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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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In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

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

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Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

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The future of journalism by future journalists

We talk to our editorial team one last time to let loose on all our media-based frustrations

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Margaret Thatcher decapitated at Welcome Fair

Thatcher was beheaded by revolutionary socialists at today’s Welcome Fair

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What Difference Does it Make?

Six months on from the General Election, Polly Bartlett takes a look into the effects of austerity on Manchester’s most vulnerable

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Cuts could mean 40 per cent of colleges close

The Conservatives green paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, has been accused of “holding our young people and our country back” by Lucy Powell MP.

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Manchester City Council opens its doors to the homeless

Manchester City Council is putting steps in place as numbers of rough sleepers continues to rise

Thousands of people marched from the University to Castlefield in protest at the staging of the Conservative party conference. Photo: Daniel Saville

Who protested the Tory Conference?

The Conservative party conference saw tens of thousands take to the streets in protest. Daniel Saville joined the protestors and asked why they were getting involved

Did Yvette Cooper position herself as the feminist candidate despite anti-feminist actions? Photo: Wikimedia Commons

What room for feminism in the political vacuum of the Labour leadership election?

With the Labour leadership contest drawn to a close, Grace Iona Annesley-Mair retrospectively discusses Yvette Cooper’s billing as the ‘feminist’ candidate

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital is part of the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trus Photo: The Labour Party @Flickr

Don’t be selfish, take responsibility

Thomas McEvilly contemplates the problems caused by ‘selfish’ diseases inherent in our floundering NHS

Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece and leader of Syriza. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Student activists learn from radical left Syriza Youth in Athens

Union Education Officer and 20 others made the journey to Greece during the snap elections which saw socialist coalition Syriza take power in Athens