Michele Theil
Michele Theil is a reporter covering climate and environment for the Big Issue. She has previously worked at Insider and the BBC covering Digital Culture, researching issues facing Black Britons, and writing about healthcare, race, the LGBTQ+ community, and lifestyle as a freelancer.
Spring Statement: What environmental policies should be included?
men installing solar panels on a house
Spring statement

Spring Statement: What environmental policies should be included?

Show your mum how much you love her with skincare from a brand conscious of its social and environmental impact
scintilla products
Meet the Maker

Show your mum how much you love her with skincare from a brand conscious of its social and environmental impact

Looking for a Mother's Day gift? Why not buy them from a brand that transforms rescued materials into luxury goods
Elvis & Kresse
Meet the Maker

Looking for a Mother's Day gift? Why not buy them from a brand that transforms rescued materials into luxury goods

'Thank you Gary': Lineker praised for opposing 'immeasurably cruel' Illegal Immigration Bill
Immigration

'Thank you Gary': Lineker praised for opposing 'immeasurably cruel' Illegal Immigration Bill

We asked leading figures in the fight for women's equality what changes they want to see this International Women's Day
ilustration of girl raising her fist and holding bullhorn for international women's day
International Women's Day

We asked leading figures in the fight for women's equality what changes they want to see this International Women's Day

Celebrate the women in your life this International Women's Day with jewellery designed with sustainability and social impact in mind
Doron Shaltiel, Quazi Design founder
Meet the Maker

Celebrate the women in your life this International Women's Day with jewellery designed with sustainability and social impact in mind

Illegal Immigration Bill: How does UK refugee policy compare to the rest of the world?
Refugees

Illegal Immigration Bill: How does UK refugee policy compare to the rest of the world?

The Great British Bake Off Musical review: Showstopper or soggy bottom?
John Owen-Jones as Phil Hollinghurst (centre) and contestants in The Great British Bake Off Musical
Theatre

The Great British Bake Off Musical review: Showstopper or soggy bottom?

No matter the occasion, a gift made by artisans living with mental health conditions won't disappoint
Staff, volunteers, and members standing outside Design in Mind studio
Meet the Maker

No matter the occasion, a gift made by artisans living with mental health conditions won't disappoint

'Greenwashing' fast fashion brands are going all in on the resale market. But consumers are pushing back
Summer Botwe at the PrettyLittleThing Marketplace launch PrettyLittleThing Marketplace launch in London in September 2022. Indiyah Polack features on the banner behind. Photo by James Veysey/PrettyLittleThing/Shutterstock
Fast fashion

'Greenwashing' fast fashion brands are going all in on the resale market. But consumers are pushing back

Here are the supermarket staples at risk from climate change
woman standing in front of empty shelves at the endangered aisle pop up
Climate Crisis

Here are the supermarket staples at risk from climate change

Rough sleeping has risen by 26% in a year amid the cost of living crisis
Homelessness
Homelessness

Rough sleeping has risen by 26% in a year amid the cost of living crisis

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