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“You might have heard there’s a football match on” – The build-up to the 2022 World Cup’s biggest showdown yet

“You might have heard there’s a football match on” – The build-up to the 2022 World Cup’s biggest showdown yet

Southgate’s England take on reigning champions France this Saturday in a once-in-a-lifetime World Cup clash
Global cinema series: First stop, France

Global cinema series: First stop, France

The Mancunion film team kick off their global cinema series with a focus on French cinema
What do French UoM students think of the Presidential elections?

What do French UoM students think of the Presidential elections?

We spoke to UoM’s French students to see how they feel about the recent presidential elections and the future of France
Eurostart your holiday plans

Eurostart your holiday plans

The Mancunion offers a guide to travelling via the Eurostar, with destinations, journey times and how to maximise your time in Europe.
Why are we celebrating ‘fashion’ headscarfs?

Why are we celebrating ‘fashion’ headscarfs?

The fashion world seems to be infused with headscarves, but why are we only celebrating them as long as they are not worn by Muslim women?
Will France succumb to conservativism and Islamophobia?

Will France succumb to conservativism and Islamophobia?

A fall to islamophobia and conservatism seems inevitable in France as the majority of presidential candidates boast right-leaning politics and xenophobic attitudes.
INTERNATIONAL FILM: French New Wave

INTERNATIONAL FILM: French New Wave

Our International film series brings an insight into the French New Wave movement, the auteurs who founded it and it’s defining characteristics
Stromae revients with new song ‘Santé’

Stromae revients with new song ‘Santé’

Natasha Williamson delves into Stromae’s reinvention with Santé. The maestros first release in over three years, his artistry and cinematography.
A Tough Act to Follow: In conversation with Raphaël Say

A Tough Act to Follow: In conversation with Raphaël Say

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews influencer, model, dancer, actor and art director, Raphaël Say, in the sixth feature of his social media series
International Cinema: France and Italy

International Cinema: France and Italy

In the first edition of our international cinema feature we take a look at our favourite French and Italian films
England stunned by fanatic French in Six Nations opener

England stunned by fanatic French in Six Nations opener

A World Cup hangover was the story in England’s Six Nations opener, as shown by Todd Barran
Let’s Get Away: Paris

Let’s Get Away: Paris

Let’s Get Away to Paris, enjoy picnics of French cuisine around the Eiffel Tower and plenty of art galleries to explore
Light at the end of the Élysée Palace?

Light at the end of the Élysée Palace?

Oscar Tapper defends Macron’s record, exploring the difficulty of being a leader that’s often derided on both sides of the political spectrum
Nantes: The Manchester of France

Nantes: The Manchester of France

Bella Jewell reflects upon her experience of Nantes – a north western French city whose gritty past and innovative present channels the atmosphere of Manchester  
The Chanteuse comes to Club Academy

The Chanteuse comes to Club Academy

A preview of a University-led event; The Chanteuse is coming to Club Academy, bringing with her some of the greatest french classics of the 1960s and 70s
Six Nations: England thrash France

Six Nations: England thrash France

With England’s next game being Wales in Cardiff, the fixtures remain tough for the red rose
Are the British really more fashion-conscious than the French?

Are the British really more fashion-conscious than the French?

Can us Brits learn something from French fashion values?

Eurovision 2017

The most fabulous night in the musical calendar returns with political drama, horse masks, and a few plot twists, writes Elizabeth Rushton

Anxious abroad? You’re not alone

If you’re worried that your year abroad might not be all plain sailing, we offer some advice on managing your mental health and making the most of your time away

Sciences Po Refugee Help

Sciences Po Refugee Help brings together asylum seekers with students passionate about helping refugees in an effort to “bridge the gap between those in need and those willing to act”

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