Love Summer

Here at The Big Issue we have fallen in love. Who’s the lucky object of our affection you ask? Summer!

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26 December 2017 Issue no: 552

Bumper Christmas Edition 2017

This year’s Christmas edition of The Big Issue is a celebration of our vendors by our vendors.

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03 December 2017 Issue no: 551

Paul McCartney

All you need is love. Paul McCartney’s Letter to My Younger Self in this edition talks love, Liverpool and Lennon!

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17 November 2017 Issue no: 550


Our favourite Icelandic swan-dressed artist is back, and time has not tempered her unique and defiant view of the world.

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02 November 2017 Issue no: 549

Brand New

In this edition, Russell Brand talks honestly and openly about his own addictions, and his blueprint for recovery.

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19 October 2017 Issue no: 548

Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil are on the road and this Big Issue is taking you along! In this edition, we talk touring, rock music, and so much more with the Oils...

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06 October 2017 Issue no: 547

Rise of the Robots

The robots are coming! Well, according to the movies. This Big Issue takes a look at the new Blader Runner 2049, A.I., sci-fi plots and heaps more…

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22 September 2017 Issue no: 546


Elton John has a song for just about any occasion, and any person. In this edition we look at his epic career.

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08 September 2017 Issue no: 545

The 2017 Fiction Edition

Our 13th Fiction Edition is packed with 14 captivating short stories, including by Paulo Coelho, Matthew Reilly and Elliot Perlman.

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25 August 2017 Issue no: 544

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly has been writing Australia into song for decades, and he isn't slowing down. In this edition, he speaks about his new album, Life Is Fine.

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11 August 2017 Issue no: 543

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