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Two arrested in Manchester connected to London attack

The Metropolitan police have so far made two arrests, a man and a woman, in the North West in relation to the Westminster terror attack

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Venture Further: a taste of success

University of Manchester student Leopoldo Herrera-Rodríguez launched his first start-up idea thanks to Venture Further, and you could do the same

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Preview: Seamark founder speaks at Manchester Enterprise Centre

Be inspired by Manchester Enterprise Centre, as they invite successful and dynamic entrepreneur Iqbal Ahmed OBE, who built an international frozen food business from the ground up

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Inspired by the Women’s March? Get involved in Manchester

There is a myriad of events happening in 2017 in Manchester to fight for gender equality and women’s rights, so if the Women’s March inspired you to get involved, here’s a short round-up of how you can

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KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the ‘Gaystapo’

A KCL lecturer has likened LGBT students to Nazis following a long campaign to remove a portrait of KCL alumnus Lord Carey of Clifton, following his comments opposing same-sex marriage and advocating conversion therapy

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Black students in NUS walkout over ‘institutional racism’

Protesting against the ‘institutional racism’ within the Union, NUS Black Students’ Officer Aadam Muuse led a walkout by people of colour at a major annual NUS meeting

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Happy holidays – where to get away this winter

Dashing through the snow? Here’s some top travel tips to ensure you have the happiest holidays this Christmas

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Review: Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen’s play Ghosts is revitalised in an enthralling and thought-provoking new production at HOME Manchester

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Preview: money.co.uk founder speaks to Manchester entrepreneurs

Interested in starting your own business? Manchester alumni Chris Morling comes to university this week to inspire students to take their first steps into entrepreneurship

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Over half of University of Manchester teaching staff on ‘precarious’ contracts

New figures released by The Guardian reveal the proportion of academic staff who are in ‘insecure and precarious’ employment, according to the University and College Union

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Venture Out, and achieve success

Manchester Enterprise Centre’s renowned Venture Out competition is back for another year of finding the best and brightest future business stars

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Preview: Ladyfest MCR’s Body Positivity Workshop

Heard of Ladyfest? Join them and share your ideas and aspirations for the body positivity movement, and help create change in the way women are viewed in Manchester and beyond