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Tunan Sadik: The vendor who has transformed his family home

Last year, Lice v Lice featured the story of one of its vendors, Tunan Sadik, and stated that he was “one of those people who succeed in their lives”. Less than a year later, Tunan has used his success as a magazine vendor to provide a better home for himself and for the rest of his family. We visited him at home in the Shutka neighbourhood of Skopje to find out more.

#INSP2018: Summit scholarships opened doors to inspire more street paper staff

INSP was pleased to offer a series of scholarships to support 14 delegates from 9 countries in attending the Global Street Paper Summit that took place in our home city of Glasgow in August.

INSP Awards: The 2018 Best Campaign Finalists are here

We’re spoiling you today – with two sets of Finalists for the 2018 INSP Awards being announced!

INSP Awards: Announcing the 2018 Finalists in Best Design

We’re rounding off the week by bringing you the Finalists in Best Design for the 2018 INSP Awards.

INSP Awards: The 2018 Best Cultural Feature Finalists are here

The INSP Awards are fast approaching, so it’s time to find out the Finalists up for Best Cultural Feature.

INSP Awards: Announcing the 2018 Nominees in Best Design

This award acknowledges excellence in street paper design – find out who’s made the Top 10.

INSP Awards: Hold the front page! Here’s the 2018 Best Cover Nominees

Our most hotly contested INSP Award this year was for Best Cover – with a whopping 63 entries from street papers around the world! Find out who’s made the Top 10…

INSP Awards: Introducing the 2018 Best Cultural Feature Nominees

We’re continuing with our 2018 INSP Awards announcements, and today we’re revealing the Top 10 Entries for Best Cultural Feature.

Our vendors: Jusuf Jusufovski (Lice v Lice, Skopje, Macedonia)

The future beckons for high-school student Jusuf, who is looking forward to entering the world of work. Here, he tells us his story and talks about his life, desire to travel and love of dancing the tango.

New Year, New Covers: A fresh batch of January front pages for 2018

The decorations are packed away, resolutions have been made (and already broken!), and the dieting has begun. This can only mean one thing…a new year – and a new batch of street paper covers – is upon us!

Vendor moments 2017: “I manage somehow”

Not every vendor’s year has been taken up with seismic, life-changing events. For some, such as Lice v Lice’s Suhamet, 2017 has just been about getting by – from renovating his house, to keeping his family clothed and fed.

Our vendors: Suhamet Sadik (Lice v Lice, Skopje, Macedonia)

For Suhamet Sadik, selling Lice v Lice is a lifeline that enables him to support his family. In a sincere interview, Suhamet shares his wishes and plans and speaks out about the problems posed by marginalization in Macedonian society.

October Omnibus: A spooktacular look at the last month’s covers

The witching hour is upon us, and has conjured up a month of frighteningly good covers to keep the spectres at bay.

Second annual ONE Festival of Homeless Arts officially kicks off on World Homeless Day

The ONE Festival of Homeless Arts showcases and celebrates works of art, in a variety of mediums, imagined and created by people who have experienced homelessness. Curated and compiled by artist and campaigner David Tovey, the exhibition at the Diorama Arts Centre kicked off its second instalment on World Homeless Day.

INSP Awards: 2017 Best Photo Finalists Revealed

Our top five snaps have been chosen – we present to you our Best Photo finalists for 2017!

INSP Awards: The Best Photo Nominees for 2017 are here!

Our snap-happy street papers have offered up hundreds of impressive images this year, and we’ve got the top ten all developed and ready to go!

INSP Awards: Best Street Paper Design 2017 Nominees

All this week, we’re announcing the nominees for the 2017 INSP Awards – and today it’s the top ten in the Best Design category.

Vendor wishes: “My plans are to get married and form a family”

We’re in Macedonia for our vendor wishes series today, where Ilfeta tells us that she hopes to be a good mum, while Armando wants to travel…

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.

Sizzling summer street paper covers are animal mad!

Soak up a summery selection of animal-mad street paper covers with pugs, wolves, chickens, seagulls and crabs – plus Pikachu and the fish star of Finding Dory.

INSP Awards: striking street paper cover finalists revealed

From the political to the cultural, the bold and beautiful covers selected as finalists for the INSP Awards underscore the creativity in our network. Check out our final five ahead of the INSP Awards in Athens next week.

INSP Awards: discover the top 10 street paper covers for 2015/16

From the political to the cultural – and Beyoncé to Jesus Christ – the range of hard-hitting and beautiful covers nominated for the INSP Awards underscores the creativity in our network.

Rock gods to proud vendors: February’s street paper covers are out of this world

From rock gods to proud vendors, February’s street paper covers featured lots of fascinating and inspiring people. Explore the world’s street papers here.

INSP Advent Calendar: day seven

Our #INSPadvent calendar continues! Open today’s window to be transported to Macedonia and Lice v lice.

Lice v lice bags new eco-friendly partnership to help vendors

Macedonian street paper Lice v lice has partnered with local designers to create a cool new product, “Strong bags for strong social changes”. Sold alongside the paper, all profits support vendors and vulnerable people in Skopje.

Write on! Street paper vendors promote literacy in Macedonia

Lice v lice vendors handed out free books from several Macedonian publishers to the first 100 readers that bought the magazine.

Our vendors: Erdzan Sadik (Lice v Lice, Skopje, Macedonia)

“Now I know that this is a good and decent job and I had to put more effort into Lice v lice so that both the magazine and I would succeed.”