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The extraordinary story of Picasso, Guernica and Manchester

Jonathan Schofield on art, bombs and war as an exhibition tells the 80-year-old tale

Brexit House Of Commons

Stringer: "How on earth could anybody trust another referendum?"

Manchester MP and Confidential columnist Graham Stringer weighs in on Amazon, Brexit and the Speaker

Oxford Road Manchester

Council say disputed Oxford Road traffic fines are tickety-boo (but refuse an interview anyway)

It’s all your own fault, says Manchester City Council

St John Townhouses

'We wanted a proper house, in the centre, with space for the kids' - why wealthy buyers are snapping...

Jonathan Schofield on an unexpected but welcome result of central Manchester’s building boom

Airbnb Manchester

How Airbnb is ruining Manchester: part two

In part two, Andrea Sandor asks how Airbnb is hurting Manchester and what’s being done...

Airbnb Stock

How Airbnb is ruining Manchester: part one

Andrea Sandor investigates the impact of Airbnb on Manchester, reckoning with her favourite hospitality service.

Manchester Skyline Aerial Photo

Greater Manchester thinks big: but more power and money needed

Jonathan Schofield attends the new GMSF launch in a building with an unfortunate yet apt...

Manchester Aerial Satelitte Image

What actually is a GMSF... and why do we need one?

John Blundell speaks to chief officer Steve Rumbelow about the what, when and why

Salford Shopping Centre

The Salford Star is saved but there’s a bleak midwinter ahead for cladding victims

Danny Moran on developments west of the river, and the growing sense that people are...

2018 12 20 Civil Unrest Police Taking Back Control In 2011

Streets on fire: could there be civil unrest on Manchester streets if Brexit is reversed?

Jonathan Schofield on whether there’s a precedent for potential Brexiteer violence

Gordo Christmas Markets Screen Shot 2018 11 15 At 17 07 48

Gordo's review of 2018

It’s been a funny year.

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One Two Five Deansgate: an architectural disaster

Jonathan Schofield and the classic f**k you building

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The oldest bit of Manchester can now be visited (sort of)

Scruffy Roman fragment dates from 200 AD

2018 12 13 National Foodball Museum

Paying for culture: National Football Museum breaks ranks

Jonathan Schofield asks if the idea of charging for entry sets a very bad precedent

Howard Bernstein Mike Emmerich Jpg

"We didn't get what we wanted from Devolution" - an exclusive interview with Sir Howard Bernstein...

John Blundell talks to two of the main architects of English devolution: has it worked...

2017 07 25 Fredreich Engels Home First Street

On Friedrich Engels' birthday: in search of the man who changed the world

On his 198th birthday, Jonathan Schofield takes a look at the Communism co-founder's many years...

Pep Mansour Man City

Manchester and the sheikhs: is it time to make a stand?

Danny Moran on Abu Dhabi, ethical policy and Sir Richard Leese

Nhs Manchester Mri

Is NHS devolution actually working for Manchester?

John Blundell speaks to Lord Peter Smith, former Wigan council leader and the region's lead...

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