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'One woman, one egg' IVF plan reduces chances of live births

Thousands of childless couples will be hit by attempt to cut twins and triplets born as result of fertility treatment

Jodrell Bank's future secured by new funding

The Jodrell Bank telescope has been secured for the "medium and long-term future", the University of Manchester said today.

A guide to making the most of graduate recruitment fairs

Students are arguably more stretched than ever before. Many work part-time to help pay living costs while studying hard to get a good degree. Not surprisingly, career plans may be put on hold until the last piece of work is submitted or final exam is sat. The annual round of UK summer graduate recruitment fairs gives new and recent graduates a not-to-be missed chance to meet employers with vacancies to fill.

First increase in Britain's Jews since war

Britain's Jewish population is on the increase for the first time since the Second World War, according to new research out today.

Bell ringer comes a cropper in church tower accident

A bell ringer broke his collarbone after becoming entangled in a rope at the top of a church tower.

Eating tomatoes is the best way to avoid sunburn and wrinkles

Eating pizza topped with tomato paste can help prevent sunburn and premature wrinkles, new research suggests.

Idris Parry: Scholar of German literature

Idris Parry was a noted scholar of German literature, writer and broadcaster. After 15 years as a lecturer at Bangor, he was appointed to a Chair in German at Manchester University, where he stayed until his retirement in 1977. His literary interests were immensely wide-ranging, but his attention was chiefly directed towards Goethe and his contemporary Heinrich von Kleist, and the classics of German modernism such as Kafka, Thomas Mann, Rilke and Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

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He wrote 'Money'. But is Martin Amis really worth £3,000 an hour?

Martin Amis is said to have once boasted that he never opens his bank statements. But if the novelist has since had a change of heart and checked his balance, he may be delighted to learn that he is earning close to £3,000-an-hour in his role as a professor of creative writing at the University of Manchester.

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Five months ago the Answering Machine were a trio and their drum machine. Now, after dates supporting Dirty Pretty Things and the Rumble Strips, they have gained a drummer.

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Pearce stands by Dickov to boost City's morale

The Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce is backing Paul Dickov to "raise the tempo" in his second stint with the Blues.

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Fiona Christie: Host organisations know they need to offer clear benefits in return for work

Volunteering abroad has always been a popular choice for students and graduates, even prior to the tsunami disaster. But is it just the allure of overseas destinations that makes people want to volunteer? At The University of Manchester, we run several initiatives providing opportunities for students who want to make a difference to our local communities.

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