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

Hello, I’m Scotland and I’m an alcoholic

Scottish rapper Loki applauds the Scottish government for making available on the NHS a drug that reduces alcohol craving

Deal brings job training to Big Issue vendors

Andrew Burns

The Big Issue has teamed up with KibbleWorks to offer employment training opportunities for vendors and young people in Scotland