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Daily Archives: 29th January 2018

Photo: Flickr @ Elliot Brown

Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company highlights significant flaws in how we envisage government regulation

Photo: Flickr @ Timothy Krause

Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)

Photo: Andrea Vail @ Flickr

Female creatives launch campaign to buy theatre

A group of female creatives are seeking support for their latest venture – buying a theatre

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Ex-MMU student to fight Turkish forces in Syria

Huang Lei is among tens of international volunteers who have joined the YPG

Photo: Savannah Gough

2018 Manchester Scran Update

Felix fondly features a fair few fresh and fantastic food functions in town, as well as saying farewell to Farman’s fine Odd Bar

Photo: Joe Mabel @ Wikimedia Commons

Review: The Vaudevillians

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales give old-school glamour a modern twist in their cabaret show at Contact

Photo: Pete Souza @ Wikimedia Commons

‘The Devil’s Dung’: why Christianity should be progressive

Political Christianity should restore its roots of socialism and progressivism

Photo: Photogenic Leigh@Wikimedia Commons

Manchester homes to fund Council cuts

Elected mayors to add their own charges to council tax bills to cope with increased cuts

Photo: Advice Service

How to apply for mitigating circumstances

Thinking you might need to apply for mitigating circumstances but not sure what to do? Senior advisor, Rebekah Ollerenshaw, advises how it should be done

Photo: AlloCiné

Review: Bright

‘If you want orcs, elves and a Dark Lord, watch Lord of the Rings.’

Photo: Aisha Rodriguez

An unconventional gap year

Aisha Rodriguez discusses how you could get involved with ICS, a government-funded programme, which aims to meaningfully help developing countries

Photo: Calypso April

Art on exchange: Copenhagen’s best exhibitions in 2017

Calypso April, a student abroad, talks of her experiences in Copenhagen’s thriving art scene