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Vendors help mark anniversary of the death of Celtic founder

Andrew Burns

The Glasgow club will feed 500 of the city's homeless and poorest 100 years after the death of its founding father, Brother Walfrid

Mark Gatiss: "The BBC is in a very dangerous position"

Adrian Lobb

Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss says the BBC is in serious danger from cuts and attacks from the Murdoch empire

Yaphet Kotto: “James Bond cannot be black”

Steven MacKenzie

James Bond villain Yaphet Kotto reacts to Roger Moore's comments about a black actor playing the 007 agent

The Bishop of Rochester: The housing crisis IS the big issue

Adam Forrest

The Bishop of Rochester says that addressing the housing crisis will help to solve other social problems

Gillian Anderson

"Jeremy Clarkson can’t not be part of Top Gear"

Steven MacKenzie

X-Files star Gillian Anderson comes out in support of Jeremy Clarkson - but has mixed emotions about her appearance on Top Gear

Big Issue vendor Ralph saves for yacht to live life at sea

Andrew Burns

Ralph Church saved more than £1000 from selling The Big Issue to buy a home on the water for him and his dog Jess

Homes for Britain campaign targets commuting politicians

Adam Forrest

Housing sector demands next government take action on "one of the biggest issues facing the country"

'Pee Power' toilet could soon help light refugee camps

Andrew Burns

The high-tech toilet has been launched by UWE Bristol and Oxfam to prove that urine can generate electricity

Big Issue vendor helps catch fleeing robber in Birmingham

Andrew Burns

Andy King, a Big Issue seller in Birmingham, helped apprehend a thief who had attempted to flee past his city-centre pitch

A Mother’s Day card that helps Big Issue vendors

Personalised Mother’s Day card and mugs for sale at The Big Issue Shop - where online shopping has a social echo

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