The Northern Quota

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The cross is a symbol of Christianity
19th Apr
Today is Good Friday, and the start of the four-day Easter weekend. But where does it come from, what's so good about it and how does it relate to...
Farrah Storr, editor of Cosmo
17th Apr
From gossip to great ideas and from your tone to your twist, writing for one of the world’s most famous magazines can seem overwhelming. But five...
UK and EU Flags
10th Apr
As we approach April 12th, the new date for the UK leaving the EU, the leaving date has been postponed again, with a flexible extension to...
Land's End, Cornwall
29th Mar
The other day myself my partner were trying to book travel to see friends of ours in Falmouth, Cornwall. We found return train tickets to be...
MDS Start 2017
20th Mar
Every year in April more than1,400 hardy runners descend on the Sahara desert to run, walk or crawl the Marathon des Sables.  This year ...
Spring flowers in snow
20th Mar
So what is an equinox? The word comes from Latin, meaning roughly 'equal night'. The vernal equinox usually occurs around 21 March in the...
Man Met student Rachael Enwegbara
18th Mar
Brexit. Brexit. Brexit. This is the major topic or seemingly the only topic on everyone’s lips right now. Last week was a big week for the...
17th Mar
If you are experiencing cravings and morning sickness during pregnancy it will probably feel like the longest nine months of your life and it could...
Manchester Irish Festival
14th Mar
This Sunday is St Patrick's Day (Lá Fhéile Pádraig), the national day of the patron saint of Ireland. The festival is celebrated not just in Ireland...
19th Feb
“I’ve been to the hospital five times over the past two years with immense abdominal pain that spreads to my lower back and has made me faint or...


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