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Uber Fights Back

Uber is facing growing criticisms concerning the way it functions. In June, its founder, Travis Kalanick, stepped down amidst a polemic on ...

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Manchester Black cab drivers protest 'illegal out of town' drivers

Over 200 Black cab drivers took to the streets of Central Manchester this afternoon to protest the amount of ‘illegal’ private hire ...

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Chancellor announces extra £400m investment in the 'Northern Powerhouse'

On Monday at the Conservative Party conference, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to further invest in the ‘Northern Powerhouse.’ Hammond explicitly promised an extra ...

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Uber Fights Back

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Manchester Black cab drivers protest 'illegal out of

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Chancellor announces extra £400m investment in the 'Northern

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Uber Fights Back

Uber’s increasingly agitated dispute with Transport for London has brought the company under an uncomfortable spotlight

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Manchester Black cab drivers protest ‘illegal out of town’ drivers

Deregulation of licensing regulation has damaged the incomes of Manchester taxi drivers

Northern Powerhouse Chatham House Phillip Hammond. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett @Flickr

Chancellor announces extra £400m investment in the ‘Northern Powerhouse’

Chancellor announces an extra £400m for the Northern Powerhouse aims to invigorate the Northern economy and improve infrastructure and transport links

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Tories set to whip beyond party lines

Conservatives release a new agenda to terminate all ties to student led Conservative movements in a bid to quell the chaos of the youth wing

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Thousands attend People’s Assembly march in Manchester

With the Conservative Party conference arriving in Manchester, thousands choose to make their opposition heard during the People’s Assembly demonstration

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Could empty properties provide a solution to the housing crisis?

With homelessness a record levels, empty properties are being eyed up as a potential solution to the problem

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Osborne at Stanford: the power of privilege and celebrity

Why George Osborne’s seven jobs are a disgrace to Manchester

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Failures of the West’s counter-terrorism strategy

The UK could do much more to win the hearts and minds of British Muslims

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In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

How will students receive the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer’s appointment?

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General Elections 2017: Don’t forget to v-sign

The British people keep calling the government’s bluff, so why are they still going all-in?

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Manchester attacks: “I am writing this as a Muslim, a woman, a mother”

Dalal Abbasi, a Muslim mother who studied at the University of Manchester and lived in the city for six years reflects on the Manchester attacks

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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

We must ‘go beyond simplistic notions of madness, religion, and love. Instead, we must turn to issues of poverty, crime, drugs, alienation, integration, and more’