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9th November 2021 | By dave porter

FC United of Manchester see off Trinity in a slick 3-2 win

It was a wet afternoon under the lights for FC as they welcomed Gainsborough Trinity to Broadhurst Park. Trinity kicked off but FC that were out...


4th May 2021 | By dave porter

Take a look at The WatchPig! Online newspaper created by masters journalism students at Man Met

Journalism masters students at Man Met have been busy creating an online nespaper which goes by the title of The WatchPig. The paper has 19...


8th April 2020 | By dave porter

Podcast series about child sexual abuse material online launches early to help protect children

The launch of a hard-hitting podcast series about child sex abuse material online has been brought forward to raise awareness of increased risks to children...


5th February 2020 | By dave porter

Chaplin and Laurel cross the ocean to seek fame and fortune in the States

Perhaps more slapschtik than slapstick, the Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Oliver Hardy recounts the early careers of Chaplin and Laurel as they traverse across the...


31st January 2020 | By dave porter

Crowds gather in Parliament Square as the UK prepares to usher in Brexit

    Hundreds of Leave supporters have begun to pack out Parliament Square in London in anticipation of Britain leaving the EU at 11pm tonight. There...


29th January 2020 | By dave porter

News from Canada! Northern Quota teams up with student journalists in Ontario

The Northern Quota is today holding a joint newsday with the journalism department of Fanshawe College in Ontario, Canada. We’re producing shared content on topics ranging...


13th November 2019 | By dave porter

Political chaos we find ourselves in is Out of Order as this stage show comically proves

Six clowns appear on stage, faces grimaced in make-up, suits awry, and proceed to sit sullenly round a table. Music alerts them to action and...


18th October 2019 | By dave porter

Manchester college students witness protests on streets of Barcelona over jailing of Catalan independence politicians

  Sixth form students from Manchester have been caught up in mass protests in Barcelona over the jailing of separatist politicians. Thousands of people in...


19th September 2019 | By dave porter

Come and join the editorial team at the Northern Quota!

How would you like to write for the Northern Quota and join its editorial team? We’re looking for Man Met multimedia journalism students to sign...


3rd May 2019 | By dave porter

Man arrested after Piccadilly Gardens cordoned off by police following reports of ‘suspicious package’

  Piccadilly Gardens was cordoned off by police today following reports of a suspicious package. Parts of the city centre were sealed off following the...