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Manchester second most entrepreneurial UK city

Mayor Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion that Manchester “doesn’t like being second-best at anything”

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A Mancunian version of the Oyster Card is now available

Soon, city-dwellers will be able to use it across all public transport in Greater Manchester

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Your chance to vote for the Mayor of Manchester

Voters will decide on the first ever elected Mayor of Greater Manchester

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Burnham announces Graduate Retention Plan

The Labour Mayoral election candidate announced the key student policy at his manifesto launch

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Manchester Metropolitan University Union hosts second GM Mayor election hustings

Barney Weston reports on the second hustings in the build-up to the Greater Manchester Mayoral Election

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Sir Gerald Kaufman, Labour MP for Manchester Gorton dies aged 86

The death of Sir Gerald Kaufman, veteran MP for Manchester Gorton, will trigger a by-election. Most likely on the same date as the GM Mayoral election

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Andy Burnham and the Mayoral election’s historical significance

As Andy Burnham prepares for the Mayoral Election, we take a look at its potentially huge importance

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Opportunity to ‘speed-network’ with Andy Burnham

The Labour Greater Manchester Mayoral Candidate, Andy Burnham, is offering the opportunity for one-to-one questions with students and young people around Manchester

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Live: Whitney

Whitney’s warm, soulful Americana is the perfect antidote to a cold, miserable election night, writes Joe Casson

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Burnham promises to remove “millstone of debt” from students

In his campaign manifesto to become Leader of the Labour Party, Andy Burnham has stated that he will commit Labour to a graduate tax for students in academic and technical education

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Independent Live at the RNCM

The #IndyLive General Election debate took place on Wednesday and fielded questions about the EU, healthcare, and nationalism