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Feeling the Love: A look at February’s street paper covers

Some LOVEly covers have caught our eye this month – here’s our February round-up of front pages.

INSP Vendor Playlist: Noel McCauley (Ireland’s Big Issue, Enniskillen, Ireland)

This year we asked vendors: if you could give a song as a present this Christmas, what would you choose? The result was the INSP Vendor Playlist, which is now available for your listening pleasure. Ireland’s Big Issue vendor Noel has chosen a country song via a comedian.

Covers Round-up: Up close and personal with August’s front pages

This month saw the 2018 Global Street Paper Summit return to INSP’s home city of Glasgow, and our golden annual opportunity to replenish the street paper archive and get up close and personal with covers from around the world.

October global street paper covers get scary

Between Halloween and Trump, there’s a frighteneing vibe on this month’s international street paper covers. Thank god for Street Cat Bob…

Prophets of Rage to Bridget Jones – September street paper supporters

There’s support from big name stars featured on this month’s covers – but also stark reminders of why street papers are so necessary for homeless people.

Olympic fever gripped world’s street papers this August

August’s street paper covers have the Olympic spirit, featuring ‘cuddly lawnmowers’, a homeless wedding, Steven Spielberg, and a cheeky little bit of rickrolling.

Street paper vendors among hundreds of Homeless World Cup players heading to Glasgow

The Homeless World Cup kicks off in Glasgow on Sunday – we caught up with some of the players who are also street paper vendors.

March’s covers reveal the power of illustration

From fierce illustrations to wild covers, experience dozens of the world’s best street paper artwork from the last month.

Editor reflects on 15 years as Ireland’s Big Issue celebrates 200th edition

“I woke up, stumbled past 40,000 magazines into the kitchen and did what every Irish person does in a crisis: I made a cup of tea.” Sean Kavanagh reflects on the highs and lows of 15 years at Ireland’s Big Issue.

Check out December’s festive street papers!

We’ve got Santas galore on this month’s covers! Plus lots of kitties, gingerbread houses, elves, snowmen… and glitter.

INSP Advent Calendar: day 10

Count down to Christmas with #INSPadvent! Colm who sells Ireland’s Big Issue in Dublin tells us about his favourite Xmas present.

“We can see the effect the Homeless World Cup is having on their souls”

The editors of Greek street paper Shedia, Ireland’s Big Issue and Russian paper Put Domoi agree: win or lose, the Homeless World Cup changes lives.

Colin Farrell makes surprise visit to Homeless World Cup

Hollywood actor, Homeless World Cup Ambassador and street paper fan Colin Farrell made a surprise visit to the 2015 Homeless World Cup in Amsterdam to show his support and cheer on his home nation, Ireland.