CT scans reveal the smallest arthropod fossil recorded, on the back of a spider
University Of Manchester Women’s 1st XI – 9
Liverpool John Moores – 0
The German clinches his second consecutive World Championship – but is he too boring to like?
University of Manchester Men’s Badminton 1st – 5
Sheffield Hallam University – 3
A London university has been accused of unfairly dismissing a union worker because of his opposition to education cuts and role in trade union affairs
Get your long johns on, winter is here.
Privatisation works by opening up services to a free market, which drives down prices and leads to innovation and improvements in customer service. These improvements over a nationalised system are born out of competition between different providers. The telecoms industry is an excellent example of where privatisation has worked to effect improvements; numerous providers offer […]
The government plans to slash the legal aid budget by £350m, yet legal aid will remain in almost all criminal cases or cases that involve areas which are protected by law such as domestic violence, forced marriage or child abduction. The current budget for legal aid in the United Kingdom stands at £2bn, which is […]
Visa abuse threatens acceptance of international students to colleges and universities
Paraphrasing Winston Churchill is a fraught business at the best of times, but the prison sentences given to the players involved in Lord’s spot-fixing scandal must be seen as “not the beginning of the end, but at least the end of the beginning” in the battle to fight corruption in cricket.
Ten war memorial plaques were stolen from Blackley Cemetery, just days before Remembrance Day
Stephen Fry challenges players to compete against him in a spelling bee app to raise money for Mencap
An interview with Erica Heller, daughter of Joseph, the world renowned author of Catch 22.
Should we move on from the firework traditions of the past?
Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke’s proposals for legal aid reform may sound fairly reasonable when written down; it is hard to argue that “unnecessary litigation” could ever be a good thing (Ministerial Foreword: Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales). However, what he deems to be “unnecessary cases”, which the public should […]
As reported exclusively in The Mancunion last week, the number of sex attacks is on the rise in student areas of Manchester. What, then, can be said of the number of convictions? Or the sentences these offenders are likely to receive? Earlier this year, new plans for a consultation on sentencing reform came under fire […]