'We're needed more than ever': Big Issue's work has helped millions affected by poverty in last year
Big Issue Group

'We're needed more than ever': Big Issue's work has helped millions affected by poverty in last year

Green Party leader Carla Denyer on climate crisis, fighting for trans rights and beating Labour
Politics

Green Party leader Carla Denyer on climate crisis, fighting for trans rights and beating Labour

Can Keir Starmer really stop the boats? Labour warned immigration plan doesn't go far enough
Keir Starmer greets new Labour MP Natalie Elphicke
Immigration

Can Keir Starmer really stop the boats? Labour warned immigration plan doesn't go far enough

More than four in 10 council homes sold under Right to Buy now owned by private landlords
council homes sold off under Right to Buy
Social housing

More than four in 10 council homes sold under Right to Buy now owned by private landlords

Is 'edgy upstart' BrewDog now 'boring and ubiquitous' after years of scandal? Experts weigh in
BrewDog
Business

Is 'edgy upstart' BrewDog now 'boring and ubiquitous' after years of scandal? Experts weigh in

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system
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Benefits

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?
A miniature figurine businessman looking down on an information booklet for department for work and pensions
Department for Work and Pensions

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way
Poverty

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way

Train strikes: Rail passengers weigh in as Aslef drivers 'grind services to a halt'
train strikes

Train strikes: Rail passengers weigh in as Aslef drivers 'grind services to a halt'

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2024
Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2024

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
homelessness
Homelessness

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

How London's history-making beavers are adapting to life in the capital: 'They have a right to exist'
beavers
Environment

How London's history-making beavers are adapting to life in the capital: 'They have a right to exist'

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'
Music

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?
working disabled woman
Disability rights

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?

Labour's workers' rights plan slammed as 'unrecognisable' and a 'betrayal' by Unite union boss
Keir Starmer Labour Levelling Up
Workers' rights

Labour's workers' rights plan slammed as 'unrecognisable' and a 'betrayal' by Unite union boss

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home
Rishi Sunak, general election, low turnout
Politics

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good
Conservatives' Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer of Labour went head to head in party conference speeches but which one tackled the housing crisis head on
Big Issue

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good

There's a chronic shortage of social housing. Here's how the government can begin to fix it
social housing shortages in England
Social housing

There's a chronic shortage of social housing. Here's how the government can begin to fix it

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds
benefits dwp/ piggy bank
Benefits

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world
queen charlotte/ India Amarteifio
Social Justice

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world