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Yearly Archives: 2017

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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’

Emergency services surround the area around Manchester arena. Photo: Barney Weston for The Mancunion

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

Emergency services surround the area around Manchester arena. Photo: Barney Weston for The Mancunion

Manchester suicide bomb attack: 22 dead and 59 injured

Vigils have been planned across the city for students and citizens to pay their respects, and parts of the city centre are still cordoned off following last night’s deadly terror attack at Manchester Arena

Emergency services surround the area around Manchester arena. Photo: Barney Weston for The Mancunion

Fatalities confirmed following ‘explosion’ at Manchester Arena

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that 19 people have died and more than 50 are injured following an explosion at Manchester Arena, in a “possible terrorist incident”

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Review: Grand Pacific

“After being led to the table and served our food, the bubble of grandeur and history began to burst a little”

Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

In the first of a series of interviews with candidates standing in to be elected on June 8th, we speak with Gorton’s Labour candidate Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background, and why so few young people engage with politics

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My Erasmus experience in Manchester

One Erasmus student reflects on her time here in Manchester, and realises that it’s not as bad as the reviews make out, despite the rain

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Review: The Wharf

Make the most of the sunshine by taking a trip to Castlefield