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Thousands of ambulance staff and nurses strike over pay and conditions
NHS crisis

Thousands of ambulance staff and nurses strike over pay and conditions

NHS nurses and ambulance workers taken strike action at hospitals across the UK to cause maximum disruption as the rising cost of living has become a unifying threat

Brighton has its first night shelter specifically for LGBTQ+ people
LGBTQ+

Brighton has its first night shelter specifically for LGBTQ+ people

The shelter will run for 10 weeks in the UK’s gay capital to highlight how vital safe spaces are for LGBTQ+ people experiencing homelessness

Beyoncé fans enraged as some tickets cost more than a month’s rent
concert tickets

Beyoncé fans enraged as some tickets cost more than a month’s rent

Beyoncé tickets went on sale this morning – but with some costing more than a month’s rent, fans were left questioning the very economic basis of our society

Who was Nolly? Crossroads star Noele Gordon wasn’t a diva, says Russell T Davies
drama

Who was Nolly? Crossroads star Noele Gordon wasn’t a diva, says Russell T Davies

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures
Employment

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures

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Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK
LGBTQ+

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK

A disabled woman has been left without a toilet or shower for months by her healthcare provider
Disability

A disabled woman has been left without a toilet or shower for months by her healthcare provider

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2023
Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2023

Sex Pistols reunion would be ‘like riding a bike’ says bassist Glen Matlock
Punk

Sex Pistols reunion would be ‘like riding a bike’ says bassist Glen Matlock

Women stage Suffragettes march to support Extinction Rebellion protesters ahead of sentencing
Climate activism

Women stage Suffragettes march to support Extinction Rebellion protesters ahead of sentencing

‘We have to keep fighting’: Legacy benefits campaigners call for systemic change after court defeat
Legacy benefits

‘We have to keep fighting’: Legacy benefits campaigners call for systemic change after court defeat

7 things we learned from our exclusive interview with KSI
Influencers

7 things we learned from our exclusive interview with KSI

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Homelessness

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

The Batman vs The Fabelmans: Paul Dano on what makes an awards-worthy film as the Oscars 2023 nominations are announced
Oscars

The Batman vs The Fabelmans: Paul Dano on what makes an awards-worthy film as the Oscars 2023 nominations are announced

Big Issue vendor uses magazine sales to fund Philippines retirement
Our vendors

Big Issue vendor uses magazine sales to fund Philippines retirement

Former Tory housing ministers agree Britain hasn’t built enough homes despite being in charge for 13 years
Housing crisis

Former Tory housing ministers agree Britain hasn’t built enough homes despite being in charge for 13 years

Scientists have found a way to convert plastics and CO2 into sustainable fuels using solar power
Science

Scientists have found a way to convert plastics and CO2 into sustainable fuels using solar power

Crying in public is ‘a sign of strength’ says Great Pottery Throw Down judge Keith Brymer Jones
pottery

Crying in public is ‘a sign of strength’ says Great Pottery Throw Down judge Keith Brymer Jones

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills
Activism

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills

Why was Greta Thunberg arrested?
Climate activism

Why was Greta Thunberg arrested?

Damning new study shows top beauty brands are not doing enough to tackle climate change
Environment

Damning new study shows top beauty brands are not doing enough to tackle climate change

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How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?
Work advice

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?

Businesses need to support people back to work, says Big Issue Recruit
Recruitment

Businesses need to support people back to work, says Big Issue Recruit

Legacy benefits claimants lose High Court appeal over pandemic payments
Legacy benefits

Legacy benefits claimants lose High Court appeal over pandemic payments

Rising unemployment spurs calls for more support for jobseekers
Unemployment

Rising unemployment spurs calls for more support for jobseekers