The Mancunion

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Daily Archives: 8th February 2017

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LGBT History Month: Blood Donation

Part three of four in the LGBT History Month series: this time, Michael Petch takes to task the barriers that make donating blood a problematic experience for LGBT people

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Sundance Film Festival 2017 highlights

Eloïse Wright reflects on the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

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John Hyatt: Rock Art

John Hyatt, musician and MMU lecturer, puts on a punk inspired exhibition at HOME

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Vintage beauty – not just for the elite

Think vintage beauty is an unattainable look? Think again!

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Britain through to Davis Cup Quarter Finals

Great Britain have progressed to the quarter finals of the Davis Cup to face France after achieving a bruising victory over their Canadian opponents

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Second Oscar nomination for Orlando von Einsiedel

The former University of Manchester Anthropology student has been nominated for the second time in two years

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Academics in higher education are told to act like diplomats

Academics at the University of East Anglia have told scholars that their research is not ‘self-evident’

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Smokers have 72 per cent risk of fatal lung disease

A new study finds that smokers with specific genes have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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The perennial trend: corsets

From the constrictive bodices of the 1600’s to the waist training craze of the present day, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder traces the history and questions why we are still so obsessed with corseted fashion

Photo: Netflix

Review: Santa Clarita Diet

Never mind ‘Netflix and Chill’, this is ‘Netflix and Kill’

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An Alternative History of Fashion: Costume in The Man in the High Castle

Sophie Billington discusses the alternative approach to post-war fashion in the hit series The Man in the High Castle

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Mellow yellow

The colour with just about the worst reputation in fashion gets a moment in the spotlight