Poverty

Households could be paid to turn down their heating amid surging energy bills
Energy bills

Households could be paid to turn down their heating amid surging energy bills

Artist Sarah Lucas on tits, making something out of nothing and 'living in quite terrible times'
Artist Sarah Lucas
Art

Artist Sarah Lucas on tits, making something out of nothing and 'living in quite terrible times'

Power Up London: Big Issue Invest opens applications for new investment programme
Big Issue Invest

Power Up London: Big Issue Invest opens applications for new investment programme

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues
David Olusoga at the derelict former Ravenscraig steelworks site in Motherwell
Social mobility

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues

Tories will fail to end rough sleeping by 2024, experts warn, breaking manifesto pledge
homelessness
Homelessness

Tories will fail to end rough sleeping by 2024, experts warn, breaking manifesto pledge

Shoppers are being forced to show receipts before leaving the store amid cost of living crisis
Shopping

Shoppers are being forced to show receipts before leaving the store amid cost of living crisis

Disabled people are suffering as a result of government neglect. It's time we united for justice
disabled people protesting
Disability Rights UK

Disabled people are suffering as a result of government neglect. It's time we united for justice

Cost of living crisis sparks troubling rise in malnutrition and return of 'Victorian' diseases
A doctor listening to a child's back through a stethoscope. Poverty
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis sparks troubling rise in malnutrition and return of 'Victorian' diseases

Youth homelessness and unemployment are rising – but there's a simple solution
Young people are at high risk of homelessness and exploitation.
Opinion

Youth homelessness and unemployment are rising – but there's a simple solution

Applications open for Big Issue Invest's fourth Social Impact Investment Fund
Big Issue Invest

Applications open for Big Issue Invest's fourth Social Impact Investment Fund

Would you prosecute a child for stealing baby formula? Shoplifting's rise amid cost of living crisis
shoplifting
Cost of Living Crisis

Would you prosecute a child for stealing baby formula? Shoplifting's rise amid cost of living crisis

Pension triple lock: What is it and how does it affect me?
An older man sits on a couch looking at an iPad. Pension triple lock
Pensions

Pension triple lock: What is it and how does it affect me?

Iceland expands interest-free loan scheme as food prices soar and parents struggle to feed kids
Iceland Food Club
Cost of Living

Iceland expands interest-free loan scheme as food prices soar and parents struggle to feed kids

Big Issue calls for government to End Housing Insecurity Now with vital new campaign
End Housing Insecurity Now
End Housing Insecurity Now

Big Issue calls for government to End Housing Insecurity Now with vital new campaign

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 
Harold Wilson
John Bird

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 

Drug-related deaths in Scotland: Here's what can be done now
Peter Krykant outside his safe consumption van in Glasgow, Scotland. An important part of the fight against drug-related deaths
drug deaths

Drug-related deaths in Scotland: Here's what can be done now

'Breaking point': Debt charities and ethical lenders fight to save families from loan sharks
debt
Debt

'Breaking point': Debt charities and ethical lenders fight to save families from loan sharks

This teenager with MS is fighting for change after DWP universal credit waiting times forced her to use food banks
Keisha, who has faced DWP universal credit waiting times
Universal credit

This teenager with MS is fighting for change after DWP universal credit waiting times forced her to use food banks

The mental health effects of the cost of living crisis should spur government action
cost of living crisis
MICHAEL HOUGH AND RACHELLE EARWAKER

The mental health effects of the cost of living crisis should spur government action

A quarter of a billion for a footballer? Just imagine what that money could do
Footballer Kylian Mbappe of France and Paris St Germain has been the subject of transfer speculation
Paul McNamee

A quarter of a billion for a footballer? Just imagine what that money could do