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10 more of Manchester's hidden food & booze gems

From beautiful buns to the best bagels, baos and beans

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Aiden Byrne and Australasia abandon £6m move to Merseyside

'World class dining' scheme for Liverpool's Cunard Building scrapped

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Restaurant Review – Mei Dim, Chinatown

Jonathan Schofield is attacked but thinks this place is a real Chinatown ‘find’

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Snapped: Manchester Street Style March 2017

Body Confidential returns with the first WhatIWoreMCR style spot of the year. Were you spotted?

Are these Manchester's ugliest new buildings?

Confidential picks four shockers and announces the winner of the award for '​Outstanding Contribution to Wanton Destruction'

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Plans emerge for new Northern Quarter bar and restaurant

The team behind The Pen & Pencil have eyes on Stevenson Square

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Transport yourself to Italy with Salvi's new 'Aperitivo Time'

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, Salvi’s is about to launch ‘Aperitivo Time’

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Islington Mill - the battle continues...

The cherished arts hub may have recently overcome a lengthy license review, but another challenge...

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Didsbury's trailblazing Thai restaurant

Chilli Banana's home-cooking comes straight from rural Thailand

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Vote - where does the best Sunday roast in Manchester?

The Chophouses? Hawksmoor? Volta? Everyone has a favourite, but which is yours?

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Video: Khloe Kardashian's denim line tested – are they really the best for curves?

Good American denim recently launched in Selfridges, L'Oréal Blackett puts them through the squat test...


Sleuth is a sideways glance at the city every week. It's the truth, but Sleuth's truth.

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Sleuth - Manchester’s greatest ever theme show, ubiquitous bees and daft pictures

Week 12: in which Sleuth is assaulted by chairs

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Sleuth - tall buildings, crap buildings and foolish security

Week 11: in which Sleuth invents a new paint range

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Sleuth: Mif, Miffed, Freddie, Corndog & Twinkie

Week 10: in which Sleuth shows off his little Freddie

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Sleuth - Moby Endorses Andy Burnham, The O'Shea Egg, Beautiful Rooms & Sewage

Week 9: In which Sleuth Irish dances and literally talks a load of crap

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Didsbury's trailblazing Thai restaurant

Chilli Banana's home-cooking comes straight from rural Thailand

Manchester gravy bar hoaxsters dupe national press… and the Danes

Stop what you’re doing… Manchester has a new ‘sovsebar’ (except it doesn’t)

Voting on Manchester's Emmeline Pankhurst statue ends today (30 March 2017)

Six artists have been shortlisted to create the Suffragette leader's statue in St Peter's Square

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No. 1 Watson Street – your new No. 1 weekend drinking and dining destination

Eat, drink and chill out at No. 1 Watson Street

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