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Tom plays football with children at the Al-Rweished Refugee Camp, Jordan, 30th March 2003. Photo: Tom Hurndall

Late Manchester peace activist has journals published

A Manchester Metropolitan student killed in the Gaza strip has a collection of photos, poems and journal extracts published

Africa pic

“He made his fortune in Africa, back in the twenty-tens…”

Wall Street in the twenties, Silicon Valley in the late nineties and China in the noughties – these are places that characterise their respective decades’ vast wealth creation. Will Africa characterise this decade?

Ranger's Stadium

Football is good entertainment but bad business

: Another season, another club goes into administration. As football becomes more connected with external business, football clubs are recklessly taking on board costs they simply cannot afford.

Lemn

Lemn Sissay: Let there be peace at University Place

Ruth Dacey meets renowned poet Lemn Sissay this week and discusses his new work Let There Be Peace Lemn Sissay (MBE) award-winning British author and…

Anglia Ruskin University is one of the institutions to gain the most extra places since choosing not to charge the maximum £9,000 tuition fee. Photo:  Tim Hallam

Students depict scenes of violence to protest killing of Syrian civilians

Islamic societies mark the anniversary of the start of the Syrian uprising with a flash mob in Manchester

York University is among the new intake to the prestigious Russell Group

Russell Group expands again

Four more institutions recently accepted invitations to join the Russell Group of universities

Anglia Ruskin University is one of the institutions to gain the most extra places since choosing not to charge the maximum £9,000 tuition fee. Photo:  Tim Hallam

Further education colleges awarded undergraduate places while universities face a cut

Places at higher education institutes are being re-distributed in an attempt to provide cheaper alternatives to traditional university degrees

Information posted on Facebook tends to be more honest than the answers people give in personality tests

Facebook ‘better measure of job performance than personality tests’

Information gleaned from Facebook accounts provides a more reliable way to gauge someone’s suitability than information given in personality tests

St Mark's Square, Venice

‘Twisted’ waves to ease radio-band congestion

Italian scientists hope to match Galileo’s impact with a dramatic display

Earth

What will the future Earth look like?

Yale researchers decipher where the next supercontinent will be

inhaler

Asthma in premature babies- the chicken or the egg?

New research into the causes of asthma in children

Medicinal drugs

Possible benefit of prolonged drug use for Alzheimer’s patients

Medicinal drugs may slow down the late stages of the disease