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Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Afzal Khan selected as Labour candidate for Gorton

Afzal Khan, the MEP for the North West and former Lord Mayor of Manchester, has been chosen to represent the Labour Party at the Gorton by-election

Photo: BDS Campaign University of Manchester

Students face disciplinary action after banner drop

Two students are facing disciplinary hearings after they hung a banner from the roof of a University building

Photo: Manchester Enterprise Centre

Venture further winner and runner up encourage students to enter competition

Leopoldo Rodríguez and Unéné Gregory, previous winner and runner-up the Manchester Enterprise Centre’s Venture Further competition speak about their experience of the competition and encourage students to enter

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

George Galloway standing in Manchester Gorton by-election

George Galloway has announced he plans to stand in the upcoming Manchester Gorton by-election, calling Labour’s shortlist “not good enough for the people of Gorton”

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Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

Photo: Strictly Come Manchester

Preview: Strictly Come Manchester 2017

Strictly Come Manchester takes to the Students’ Union’s floor all in aid of Manchester Rape Crisis and Sign Health

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Holi curfews placed on female students in Delhi

The curfew placed on female students during the spring festival is not the first of its kind, and the campaign against it has now garnered international attention

Photo: Manchester Labour Students

Manchester Labour Students co-chair against decision to back BDS

MLS have voted to support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, causing controversy among some members of the society

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Academics plea for the government to protect EU citizen’s rights

The heads of thirty-five Oxford University colleges issue a letter warning of the huge impact on academia if thousands of EU staff leave UK universities

Photo: Callum Tyler

Students continue fight for divestment ahead of Finance Committee decision

Students at the University of Manchester, who have been campaigning on the issue of fossil fuel divestment for almost three years, claim they have “stepped up their game this year”

Sexpression: Sex Week Print

Preview: Sex Week 2017

Let’s talk about sex. Here’s the line-up for this year’s annual Sex Week

Photo: Venice Film Festival

University of Manchester student premieres film at HOME

Christopher Murray sits down with The Mancunion to unpack his second feature length film, El Cristo Ciego (The Blind Christ)