The Big Issue is Britain’s only news and entertainment weekly magazine with a social justice focus and a commitment to prevent homelessness and poverty, and provide a means for society’s most marginalized to earn a living.
Engaging and thought-provoking, we take an irreverent look at life, culture and politics, challenging orthodoxy through righteous columnists, critics and award-winning features.
The Big Issue app provides access to our award-winning weekly publications PLUS our new Big Community channel, which provides uplifting and inspiring stories about people and businesses coming together to support the most vulnerable in society. Your money will directly support Big Issue vendors – you can read more about exactly how we are doing that on the bigissue website.
- The Big Issue app is free and gives access to our Big Community channel
- Read each magazine every Monday, before it goes on general sale
- Stay plugged in to our Big Community channel – a live story feed curated to provide positive and inspiring stories of people working together in the teeth of adversity
- Big Issue vendor update – fascinating daily news on our vendors
- Fully optimised for your iPad and iPhone
- Save your favourite articles to the Saved Articles section
- Choose the number of issues saved on your device to save on memory
- Easy reading with our night mode and adjustable text size
- Download the edition and read offline at your leisure
- Share your favourite stories with family and friends through Twitter and Facebook