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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

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Manchester's hotel boom - city needs to fill a whopping 1.7m extra room nights by 2020

Jonathan Schofield on the hotel bonanza that challenges Manchester’s tourism

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Is NHS devolution actually working for Manchester?

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

2018 11 20 Rusholme Sketcher The Shisha Bars

"Rusholme will never die. It’s world famous" - local artist's new Curry Mile sketchbook

East meets West in Len Grant’s lively drawings of Rusholme, one of the most changeable...

Bluedot 2017 Friday Tony Walsh Lovell Stage

Acclaimed poet Tony Walsh writes Manchester ‘peace’ songs

Created alongside a team of composers, the ten songs will premiere at RCNM on Wednesday...

2018 11 16 Dog Show Shirley Baker 4

Belle Vue Dog Show: photos from 1961-1978

A key fixture in the sixties and seventies, the event was captured by acclaimed photographer...

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Sleuth: pub talk, wanker sprouts and a massive E

Week 47: in which the council leader digs in

2018 11 14 Preston Model Bus Station

Can Manchester learn from Preston’s success?

Danny Moran on the poster town for ‘Corbynomics’ which is beginning to change the debate...

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Deansgate Square - the spectacular view from the top of Manchester's new tallest building

Jonathan Schofield gets high on majestic simplicity - these new skyscrapers are beauties

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JOB: Plum sales position at Confidentials

Confidentials is looking for a full-time sales go-getter to join the team. Do you fit...

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Sleuth - arresting Chinese philosophers, bad accents and g-strings

Week 45: in which Sleuth shows off his underbants

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Public v Private: the war over Manchester’s squares and parks

Jonathan Schofield asks: are we selling off the family silver?

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Piccolino restaurant owners slapped with fine as grisly images emerge

Individual Restaurants were forced to close their restaurant following a visit by environmental health inspectors

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The Factory to cost extra £19m - and the council is going to pay it

Total cost of Manchester's new flagship arts centre now stands at £130m

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Sleuth - Homeless problem solved, Mexicanese confusion and the most remarkable pub sentence ever

Week 44: in which Sleuth recalls terrible moments while drunk

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Mike Leigh on Peterloo: "I don't really know that I can answer what I think you're asking me..."

Danny Moran speaks to the Salford-born director of Peterloo as the new film hits cinemas

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Channel 4 - why choosing Leeds over Manchester was a crappy decision

Councillor John Blundell is less concerned about pride and more concerned about the future of...

2018 11 01 Jan Night Day Jan 2

Last thoughts on Jan Oldenburg: 'the Northern Quarter was born in Night and Day'

Danny Moran on the Night & Day proprietor whose funeral takes place today.

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