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‘Enough is enough’: Why workers and campaigners are protesting around the country

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‘People will starve and freeze’ if government U-turns on promise to increase benefits
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‘People will starve and freeze’ if government U-turns on promise to increase benefits

Experts are calling the possible U-turn a “shameful moral failure and a disgraceful failure of compassion”

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’
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Exclusive: 7 things we learned from Alex Turner about new Arctic Monkeys album The Car
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Exclusive: 7 things we learned from Alex Turner about new Arctic Monkeys album The Car

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Exclusive: 7 things we learned from Alex Turner about new Arctic Monkeys album The Car
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Exclusive: 7 things we learned from Alex Turner about new Arctic Monkeys album The Car

These photos show life through the eyes of food bank users
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These photos show life through the eyes of food bank users

30 years on, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is still the most beautiful film committed to celluloid
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Big Issue Recruit aims to get Britain working
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Considering a new job? Here's how to retrain in 10 crucial areas desperate to hire

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis
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Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved
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Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved

These are the charities that collect furniture from your home to help those in need
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These are the charities that collect furniture from your home to help those in need

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PIP assessments are no laughing matter. Or are they?

PIP assessments cause anxiety for disabled people. So how did Birds of Paradise Theatre Company find dark humour in the process?
Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’
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Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’

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LFF eats the rich: 7 films tackling inequality at the London Film Festival 2022
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LFF eats the rich: 7 films tackling inequality at the London Film Festival 2022

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Letter To My Younger Self

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Lesley Manville: 'A working-class upbringing is political in itself, isn't it?'

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Motsi Mabuse: 'I don't like dance competitions. I have a real anxiety about them now'

Paul O'Grady: 'I could milk a cow by the time I was seven'
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Paul O'Grady: 'I could milk a cow by the time I was seven'

Tony Blackburn: 'The world we’re living in at the moment is the saddest time I’ve ever known'
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Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest

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To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.