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Even though I have Down’s syndrome, I know how to party. I’m the first and last on the dance floor
Down The Lens creators Emily and Sophie
Learning Disability Week 2024

Even though I have Down’s syndrome, I know how to party. I’m the first and last on the dance floor

Sisters Sophie and Emily on not letting Down’s syndrome get in the way of a party
‘Out of touch’: Rishi Sunak urged everyone to ‘buy British’ food – but there are several big problems
General election 2024

‘Out of touch’: Rishi Sunak urged everyone to ‘buy British’ food – but there are several big problems

I have terminal cancer and a learning disability. Life would be miserable without my social care worker
Learning Disability Week 2024

I have terminal cancer and a learning disability. Life would be miserable without my social care worker

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Special Olympian and COALPIT Welsh Cake founder Michael Benyon shares his favourite recipes
Food

Special Olympian and COALPIT Welsh Cake founder Michael Benyon shares his favourite recipes

Going through cancer treatment with a learning disability is tough. Here’s how doctors can help
Learning Disability Week 2024

Going through cancer treatment with a learning disability is tough. Here’s how doctors can help

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I have terminal cancer and a learning disability. Life would be miserable without my social care worker
Learning Disability Week 2024

I have terminal cancer and a learning disability. Life would be miserable without my social care worker

Going through cancer treatment with a learning disability is tough. Here’s how doctors can help
Learning Disability Week 2024

Going through cancer treatment with a learning disability is tough. Here’s how doctors can help

Big Issue partners with Mencap for special edition put together by people with learning disabilities
Learning disability week 2024

Big Issue partners with Mencap for special edition put together by people with learning disabilities

Covid destroyed my mental health and I lost everything – but discovering boxing turned my life around
Craig McLundie benefitted from social prescribing, so could the NHS
Health

Covid destroyed my mental health and I lost everything – but discovering boxing turned my life around

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Cost of living crisis drives 3 million cash-strapped Brits to ‘dangerous’ loan sharks, study finds
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Loan sharks

Cost of living crisis drives 3 million cash-strapped Brits to ‘dangerous’ loan sharks, study finds

‘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

Britain’s renting crisis – what it means, why we got here, and what you can do about it
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Britain’s renting crisis – what it means, why we got here, and what you can do about it

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

Ethical shopping

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‘The system is killing us’: How B Corps are fighting injustice with socks, coffee and handbags
Ethical shopping

‘The system is killing us’: How B Corps are fighting injustice with socks, coffee and handbags

‘We’re all changing the world’: How B Corps are turning competition into collaboration
The Sustainable Drinks Cabinet event 2023
B Corps

‘We’re all changing the world’: How B Corps are turning competition into collaboration

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giffgaff is up to good

‘You’re being ripped off!’: Behind the insidious rise of greenwashing – and how to fight back
Greenwashing image fro B Corp piece
B Corp

‘You’re being ripped off!’: Behind the insidious rise of greenwashing – and how to fight back

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‘Out of touch’: Rishi Sunak urged everyone to ‘buy British’ food – but there are several big problems
General election 2024

‘Out of touch’: Rishi Sunak urged everyone to ‘buy British’ food – but there are several big problems

Special Olympian and COALPIT Welsh Cake founder Michael Benyon shares his favourite recipes
Food

Special Olympian and COALPIT Welsh Cake founder Michael Benyon shares his favourite recipes

World’s first fine-dining restaurant staffed by homeless people to open in London
Home Kitchen restaurant is set to be staffed by homeless people in London
Homelessness

World’s first fine-dining restaurant staffed by homeless people to open in London

39 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the May half term
kids eat free/ easter holidays
Cost of living crisis

39 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the May half term