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From Trumpeters to Terminator: 100 robots invade Manchester

Five centuries of cyborgs come to Museum of Science & Industry

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Video - how to do 'Sparkling Skeleton' makeup this Halloween

Manchester makeup artist Frankie Noone gets spooky with sparkle

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New Manchester restaurant U-turns over stingray tank

Following social media backlash, 1761 will no longer feature live Myliobatoidei

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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...

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 Gordo's been in for a butchers

Buy Art Fair 2017

Banksy, Lowry & Hirst lead world-class names at Buy Art Fair

The fair’s tenth edition will bring works by a multitude of famous artists to Manchester...

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Man City launches access-all-areas tour

Fans can see the inner workings of City Academy on the First Team Experience tour

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Manchester's Mobike problem is really not that bad

Reports of theft and vandalism have been rife since the dockless bike hire scheme arrived...

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9 new bars and restaurants to try in Manchester this month

Yes there's more...

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"She's hot" - new curvy lady causes a stir at Almost Famous

"She’s hot and challenges acceptable beauty standards,” says owner Beau Myers

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Free pizza + £1 tacos - how to eat cheap in Manchester this month (Oct 17)

We've collected more than 50 dining deals to see you through October

Things to do
this month

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

15 Great Things To Do Octover 2017

15 great things to do in Manchester this October

Food fest, Grimm fest, Lit fest, Oktoberfest - it's a bit of a Fest fest

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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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Sleuth Food & Drink Awards 2017 + John Thompson tells joke

Week 39: in which Sleuth discovers Manchester's best souvenir ever

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Jeremy Hunt, Romelu Lukaku and Manchester’s most radical bin - Sleuth

Week 38: in which Original Modern is reborn

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Proper meat market opens + May's head + police force sherry on Sleuth

Week 40: in which Sleuth almost gets plastered

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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

Body
Confidential

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

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10 upcoming fashion and beauty events not to miss this month

From Paul Smith to a Gothic fashion catwalk – Body rounds up the best events...

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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

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From YSL to Lanvin - French-inspired designer pop-up store heading to Barton Arcade

The Velvet House will offer a curated collection of affordable designer clothes on 20-21 October

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Watch – We style Missguided’s new menswear label Mennace

In our latest Manchester lookbook, we style premium street wear at Roxy Ballroom

Travel

Travel news, reviews and guides...

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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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Ghost towns and gamblers haunt the High Rockies

Tomboy is aptly set in The Savage Basin. Today it is a ‘Ghost Town’, one...

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Living the Michelin dream in Michel Guerard’s ‘Garden of Eden’

This year Gordo was invited to celebrate 40 years of Chef Guérard holding three Michelin...

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Travelling with Trafalgar is a crafty, tasty treat

Throughout our whistle-stop trip through Italy Trafalgar kept springing surprises as our luxury coach, with...

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New Manchester restaurant U-turns over stingray tank

Following social media backlash, 1761 will no longer feature live Myliobatoidei

Mancunian actor-turned-resistance fighter plays Ariana Grande in liberated Raqqa

Moss Side-born Michael Enright played the American pop star in Naim Square as a tribute...

Attention to detail - how Manchester is failing tourism

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

Video - how to do 'Sparkling Skeleton' makeup this Halloween

Manchester makeup artist Frankie Noone gets spooky with sparkle

Buy Art Fair 2017

Banksy, Lowry & Hirst lead world-class names at Buy Art Fair

The fair’s tenth edition will bring works by a multitude of famous artists to Manchester...

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