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Daily Archives: 22nd October 2012

Services range from professional editing to full writing of personal statements. Photo: Kayla Sawyer

Pupils pay up to £300 for UCAS statements

UCAS applicants are spending hundreds of pounds for professionally written personal statements

Drunken students

Manchester well above average in alcohol-related deaths and hospital trips

But students “not responsible for increasing cost of alcohol misuse”


Top high street clothing companies to blame for ‘horrors of Italian sweatshops’

-University of Manchester researcher condemns existence of Zara sweatshops
-H&M “expanding by following this model”
– Zara and H&M deny allegations

Wonga have agreed not to attach their brand to St James' Park as part of a four-year sponsorship deal Photo: armedtoreact@flickr

Controversy as Newcastle agree Wonga sponsorship deal

The club has been criticised for its association with the money-lending company

Daydream Nation

From the vault: Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation

The legendary outfit’s finest hour changed the face of alternative rock

Trail of Dead appeared at Club Academy in support of new LP 'Lost Songs'. Photo: alamosbasement @ Flickr

Live: …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead at Club Academy

The Texan alt-rockers bring their incendiary live show to Manchester for the second time in as many years

A "mix up" has forced over 70 footballers to train on one pitch. Photo: Nick Whiting

Men’s football club lose training session due to ‘mix up’

Over 70 players now have to train at a single session, on a single pitch

Easy Star All-Stars new album. Photo: Easy Star@ flickr

Easy Star All-Stars

Tom Ingham chats to world-renowned reggae producer Michael Goldwasser on the Easy Star All-Star’s new project

Mick Hucknall to receive honorary degree from University

Hucknall joins five other “outstanding individuals” receiving honours

Lance Armstrong's legacy will be reassessed in the years to come. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

“Lance Armstrong is a disgrace and brings cycling into disrepute”

Tim Manson gives his opinion on one of the most shocking revelations in the history of sport

The University of Manchester table tennis team pose for a photo. Photo: Dong Ming Lau

Opening day victory for Manchester table tennis

UoM 11 – 6 University of Liverpool

The £1m restaurant will offer valet parking and corporate transport

£1m restaurant to open on curry mile

Former MMU student Jaf Siddiqi hopes the restaurant will bring new clients to the area