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A quarter of a million renters risk losing their homes – they need help, not judgement
Paul McNamee

A quarter of a million renters risk losing their homes – they need help, not judgement

There are 225,000 people at real risk of homelessness. In a period of crisis like this, there is no time to judge and weigh, writes Big Issue editor Paul McNamee.

Top 5 books for rebel girls, chosen by Vivian French
Top 5 Books

Top 5 books for rebel girls, chosen by Vivian French

Vivian French’s new book, The Runaways of Haddington Hall, has been described as a “high octane, high drama romp” for girls. She shares her favourite books for rebel girls.

Where to catch some live Christmas music this year
Claire Jackson

Where to catch some live Christmas music this year

We’ve all got our musical favourites that sum up the spirit of Christmas. What will you be listening to?

Book reviews: The Fell and The Selfless Act of Breathing
Book review

Book reviews: The Fell and The Selfless Act of Breathing

The past, present and future of Mr Men and Little Miss books as they celebrate their 50th birthday
Books

The past, present and future of Mr Men and Little Miss books as they celebrate their 50th birthday

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‘I know what it’s like to be on the street’ Why a London frontline homeless worker is backing our campaign
Stop mass homelessness

‘I know what it’s like to be on the street’ Why a London frontline homeless worker is backing our campaign

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

Claudia Winkleman on Rose Ayling-Ellis, representation, and the role of TV
Strictly Come Dancing

Claudia Winkleman on Rose Ayling-Ellis, representation, and the role of TV

Engelbert Humperdinck: ‘I’ve lost fortunes, my dear. Fortunes’
Letter To My Younger Self

Engelbert Humperdinck: ‘I’ve lost fortunes, my dear. Fortunes’

Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival
Climate Crisis

Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’
Sam Delaney

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’

What I learned from being held hostage for 450 days
Edith Blais

What I learned from being held hostage for 450 days

Greg Wise: ‘Strictly is not really about dancing. It’s about being alive’
Strictly Come Dancing

Greg Wise: ‘Strictly is not really about dancing. It’s about being alive’

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Why buying The Big Issue was better than winning the lottery
kindness

Why buying The Big Issue was better than winning the lottery

How a Kinder Egg led to a surprising linguistic journey
Language

How a Kinder Egg led to a surprising linguistic journey

‘It’s their family’: How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic
homelessness

‘It’s their family’: How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started
Paul McNamee

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started

How can we make politicians care about our future generations?
John Bird

How can we make politicians care about our future generations?

Petite Maman review: ‘Things get a little weird’
Film

Petite Maman review: ‘Things get a little weird’

Claudia Winkleman: ‘Representation is everything’ on this year’s Strictly
TV

Claudia Winkleman: ‘Representation is everything’ on this year’s Strictly

‘I consider myself a foot soldier in the exploration of Mars’
Book review

‘I consider myself a foot soldier in the exploration of Mars’

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45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’
NHS

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead

Gender pay gap: How to ask what your coworkers are earning and negotiate a raise
Equal pay

Gender pay gap: How to ask what your coworkers are earning and negotiate a raise

Ruth Negga on Passing: ‘We need to address issues that people are frightened of’
Netflix

Ruth Negga on Passing: ‘We need to address issues that people are frightened of’

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world
John Bird

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world

Lord Frost is playing chicken with the EU over the NI Protocol. What happens next?
Patricia Devlin

Lord Frost is playing chicken with the EU over the NI Protocol. What happens next?

Demand homeless veterans are housed this Remembrance Day – and everyone else too
Housing

Demand homeless veterans are housed this Remembrance Day – and everyone else too

How MPs’ work ethic can really help deal with our labour shortage
Opinion

How MPs’ work ethic can really help deal with our labour shortage

Dante ballet is a fitting tribute on 700th anniversary of his death
Opera

Dante ballet is a fitting tribute on 700th anniversary of his death

Robin Ince’s 100 bookshop tour: Trains, festivals and Dylan Thomas
Culture

Robin Ince’s 100 bookshop tour: Trains, festivals and Dylan Thomas

This is Pleistocene Park, Siberia’s mammoth scheme to cool the planet and save us all
Environment

This is Pleistocene Park, Siberia’s mammoth scheme to cool the planet and save us all

‘Their dogs are a reason for living’: A new film tells the story of homeless people and their pets
Film

‘Their dogs are a reason for living’: A new film tells the story of homeless people and their pets

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