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Eleanor Forrest

Tez Ilyas Photo: Gaby Jerrard PR

Interview: Tez Ilyas

Eleanor Forrest finds out what it means for comedian Tez Ilyas to ’Teztify’ against modern day assumptions of himself as a Northern, Working-class, British Muslim.

Photo: Eleanor Forrest

The Terracotta Army has arrived in Liverpool

10 terracotta warriors and over 180 artefacts are on display at the World Museum, Liverpool, linking the UK and China both historically and culturally

John Stezaker Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

Review: John Stezaker’s Still Life

John Stezaker showcases his unique brand of artistry as the Whitworth gallery is taken over by his surreal photographic collages

Photo: Eleanor Forrest @ The Mancunion

Remembering Partition with New North South: Risham Syed

Risham Syed showcases her first solo exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery as her postcard-sized paintings trace the developing landscape of her hometown, Lahore, Pakistan

Photo: Eleanor Forrest @ The Mancunion

Manchester-based artists celebrate the life and work of Leonard Cohen

Held a year after his death at the Art of Tea, in Didsbury, the event was immensely popular

Pankhurst Punk by Mancsy Photo: Eleanor Forrest

Art Exhibition raises hundreds of pounds for MASH

Manchester Action on Street Health curate exhibition showcasing the creative talent of the women it supports, in their first ever opening to the public

Photo: Vaidotas Mišeikis @Flickr

Manchester airport bomber imprisoned

43 year old Nadeem Muhammed has been imprisoned for 18 years for planning to bomb a Ryanair flight leaving Manchester Airport

Photo: University of Manchester

Moving home after university is negatively impacting graduates’ careers

A Resolution Foundation study has found that graduates not moving for work is having a marked effect on Britain’s dismal pay and productivity records

Photo: Peter Damian, People's assembly

Burnham joins torchlit demonstration in Manchester

Mancunians braved Storm Doris in a torchlight protest against government cuts that threaten the lives of Manchester’s most vulnerable groups

Photo: infobunny@Flickr

London students striking with university cleaners

Students from King’s College London have joined cleaning staff on the picket lines

Photo: Soon @Flickr

Sexual abuse scandals at universities akin to Savile and Catholic Church cases

Huge scale sex abuse scandals have been uncovered throughout UK universities, with evidence dating back to the 1980s

Photo: Pixabay

Freshers warned of phone theft by cyclists

With thousands of students arriving back in the city and evenings drawing in, a particular type of street crime is on the rise again