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5 new bars, cafes and restaurants to try in Manchester

From vermouth on handpull to award-winning pies, why not try something new this weekend?

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Watch - video fly-through of MediaCity’s new space-age cocktail bar

The masters of the statement cocktail, Alchemist, reveal plans to open in September

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Ludicrous Evans and Useless Yentob - why slashing BBC salaries is not enough

MP for Blackley and Broughton, Graham Stringer, on why this could be the beginning of...

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Inside Altrincham’s new vegan and cruelty-free beauty salon

L’Oréal Blackett finds out whether ethical and beauty standards measure up at Kokoa eco beauty...

Manchester Lookbook '17 - 3 ways to wear a hot pink jacket

Personal stylist Emma Carr takes a hot pink blazer from lunch to dinner to drinks at Rosso

Habib House Northern Quarter

New Northern Quarter basement bar approved

Selfless will occupy the basement of the abandoned Habib House on Stevenson Square

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This top Italian restaurant is offering an all expenses paid trip to Venice

Elegant Italian holiday up for grabs with ROSSOXVENICE

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Comptoir Libanais: how to eat Lebanese food

The food, roots and souk-influenced style of the Middle Eastern food success

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Manchester Hall’s first new restaurant will open in March

Leeds-based Basque-inspired Pintura will replace Garage Bar in the renovated Masonic Hall, followed by Fable

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Manchester’s first pay-as-you-feel restaurant to open in August

Real Junk Food Project will temporarily occupy the former Milkjam site on Oxford Street

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Elnecot - new Ancoats restaurant will hark back to district's past

It might sound like a laxative, but this latest new opening's offering sounds solid

Things to do
this month...

Gigs, exhibitions, shows, festivals, events and more...

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15 great things to do in Manchester this July

From MIF to Bluedot, Pretty Muddy to the Colour Run, this month is looking like...

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Top 10 Manchester theatre & comedy: July-August ’17

From Funny Girl to Sister Act, Cotton Panic to Derren Brown, here's our pick of...

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Top 10 Manchester exhibitions: July-August '17

From terrible toddlers to Victorian science, Gaychester to Gaskell, here's our pick of Manchester’s exhibitions...

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Top 10 Manchester gigs & concerts: July-August ’17

From Kate Nash to Sampha, Mark Knight to Monophonics, here's our pick of Manchester’s music...

Sleuth

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

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Sleuth - Phil Collins, Communist irony and Chinese hotdog pizza buns

Week 29: in which Sleuth instigates high-level accountancy wars

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Sleuth - Get Neville, techno tears and MIF's most MIF thing ever

Week 28: in which Sleuth is shown Manchester's oldest bee tattoo (sort of)

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Sleuth - Manchester's first Mexican, Neville's new tower design, two blokes in a dingy

Week 27: in which Sleuth meets a very DAFT man

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Sleuth - MIF, Wee-Man & Bishop Bashing

Week 26: in which Sleuth bags a Gladstone and Gordo sulks

Body
Confidential

All the best in health, beauty and fashion across Manchester and beyond...

17 07 23 Kokoa Beauty Salon 2

Inside Altrincham’s new vegan and cruelty-free beauty salon

L’Oréal Blackett finds out whether ethical and beauty standards measure up at Kokoa eco beauty...

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Manchester Lookbook '17 - 3 ways to wear a hot pink jacket

Personal stylist Emma Carr takes a hot pink blazer from lunch to dinner to drinks...

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The best independent fashion boutiques in Manchester (and beyond)

From the inner city to the golden triangle, L’Oréal Blackett lists the boutiques flying the...

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"It costs £3.55 to make a £25 t-shirt" - Manchester brand reveals true price of ethical fashion

Owner of sustainable fashion brand Two For Joy opens up the conversation on ethical sourcing

Travel

Travel news, reviews and guides...

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Birdwatching adventures around Lisbon’s Tagus estuary

Among culturally rich European towns and cities with fabulous birding on their doorsteps Lisbon must...

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Swanning around in border book town Hay-on-Wye

The new look Swan has 19 bedrooms, four of which allow dogs for a £1...

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Bodysgallen Hall – where history and luxury meet

Bodysgallen is a remarkable place to stay. It is run as a luxury hotel by...

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From the Titanic to Bestie – Our Belfast Top Ten

You can’t really miss ‘European’s leading visitor attraction’ (World Travel Awards), erected on the site...

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Inside Altrincham’s new vegan and cruelty-free beauty salon

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When Three Rivers Manchester met Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni does gin, with a little help from their friends

Fumo Cocktails: The Lowdown

We never refuse when San Carlo Fumo asks us over to try their new cocktails

Comptoir Libanais: how to eat Lebanese food

The food, roots and souk-influenced style of the Middle Eastern food success

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Épernay Manchester lets you drink through the decades

Mix it up, Épernay cocktail style

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The return of Friedrich Engels - right or wrong?

Jonathan Schofield examines complaints that the return of a dead German communist is a bad...

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