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Napalm in the Heart by Pol Guasch review – a beautiful and affecting debut novel
Books

Napalm in the Heart by Pol Guasch review – a beautiful and affecting debut novel

Catalan poet and author Pol Guasch's sharp and succinct prose cuts straight to the heart of every thought and emotion
Why can no government ever plan for the future?
John Bird

Why can no government ever plan for the future?

Can Deadpool & Wolverine save the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Yes and no
Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman in Deadpool 3.
Film

Can Deadpool & Wolverine save the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Yes and no

The Light Room by Kate Zambreno review – a staggering breadth of knowledge
Books

The Light Room by Kate Zambreno review – a staggering breadth of knowledge

Letters: I'm an anti-capitalist, non-binary vegan. Here's what private school taught me
Letters

Letters: I'm an anti-capitalist, non-binary vegan. Here's what private school taught me

Brits are the happiest they've been in a year. Here's why
Paul McNamee

Brits are the happiest they've been in a year. Here's why

"When I hear Rachel Reeves say, ‘there isn’t any money’… we’re not morons. There is money. Take it. Mint it." Rob Delaney on finding perspective in politics
The cover of The Big Issue, 22/07/2024
Press Release

"When I hear Rachel Reeves say, ‘there isn’t any money’… we’re not morons. There is money. Take it. Mint it." Rob Delaney on finding perspective in politics

Rob Delaney: 'Money is great. It should be handed out Robin Hood-style to poor people all day long'
Politics

Rob Delaney: 'Money is great. It should be handed out Robin Hood-style to poor people all day long'

Our health system is failing both men and women – but it's gender equity we need, not equality
Dr Zac Seidler

Our health system is failing both men and women – but it's gender equity we need, not equality

Inside the Big Issue: Rob Delaney on housing for nurses, Robin Hood politics and Deadpool
The cover of The Big Issue, 22/07/2024
Inside the Big Issue

Inside the Big Issue: Rob Delaney on housing for nurses, Robin Hood politics and Deadpool

'Who's your favourite Spider-Man?': Why the future of Spidey looks thwipping exciting
Film

'Who's your favourite Spider-Man?': Why the future of Spidey looks thwipping exciting

'It makes a good punchline': Meet the Edinburgh Fringe comedians playing their neurodiversity for laughs
Comedian Meave Press will perform at the Edinburgh Fringde
Edinburgh Fringe

'It makes a good punchline': Meet the Edinburgh Fringe comedians playing their neurodiversity for laughs

Rory Stewart: 'I assumed I'd die a heroic death in my early 30s'
Letter To My Younger Self

Rory Stewart: 'I assumed I'd die a heroic death in my early 30s'

How political cartoonists influenced both Churchill and Sunak's crushing election defeats
Politics

How political cartoonists influenced both Churchill and Sunak's crushing election defeats

Top 5 books about state control, chosen by Icelandic author Fríða Ísberg
Books

Top 5 books about state control, chosen by Icelandic author Fríða Ísberg

Fighting for justice for women in a system that's rigged against them
Justice

Fighting for justice for women in a system that's rigged against them

France is booting homeless migrants out of Paris ahead of the Olympics – but some are fighting back
Paris Olympics 2024

France is booting homeless migrants out of Paris ahead of the Olympics – but some are fighting back

One in four children start school still wearing nappies – but it's not the parents' fault
One in four children are starting school still wearing nappies, research has found
Juliette Rayner

One in four children start school still wearing nappies – but it's not the parents' fault

Big Issue teams up with The Week Junior to produce Pocket Money supplement for young audiences
A colorful illustration featuring a photo of Taylor Swift performing in a sparkly blue dress, surrounded by cartoon-style drawings. The drawings include a disco ball, rainbows, clouds, coins, food items like cheese and canned goods, and various symbols representing money and music. The overall effect is whimsical and vibrant, connecting Swift's stardom with themes of finance and charity.
Press Release

Big Issue teams up with The Week Junior to produce Pocket Money supplement for young audiences

One Grand Summer by Ewald Arenz review – an understated and empathetic coming-of-age story
Books

One Grand Summer by Ewald Arenz review – an understated and empathetic coming-of-age story

Seven of the last nine PMs went to Oxford. Has it gotten us any closer to solving child poverty?
John Bird

Seven of the last nine PMs went to Oxford. Has it gotten us any closer to solving child poverty?

Our right to housing is dependent on our immigration status – that's the definition of racism
Homelessness

Our right to housing is dependent on our immigration status – that's the definition of racism

How chicken factory musical Chuck Chuck Baby became a love letter to working-class women
Louise Brealey in Chuck Chuck Baby
Film

How chicken factory musical Chuck Chuck Baby became a love letter to working-class women

Voter ID rules are racist – let’s get rid of them once and for all
voter ID, local elections 2023
Alba Kapoor

Voter ID rules are racist – let’s get rid of them once and for all

Glastonbury 2024: There's a place for everyone on Worthy Farm
Music

Glastonbury 2024: There's a place for everyone on Worthy Farm