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Laura Joffre

Student journalist, University of Salford

Location icon United Kingdom

News. Culture. World. Dance.
From France to England via Germany and Scotland.

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Salford Now
02/26/2019
Tommy Robinson BBC protest attracts thousands in Media City | Salford Now

Tommy Robinson gathered an estimated 4,000 supporters at Media City on Saturday as he protested against the BBC, which he accuses of spreading fake news. The far-right activist known for his anti-Islam opinions, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, showed a film of his own which he said "exposed the BBC's lies".

Salford Now
03/26/2019
Young campaigners given prime position as Salford hosts green summit | Salford Now

Young green campaigners were given prime position at the Greater Manchester Green Summit in Salford following the success of their Youth Strike for Climate. Mayor Andy Burnham gave the opportunity to 17 young people to open the summit on stage at the Lowry on Monday in front of a sold-out Lyric Theatre.

VIVA Lifestyle Magazine
11/22/2018
REVIEWED: Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - VIVA Lifestyle Magazine

Matthew Bourne's swans landed at the Lowry yesterday, and they mean business. More than two decades after the original premiere, the now-legendary adaptation of Swan Lake and its flock of male swans is an explosion of power, fun, tragedy and love like no other.

Salford Now
11/29/2018
University of Salford will help EU employees with Brexit bill | Salford Now

The University of Salford has committed to help its European employees with the costs of applying to stay in the UK after Brexit. Currently, EU citizens are free to live and work in the UK without special requirements. After Brexit, they will have to apply for a special status, called the "settled status", to have the right to remain in the UK.

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