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David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo: Benedict Cumberbatch is not racist

Adrian Lobb

Selma star David Oyelowo says Benedict Cumberbatch made a "beautiful gesture" in highlighting the UK film industry's lack of black actors

Kay Burley and a host of famous faces to sell The Big Issue

From Kay Burley to Mogwai to Jim Murphy, many high-profile figures are donning the red tabard to take part in #VendorWeek

Mark Dempster

"It's never too late to change"

Adam Forrest

Former vendor turned Harley Street therapist Mark Dempster says that addiction can be channelled into something positive

Big Issue Invest's capital injection

Mayor of London's office chooses Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of The Big Issue, for £10m social housing project in London

Wayne Lee Busst (left) and Ian Watson-Gladwish

Big Issue vendor deaths: A city remembers

On the second anniversary of the killing of two Birmingham vendors, a fellow vendor remembers his friends

Dental support and new tabards for South West vendors

Andrew Burns

Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise have helped provide 100 new tabards and will support vendors in dental care

John White

Memorial plaque for popular Big Issue vendor in Edinburgh

Andrew Burns

Much-loved Big Issue vendor John White will have a lasting memorial at the Edinburgh pitch he spent eight years selling from

Exclusive Ralph Steadman T-shirts ONLY at The Big Issue Shop

Buy an exclusive Ralph Steadman-designed T-shirt from The Big Issue - and enter a draw to win one of the prints

John Bird

John Bird to share Essential Classics on BBC Radio 3

Andrew Burns

From 18th century masterpieces to Western film scores, discover Big Issue founder John Bird’s favourite classical music

Big Issue vendors record 12 Day of Christmas

Adam Forrest

It's a musical Christmas as Big Issue vendors strike a very personal note with their own version of a yuletide classic

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