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Manchester’s most popular job sectors revealed

Research carried out by independent job board CV-Library has indicated the most sought-after job sectors in Manchester

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Ex-Chancellor George Osborne given honorary professorship at University of Manchester

Reaction to the news has been mixed, with the university praising Osborne’s dedication to the Northern Powerhouse and its growing economy, while critics have questioned the ex-Chancellor’s credentials

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International students in the North West boost economy by £970 million

Data released by Universities UK shows 35,000 foreign students in the North West of England contribute nearly £1 billion to local economy

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The fight for the European Union is not over

We should continue to argue for remaining, despite a date being confirmed for the triggering of Article 50

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Brexit: Article 50 to be triggered by March 2017

At the annual Conservative Party conference, Prime Minister announced plans for Article 50 to be triggered by spring of next year

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Brexit could cost UK £3.7 billion generated from EU students

According to a report by UUK, students studying in the UK from the European Union bring £3.7 billion to the UK and help create jobs

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The “Generation Y” problem

Young adults today are financially worse off than any age group over the last 30 years

Joshua Wong, the public face of the Umbrella Revolution. Photo: Pacific Chillino @Flickr

Hong Kong and youth politics

Jessica Chow-Lau and Candice Chau argue that Hong Kong needs more political involvement if anything is to change

The city of Dublin. Ireland is ranked 1st on the goodcountry.org overall ratings. Photo: Giuseppe Milo @Flickr

How to measure a nation

Should we look at more than just GDP when judging success? Tristan Parsons examines other ways to measure how good a society is

Marketing

Marketing: Who’s in control of what you spend?

With advertising and marketing more prevalent in our lives than ever before, we must ask: to what extent are we truly in control of our own expenditure?

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One in four Manchester homes are workless

A new report shows that households in Manchester have some of the highest rates of ‘joblessness’ anywhere in the country

Liam Byrne MP has said that the system of student fees "is going bust." Photo: RNIB @Flickr

£6000 fees threaten economy and education, say English Vice-Chancellors

Bosses from universities including Birmingham and Reading have harshly criticised suggestions from the Labour Party of cutting the cap on tuition fees to £6000