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Paloma Faith: 'How many left-wing people like me get to be a national treasure? None'
Paloma Faith
Music

Paloma Faith: 'How many left-wing people like me get to be a national treasure? None'

Meet the proud blind man who overcame homelessness to live his dream as a renowned artist
Clarke Reynolds blind braille artist
Art

Meet the proud blind man who overcame homelessness to live his dream as a renowned artist

Photographer Dennis Morris on capturing legend Bob Marley – and how the reggae icon changed his life
Photography

Photographer Dennis Morris on capturing legend Bob Marley – and how the reggae icon changed his life

From Silence of the Lambs to Sonic the Hedgehog: 6 films you didn't realise are actually romantic
Sonic The Hedgehog movie (2020)
Film

From Silence of the Lambs to Sonic the Hedgehog: 6 films you didn't realise are actually romantic

The Smiley Charity Film Awards present — a powerful minute against immigration misconceptions
Four individuals from the Welsh Refugee Council pose together at the Charity Film Awards, standing in front of a backdrop featuring sponsor logos. From left to right: a jubilant woman holding an award, raising her arm in celebration; a woman with a short hairstyle, dressed in a black outfit with a printed scarf; a smiling man in a tweed jacket and glasses; and a man with salt-and-pepper hair, wearing a blazer over a casual shirt. All look thrilled to have just won an award.
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The Smiley Charity Film Awards present — a powerful minute against immigration misconceptions

Angela Griffin: 'For my first year in Coronation Street I kept my job in Burger King'
Letter to my younger self

Angela Griffin: 'For my first year in Coronation Street I kept my job in Burger King'

Celebrating the career of Yoko Ono – a resilient artist who's so much more than John Lennon's wife
Yoko Ono retrospctive
Art

Celebrating the career of Yoko Ono – a resilient artist who's so much more than John Lennon's wife

Top 5 books about getting lost, chosen by travel writer Tom Chesshyre
Travel
Books

Top 5 books about getting lost, chosen by travel writer Tom Chesshyre

Michael Winterbottom on new film Shoshana, Israel's war and how violence makes people 'take sides'
Michael Winterbottom
Film

Michael Winterbottom on new film Shoshana, Israel's war and how violence makes people 'take sides'

Grassroots venue Off the Cuff is home to UK's biggest youth open mic – and it needs your help
Band Hardillica have been performing at JOM for 2 years. Drummer Malachi has been performing as a solo drummer at JOM since 2019. His cousin Saffiyah is on vocals. Photo by Rod Main
Venue Watch

Grassroots venue Off the Cuff is home to UK's biggest youth open mic – and it needs your help

'We can 100% end homelessness': Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker's rousing call to action
Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son
Film

'We can 100% end homelessness': Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker's rousing call to action

Former Big Issue vendor-turned film star Earl Charlton describes a day in his life
Our vendors

Former Big Issue vendor-turned film star Earl Charlton describes a day in his life

Lorna Tucker's powerful Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son is not just a film ­– it's a movement
Film

Lorna Tucker's powerful Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son is not just a film ­– it's a movement

Dogs might just be nicer than any human could hope to be
Books

Dogs might just be nicer than any human could hope to be

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke: 'I decided to make the absolute most out of life'
Letter To My Younger Self

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke: 'I decided to make the absolute most out of life'

Alice & Jack star Andrea Riseborough: 'Love is the best thing we have. Love belongs to all of us'
TV

Alice & Jack star Andrea Riseborough: 'Love is the best thing we have. Love belongs to all of us'

The Smile just made the best Radiohead album Radiohead never made
Radiohead spin-off group The Smile
Music

The Smile just made the best Radiohead album Radiohead never made

5 books to make kids care about the climate, selected by comedian and author James Campbell
climate
Books

5 books to make kids care about the climate, selected by comedian and author James Campbell

Intersex people are treated like 'freaks of nature' and a 'problem' to be solved. That needs to change
LGBTQ+ rights

Intersex people are treated like 'freaks of nature' and a 'problem' to be solved. That needs to change

Big Issue's Venue Watch helps save Woking's only grassroots music venue: 'It's a big win'
Live band on stage at the rescued grassroots music venue Phoenix Cultural Centre
Venue Watch

Big Issue's Venue Watch helps save Woking's only grassroots music venue: 'It's a big win'