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How bad (really) is Manchester’s Mobike problem?

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


Liverpool the UK capital of Botox

City keeps a stiff upper lip - and forehead....

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Liverpool Women's Hospital: No choice but to move to Royal

Decision to throw out all other options branded 'insulting'

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The German market is finally running up until Christmas

Millennium Square's Christkindelmarkt is on until Christmas Eve this year

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WINNERS: Manchester Food and Drink Awards 2017

Who won, who lost and who fell off the stage this year?

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Former Chorlton care home to become 24-hour homeless centre

Plans announced to transform the empty Longford Centre into 38-bed temporary accommodation

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Theresa May should not lose her job over a sore throat, but because she is failing us

'The PM needs to wake up, because Michel Barnier does not want a deal' -...

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Hope & Glory organiser blamed for festival shambles

But Lib Dem leader says Wendy Simon should quit

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As Leeds looks forward to the future, hundreds of plaques remind us who made us...

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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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Club finds student’s wallet – 30 years after they lost it

But was there anything dodgy in there?

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Tales of Piccadilly: Store Street, Shooters Brook and a fighting pooch

Jonathan Schofield with the fascinating history of a humble hotel site in Piccadilly

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Almost Famous – do you like the burger joints' new ‘curvy woman’ mural?

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

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BBC show to bring new restaurants to Spinningfields

Twelve new businesses will be given a shot at running a restaurant

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Block on benefits blamed for homeless crisis

Mayor calls for change in law as major report into rough sleeping launched

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Mayor Joe appoints Henshaw in World Heritage 'U-turn'

'Whilst the Mayor has taken years to stagger to this conclusion much damage has been...

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So, did Manchester finally get its Michelin star?

Last awarded a star in 1974, Manchester and Michelin have not historically got on -...

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Girl Guides tackle senior citizens' loneliness in Manchester with new badge

The new project aims to break down age barriers, with future hopes to launch nationwide

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