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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

Standing for the Exec elections closed last Friday at 5pm, with the final number of candidates standing at 48, with all the ...

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Cheating husband sues Uber A French man is suing the taxi company Uber after his wife received app notifications from a ride he ...

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Bristol student accidentally synthesises dangerous explosive

The University of Bristol was forced to evacuate a Chemistry building earlier this month, after a student inadvertently produced a dangerous explosive. A ...

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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

48 students have put themselves forward in this year’s Exec elections, significantly lower than the 105 that stood last year

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Bristol student accidentally synthesises dangerous explosive

The laboratory was evacuated and a controlled destruction carried out after a Ph.D. student created TATP as a by-product of a standard procedure

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Woman found ‘bleeding heavily’ in Manchester’s Arndale Centre

The area surrounding Topshop in Manchester’s Arndale Centre was cordoned off on the morning of 17th of February after a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries

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International students’ English “inadequate”, say a third of academics

Half of academics know students don’t prepare for seminars, and many believe that falling entry requirements have led to “almost illiterate” students

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Swastika and ‘Rights for Whites’ graffiti at Exeter University

Concerning graffiti has been found carved on the walls of the University of Exeter’s Halls of Residence

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University of Manchester and SU “create a hostile environment for free speech”

The University of Manchester has been rated as one of the worst Russell Group universities for free speech

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Danny Boyle to help set up MMU’s brand new media school

MMU are set to launch the International Screen School Manchester, with the help of local visionary Danny Boyle

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Labour tests two Manchester MPs as Corbyn successors

Two Greater Manchester MPs are possibly being considered as the next leader of the Labour Party, polling in Manchester suggests

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Lecturers divided on the NSS boycott

The NSS boycott has brought conflicting statements across departments at the University of Manchester

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Department of Health to remove NHS staff safety body

Another threat to the future of the flailing NHS has come as the body focussed on the safety of doctors is to be removed, despite a recent increase in attacks by patients

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US universities to sue Donald Trump over travel ban

Several US universities are supporting a lawsuit which aims to sue President Donald Trump