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Energy bills expected to soar to £4,200 in January
Cost of living crisis

Energy bills expected to soar to £4,200 in January

New forecasts show energy bills could rise to more than £4,200 in January, which experts warn could have “terrifying” consequences.

Policing Extinction Rebellion protests cost the Met over £10million
Protest

Policing Extinction Rebellion protests cost the Met over £10million

Campaigners are warning a new law will lead to mass arrests.

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit
Heatwaves

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit

While warmer weather is often welcomed in the UK, knowing how to cool down during the day and night is key to staying safe in the heat.

Sadiq Khan’s Right to Buy-back scheme leads to return of 1,500 council homes
Right to Buy

Sadiq Khan’s Right to Buy-back scheme leads to return of 1,500 council homes

Exam board staff to strike on A-Level results day
Strike action

Exam board staff to strike on A-Level results day

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How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis

Big Issue teams up with Gordon Brown to call for emergency budget to fight October price cap rise
Cost of living crisis

Big Issue teams up with Gordon Brown to call for emergency budget to fight October price cap rise

This evaporating pavement art is highlighting how heatwaves are a threat to rough sleepers
UK HEATWAVE

This evaporating pavement art is highlighting how heatwaves are a threat to rough sleepers

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?
Employment

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?

What are the risks of Don’t Pay UK? We asked a leading lawyer
Cost of living crisis

What are the risks of Don’t Pay UK? We asked a leading lawyer

How fan-owned football clubs are putting the power in the hands of the supporters
Football

How fan-owned football clubs are putting the power in the hands of the supporters

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Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers stage wildcat strikes over ‘pathetic’ pay rise
Strikes

Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers stage wildcat strikes over ‘pathetic’ pay rise

Here’s what anyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint
Climate change

Here’s what anyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint

People with experience of homelessness are being given jobs in the NHS to help others
Homelessness

People with experience of homelessness are being given jobs in the NHS to help others

What’s caused the UK’s water shortage – and what can I do to help?
Drought

What’s caused the UK’s water shortage – and what can I do to help?

Buying a home in the UK is more expensive than ever. When will house prices go down?
House Prices

Buying a home in the UK is more expensive than ever. When will house prices go down?

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty
In-work poverty

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

Met Police slammed for secrecy over cost of failed Sarah Everard vigil appeals
Met Police

Met Police slammed for secrecy over cost of failed Sarah Everard vigil appeals

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Amazon warehouse workers down tools to protest 35p pay rise
Low pay

Amazon warehouse workers down tools to protest 35p pay rise

‘Michael was everything you want in a vendor and a friend’: Big Issue mourns seller Michael Crean
Our vendors

‘Michael was everything you want in a vendor and a friend’: Big Issue mourns seller Michael Crean

‘Simply inhumane’: Charities slam switch to quarterly energy price cap with bills set to hit £4,000
Energy crisis

‘Simply inhumane’: Charities slam switch to quarterly energy price cap with bills set to hit £4,000

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries
Cost of living crisis

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries

How to get a job with a criminal record: From applying to sharing your conviction
Jobs advice

How to get a job with a criminal record: From applying to sharing your conviction

What happened to Liz Truss’s pledge to stamp out workplace sexual harassment?
Employment

What happened to Liz Truss’s pledge to stamp out workplace sexual harassment?

We’re at a high point for conspiracy theories. Here’s how to stay sane
Betterpod

We’re at a high point for conspiracy theories. Here’s how to stay sane

‘We tried to throw the rule book out’: How a trailblazing housing scheme will help rough sleepers
Homelessness

‘We tried to throw the rule book out’: How a trailblazing housing scheme will help rough sleepers

Energy prices: What is the windfall tax on energy companies in the UK?
Cost of living crisis

Energy prices: What is the windfall tax on energy companies in the UK?

Here’s how much more than you the UK’s top CEOs earn
Low pay

Here’s how much more than you the UK’s top CEOs earn

BP profits soar to £6.9bn as families are left unable to afford energy bills
Cost of living crisis

BP profits soar to £6.9bn as families are left unable to afford energy bills

Tom Daley: ‘For people around the Commonwealth, seeing that Pride flag is a sign of safety’
Social Justice

Tom Daley: ‘For people around the Commonwealth, seeing that Pride flag is a sign of safety’

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