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Unite Student Towers New Wakefield Street

Sound Control doomed as student tower plans revealed

Unite unveil plans for 600-room tower on New Wakefield Street

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How to do Manchester International Festival on the cheap

From free events to joining a catwalk and soaking up the atmosphere in Festival Square...

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Fress - tatty Northern Quarter newsagent turns trendy indie restaurant

New 'Modern Victorian style' bar restaurant opens on Oldham Street later this month

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Olympic trio open new café in Altrincham

Common Ground will serve much more than Gold Blend

10 Manchester restaurants the locals don’t want you to know about

We reveal some of the secrets of the suburbs; from a Cambodian restaurant in Marple to Sicilian street food in Reddish

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Architects pull out of Gary Neville’s controversial towers

Make Architects withdraw from £200m scheme as support for St Michael’s wanes

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'Proper' hamburgers deserve proper beer

How about an Elvis Juice to wash down that B-Rex, Sir?

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Battle of the Metro Mayors: who will win the ‘Devo’ race?

Councillor John Blundell thinks the West Midlands has some catching up to do

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Restaurant Review - Insolito, City Centre

Lucy Tomlinson visits a new city centre Italian making no concessions to trends

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Snapped - Manchester Summer Street Style: June 2017

Floral prints and colourful head wraps - as temperatures soar in the city, so does...

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Feeling a bit low? Try a little exercise – maybe YClub can help

Exercise can sometimes be the best medicine

Sleuth

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

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Sleuth - Bad Timing, Weird New Bar & GMP's Spice Deterrent Success

Week 25: in which Sleuth is amused by a Chinese tour group (again)

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Sleuth - Car Park Gestapo + Exciting New Restaurant + Stevenson Square Strangeness

Week 24: in which Sleuth attempts to break an unbreakable PR code

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Sleuth - Corbyns celebrate gains + Neville's missing towers + Dr Sid's speakeasy

Week 23: in which Sleuth is visited by a bee

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Sleuth - Labour 'thugs' taking extreme measures in Manchester

Week 22: in which Sleuth catches a man shouting at a camel

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Manchester beats Sheffield to become cask beer capital of the UK

Survey of 311 pubs and bars found 72% serving cask ale - and Guinness is...

Don Giovanni does pre-dinner drinks

Prep your palate with a classic Italian apéritif

Sleuth - Bad Timing, Weird New Bar & GMP's Spice Deterrent Success

Week 25: in which Sleuth is amused by a Chinese tour group (again)

Watch - Glitter festival makeup tutorial

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Restaurant review - Chez Mal Brasserie, City Centre

Jonathan Schofield enjoys good food, a fine view and an Uber squabble

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Vote - who does the best Afternoon Tea in Manchester?

Harvey Nichols? Australasia? The Midland? Which is your favourite?

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