Issue 1263

26 Nov 2018
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On the cover of our bumper £3 edition, Brian Cox is scoping out the entire universe for his new show but for the moment it’s Brexit that’s bringing the national treasure back down to earth. Interview by Brian Donaldson.

In the latest in our popular series The Way I Work, American cosplayer Ivy Doomkitty talks body confidence, learning to love flying and the relative merits of EVA over Worbla foam. Interview: Mark Wheeler.

Even for a hard man like Mooch, living on the streets was scary. But when kindness came from an unexpected source, he was able to turn his life around and now helps other people facing homelessness. By Lauren Coulman.

One of the country’s leading political cartoonists for 40 years, Steve Bell writes about the new challenge that faced him when Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader and describes the other figures that have dominated his recent work, now brought together in a new book.

Plus, news, arts and entertainment, columnist Saskia Murphy’s encounter with a holocaust denier, our secret social worker reveals more about her job, and electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre writes a letter to his younger self.