Author: Alex Daniel

TedX Manchester: A Day of inspiration

CR: TedX Manchester By Lauren Barclay Following two years of cancelled performances, TedX returned to Manchester last weekend. On Saturday 12th March, the Bridgewater Hall welcomed 12 speakers and a musical performance to entertain a Manchester audience of over 1700. Founder and organiser, Herb Kim, opened the event reflecting on the past two years. “We […]

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Russia – Ukraine: The War in the Air

By Alex Daniel While the war in Ukraine has raged on, we in the outside world have heard little about the combat itself, instead, news has focused on the wider political situation we can see and the one thing we can measure – the numbers of refugees forced from Ukrainian soil. What little we have […]

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Manchester Communities Push Back against Knife Crime Rise

Pocket Knife Collection CR Alexander Rushing By: Alex Daniel Over recent weeks the rise in knife crime and a series of fatal stabbings have held the headlines in Manchester. On January 22, Kennie Carter was fatally stabbed in the chest. His death was followed by that of Alan Szelugowski, who was found on January 30th […]

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Family asks for help to treat poorly pup

A Manchester family have launched a ‘GoFundme’ to help raise money for their dog Harley’s cancer treatment. Harley was diagnosed with Cancer last year and had a tumour removed from her head before Christmas. Since then, two more ‘Mast cell tumours’ have been found and a third, different type of cancer has been found in her stomach.

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Anger as Bank of England boss urges workers not to ask for pay rise

Picture CR: PA Wire/PA Images Dan Kitwood By Alex Daniel A UK bank boss has caused outrage with union members after telling workers not to ask for a pay rise this year. Earlier this month, Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England – advised workers not to ask for a big wage increase this […]

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‘Tragic’ stabbings spark stop and search crackdown

By Alex Daniel Police stepped up searches over the weekend in a bid to tackle knife crime after three ‘tragic’ deaths. Officers for Greater Manchester Police searched 103 people in an attempt to curb crimes involving knives, following three fatal stabbings over as many weekends. One of the most recent was of Dylan Keelan, who […]

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