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Ed Miliband has postponed his talk at OULC. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Hard left Labour students accused of anti-Semitism

Following the resignation Oxford Labour students’ co-chair over claims of anti-semitism within the club, figures have shown the issue is due to hard left

The leader of the opposition poses for a photograph with University of Manchester students. Photo: Ben Farren

“The next Labour government will start by saving the NHS,” says Miliband

Miliband addressed students, lecturers, and healthcare professionals yesterday, to announce Labour’s plans for the immediate rescue of the NHS from the threats of privatisation, fragmentation, and competition

The presentation of the election doesn't seek to inform us, so it's up to us to fight ignorance. Photo: Liberal Democrats @Flickr

Vote for policies, not personalities

Exercising our democratic rights is fundamental to getting the kind of government we deserve. It’s easy to get caught up in the leaders’ rhetoric or be overwhelmed by the amount of information available, but we can hold our politicians to account by voting on the 7th of May

Editor-in-chief Aidan Gregory talks to Nancy Rothwell in her office. Photo: The Mancunion

Exclusive: President and Vice-Chancellor Rothwell defends her salary and flight expenses

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was asked whether it is right that Vice-Chancellors earn on average £260k at a time when increasing numbers of students are relying on food banks.

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Nancy Rothwell claims £22000 of flights on expenses

A report by UCU has revealed a lack of transparency senior pay at UK universities. The report revealed that Vice-Chancellors earn on average £260000, and looked into the scale of expenditure on air fares

19 per cent of students believe they will not earn enough in their life to cover their debts. Photo: Bob Bob @Flickr

University degree not worth £9000, say 81 per cent of students

Survey results are released as Labour’s shadow universities minister advocates free tertiary education

The Labour Party Conference 2014. Photo: anthonymck @Flickr

Labour’s Plans for Britain’s Future: Ed Miliband’s vision at the 2014 conference

Helen Chapman reports from the Labour Party Conference 2014 in Deansgate where Ed Miliband’s keynote speech proposes plans for Britain’s future.

Iain Dale's attempts to become a Conservative MP were thwarted to some extent by the admission of his sexuality

Iain Dale: ‘I can see there being a gay Prime Minister and people just not caring’

Andrew Williams meets influential Conservative blogger and commentator Iain Dale to discuss his political career, the Coalition government and why Ed Miliband fails the ‘Number 10 doorstep test’

"All British universities are a guinea pig in this and I think that's really dangerous." Photo: Thomas Harrison

The rise in tuition fees is a ‘bloody big roadblock’, says David Miliband

David Miliband discusses the implications for social mobility after the tutition fee increase at a Q&A session at the University of Manchester

Rivalry: many have argued that David would have made a better leader than his younger brother

Better off Ed? In defence of Ed Miliband

Calls for an economic alternative have grown over the past 12 months, and following his keynote party conference speech ‘Red Ed’ is looking more far-sighted than far-left, writes Rob Fuller

Plans would be paid for by reversing tax cuts for banks and asking higher earning students to pay more.

Labour would cut tuition fees by a third, says Miliband

The universities minister and the NUS say the policy will not encourage poorer students to enrol

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Labour, the Slightly-Less-Nasty-Party

Ed Miliband’s tuition fee plan is just a ‘pale imitation of the existing Tory policy’, writes Gareth Lewis