Could David Cameron’s shock return be a lifeline for the House of Lords?
David Cameron’s appointment as Foreign Secretary is sure to ruffle some feathers; but is this the start of a better future for Britain and British interests, both at home and abroad?
Lack of organised student presence at the Conservative Party Conference: Is our generation becoming less politically vocal?
In the 1980s, student political organisation in Manchester was rampant: but at the Conservative Party Conference, it seemed like students are decreasingly involved in politics and protests
Great Expectations in the Raj: In conversation with Tanika Gupta
The Mancunion spoke to playwright Tanika Gupta about her newest adaptation of Dickens’s Great Expectations – a re-imagining which casts new historical and political light on the literary classic
Honey, I shrunk the kids’ faith in democracy
Voting and political engagement among young people is too low – the Mancunion explores why, and how young people can be better encouraged to take part in democracy.
The Royal Exchange Theatre gets political (sort of)
This year’s festive musical at the Royal Exchange Theatre is Betty: A sort of Musical, which (sort of) tells the story of Baroness Betty Boothroyd, who is (sort of) played by Maxine Peake
Live Review: Yard Act – Completely chaotic in the best way possible
Head Music Editor Sarah Taylor reviews a riotous return to Manchester from Leeds post-punk band and masters of satire Yard Act.
Irish Politics, not for the Feint hearted: Sinn Fein to lead Stormont for the first time in 100 years
Does Sinn Fein’s recent electoral victory secure the possibility of reunification for Ireland?
A roundup of the best Food Podcasts
Whether it’s a long train journey ahead, an afternoon pottering in the kitchen, or you’re finally planning to tackle the washing up, the following food podcasts are here to keep you company.