringing, kicking drugs and alcohol and contemplating mortality

Still Game

Still Game returns: "Something is burgeoning in Scotland"

Adrian Lobb

Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill reunite for Still Game and a 200,000-strong audience over 21 sold-out live shows. Beat that, Kate Bush.

Anne Ashby: Fashion pioneer, entrepreneur and survivor

Anne Ashby, picked by Joan Bakewell to write for The Big Issue, went from homelessness to the House of Representatives.

Joan Bakewell guest edits The Big Issue

Last week, the great Joan Bakewell guest edited The Big Issue. Here is her message to readers…

John Bird

It’s time Westminster rule got its marching orders

John Bird

"The Union has worked well for the cliques and parties that have ruled from Westminster and the lopsided Britain we have now"

Paul McNamee

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Paul McNamee

"This thing that has been started, a desire for greater self-determination, is reaching beyond Hadrian’s Wall"

Amanda Owen

Amanda Owen: "In winter we’re cut off for six months..."

Vicky Carroll

Yorkshire’s tweeting shepherdess Amanda Owen talks big families, her farm calendar - and how Russian sanctions affect their sales

Sarah Hadland

"We were left standing there. It was quite embarrassing"

Steven MacKenzie

Sarah Hadland talks mockumentaries, the social impact of Miranda - and re-auditioning for Cats

Take out your headphones!

Guilty of being permanently plugged into your portable music player? Peter Stone is fed up. He says… Listen! LISTEN!

Felix and Dick Francis

"We all thought it was the end of Dick Francis books..."

The son of iconic crime writer Dick Francis on how an innocent lunch led to worldwide publishing success

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