Latest Features

Hidden Britain: Harecastle Tunnel, Kidsgrove

The Big Issue is seeking out the hidden gems of Britain, brought to you every week in association with Walkingworld.com...

Rabbits need protection

Good advice is rare and pet rabbits are suffering, says Karen Grey

The interest rate dilemma

Jack Peat

"We're trapped in a period of low growth until we all have the courage to take measures to increase productivity"

The Russians are here

Offspring of oligarchs have become the ruling class in London, says author Peter Pomerantsev

Damian Barr

I was hit as a child and much of it was within the law

Damian Barr

"The UK remains one of only four countries in the EU that has not yet banned the assault of children"

"We can't be precious about our product. What it does for vendor and buyer, that's precious"
"The idea that the whole of Britain is unquestionably resurgent is not something the whole of Britain will swallow"
“I love seeing the Tower of London every day. It cheers me up”
The Bishop of Rochester says that addressing the housing crisis will help to solve other social problems
Gillian Anderson
X-Files star Gillian Anderson comes out in support of Jeremy Clarkson - but has mixed emotions about her appearance on Top Gear
Ralph Church saved more than £1000 from selling The Big Issue to buy a home on the water for him and his dog Jess
Renowned director Ken Loach tells The Big Issue that British housing policy is a “disaster”

Latest Reviews

Sam Delaney: A Clarkson witch hunt only encourages him

Sam Delaney

"No wonder Jeremy Clarkson is so keen for the attention. Starve him of it and he might just stop"

Film reviews: Fallen angels

Edward Lawrenson

"The Face of an Angel is a provocative exploration of the media circus in a Meredith Kercher-type murder case"

Album reviews: Hats off to James Bay? Not quite

Malcolm Jack

"By the end of James Bay's Chaos and the Calm, everything has blended together into a custard-y coloured aural mush"

Roy Jacobsen: Five history-defining books about Stalingrad

"The most shocking and breathtaking work on the topic..." Roy Jacobsen picks the essential books about Stalingrad