A Place to Lay Your Head

Utah recently achieved the seemingly impossible: housing nearly all of its chronically homeless. We went to Salt Lake City to take a look.

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21 June 2016 Author: Sophie Quick

From the Vault: Eurovision

Whether cynical or star-struck, the Eurovision Song Contest provides something for everyone even for fans of disco-loving Romanian countertenors.

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22 May 2015 Author: Sophie Quick

Saved by a Whisker

We caught up with James Bowen, bestselling author of 'A Street Cat Named Bob' and former Big Issue vendor in the UK.

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12 February 2015 Author: Sophie Quick

Quick Fix: Adverse Advice

After some controversy, The Big Issue Editor fired our audacious 'Agony Aunt' in her very own column.

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27 January 2015 Author: Sophie Quick

Quick Fix: Karaoke Kool

It's December: a time for family, love and office Christmas parties. Quick Fix gives you some tips for keeping your cool while doing karaoke.

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8 December 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Quick Fix: Garden Party Pooper

Quick Fix tackles dirtiness in the garden.

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1 October 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Quick Fix: Creative Costume

Quick Fix gives some fashion advice to a creative minded reader.

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10 September 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Quick Fix: Bingo Lingo

A reader's hobby has started to take over their life... Quick Fix is here to help.

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22 August 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Quick Fix: Nuggets of Truth

A readers attempt at random kindness backfires. But Quick Fix comes to the rescue with her sage advice.

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5 August 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

An Age Old Problem

Homelessness and poverty don't discriminate. Sophie Quick talks to three older women who have found circumstances stacked against them.

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1 August 2014 Author: Sophie Quick