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Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997
Levelling up

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997

A new report finds the government will need to invest billions more in its levelling up plans to tackle entrenched regional inequalities.

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis
Building Safety Crisis

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis

A small number of leaseholders in Wales who have been hit hard in the pocket will be offered a way out of the cladding crisis – selling their home to the government.

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis
Renting

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis

A new Ipsos poll finds a lack of affordable homes and surging house prices are the biggest housing problems facing Britain today.

Help to Build scheme asks Brits to tackle the housing crisis – but ‘won’t reach those in need’
Housing crisis

Help to Build scheme asks Brits to tackle the housing crisis – but ‘won’t reach those in need’

Glenda Jackson: ‘What made me give up acting and go into politics was Margaret Thatcher’
Letter to my younger self

Glenda Jackson: ‘What made me give up acting and go into politics was Margaret Thatcher’

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

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

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents
Social mobility

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents

Roe v Wade overturned: What abortion access and reproductive rights look like around the world
Abortion rights

Roe v Wade overturned: What abortion access and reproductive rights look like around the world

‘He was the most intelligent, unassuming man I ever met’: Big Issue mourns vendor John Byrne
Our vendors

‘He was the most intelligent, unassuming man I ever met’: Big Issue mourns vendor John Byrne

Customers raise thousands of pounds to pay for funeral of much-loved Big Issue seller
Our vendors

Customers raise thousands of pounds to pay for funeral of much-loved Big Issue seller

How to join a union
Trade unions

How to join a union

Bring Your Dog to Work Day: Just loads of pictures of happy dogs
Bring your dog to work day

Bring Your Dog to Work Day: Just loads of pictures of happy dogs

What are homeless hostels?
Homelessness

What are homeless hostels?

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All the major strike action that could take place this summer – and why
Strike action

All the major strike action that could take place this summer – and why

Will Boris Johnson resign?
Partygate

Will Boris Johnson resign?

Tory MPs have been saying railway workers earn more than they actually do
Employment

Tory MPs have been saying railway workers earn more than they actually do

Campaigners call for a million people to cancel their energy bills if government refuses to act
Cost of living

Campaigners call for a million people to cancel their energy bills if government refuses to act

How to respect the environment when wild swimming
Wild swimming

How to respect the environment when wild swimming

Exclusive: BT call centre sets up ‘food bank’ for its own staff
Low pay

Exclusive: BT call centre sets up ‘food bank’ for its own staff

Buying a home in the UK is more expensive than ever. When will house prices go down?
House Prices

Buying a home in the UK is more expensive than ever. When will house prices go down?

‘I didn’t realise how tall he was’: Meet Dave Martin, the vendor who met Prince William
Prince William x The Big Issue

‘I didn’t realise how tall he was’: Meet Dave Martin, the vendor who met Prince William

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The public are split over support for the train strikes, a poll has found
Strike action

The public are split over support for the train strikes, a poll has found

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’
Letter to my Younger Self

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’

More than eight million families to get new cost of living payment in July
Cost of living

More than eight million families to get new cost of living payment in July

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation
Windrush Day

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation

Ten simple steps to help the environment
Sustainability

Ten simple steps to help the environment

These charts show the extent of the cost of living crisis as inflation hits 40-year high
Cost of living crisis

These charts show the extent of the cost of living crisis as inflation hits 40-year high

Here’s how much more the poorest are paying in your area because of the poverty premium
Poverty

Here’s how much more the poorest are paying in your area because of the poverty premium

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

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?

The summer of discontent? Why the cost of living crisis is causing so many strikes
strike action

The summer of discontent? Why the cost of living crisis is causing so many strikes

Top eco-friendly essentials for festival go-ers
Glastonbury

Top eco-friendly essentials for festival go-ers

Exclusive: Michael Gove vows to help Grenfell victims bring criminal charges
Grenfell

Exclusive: Michael Gove vows to help Grenfell victims bring criminal charges

‘Homelessness is a societal issue so it has to be a societal solution,’ says Mick Clarke of The Passage
Housing

‘Homelessness is a societal issue so it has to be a societal solution,’ says Mick Clarke of The Passage

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