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An outsider’s view of Manchester

Ever wondered what an Aussie thinks of Manchester? Look no further than this article: we get his opinions on the Curry Mile, the Northern Quarter, and more

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What it’s like to go to a Snooker tournament

Barney Weston visited the first English Open, and this is how he got on

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Feature: What it’s like to go to the Venice Film Festival

On location at Mostra Internazionale D’Arte Cinematografica, la Biennale Venezia 2016

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“Wait and See” if Erasmus+ will last

Education Secretary Justine Greening was unable to confirm whether the Erasmus+ programme will remain a possibility for students in the UK post-Brexit

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Will there be a General Election before 2020?

I asked members at the Conservative Party Conference what they thought of the PM, Brexit, and the next election

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Labour Party conference report

Corbyn expects to win general election with ‘21st century socialism’

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Can Labour sell ‘21st Century Socialism’?

As Jeremy Corbyn remains triumphant as Labour leader, Barney Weston ponders why socialism is such a dirty word

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Feature: Interview with director Martin Radich

The film is now playing in UK cinemas—we sat down with the Director to get to grips with the film’s essence

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TV Binge: The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is a show that has reached highs and lows, and largely bases itself around a strict formula

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Review: Zoolander 2

Although inevitably not as good as its predecessor, Zoolander 2 still succeeds as a funny and well-plotted comedy that will please fans of the original

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HOME Pick of the Week: Youth

Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth is a reflective picture featuring a strong performance from Michael Caine, but suffers at times from a lack of coherence

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HOME Pick of the Week: Carol

Carol is a masterfully-directed love drama, anchored by astonishing performances from Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara