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Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Soubry: We need “intelligent discussion” on international students post-Brexit

Anna Soubry insists the UK needs to open up its borders to international students after Brexit to avoid losing EU students

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Thomas the Tank Engine helps campaigners unite against transport cuts

Friends of the Earth Manchester take to controversial methods to battle inequitable funding between the North and the nation’s capital

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Will there be a General Election before 2020?

I asked members at the Conservative Party Conference what they thought of the PM, Brexit, and the next election


Disturbance at the protest – unacceptable, but inevitable

Left with only one way to express discontent with the upper echelons of power, it’s not surprising that people end up overstepping the line during protests

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People’s Assembly National Week of Action

This week saw the People’s Assembly’s Week of Action protesting the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

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International students to feel force of government’s immigration clampdown

“Students, yes. Overstayers, no,” says the Home Secretary, renewing scrutiny on foreign students as tougher immigration rules are outlined in controversial speech

Natalie Bennett

Natalie Bennett speaks of the insanity of nuclear weapons

Natalie Bennett tells The Mancunion about her fears of Trident, her views of Sunday’s National Demonstration, and her hopes for the future

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Liveblog: Anti-austerity protesters march against Conservative Party Conference

Tens of thousands line the streets of Manchester against government cuts and privatisation

A week of protests against many of the Conservative's policies begins next week. Photo: The People's Assembly

Anti-Tory protesters to ‘Take Back Manchester’

Thousands of protesters are expected to descend of the Conservative Party Conference next week for Manchester’s ‘Week of Action’