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Romcoms, elves... and Batman: Here's the best Christmas movies to stream in 2023
A selection of the best Christmas movies to stream 2023
Christmas

Romcoms, elves... and Batman: Here's the best Christmas movies to stream in 2023

Late Scottish artist's powerful sketches of homeless people discovered in attic after 30 years
Robert McKee homelessness art in Dundee
Art

Late Scottish artist's powerful sketches of homeless people discovered in attic after 30 years

Time's Echo by Jeremy Eichler named book of the year 2023 by Big Issue
Times Echo by Jeremy Eichler
Books

Time's Echo by Jeremy Eichler named book of the year 2023 by Big Issue

Russell T Davies on Nolly, It's a Sin and bringing Kate Winslet back for Dark Season reunion
interview

Russell T Davies on Nolly, It's a Sin and bringing Kate Winslet back for Dark Season reunion

The definitive guide to best children's and YA books of 2023
A Way to the Stars cover
Books

The definitive guide to best children's and YA books of 2023

Barbie, boygenius and King's Coronation: These are the best cultural moments of 2023
Cultural highlight sof 2023: Barbie
Best of the year

Barbie, boygenius and King's Coronation: These are the best cultural moments of 2023

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'
Aled Jones
Letter to my younger self

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'

How tiny music venue The Pit at Newstead revived a former mining community: 'It's a lifeline'
Tony Wright grinning in front of an excited crowd at The Pit Newstead
venue watch

How tiny music venue The Pit at Newstead revived a former mining community: 'It's a lifeline'

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody crowns Bangor music venue National Lottery Project of the Year
Gary Lightbody os Snow Patrol presents The Court House with teh trophy for National Lottery Project of the Year
Venue Watch

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody crowns Bangor music venue National Lottery Project of the Year

How The Big Issue became a royal matchmaker for William and Kate in The Crown
The final series of The Crown
TV

How The Big Issue became a royal matchmaker for William and Kate in The Crown

Take a look at all the stunning entries to Big Issue's Christmas cover competition
Christmas

Take a look at all the stunning entries to Big Issue's Christmas cover competition

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas
Theatre

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas

Hits, flops and Kylie Minogue: How NOW That's What I Call Music! endured for 40 long years
Music

Hits, flops and Kylie Minogue: How NOW That's What I Call Music! endured for 40 long years

This Is Going to Hurt writer Adam Kay: 'It's vital for people to know that doctors are human'
Adam Kay
Letter to my younger self

This Is Going to Hurt writer Adam Kay: 'It's vital for people to know that doctors are human'

Hozier on being authentic, Ireland and speaking out for queer youth: 'All I can do is be honest'
Hozier
Music

Hozier on being authentic, Ireland and speaking out for queer youth: 'All I can do is be honest'

Scene & Heard: The wild and wacky theatre project where kids write the plays
Scene & Heard Actors group
Theatre

Scene & Heard: The wild and wacky theatre project where kids write the plays

Vendor André Rostant records 'Big Issue anthem' to raise awareness of homelessness this Christmas
Big Issue vendor Andre Rostant
Our vendors

Vendor André Rostant records 'Big Issue anthem' to raise awareness of homelessness this Christmas

Folk music venue fights for survival after 'unfair' £99k bill from billionaire landlords
Folk musicians playing at The Harrison in London
Venue Watch

Folk music venue fights for survival after 'unfair' £99k bill from billionaire landlords

Wonka stars Mathew Baynton and Simon Farnaby: 'With the help of others you can change the world'
Timothee Chalamet in Wonka
Film

Wonka stars Mathew Baynton and Simon Farnaby: 'With the help of others you can change the world'

'A man of integrity': Tributes pour in after writer and poet Benjamin Zephaniah dies aged 65
Benjamin Zephaniah
Literature

'A man of integrity': Tributes pour in after writer and poet Benjamin Zephaniah dies aged 65