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Pledges to end homelessness collide with inconvenient truths
Opinion

Pledges to end homelessness collide with inconvenient truths

Despite government programmes to eradicate homelessness, the numbers keep going up. It’s time to get serious

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

Experts worry about a looming crisis of homelessness. These are the rough sleeping figures and homelessness facts you need to know.

Could a rent freeze be on the way?
RENTING

Could a rent freeze be on the way?

Scotland’s rent freeze may have been downgraded to a rent cap but will a form of rent controls follow in London and other parts of the UK?

Scotland aims to cut car use by creating ’20-minute neighbourhoods’ in net zero push
Pollution

Scotland aims to cut car use by creating ’20-minute neighbourhoods’ in net zero push

‘Scandalous’: Charity that delivers essential supplies to older people faces closure after funding blow
Social Justice

‘Scandalous’: Charity that delivers essential supplies to older people faces closure after funding blow

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William Wall-Ice and Carrie Bradthaw: Meet Scotland’s punny gritter trucks fighting the snow
Winter weather

William Wall-Ice and Carrie Bradthaw: Meet Scotland’s punny gritter trucks fighting the snow

What impact would a rent freeze have? Just ask tenants in Scotland
Rent freeze

What impact would a rent freeze have? Just ask tenants in Scotland

Inside Nicola Sturgeon’s operation to win European support for Scottish independence
Scottish Independence

Inside Nicola Sturgeon’s operation to win European support for Scottish independence

Drug deaths fall among Scotland’s homeless population for the first time
Homelessness

Drug deaths fall among Scotland’s homeless population for the first time

Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis
Renting

Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis

Why I mapped the whole of Scotland by hand
Books

Why I mapped the whole of Scotland by hand

Top 5 books on Scotland’s witches and myths, chosen by Helen Fields
Top 5 Books

Top 5 books on Scotland’s witches and myths, chosen by Helen Fields

Scotland’s new wind farm could reduce energy bills
Energy crisis

Scotland’s new wind farm could reduce energy bills

‘Completely unprecedented’: Experts fear bird flu outbreak is pushing some species to the brink of extinction
Bird flu

‘Completely unprecedented’: Experts fear bird flu outbreak is pushing some species to the brink of extinction

Michael Gove interview: Scottish independence ‘would be vandalism’
Politics

Michael Gove interview: Scottish independence ‘would be vandalism’

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze
Renting

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze

Police accused of using ‘fear tactic’ after arrested climate activist banned from protests
Protest

Police accused of using ‘fear tactic’ after arrested climate activist banned from protests

School social enterprise stars take up the Big Issue sell-off challenge!
Sponsored content

School social enterprise stars take up the Big Issue sell-off challenge!

Social enterprise: the next generation shaping a better world
Sponsored content

Social enterprise: the next generation shaping a better world

Local elections 2022: your complete guide to the votes happening across the UK on May 5
Local elections

Local elections 2022: your complete guide to the votes happening across the UK on May 5

‘Sufficient appetite’ to explore reintroduction of lynx to Scotland
Rewilding

‘Sufficient appetite’ to explore reintroduction of lynx to Scotland

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Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding
Big Issue Invest

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding

Thousands attend cost of living protests in cities across the UK
Cost of Living Crisis

Thousands attend cost of living protests in cities across the UK

‘My entire life is in that house’: 100 families still locked out of homes two months after Storm Malik
Housing

‘My entire life is in that house’: 100 families still locked out of homes two months after Storm Malik

New anthology featuring top Scottish writers highlights country’s homelessness crisis
Homelessness

New anthology featuring top Scottish writers highlights country’s homelessness crisis