International News

Top scientist’s speech highlights lack of international female representation in the field

Inclusion and gender bias were the focal point of an event at University of Salford this week to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The conference was held at the New Adelphi theatre on the University grounds on the 6th of February 2024. The keynote speaker, Dame Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell  […]

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Manchester’s international students face work and housing crisis forcing some to head for home

A Manchester international student has revealed he may have to return home as communities face struggles with transitioning to life in the UK. Alan Saji (24) is a post graduate student of Indian descent studying at Salford University. His comments have come against the backdrop of the International Day of Education celebrated on January 24th. […]

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“I spent almost 2 months in an Airbnb”: International Students in Manchester Struggle to Find Affordable Accommodation Amid Housing Crisis

International students studying in Manchester are facing an accommodation crisis as the city struggles to keep up with the demand for affordable housing. Many of these students are currently facing an accommodation crisis, as the city struggles to keep up with the demand for affordable housing. According to recent reports, the cost of renting accommodation […]

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‘Cost-of-living crisis impairs the mental health of pet owners in the UK’

Pet ownership in UK is becoming a source of stress and impaired mental health due to the rise in the cost-of-living crisis. A recent survey conducted by the national pet charity organisation, Blue Cross, suggests that the cost-of-living pressure and the need to care for pets leaves a negative impact on owners’ mental health. The […]

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Spring Budget 2023 – Jeremy Hunt unveils extra 30 hours free childcare to get parents back to work

In the 2023 Spring Budget, Jeremy Hunt has announced 30 free hours of childcare a week for children from nine months to two-year-olds, which was already in place for three and four year olds in the UK. Mr Hunt also announced changes to Universal Credit childcare payments. The new childcare scheme is a part of […]

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“The problem is not only about the pay” – NHS nurse opens up on how the post covid era has led to the breakdown of UK’s healthcare system

NHS nurses have been fighting for an increase in pay for over two months now. Despite striking for several days over the course of the past few months, the government has not agreed to give a pay rise to the nurses. Mrs Rajana Alakandy, who works at Queen Alexandria Hospital, Portsmouth, is one of the […]

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Indian government makes controversial move against legalising same-sex marriage

The Indian government filed a submission to the Supreme Court seeking to reject petitions to legalise same-sex marriage. These pleas, which have been filed by LGBT couples, challenge the existing legal framework on the matter.

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Iran puts more pressure on its people to prevent demonstrations

Iran has put more pressure on its people to prevent demonstrations while the loss of Rial value against Dollar has made the situation more difficult.People have been forced to confess and sign papers on heavy bail to be released from prison following the Ali Khamenei’s amnesty.According to Hana Human rights organisation, the amnesty is propaganda […]

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“Powerful earthquake in Israel with thousands of deaths will occur – the only question is when”

Is Israel prepared for an event that occurs roughly every hundred years? The prospect of a devastating earthquake hitting Israel has been a source of concern for its residents and those in the surrounding region, following the powerful earthquake that slammed Turkey and Syria. With historical records indicating that a major earthquake occurs once every […]

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Fifty three weeks of marches for peace in Ukraine – and they won’t stop until the war is over

To mark the first anniversary of the Ukraine Russia War, a Manchester group held its 53rd consecutive weekly march, and pledged to continue until the war ends. Over a thousand people turned out for a Manchester Stands with Ukraine Group rally in Manchester city, last week in solidarity of war-torn Ukraine one year after the nation […]

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