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Yearly Archives: 2017

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Manchester drug testing lab accused of manipulating police evidence

Hundreds of people may have been wrongly prosecuted as investigation reveals manipulation of 500 drug test results in a forensic lab in Manchester

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply to university

Teenagers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and poorer areas are significantly less likely to win a place at university, or even apply, compared to their advantaged peers

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Top 5: “Good” Songs

In unprecedented times of bad and ugly, it’s important to keep an eye out for the good. Ben Lomax picks out his top 5 songs both good in name and good in nature.

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Mix and Match Stir Fry

Buying a stir fry deal from a supermarket always leaves me pushing mystery veg around my plate and wishing for more chicken or noodles. The simple way to get around this is by making your own. It seems really complicated but actually, it couldn’t be easier, just choose from this mix and match list and follow the cooking instructions.

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Harissa and Turmeric Dal

This dal is vegetarian, vegan, simple, cheap and packed full of flavour. What more could you want?

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished for anti-Semitism

An internal report found NUS President Malia Bouattia guilty of making anti-Semitic comments — but no further action will be taken, a move the Union of Jewish Students has called ‘deeply troubling’

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Review: Artificial Salt

Part of the MIFTAS season by the University of Manchester Drama Society the ambitious and daring nature of this play pays off

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Review: Cloud Avenue

Part of the MIFTAS season by the University of Manchester Drama Society this play is all about time travel with a twist

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A social “awokening”: we need to start taking responsibility

Social media has kept our ‘woke’ generation from taking real political action

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20th Century Women

A beautiful and insightful tale of what it means to become a man in a woman’s world

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Recognising a toxic friendship

Are you having doubts about whether a friend is treating you right? Shannon Winterbone looks at how to determine when a friendship’s become toxic and how you can make it better