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Rainbow cakes and Unicorn drinks - Manchester gets a ‘happiness café’

Two For Joy Café has opened in the Northern Quarter (where else?)

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'Steaks on a plane' - The Steak Out, Bolton, Reviewed

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50 Manchester dining deals to see you through September

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The popular boozer celebrated a double win at The Great British Pub Awards 2017

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Manchester Science Festival 2017 - 5 things not to be missed

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Strictly's Gemma Atkinson: "I don’t take crap from people now"

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The popular boozer celebrated a double win at The Great British Pub Awards 2017

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The truth about social cleansing in Manchester

​As two eviction controversies rage Confidential asks: what is this myth about 'social cleansing'? Can...

2017 09 05 Best Dishes Headline

14 of the best things to eat around Manchester this month: Sept '17

From calf brains to confit d’aubergine - here are this month's best dishes

Things to do
this September

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

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15 great things to do in Manchester this September

From Manchester Food & Drink Fest to Warehouse Project and the Art Battle finale, it’s...

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The robots are coming - top 10 exhibitions in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From creepy robots to puppet masters and Buy Art Fair, here’s our pick of Manchester’s...

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Pack up your troubles - top 10 theatre & comedy shows in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From Sunset Boulevard to Pippin and Women in Comedy, here's our pick of Manchester's theatre...

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La La to Gaga - top 10 gigs & concerts in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From London Grammar to Lady Gaga, here's our pick of Manchester’s music scene 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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Does Mata have the most intense face on Market Street? - Sleuth

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Shock as rain falls in Manchester, vans reverse and tent wears hat - Sleuth

Week 36: in which Sleuth finds Dubai at Kwais

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12 things tourists should never do in Manchester - Sleuth

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Sleuth Sandwich Boards

Are sandwich boards just road works for people, and is Cynar the worst drink ever? - Sleuth

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

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Manchester eco-designer Hannah Beaumont opens her first store on Hilton Street

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From Boohoo to Beyoncé - the best fashion & beauty launches this Autumn

Plus, a supermodel does Lidl...

2017 09 02 Form Lifestyle Store 7 Of 1

Form – Northern Quarter’s striking new lifestyle store

L'Oréal Blackett stumbles on a hidden gem and buys into a 'lagom' lifestyle

2017 09 02 Beer Yoga 7 Of 1

Watch - Beer Yoga has landed in Manchester... yes really

Body Confidential attends the city’s first boozy yoga class

Travel

Travel news, reviews and guides...

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Snapshots of Denver, America’s capital of craft beer and legal highs

Denver, US capital of craft brewing, home to more than 100 breweries, with a rumoured...

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Sweet Northern Sicily – where the mountains sweep to the sea

Our holiday base was inland, under 10 miles from Cefalù – the Villa Charme, part...

170820 Patscherkofel Mountain Trail

Mountain air and melodies in the Austrian Tyrol

ANY city that builds a ski-jump overlooking a graveyard must have a sense of humour...

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Time to party in Wittenberg, Martin Luther’s home town

Talk about landing lucky. Wittenberg would be a fascinating place to visit at any time...

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Vote for your favourite Indian restaurant

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'Ups, downs and gloop' - Lotus Vegetarian Kitchen, Withington, Reviewed

Vegans love this place, but choose your dishes wisely - Ruth Allan

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Beers and brogues - Royal Exchange gets new indie menswear store

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Win food and drink at The Font

Try out The Font’s new menu – for free!

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Ham hock bon bons and popcorn cockles - 10 serious Manchester bar snacks

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