Ben Mawdsley

Ben Mawdsley
Liverpool University


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Bye Bye BNP: Griffin stripped of North West Euro Parliament seat

The results from Thursday evening’s election are in, and the BNP are out

Magnet’s back… again

The Magnet is reopening after 18 months in hibernation, and this time it’s sticking around.

VIDEO: Bitter Buckby lashes out at Liverpool Uni in Youtube rant

Shamed student kicked out by UoL launches attack on the uni – just before he runs for MEP

JMU student deported after bomb plot

A LJMU student with al-Qaeda contacts has been banned from the UK – forever

The true cost of Guild elections

The Tab has done all the digging for you, and found the cold hard numbers behind the elections.

The Tab Exit Poll!

Tell us who you’ll be voting for this week in our exit poll

The Battle for Guild President begins

We’ve done the research for you, and profiled all the people competing to be Liverpool Uni’s next dear leader

Smithdown traffic chaos!

Bus crash on Smithdown road causes anarchy for road users.

Student attacked after being lured to house

Man led to house in Wallasey in sex “honeytrap” ploy and assaulted.

Big brain in the rain: UoL form largest human brain

It’s official, people in Liverpool have the largest brain

“No one could wake them”: six people found collapsed in halls after sniffing GEEBS

Legal high GEEBS responsible for the shock collapse of six people in Borden and Victoria halls – all in the past week

UoL prof sparks outrage over controversial comments

UoL Doctor sparks furore over comments made about former Prime Minister Maggie Thatcher.

Well blow me: gusts set to wreak havoc in Liverpool

100 mph winds are heading for Liverpool, prompting drastic Met Office warnings

Happy New Year – Again

Liverpool celebrates Chinese New Year.

Larger-pool: Liverpool is one of the fattest cities in the country

Put down that Maccies – Liverpool’s been revealed as one the most obese cities.

Mossley Hill and Allerton outed as two of the UK’s worst burglary hotspots

Halls of robbery: student areas in Liverpool are amongst UK’s biggest thieving hotspots.

Safe as houses: landlord fined thousands

Student Landlord fined for breaking health regulations.

Where the L is LSMedia?

Student newspaper output stalls after not paying the bills

Return of the Strike

Twas a day in December, and not a lecturer was stirring

Hasta la vista, barista

Caffeine addicted students left to go cold turkey as the SJ cafe closes

Want to ride your bicycle?

TOUGH. Liverpool Council remove miles of cycle lanes

Big freeze hits the Pool

Winter hits Liverpool as temperatures are set to plummet over the next few days.

University of Liv£rpool

New survey ranks universities on millionaire graduates.

Welcome to the Librrrrrrary

Sydney Jones heating fails

Strike Day

Lectures were disrupted as staff took to picketing the libraries in aid of yesterday’s national strike.

Hey There QT

Question Time returns to Liverpool

Stop Thinking

It’ll make you happier

Music Tracks

Musicians compete at Moorfields Station to win professional coaching and studio time

Till Death Threats Do Us Part

Groom makes booking mistake, then makes situation even worse

Liverpool: we’ve got it good

New rankings reveal Liverpool students have an excellent quality of life.

How Unfare

Delta taxis increase fares by 10p a mile

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Liverpool is 23rd in country for quality of life, according to new survey

On Yer Bike!

University of Liverpool starts new bicycle hire scheme for students