Time To Tap The North?

Issue 997

Time To Tap The North?

There is a water shortage across huge areas of Britain. Is it possible to pipe the wet stuff from water-rich Scotland to places where it’s lacking? Science writer Fred Pearce investigates…

Also in this week’s Big Issue…

Is satellite news channel Russia Today a burgeoning media force – or a mouthpiece for the Kremlin?

Find out who won in the Big Issue’s vendor-led mayoral poll – and the thoughts of the leading candidates

Are world events inspiring a new wave of British agit-theatre?

Olympic champion James Cracknell talks nudity in Letter to My Younger Self… Rachel Johnson on rats… Sam Delaney on Justin’s House

Plus, Jack White’s new album, the woman behind True Blood, the week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions and much more!

The Big Issue

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