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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 Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise for Mariano Rajoy

The Catalonian Crisis may seem like a headache for the Spanish government, but it actually bolster’s the Spanish Prime Minister’s authority, argues Jake Dunn

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Misleading options in exec officer ‘preferendum’

People have hinted that the vote may also reopen, but a decision has not yet been made

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Is this what modern Spanish democracy looks like at its worst?

Where does state-led aggression fit into a liberal democracy?

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First Senate session of the academic year – live updates

The Mancunion will be giving you live updates of motions debated and passed in Senate

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The defiance of secession – Catalan independence

A fight for self-determination in the face of insurmountable odds

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Applications from EU graduates to UK jobs decline by 18%

The UK is suffering from a decrease in the number of EU graduates that are applying for jobs according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn with over 3 million participants

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The Italian referendum: what now?

Italians have rejected Prime Minister Renzi’s reform and are left wondering about the alternatives

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Two slogans that define our world

Ollie Potter looks at how the results of the Brexit referendum and the US Election were surprising yet anticipated; the people are sick of the status quo

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Brexit begins to take its toll on British research

The uncertainty surrounding Britain’s status within the EU has led to research at British universities reportedly taking a hit only a fortnight after the referendum

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The EU is not perfect, but to run would be cowardly

The European Project has its flaws but has the potential to be so much better. Britain should be at the heart of it

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Vice-Chancellors band together to block Brexit

University Vice-Chancellors from across the country profess their concern about leaving the EU