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Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Interview: Women’s Equality Party – Sally Carr

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Sally Carr the Women’s Equality party candidate for Withington

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Interview: George Galloway

Renowned left-winger George Galloway is running as an independent candidate for Manchester Gorton this election. As part of our series of interviews with local candidates, we sat down with him

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The Mancunion Present: Summer House Party at Black Dog Ballroom

Did we mention the first 50 people to register will get a free burger

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Manchester entrepreneurs win £50,000 in Venture Further competition

The winners of the Venture Further competition have been announced with each winning £50,000 each to help them make their start-up ideas a reality

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Interview: The Parrots

The Parrots talk to Irune Vega about their future projects, metaphors of the internet revolution, and their love for Madchester

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Interview: Whitney

A year on from the release of their debut album Light Upon The Lake, Whitney are still on the road. Joe Casson speaks to singer Julien Ehrlich about tour vans, Elton John, and pole dancing at Islington Mill

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Album: (Sandy) Alex G – Rocket

Alex Giannascoli’s latest offering blends bare-bones alt-country with heady electronica – Rocket is a puzzling, yet consuming record, writes Harry Sherrin

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Competition: Win Marika Hackman limited edition vinyl and signed postcard

Mancunion readers are in with a chance to win an exclusive vinyl edition of Marika Hackman’s new album, as well as a signed personalised postcard

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Eurovision 2017

The most fabulous night in the musical calendar returns with political drama, horse masks, and a few plot twists, writes Elizabeth Rushton

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“We keep fighting back with Greater Manchester spirit”

We spoke with Mancunians at Tuesday’s vigil for the Manchester terror attack, which saw thousands pack into Albert Square to pay their respects to those who have lost their lives

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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

We must ‘go beyond simplistic notions of madness, religion, and love. Instead, we must turn to issues of poverty, crime, drugs, alienation, integration, and more’

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Anti-terror police raid house in Fallowfield

After last nights terrorist attack police have confirmed there have been two more arrests and that a ‘controlled explosion’ took place in Fallowfield