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1 in 5 UK GPs trained abroad, Manchester study finds

A study by the Medical eResearch Centre at the University of Manchester has found 5% of UK GPs come from the EU, with a further 17% coming from elsewhere overseas

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The rise of the AfD proves that Germany isn’t immune from right-wing populism

Gemany is divided, and those divisions won’t heal unless the German political establishment engages with the concerns of AfD voters, argues Jake Dunn

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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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Blair calls on Manchester to march for EU

People of Manchester should “speak up now before it is too late” at the ‘Stop Brexit’ march, former Prime Minister Tony Blair tells The Mancunion

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Government U-turn on deportation order

The Home Office has delayed the deportation of Shiromini Satkunarajah after hundreds of thousands signed the petition to prevent it

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Where will this populism lead us?

Centrists across the Western world must come together in opposition of current political tactics that point us towards an uncertain future, writes Liam O’Brien

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Trump’s executive order: Impact on students

Ollie Potter looks at the impact of President Trump’s executive travel ban on foreign and US-born students in the USA

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Brexit Britain: lessons from the 2016 Olympics

From the Olympics to the Tour De France, 2016 was a year full of British sporting success stories. But what can they teach us about national identity, immigration and Brexit?

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May pledges £2bn a year to science

Theresa May promises an annual £2 billion to scientific research and development (R&D) by 2020 and review of current tax incentives to help the UK’s science and technology industry

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Interview: Dame Nancy Rothwell

Head Features Editor Jacob Nicholas sat down with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, to talk about everything from Brexit to building a hotel on campus

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How will this summer’s politics affect students?

The summer has been dramatic, and has dropped most of the UK into uncertainty, universities and students included

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Manchester student and victim of sexual abuse facing deportation

Emmaculate Tshuma an 18-year-old Manchester student has been detained and is facing the threat of deportation despite having suffered physical and sexual abuse in her home country