Scotland

Team of refugees competes at Homeless World Cup in Glasgow

Andrew Burns

Players from refugee backgrounds will play under a neutral flag after the late decision by Canada to withdraw from the tournament

How can someone without a home not be a priority?

Homelessness legislation in England is leaving vulnerable people without support, says political consultant Ben Rochelle

Jenny McBain

"It is scandalously simple to make people homeless"

Former broadcaster and bipolar sufferer Jenny McBain on facing eviction, as Scottish landowners prepare for new legislation

“Scotland is a little nation with an identity problem”

Gregory’s Girl and Local Hero helped shape how Scotland sees itself. But director Bill Forsyth says that was the last thing he aimed to do

Gordon McLean

"Football has brought passion back to my life."

Andrew Burns

Former drug addict Gordon McLean is one of the stars of Scotland's Homeless World Cup team hungry for Home Nations success

How scotland changed everything

What happened in Scotland was the story of the general election. So what happens next? Peter Geoghegan analyses the tectonic shift

WIN! The entire series of Weir’s Way on DVD

Win the entire series of Weir's Way, all 52 episodes, on DVD with The Big Issue...

Kermit the Frog

Kermit The Frog: "I have been typecast"

Steven MacKenzie

The green giant of the Muppets phenomenon talks Ricky Gervais, Scottish independence - and Reservoir Frogs

A Disunited Kingdom?

With the referendum on Scottish independence fast approaching, The Big Issue asks: Is this just the start?

Think before overtaking on the A9

Statistics show a high proportion of fatal road accidents in Scotland happen on the A9. Here is some safety advice

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