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Manchester girl kills police officer before committing suicide

A teenager from Manchester has shot dead a police officer before killing herself in an alleged suicide pact. Alex Hollinghurst, 17, was found dead near the body of her American boyfriend Brandon Goode, in Florida. The pair are alleged to have shot dead Orlando police officer Robert German, before turning the gun on themselves. German […]

Angry Birds publisher backs Manchester students’ new ‘hype’ app

App tells people ‘most hyped’ places to be on a night out

QS to fund MBS scholarships

The funding will cover half the tuition fees for any masters course at the Business School

Manchester scientists discover lung cancer protein

Scientists from the University of Manchester have discovered a new protein that is involved in cancer and inflammation in lung tissue. It is believed the findings of the research, carried out as part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, could help in the future development of […]

UCL student fined £1000 for chalking

A student from University College London has been fined £1010 for writing a protest slogan in chalk on the building that houses the office of the university’s Vice-Chancellor. Konstancja Duff, 25, was arrested last July on a protest against the outsourcing of university employees’ contracts after writing “sick pay, holidays, pensions now” in chalk on […]

Manchester ranked worst for student crime

Manchester knocked Nottingham off the top spot

Students perform ‘neknominations’ during lectures

In one case a student dressed up as Robin in a University of Manchester politics lecture

University staff walk out over pay dispute

Unions threaten further strike action if offer of one per cent pay increase not improved

University staff to stage second strike

Protests planned over below inflation pay increases

University staff strike in national action over pay

– Students, staff, and teachers turn out to support protest – Strikes in 21 cities across the country

‘Bike-gang’ target student smartphones

11 students in a month have been the victim of thieves on bikes on the Oxford Road

Top 5: Oscar hosts

Daniel Harold counts down his favourite Oscar hosts