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General Elections 2017: Don’t forget to v-sign

The British people keep calling the government’s bluff, so why are they still going all-in?

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Interview: George Galloway

Renowned left-winger George Galloway is running as an independent candidate for Manchester Gorton this election. As part of our series of interviews with local candidates, we sat down with him

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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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Students react to the triggering of Article 50

As Theresa May announces plans for the implementation of Article 50, Manchester students voice their opinions on what it means and how it will affect them

Lie Lie Land

Are they Putin on the Ritz?

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The new Special Relationship

The renewed strength and respect of the Special Relationship can do good for both our countries in times of political unease

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British scientists advise May to welcome disaffected US counterparts

100 scientific researchers based in the UK have released statements urging Theresa May to be cautious of Trump’s administration, which may severely damage scientific research and data records

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Government urged to not use EU university staff as “bargaining chips”

In light of Brexit, EU nationals are facing insecurity and feel as if they are being used as ‘pawns’ in negotiations by Theresa May

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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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Pro-EU intellectuals must speak out

Intelligence continues to be feared by the political elite, as demonstrated by some of those campaigning for a ‘hard’ Brexit

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The fight for the European Union is not over

We should continue to argue for remaining, despite a date being confirmed for the triggering of Article 50

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Grammar Schools: do your homework, Mrs May

Would the opening up of new grammar schools really help create the meritocratic society envisaged by Mrs May?