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Big Issue and Mencap break new ground with magazine compiled entirely by people with a learning disability
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Big Issue and Mencap break new ground with magazine compiled entirely by people with a learning disability

This week’s Big Issue, on sale today, has been co-produced by people with a learning disability.
King’s Honours recognise Big Issue Invest CEO and Big Issue Ambassador
Left photo of Danyal Sattar, CEO of Big Issue Invest. Right photo of Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, Big Issue Group Ambassador
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King’s Honours recognise Big Issue Invest CEO and Big Issue Ambassador

John Bird – Response to the Labour manifesto
Labour leader Keir Starmer launches manifesto including promises to fix the housing crisis
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John Bird – Response to the Labour manifesto

Emilia Clarke’s charity SameYou partners with Big Issue to help brain injury survivors return to work
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Emilia Clarke’s charity SameYou partners with Big Issue to help brain injury survivors return to work

“Starmer’s just a slightly softer version of the Tory party, isn’t he?” Paul Weller on politics in Big Issue exclusive
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“Starmer’s just a slightly softer version of the Tory party, isn’t he?” Paul Weller on politics in Big Issue exclusive

Migration “made worse by simplistic rhetoric”, Tory MP Liam Fox tells the Big Issue
Liam Fox
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Migration “made worse by simplistic rhetoric”, Tory MP Liam Fox tells the Big Issue

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life
Liz Carr
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“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life

Big Issue Group supporting 10% more people to earn and work as UK poverty crisis deepens
Street vendor Will Payne reads the Big Issue - Credit Exposure Agency
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Big Issue Group supporting 10% more people to earn and work as UK poverty crisis deepens

“We demand an end to poverty”: Big Issue Group lay out policy calls to political leaders ahead of General Election
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“We demand an end to poverty”: Big Issue Group lay out policy calls to political leaders ahead of General Election

Big Issue founder John Bird leads Lords in debate on child poverty
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Big Issue founder John Bird leads Lords in debate on child poverty

Big Issue founder Lord John Bird joins in criticism of weakened Renters Reform Bill
Lord John Bird
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Big Issue founder Lord John Bird joins in criticism of weakened Renters Reform Bill

Olly Murs relives finding X Factor fame and losing Caroline Flack in Big Issue exclusive
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack in 2015
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Olly Murs relives finding X Factor fame and losing Caroline Flack in Big Issue exclusive

Big Issue Group responds to Rishi Sunak’s proposed welfare reforms
Rishi Sunak during his speech on the UK's 'sick note culture'
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Big Issue Group responds to Rishi Sunak’s proposed welfare reforms

Living in Fitness Receives £55,000 Investment from Growth Impact Fund to Enhance Well-being for Older Adults
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Living in Fitness Receives £55,000 Investment from Growth Impact Fund to Enhance Well-being for Older Adults

“I’m a very Northern man”: Zayn on Bradford roots and forging his own path in Big Issue exclusive
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“I’m a very Northern man”: Zayn on Bradford roots and forging his own path in Big Issue exclusive

Investors call for the next government to unlock private investment to drive growth and reduce poverty
a sapling sprouts out of a glass full of coins
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Investors call for the next government to unlock private investment to drive growth and reduce poverty

Christopher Eccleston to run the London Marathon for the Big Issue
Christopher Eccleston
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Christopher Eccleston to run the London Marathon for the Big Issue

Nish Kumar talks British-Asian inspirations with the Big Issue: “I idolised Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal… rather have them be my role models than Rishi Sunak, Suella Braverman and Priti Patel”
Nish Kumar
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Nish Kumar talks British-Asian inspirations with the Big Issue: “I idolised Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal… rather have them be my role models than Rishi Sunak, Suella Braverman and Priti Patel”

Big Issue founder kicks off UK cinema tour of ‘Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son’
Big Issue founder John Bird at a previous Q&A for the film Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son. Image: Dartmouth Films
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Big Issue founder kicks off UK cinema tour of ‘Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son’

“I don’t have time to be manager. But maybe something else…” Cantona talks Jim Ratcliffe’s Manchester United in Big Issue exclusive
Eric Cantona as featured on the cover of The Big Issue (18/03/2024). Image: Big Issue
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“I don’t have time to be manager. But maybe something else…” Cantona talks Jim Ratcliffe’s Manchester United in Big Issue exclusive

Establish a Ministry to address root causes of poverty, Big Issue founder tells Lords
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Establish a Ministry to address root causes of poverty, Big Issue founder tells Lords

Growth Impact Fund backs Genius Within's mission to empower the UK’s Neurodivergent workforce
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Growth Impact Fund backs Genius Within's mission to empower the UK’s Neurodivergent workforce

“If it wasn’t for the Big Issue I would never have escaped a life that was leading me towards only one ending that I can think of”: Award-winning film director, Lorna Tucker, announced as Big Issue Group Ambassador on International Woman’s Day
Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son film director Lorna Tucker has been named as a Big Issue ambassador
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“If it wasn’t for the Big Issue I would never have escaped a life that was leading me towards only one ending that I can think of”: Award-winning film director, Lorna Tucker, announced as Big Issue Group Ambassador on International Woman’s Day

Big Issue Group reports 8% increase in number of individuals supported affected by poverty
Will Payne at Better foods The Proving House, 21 Sevier Street, St Werburghs, Bristol, BS2 9LB ©Exposure Photo Agency Ltd
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Big Issue Group reports 8% increase in number of individuals supported affected by poverty

Social investment arm of the Big Issue Group opens up applications for second cohort of social enterprises in London  
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Social investment arm of the Big Issue Group opens up applications for second cohort of social enterprises in London