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Pippa Allen-Kinross

Pippa Allen-Kinross

Call for action as UK has the lowest number of female engineers in EU

A government review has highlighted the lack of women professional engineers

Suspect denies murdering MMU lecturer and family

The businessman denied four counts of murder at Northampton Crown Court

Students not told about asbestos in halls of residence

Freedom of information request reveals a number of residences contain deteriorated asbestos

Sex attack near student accommodation

A teenage girl has been the victim of a sex attack close to Trinity Court

Burglar in the bedroom

Girl returns home to find her front door open and a thief trapped in her bedroom

University of Manchester ranked 8th for students’ quality of life

Manchester also ranked the highest for the number of pubs and bars in a student city

UK first as Manchester students open food bank

University of Manchester volunteers have been heavily involved

Average student gains two stone in first year

The weight gain has been linked to study stress, unhealthy eating and binge drinking

Should we hate those ‘Blurred Lines’?

Manchester Students’ Union is yet to join the ban on Robin Thicke’s hit song

‘Gold Teeth’ use Holocaust joke in promotions

Jewish Society label comments “inappropriate, offensive and vulgar”

The smell of love

The science behind sniffing out your perfect match

VIP club shut after fight

Police were called to the ‘Circle Club’ after 20 people were involved in a violent altercation

Piccadilly rapist convicted

Thomas Hall raped three women and sexually assaulted another in just one hour

Top professions dominated by private school leavers

Oxbridge and leading private schools produce the majority of top professionals

Creative writing professor urges ‘tax avoiders’ to fund libraries

Jeanette Winterson sees Starbucks, Amazon and Google as the key to saving the UK’s libraries

News in Brief – 8th October

A fire caused by sausages, the death of a model and an attack in Rochdale