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US veteran journalist Carl Bernstein: Trump’s election is "incredibly dangerous" for America

Carl Bernstein was instrumental in uncovering the Watergate scandal that forced President Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974. Speaking to Spare Change News, he pulls no punches in assessing Trump’s upcoming presidency – calling him “more dangerous t...

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Breaking camp: volunteer memories from the Calais JungleBIN_Memories from Calais Jungle 2

More than a month has passed since the official closure of the Calais Jungle. Now, all that is left for those who lived and volunteered there is memories of the camp in Northern France. Big Issue North talks to four English v...


Our vendors: Wayne Smith (StreetWise, Chicago, USA)SW_Vendor Profile_ Wayne Smith 1

Cleveland-born former truck driver Wayne Smith has seen most of America from the comfort of his cab. Now settled in the city of Evanston, just north of Chicago, he has been selling StreetWise in the Windy City for the past fo...


Harvesting against hunger and loneliness in Basel’s Gourmet GardensSUR_Gardening Against Poverty 2

The Gourmet Gardens in Basel are a place for people living in poverty to grow fruit and vegetables that they cannot afford to buy themselves - at the same time allowing a green fingered group to harvest new social contacts. I...


Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland: the gift that keeps on givingTBI_Game of Thrones Northern Ireland 1

The Big Issue’s Andrew Burns recently took a tour of Northern Ireland’s stunning landmarks – the backdrop for TV sensation Game of Thrones. On location, he talks to the people who became part of the country’s most lucrative o...