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Pet foodbank launches to help poverty-stricken owners

PET FOODBANK LAUNCHES TO HELP POVERTY-STRICKEN OWNERS

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is launching a dedicated foodbank for pet owners who are struggling to make ends meet - and hope the initiative...

HOW BUSINESSES CAN HELP YOUNG PEOPLE MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR POTENTIAL

Celebrating our 30th anniversary this year, ELBA is a charity with a focus on supporting East London by bringing together business...

 
 
 
Magid Magid has a three-step guide to how we can improve democracy

MAGID MAGID HAS A THREE-STEP GUIDE TO HOW WE CAN IMPROVE DEMOCRACY

We are living in turbulent times. Across the world, countries which consider themselves democratic are seeing their political institutions...

MUCH-LOVED BIG ISSUE VENDOR DAVID STONE HAS DIED

We are saddened to announce that popular Big Issue vendor David Stone has died following a battle with cancer. Known as Dave to his...

 
 
 

TWO-THIRDS OF BRITS BELIEVE POVERTY HAS GOT WORSE IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS

Almost 90 per cent of Brits consider hunger a problem, says a damning Trussell Trust and YouGov survey that the national foodbank charity...

SEE KEN LOACH'S NEW FILM FOR FREE WITH THIS WEEK'S BIG ISSUE!

You could be heading to a special preview screening of Sorry We Missed You, the latest film from legendary director Ken Loach. Written...

 
 
 
Chris Morris interview: “It's bonanza time for bad behaviour”

CHRIS MORRIS INTERVIEW: “IT'S BONANZA TIME FOR BAD BEHAVIOUR”

“If there is anything common to my work it is normally a reaction to hysteria of some kind. There is now almost too much hysteria to...

BORIS JOHNSON'S PLANS TO INTRODUCE VOTER ID WILL HIT HOMELESS PEOPLE HARD

The Queen's Speech may have been light on housing and homelessness announcements - but one of the announcements could still have an...

 
 
 

BRIAN MAY SAYS DEPRESSION WASN'T THE ‘LEARNING CURVE' HE EXPECTED

In a Letter to My Younger Self , Queen guitar champion Brian May spoke frankly about his experiences of mental illness and draws one...

PAUL MCNAMEE: TOMORROW'S WORLD STARTS HERE, TODAY

Does God have a boss? That was the toughest question. How do you answer that, if a nine-year-old is asking with an absolute honest...

 
 
 

CAROLINE LUCAS: THE DEMOCRATIC TAKEOVER

Do you remember those rose-tinted days before Brexit when our democracy worked perfectly, Westminster reflected the true views of the...

JOHN BIRD: LET'S REWRITE THE FUTURE WITH A FUTURE GENERATIONS BILL

When I was a boy, I would watch my mother run out of money on Monday night. And then be rescued on a Tuesday morning by the £1 family...

 
 
 

HOW THE FUTURE GENERATIONS ACT WILL WORK FOR A BRITAIN BUILT ON PREVENTION

It's hard to think about it at the moment - but the world will continue to turn post-Brexit. The damage to democracy has already been...

Francois Pienaar knows what the Rugby World Cup can do for your country

FRANCOIS PIENAAR KNOWS WHAT THE RUGBY WORLD CUP CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY

“If you say it's one of the biggest moments in sport, I can't think of anything that would be bigger, in terms of bringing people together.” Since...

 
 
 

GOVERNMENT TO ABANDON REFUGEE FUNDING IN CASE OF NO-DEAL BREXIT

Thousands of people are demanding the government reverses its decision to cut funding that ensures vulnerable refugees can access housing...

REVIEW: CHRIS MORRIS IS BACK WITH SCABROUS COMEDY THE DAY SHALL COME

Where has Chris Morris been in our hour of need? After making his film debut with 2010's Four Lions about a bunch of crap Sheffield...

 
 
 

REVIEW: UNICORN BY AMROU AL-KADHI; THE DIVERS' GAME BY JESSE BALL

Thanks to the likes of the hugely successful reality show RuPaul's Drag Race , the fabulous FX drama Pose and some eye-opening insider...

NETFLIX'S TOP BOY SHOWS THE SCORCHED EARTH OF BREXIT BRITAIN

The country is fucked, this much we know. But Brexit isn't the cause, it's just the symptom. Blame David Cameron for calling the referendum,...

 
 
 
Going in search of the magic money tree

GOING IN SEARCH OF THE MAGIC MONEY TREE

In these uncertain times there is one thing you can bank on - we need to plant more trees. One trillion of them, in fact. They play...

SADIQ KHAN: IT'S A SCANDAL HOW MANY ROUGH SLEEPERS SUFFER WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a £2.35m funding boost to tackle mental health issues among rough sleepers. The announcement...

 
 
 



Pick your England team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup 2019...

Pick your England team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup 2019 quarter-finals

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Rugby World Cup 2019 TV schedule: How to watch the quarter-finals live on ITV

Rugby World Cup 2019 TV schedule: How to watch the quarter-finals live on ITV

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Five Bulgaria football fans arrested over racist chants and Nazi salutes...

Five Bulgaria football fans arrested over racist chants and Nazi salutes aimed at England players

Five Bulgarian football fans have been arrested today for racially abusing England players during their Euro 2020 qualifying match. England won 6-0 but the game was stopped... Read more ...

Woman, 21, flung from fair ride 'like a ragdoll' left with severe facial...

Woman, 21, flung from fair ride 'like a ragdoll' left with severe facial injuries

Jade Harrison wants the Airmaxx 360 scrapped for good after being flung from the ride at Hull Fair in a traumatic ordeal that left her needing facial surgery Read more ...

Sport on TV 2019 calendar: How to watch every event on Sky Sports, BT Sport...

Sport on TV 2019 calendar: How to watch every event on Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime, BBC and more

Find out when and where every major sporting event in 2019 is on TV with RadioTimes.com's full guide to the year in sport. From the 2019 World Athletics Championships to the... Read more ...

Royal Tour LIVE: Kate shocks local by wearing same traditional hat as...

Royal Tour LIVE: Kate shocks local by wearing same traditional hat as Princess Diana

KATE, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William were left in awe when they received a book of photographs of late Princess Diana - as they were wearing the same hat the Princess... Read more ...

Prince William and Kate Middleton visit spectacular glacier in Pakistan...

Prince William and Kate Middleton visit spectacular glacier in Pakistan - best photos

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travelled to northern Pakistan for the third day of their... Read more ...

How does the Pixel 4 compare to the iPhone 11 and Samsung Galaxy S10?

How does the Pixel 4 compare to the iPhone 11 and Samsung Galaxy S10?

A display of the new Google Pixel 4 phones during a Google product launch event Google has revealed the latest incarnation of its Pixel smartphone series at a special event in... Read more ...

Transfer news: Mario Mandzukic 'will need to lower wage demands' to secure...

Transfer news: Mario Mandzukic 'will need to lower wage demands' to secure Man United move

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to be handed funds to improve his Manchester United squad in the January window after a dismal start to the new season. Read more ...

Man United's David de Gea is injured & when Sadio Mane and Liverpool's...

Man United's David de Gea is injured & when Sadio Mane and Liverpool's Brazilians will return to Anfield

Man United's David de Gea is injured Manchester United's injury problems worsened on Tuesday night with a blow to goalie David de Gea. De Gea limped out of Spain's Euro 2020... Read more ...