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Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams is The Mancunion's Features Editor, having edited the Politics section of the newspaper in 2011/12. A PPE graduate turned Interntional Relations MA postgraduate student here at the University of Manchester, he is hoping that his role on the paper will be a springboard into the frantic world of journalism. For rants about football, obscure pop culture references and wine-induced streams of consciousness, you can follow him on Twitter @awilliams_7
Fleet Street Fox

‘We don’t like phone hackers either’

The Fleet Street Fox, aka Susie Boniface, opens up about life as a tabloid journalist

University Challenge, Manchester Team 2013 © BBC

As it happened: University Challenge final 2013

Reigning champions the University of Manchester take on University College, London as they bid to secure their place in history. Join us for live, comprehensive coverage – and exclusive reaction from the quiz quartet themselves – from 7pm.

University of Manchester team (l-r): David Brice, Adam Barr, Richard Gilbert, Debbie Brown.

University Challenge: Manchester ready to smash UCL in final

Ahead of tonight’s University Challenge final, we meet the all-conquering Manchester team and the man behind their continued success

Manchester go for glory in Challenge final

The University of Manchester take on UCL in the University Challenge final tonight, 8pm

Did Chavez's movement die with him? We talked to Caracas-based journalist Girish Gupta to find out.

Has Chavismo died with Chavez?

Rioting on the streets, a tanking economy and a divided nation – Caracas-based journalist Girish Gupta speaks to The Mancunion about life beyond Hugo Chavez

Photo: Mushin@Flickr

‘Sankeys was the Haçienda of its day’

Two weeks today, the legendary Manchester venue will be closing its doors ‘indefinitely’. Andrew Williams reminisces with the Sankeys owner, Dave Vincent

University of Manchester team (l-r): David Brice, Adam Barr, Richard Gilbert, Debbie Brown.

University Challenge team set for semi-final

The University of Manchester take on Bangor University tonight for a place in the final of the toughest quiz show on TV

Toni Pearce is only the second NUS President from a further education background

Just the Toni-c! Pearce elected NUS president

Toni Pearce succeeds Liam Burns as NUS president – despite never have been to university

No wall was saved from puns and policies during this year's elections. Photo: Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs


• THREE candidates successfully appeal against election disqualification
• Kazi Tawseef replaces Ellie Bradbury as Wellbeing Officer following recount
• Open letter complains about handling of the affair


Spotted: Women’s Officer at war with popular Facebook page

– Tabz O’Brien-Butcher promises to tackle ‘lewd sexual comments and spiteful attacks’
– Owner of Spotted pages claims that only an ‘insignificant fraction’ of posts are sexist

The World Mission Society Church of God's headquarters in South Korea. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Shower baptisms, Armageddon and the Second Coming of Christ: the Korean church recruiting Manchester students

Andrew Williams investigates the World Mission Society Church of God, a mysterious Korean church hoping to convert you on your doorstep

The candidates for Manchester SU elections 2013.

As it happened: University of Manchester Students’ Union Election Results 2013

Live from the Students’ Union we bring you comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Manchester Students’ Union Election results