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Monthly Archives: October 2017

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UoM creates new test that could help prevent breast cancer

Women with a family history of breast cancer are on track to be able to be tested for risks

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Fashion player of the week: Petra Collins

Don’t let her unfinished years at high school fool you into thinking Petra Collins doesn’t work

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Review: Don Giovanni

A half-price season brought crowds to Don Giovanni, but did quality get lost in the rush?

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Review: Sara (2015)

Director Herman Yau dropped by at HomeMcr for a very interesting Q&A following the screening of Sara

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Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with Maxine Peake

“I think it’s almost impossible to write without being political” — Kit de Waal

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Health Secretary announces more places for student nurses

Plans to tackle NHS staff shortages continue as Jeremy Hunt reveals plans to increase the number of nurses being trained and lifting the 1% pay cap on nurses in the workforce

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Review: The Sleep Curse

Herman Yau and Anthony Wong reunite for The Sleep Curse, after a string of cult horror successes in the 1990s, but whether it works is up for debate

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Antwerp Mansion forced to reduce capacity

Ticket holders to Antwerp Mansion’s Regression Sessions event on Saturday night had their tickets revoked last minute due to fire hazards

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UoM Women fall to late defeat

Two goals in the last ten minutes for Liverpool John Moores University condemned the University of Manchester to a league-opening defeat

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Being called a Brat has never felt so good

Blast from the past or fashion icon?

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Balenciaga’s new meme: the CROC

It’s not even Halloween yet but Balenciaga seems determined to frighten us

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Top Five: Neo-Noir Films

With the sequel to Blade Runner, a modern film noir first, science-fiction second, released this month, Lucas counts down his favourite neo-noirs