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Photo: Shaden Jaradat

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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Knowing and doing: fighting UK poverty

Ryan Khurana comments on the Conservative approach to bringing prosperity to all

An altercation with anti-government protesters culminated in Colm taking an egg to the face, and his face appearing on the front pages the next day. Photo: chunkymark @ YouTube

An insider’s view of the Tory party conference

Colm Lock, whose attendance at the Conservative Party Conference saw him egged by a protester, gives an exclusive insight into what it was like inside the ‘safe zone’, and his jump onto the front pages of national newspapers

Thousands of people marched from the University to Castlefield in protest at the staging of the Conservative party conference. Photo: Daniel Saville

Who protested the Tory Conference?

The Conservative party conference saw tens of thousands take to the streets in protest. Daniel Saville joined the protestors and asked why they were getting involved

People's Assembly

People’s Assembly National Week of Action

This week saw the People’s Assembly’s Week of Action protesting the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

The junior doctors's strikes are set to continue on Wednesday 10th February. Emergency backup will not be put into place for this strikePhoto: The Mancunion

Doctors march against drastic changes to junior doctors’ contracts

Doctors marched through Manchester at changes that could see junior doctors lose up to 30 per cent of their earnings

Students have been protesting against cuts under this government since 2010. Photo: lewishamdreamer @Flickr

NUS begins legal action against scrapping of maintenance grants

The National Union of Students has begun legal action against the government’s plans to scrap maintenance grants on the basis of the implications for equality

Photo: Wikipedia

Open letter to the British public: why don’t you want to be European?

Danish student Victoria Sorensen wonders why Brits don’t want to be a part of Europe

Weatherley is escorted off campus in a police van.

Tory MP stoned off campus

Mike Weatherley recieved police escort out of mob scene

The UK is no longer in recession, but how much of that is down to George Osborne and the Conservatives? Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Out of recession, but does George Osborne deserve a gold medal?

The UK is finally out of recession, but what does this really mean?

Former Tory councilor David Stephenson

Tory councillor sacked after ‘joke’ about murdered policewomen

Councillor made off-colour remark to the wife of a serving officer