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Big Issue eBikes: We need your help

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The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it
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The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it

Big Issue Group is taking steps to solve the skills gap and support even more people living in poverty to find employment

In pictures: What really happened when Prince William sold The Big Issue
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In pictures: What really happened when Prince William sold The Big Issue

This is how the day unfolded when Prince William sold The Big Issue on a central London street.

How to win free tickets to see Jess Phillips MP in conversation with Big Issue editor Paul McNamee
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How to win free tickets to see Jess Phillips MP in conversation with Big Issue editor Paul McNamee

‘It’s trying to show the polarising views over wealth’: Art auction raises thousands for Big Issue sellers
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‘It’s trying to show the polarising views over wealth’: Art auction raises thousands for Big Issue sellers

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Muse and Razorlight complete triumphant return with electrifying live show in support of The Big Issue
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Muse and Razorlight complete triumphant return with electrifying live show in support of The Big Issue

Muse star Matt Bellamy has been buying The Big Issue for 25 years
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Muse star Matt Bellamy has been buying The Big Issue for 25 years

Don’t carry cash? Don’t worry, 1,000 Big Issue sellers now accept contactless payments
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Don’t carry cash? Don’t worry, 1,000 Big Issue sellers now accept contactless payments

The Big Issue wants to support Ukraine refugees arriving in the UK – here’s how
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The Big Issue wants to support Ukraine refugees arriving in the UK – here’s how

‘People call me a role model. I’m like, OK but why?’: Love Island’s Kaz Kamwi on influencer culture
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‘People call me a role model. I’m like, OK but why?’: Love Island’s Kaz Kamwi on influencer culture

‘I’ll never forget it’: Guest editor Yungblud reveals how a Big Issue seller turned his life around
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‘I’ll never forget it’: Guest editor Yungblud reveals how a Big Issue seller turned his life around

‘This is very different to my Love Island experience’ – Kaz Kamwi sells The Big Issue in Oxford Street
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‘This is very different to my Love Island experience’ – Kaz Kamwi sells The Big Issue in Oxford Street

Lord Bird appeals for public support for Big Issue vendors through pandemic
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Lord Bird appeals for public support for Big Issue vendors through pandemic

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Protest, predictions and COP26: The Big Issue’s top news stories of 2021
Top stories of 2021

Protest, predictions and COP26: The Big Issue’s top news stories of 2021

‘There’s no one out here’: Big Issue sellers plead for support as streets empty ahead of Christmas
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‘There’s no one out here’: Big Issue sellers plead for support as streets empty ahead of Christmas

The Big Issue eBikes scheme set to launch
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The Big Issue eBikes scheme set to launch

Meet the people selling street papers around the world
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Meet the people selling street papers around the world

Big Issue launches media training scheme for young people from underrepresented backgrounds
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Big Issue launches media training scheme for young people from underrepresented backgrounds

The Big Issue in 30 moments: The ’10s and beyond
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The Big Issue in 30 moments: The ’10s and beyond

The Big Issue in 30 moments: The ’00s
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The Big Issue in 30 moments: The ’00s

How The Big Issue became an A-level set text
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How The Big Issue became an A-level set text

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The Big Issue at 30: What it means to stars of screen, politics and music
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The Big Issue at 30: What it means to stars of screen, politics and music

The Big Issue in 30 moments: The ’90s
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The Big Issue in 30 moments: The ’90s

The Big Issue at 30: Thirty years of changes… and one thing that’s stayed the same
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The Big Issue at 30: Thirty years of changes… and one thing that’s stayed the same

The Big Issue is turning 30 but our work is far from done
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The Big Issue is turning 30 but our work is far from done

The Big Issue to launch new employment programme for young journalists
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The Big Issue to launch new employment programme for young journalists

The Big Issue wins four industry awards for Covid response
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The Big Issue wins four industry awards for Covid response

Big Issue nominated for 5 industry awards for Covid response
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Big Issue nominated for 5 industry awards for Covid response

After 30 years, The Big Issue’s job has only just begun
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After 30 years, The Big Issue’s job has only just begun

Street Cat Bob and bullshit jobs: The Big Issue’s most-read articles of 2020
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Street Cat Bob and bullshit jobs: The Big Issue’s most-read articles of 2020

Experience the choices of homelessness in The Big Issue’s interactive fiction
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Experience the choices of homelessness in The Big Issue’s interactive fiction

The Big Issue wins Magazine of the Year and Best Covid Response
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The Big Issue wins Magazine of the Year and Best Covid Response

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Calling all Covid-19 heroes! Get in touch for free advertising space

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