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Police appeal to witnesses of a taxi driver being racially abused and attacked

Costumed men beat and racially abuse taxi driver

Three men in Halloween costumes surrounded and attacked a taxi driver, after refusing to pay their fare

Greater Manchester Police have launched a new phone number ‘101’ for non-emergency calls.

Police launch non-emergency number, 101

Greater Manchester Police attempt to reduce pressure on the 999 system

Universities offer merit-based scholarships

Universities offer cash for good grades

Middle-ranking institutions will offer merit-based scholarships to all AAB plus students.

A Macaque monkey, the species used in experiments by Newcastle professors. Photo: Taylor Dundee

Publish monkey tests, says judge

Newcastle University is forced to reveal details of controversial animal experiments that they have conducted


Seized vodka contains chemicals unfit for human consumption

Counterfeit vodka bottles seized in Salford claim to be Smirnoff but could cause serious poisoning


Stringing together a business

‘Restringing rackets, Dan is able to undercut many of the big sports clubs’

jobless not hopeless

Unemployed Youth, Unemployed Graduates.

“Why are such young people of a fit working age finding it so difficult?”

Living Wage

University pays staff ‘poverty wages’

Full-time University of Manchester employees paid below the “living wage”

Matt Rose prepares to crash and burn on Countdown

Can’t find a graduate job? It’s ten times easier to get on TV 

A first-class graduate is putting the job hunt on the back burner to try his hand on the game show circuit, reports Solomon Radley


Commentary: It will never be easy to find a graduate job again

A growing number of graduates are leaving university to find that the glittering professional career they were promised simply is not available

Chris Seaton, now a PhD student at the University of Manchester, served in the army for four years, including a seven-month tour of Afghanistan

PHD student creates life saving app

Former Royal Army Medical Corps officer has developed an iPhone and iPad app for burns victims

Michael Farthing: 'we can't afford to reduce higher education to a set of simple transactions'

Higher education chairman warns against ‘consumer culture’

Michael Farthing criticises government’s plans to improve higher education