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Up to 2,000 cannabis plants were found in a disused pub in Salford Photo: Ryan Van Lenning

2,000 cannabis plants found in Salford pub

Greater Manchester Police have discovered 2,000 cannabis plants

A Facebook group has been set up in remembrance of Nabila

Student crushed to death in nightclub

Northampton University student believed to have died from a heart attack after a “stampede”

A protestor on a tripod helps block traffic on Westminster Bridge.  Photo: Sarah Kerton

Secret donor funds health reform protest

A secret donor paid for the transport of around 600 people so they could join thousands of protesters opposing the NHS reform in London

Sir Alex Ferguson has been awarded an honorary doctorate

Ferguson nets degree

Sir Alex Ferguson is awarded with an honorary Doctorate of Laws at the University of Manchester to celebrate his contribution to the city

Apple in court again

Apple in court again over allegations of copyright infringement.

Investigators baffled by spontaneous combustion death

The first Irish case of human spontaneous combustion baffles investigators.

Embryonic stem cell treatment for blindness

Potential treatment for a degenerate blindness found in the form of embryonic stem cells.

Laptops for students

Want help choosing your laptop? This is for you.

Changing tactic for nuclear fusion

Generating power by putting particles together rather than breaking them apart is now closer than ever.

Genetic link to intelligence found

Stereotypes of intelligent parents producing intelligent kids might be more true than you think.

Eco-friendly biominerals grown in lab

Material which makes up shells and bones recreated in a lab.

Graphene to be used in ‘next generation of computer chips’

Two Nobel prize winning professors at Manchester University believe they can create the next generation of computer chips