Life

Why did humans never learn to fly?
Humans can't fly!
Evolution

Why did humans never learn to fly?

Flying is as close to miraculous as makes no difference. It’s all around us, and we take it for granted all too easily
Why the car is such a perfect safe space for big conversations
This image shows two women inside a car during a daytime drive. The driver, wearing an orange sweater, is focused on the road while operating the car's controls. The passenger, in a red jacket, sits relaxed with her hands folded in her lap. The car's interior features a modern dashboard with a digital display for navigation. The view through the windshield shows a quiet, suburban road lined with greenery under a clear sky. The scene captures a moment of travel, possibly engaging in a conversation, in a comfortably appointed vehicle.
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Why the car is such a perfect safe space for big conversations

Letters: Rishi Sunak needs to educate himself on what it's like to be disabled
Letters

Letters: Rishi Sunak needs to educate himself on what it's like to be disabled

Farmers are under pressure from Brexit, Covid and war – pushing UK to verge of full-blown food crisis
Farming

Farmers are under pressure from Brexit, Covid and war – pushing UK to verge of full-blown food crisis

World War 3, climate crisis, benefit cuts… Here's how to process the news when it feels hopeless
Mental health

World War 3, climate crisis, benefit cuts… Here's how to process the news when it feels hopeless

Letters: Benefits system does need reforming – but not in the way Rishi Sunak thinks
rishi sunak/ dwp benefit cuts
Letters

Letters: Benefits system does need reforming – but not in the way Rishi Sunak thinks

'The pain was too much': Black woman says she almost died in childbirth due to 'racial prejudices'
black woman's healthcare/ tessa
Health

'The pain was too much': Black woman says she almost died in childbirth due to 'racial prejudices'

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money
Dan Hatfield money-making expert
Money advice

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money

Letters: I'm autistic and the DWP's benefit reforms make me very scared for the future
Letters

Letters: I'm autistic and the DWP's benefit reforms make me very scared for the future

Specsavers take to the streets with The Big Issue to experience life of a vendor  
Dame Mary Perkins and John Perkins stand outside King’s Cross station, wearing red Big Issue tabards over their clothes. Dame Mary holds a copy of The Big Issue magazine, and both are sporting red tabards. The bustling background hints at the busy London atmosphere, with a clear sky overhead and modern architecture around. They seem engaged in their role, aiming to understand the experience of magazine vendors.
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Specsavers take to the streets with The Big Issue to experience life of a vendor  

Nettle soup and dandelion leaves for lunch: How foraging for food makes you feel 'fully human'
Environment

Nettle soup and dandelion leaves for lunch: How foraging for food makes you feel 'fully human'

Letters: DWP wants to make it as hard as possible to look after my disabled relatives
Letters

Letters: DWP wants to make it as hard as possible to look after my disabled relatives

'Enormous' number of privatised NHS services across the UK, mapped: 'This is bad for everyone'
Healthcare

'Enormous' number of privatised NHS services across the UK, mapped: 'This is bad for everyone'

City of Culture 2025: Zayn Malik, Dynamo, Nia Archives and more share what makes Bradford so special
City of Culture 2025

City of Culture 2025: Zayn Malik, Dynamo, Nia Archives and more share what makes Bradford so special

Britain’s renting crisis – what it means, why we got here, and what you can do about it
A person in a yellow shirt and blue glasses is thoughtfully looking at a document labeled
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Britain’s renting crisis – what it means, why we got here, and what you can do about it

'Fund the NHS properly': Private sector is not the answer, Wes Streeting told, amid funding row
Health

'Fund the NHS properly': Private sector is not the answer, Wes Streeting told, amid funding row

Letters: Mel Stride's comments on mental health show Tory culture wars have gone too far
Letters

Letters: Mel Stride's comments on mental health show Tory culture wars have gone too far

Yes, National Insurance cuts have taken effect – but it doesn't mean lower earners are better off
Jeremy Hunt delivering his 2024 spring budget
National insurance

Yes, National Insurance cuts have taken effect – but it doesn't mean lower earners are better off

'With poor sight you can feel intensely vulnerable'
Inside a Specsavers store, a man is selecting glasses from a display rack, assisted by a female store employee. They are both focused on choosing the right pair of frames from a wall of options, under a sign that says 'Men'.
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'With poor sight you can feel intensely vulnerable'

32 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the Easter holidays
kids eat free/ easter holidays
Cost of living crisis

32 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the Easter holidays

Letters: Spiralling service charge rises have turned my dream of owning a home into a nightmare
Letters

Letters: Spiralling service charge rises have turned my dream of owning a home into a nightmare

Killing in the name of conservation is tricky business. Because we can, does it mean we should?
Nature

Killing in the name of conservation is tricky business. Because we can, does it mean we should?

Big Issue Recipe Collection: This sweet and tasty Ukrainian vareniki is 'best comfort food ever'
Big Issue Recipe Collection

Big Issue Recipe Collection: This sweet and tasty Ukrainian vareniki is 'best comfort food ever'

Big Issue Recipe Collection: These posh baked beans are delicious thanks to a secret ingredient
Big Issue Recipe Collection

Big Issue Recipe Collection: These posh baked beans are delicious thanks to a secret ingredient

Big Issue Recipe Collection: These Greek stuffed peppers are quick, healthy and won't break the bank
Big Issue Recipe Collection

Big Issue Recipe Collection: These Greek stuffed peppers are quick, healthy and won't break the bank