Battle lines drawn as Labour stake economic plan on outspending the Conservatives
Ben Fearn explains why he believes Labour’s spending proposals will result in increased support for the party
Academics condemn regional pay proposals
60 academics signed a letter calling on the government to drop the plans
100,000 science graduates needed to maintain economy
A report has found that an extra 10,000 annual science graduates are needed to maintain the UK economy
Is piracy really all that bad?
Students have been blamed for Manchester being put on the map as the UK’s piracy capital, but is it really a crime?
Six of the best: a potted history of Manchester academia
Andrew Williams profiles six of the University of Manchester’s most influential and prestigious scholars, past and present.
Here’s to you, 2011
Riots in Britain and revolution abroad – it’s been a turbulent year in politics. Andrew Williams looks back, and asks what might be in store for the year ahead
Why Britain must stay in the EU
Rob Fuller puts forward the case for Britain’s continued membership of the European Unon