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Ex-Professor to sue Manchester Uni

Former Oxford Professor Terry Eagleton has publicised his plans to sue the University of Manchester for age discrimination after being forced by the University to retire from his current professorship at the age of 65.

A failure to renew his contract, which states that every lecturer is under obligation to retire at 65, has led the famed literary critic to take action.

Students at Manchester have rallied behind Eagleton and argued that he should be allowed to stay on.

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