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Stars of music & media sell The Big Issue for #VendorWeek

Andrew Burns

Watch Owen Jones, James O'Brien and other famous faces don the Big Issue tabard to support INSP #VendorWeek 2016

Welfare cuts could close many thousands of specialist homes

Andrew Burns

National Housing Federation warns that welfare reform could close specialist housing for Britain's most vulnerable people

Big Issue vendor gives regular customer a surprise treat

Andrew Burns

This week, a Big Issue vendor's good deed set the news agenda and swept social media...

Roadside café: Big Issue vendor receives surprise lunch

Andrew Burns

A West Sussex vendor got served a nice surprise whilst on his pitch: lunch with waiter service...

Jarvis Cocker: "I was nervous interviewing David Bowie"

Steven MacKenzie

Jarvis Cocker discusses interviewing David Bowie for The Big Issue. Guest-editor Damien Hirst suggested smoking as a conversation-starter...

Stan Lee

“Imagine Spider-Man saying: 'May the force be with you'!"

Steven MacKenzie

Comics maestro Stan Lee on whether Star Wars and the Marvel superheroes could exist in a crossover film

Tributes pour in after death of popular Brighton vendor

Brighton Big Issue vendor Gareth died at home on New Year's Day after a long-term illness

Homeless people to get recycled laptops

The 'Laptops for the Homeless' scheme will also provide IT training for homeless men and women in London

Homelessness charities to receive £40 million funding boost

Two schemes supporting hostel accommodation and young homeless people receive the government funding

Awards success for The Big Issue

Andrew Burns

The Big Issue enjoyed more awards success at the PPA Scotland magazine awards, winning best Feature Writer and Cover of the Year

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