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Almost Famous to open Convenience Store

But all is not what it seems...

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Mobike have removed all 1000 bikes from Manchester

But the bike-sharing service say they plan to improve and expand the service

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Artists v property developers: Manchester’s growing dilemma

As new artists' studio Paradise Works launches on the Manchester-Salford border, we discover an unlikely...

Tock Restaurant Reservations

Would you fork out before even putting a fork in?

Deanna Thomas speaks to the growing number of restaurants asking for payment up front

Ordsall Chord: the veneration of St. Bridge

Jonathan Schofield crosses the Ordsall Chord fully tooled up

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Ordsall Chord: the veneration of St. Bridge

Jonathan Schofield crosses the Ordsall Chord fully tooled up

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'Refreshingly above expectations' - Alston Bar & Beef, Corn Exchange, Review

Deanna Thomas thinks Manchester's latest steakhouse could give the big guys a run for their...

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Beer Me Up: Marble turns 20, female brewers unite, new bars & new brews

Confidential's ale maven Neil Sowerby with the latest from Manchester's bubbling beer scene

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Lupo lives on - new home for award-winning Italian coffeeshop

Owner Nico Pasquali plans to open at Exchange Quay in the next few weeks

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‘6 shows, 15 minutes each, great theatre’ - JB Shorts, 53Two, Review

Spanning social media silliness to moral dilemmas and unruly rock stars, this short play special...

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Shooters + Bierkeller = Sportskeller

Get involved in brand-new bar concept

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Video: Take a look inside the Mackie Mayor - Northern Quarter's new food hall

The grade II listed former meat market's transformation into trendy food haven is complete... and...

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Jianbing - the Chinese crepe causing queues in Piccadilly Gardens

Crowds of hungry punters are gathering daily outside this converted ice cream hut. Here's why...

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Who (or what) is Bunny Jackson?

First Street's new booze and blues bar is inspired by a New Orleans harmonica player...

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The Massive C*ck burger is a real thing... and available in Manchester

It took three of us to hold it up

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Eat on the cheap - Manchester's top 50 November dining deals

From 50% off to unlimited pizza - it's time to put on that winter weight

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Eight striking Manchester artworks (not in a gallery)

Jonathan Schofield lists several attention-grabbers in the city centre

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5 new bars and restaurant to try this November

Remember, remember these five new openings this November...

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Attention to detail - how Manchester is failing tourism

Manchester can be a true tourist city, but there are key areas in which to...

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Gigs, exhibitions, shows, festivals, events and more

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15 things to do in Manchester this November

Bonfire Night, the Christmas Lights switch on and a Magic Lantern festival...

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Jamiroquai to Jools Holland - top 10 gigs & concerts in Manchester (Nov-Dec’17)

Funk, Soul and Sound Control - here’s our pick of Manchester’s best music over the...

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Danger Mouse is back - top 10 exhibitions in Manchester (Nov-Dec’17)

From the Reformation to Noddy - here’s our pick of Manchester’s best exhibitions over the...

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The Snark and Something Dark - top 10 theatre & comedy in Manchester (Nov-Dec’17)

From Spamalot to Margaret Cho - here’s our pick of Manchester’s best shows over the...

Sleuth

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

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Sleuth - NQ's not ready bar opening, sneaky Mobike and mad David Icke

Week 46: Sleuth meets a pair of drunk bears

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets cheer and the mystery of the Golden Helmet - Sleuth

Week 45: FREE Banana Fritters... but only for monkeys

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The Man, Metrolink queues and a bunch of Kunst - Sleuth

Week 44: Sleuth wonders if Andy Burnham is getting above himself

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Champagne Wankers, London Wankers and Rubbish Protests - Sleuth

Week 43: in which Sleuth stages a Spiderman protest

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Confidential

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

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“I’m proud to be Mancunian” - Matthew Williamson interviewed

The city’s most famous fashion export talks Sienna Miller, Debenhams and the Manc accent

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14 fashion, beauty & lifestyle events not to miss this month

Crafts, couture and clothes swaps – Body Confidential has your November diary sorted

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“I don’t like doing the obvious” - Sir Paul Smith at his new Manchester store

At the launch of the New Cathedral Street branch, L’Oréal Blackett asks the legendary designer...

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“Why should I hide?” - women who’ve undergone a mastectomy share their stories

Tori Attwood speaks to fundraiser Jamie Walker about her preventative double mastectomy and fighting censorship

Travel

Travel news, reviews and guides...

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Fascinating Fisherman’s Wharf – beyond the tourist traps

With its nautical playfulness, garden, games and firepits boutique hotel The Zephyr was a laidback...

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Top Five Things to do in the Maldives for non-divers and non-swimmers

Hurawalhi Maldives boasts the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant: the spectacular 5.8. At 5.8 metres...

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Snail’s pace charms of a canal cruise in South West France

We were aboard a Le Boat cruiser in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, South West France, a region rich...

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Choc and Baroque treats in spectacular Modica

Modica is the source of some of the world’s finest chocolate, but it also felt...

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First look at D&D's new Manchester rooftop restaurant

20 Stories will open in Spinningfields early next year

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