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Increasing numbers of refugees look to street papers across Europe for support. A research visit to Eleonas Refugee Camp during the INSP Summit in Athens this week was an eye-opening and humbling experience for our delegates.
Another action-packed day in Athens included a visit a refugee camp near the city, more learning and networking, and finished with the INSP Awards! Take a look at the INSP Summit in pictures.
From a captivating speech by Yanis Varoufakis to an emotional INSP Talks, day one of the Global Street Paper Summit in Athens was a true success! Relive the day in photos.
INSP’s Global Street Paper Summit got off to a flying start yesterday in Athens. 120 delegates from 59 street papers in 30 different countries have flocked in Athens for our biggest summit yet! Here’s how the day went in pictures.
From an insight into life on the streets to a gripping personal account of the Gulf War, discover our six finalists for Best Vendor Contribution in this year’s INSP Awards.
TagesSatz brought in thousands by making it easy for supermarket shoppers to donate. Now they can take vendors on trips and buy them Christmas presents.
Each Monday, Milk Café in Glasgow throws open its doors – and pops the kettle on – to provide a welcoming space for a group of Big Issue vendors to attend English language classes.
Scarp de’ tenis celebrates its 200th edition this April. The historic edition features 10 people that have embodied what the street paper means to its vendors and readers, over the last 20 years.
We visited Asfalt over the Easter weekend and learned more about the Norwegian street paper: from how they are coping with the oil crisis to their vendors’ best selling techniques.
A much-loved former Big Issue vendor brings a ray of sunshine to her home city of Glasgow with solo art show.
A London restaurant famous for feeding guests in the dark will offer 50 young homeless people the chance to experience a meal by Michelin starred chef Julien Machet next week.
Nicola Sturgeon says she does not want charities treated as “irksome protestors” in wake of new UK government rules on lobbying.