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Manchester University under pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Students’ Union Campaigns Officer described the University’s current action as “plain contemptuous” amidst pressure to divest from fossil fuels

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Manchester joins ‘The Conversation’

The University of Manchester has joined many institutions around the world in becoming a member of news outlet ‘The Conversation’

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That baby was not born holding a coil: stop sharing fake news

Recent misinformed stories that circulated about the birth of a ‘newborn baby born holding an IUD’ should be a wake-up call for us to be more critical of the news we read and share

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Football Crazy: In Other News

Jack Greeney rounds up the more unusual football news of the week that may have passed most viewers by

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Former UoM student Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from his Breitbart Tech position following his highly controversial comments about relationships between young boys and older men

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A round up of Manchester’s Fossip

Here’s what’s been going on in Manchester’s ever-thriving food scene

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Meat Allergies

The shocking truth behind the rise of red meat allergies

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Mancunion editorial applications open

Editorial applications are open for the news, food and games sections, you have until midday on the 25th of November to apply

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Our Internet window to the world is shrinking

David Moseley argues that social media is limiting our perception of the news and the world as a whole

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West Sussex proposes 4-day school week

Head teachers in West Sussex forced to consider drastic action to battle lack of allocated funding

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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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Cap on medical students to be raised but at a cost

Jeremy Hunt announces new plans for present and future medical students