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GCHQ to open new spy base in Manchester

The facility will apparently create hundreds of jobs for people in and around the city

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Safety scheme officially launched despite criticism

Volunteers will work alongside Greater Manchester Police in an attempt to make the streets of Fallowfield and Withington safer

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Manchester’s sex toy spend hard to beat

Ann Summers reveals students from the University of Manchester “know exactly what they’re looking for when they’re shopping for toys”

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Lecturer admits to false cancer and MS claims for PhD extensions

The University of Manchester did not wish to comment on the revelation

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New wave of strikes to affect Manchester students

Industrial action is set to affect University of Manchester students when they return from the Easter break, and could extend into the summer assessment period

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Students demand voice in debate over strike mitigation and compensation

Take Action! UoM, a student-led campaign demanding mitigation and compensation for students affected by UCU strike action, held their first public meeting in Squirrel’s Bar

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NUS conference closes after students storm stage

It is currently uncertain when the protest will end

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March Senate: liveblog

Live reporting from the penultimate senate of the academic year

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UoM students jailed for running dark web drug empire

£800,000 worth of drugs were sold on the dark web

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‘Student Angels’ safety scheme launched

Communities Officer Jack Houghton had previously not given an official launch date

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Free talk to discuss “the price of free trade”

The talk seeks to help help students understand what trade means and why it matters

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Bin to be named after Sir Nick Clegg

Also proposed for the March Senate is a restructure of The Mancunion