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Exec results night live blog

We find out who will be leading the Students’ Union next year

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Italy’s awakening

Italy is populism’s next victim in Europe

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Over 35,000 students did not vote in NUS delegate elections

Elected NUS delegates will represent the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, the UK’s largest Students’ Union, at the upcoming NUS conferences

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Interview: Conservative candidate Shaden Jaradat

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Shaden Jaradat, the Conservative party candidate for Gorton

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Interview: Women’s Equality Party – Sally Carr

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Sally Carr the Women’s Equality party candidate for Withington

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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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Corbyn’s terrible TV debate strategy

Refusing to take part in TV debates without Theresa May was a bad idea from Jeremy Corbyn

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NUS presidential candidate aims to engage students with ‘anti-establishment’ agenda

Controversial right-wing candidate Tom Harwood has accused student politics of being ‘too serious’ in his campaign for a more ‘democratic’ NUS

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Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Hustings

Emma Shanks reports on the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care hustings in the lead-up to the 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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A post-Trump journalistic meltdown

Being a good journalist is a difficult task in light of recent events, and it can sometimes be easier to stay angry than to express it with words

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An eyewitness account from the union bar

On this eventful night, Chloe Hatton gauges reactions at the Students’ Union