Manchester

Why everyone’s talking about post-lockdown tiers
A bus stop in Leeds displays a sign warning that the Covid risk is high in the city.
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about post-lockdown tiers

Harshest restrictions will apply in much of the North but not London or most of the South
26 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘prepare for an even more deadly pandemic’
South Central Ambulance Services move an elderly patient from hospital to a care home.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘prepare for an even more deadly pandemic’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 28 October
28 Oct 2020
Co-op Live: Harry Styles invests in Manchester’s £350m venue
Harry Styles performs on NBC’s Today show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City
In Brief

Co-op Live: Harry Styles invests in Manchester’s £350m venue

The indoor arena will be the UK’s biggest when it opens in 2023
27 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories treated Manchester like the miners
A pedestrian wearing a face-mask walks past graffiti declaring that 'the north is not a petri dish'.
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Instant Opinion: Tories treated Manchester like the miners

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 22 October
22 Oct 2020
Will multimillion payout send Manchester into lockdown?
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham stands in front of a sign advertising an open business in the city's centre.
In Depth

Will multimillion payout send Manchester into lockdown?

PM reportedly hoping to suppress northern coronavirus rebellion with cash handouts
19 Oct 2020
Debate: should councils ‘go it alone’ on track-and-trace?
covid app
In Depth

Debate: should councils ‘go it alone’ on track-and-trace?

Local authorities in the North taking matters into their own hands following a spike in Covid cases
5 Aug 2020
What was the Peterloo Massacre?
Peterloo Massacre
In Depth

What was the Peterloo Massacre?

Manchester marks 200th anniversary of slaughter of protesters seeking parliamentary reform
14 Aug 2019

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Ten worst areas for child poverty in the UK
Child poverty
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Ten worst areas for child poverty in the UK

New report says number of UK children living in poverty has soared by half a million since 2010
15 May 2019
London named world’s top sports city ahead of LA and Paris
London’s 2012 Olympic Stadium is now home to Premier League side West Ham
In Brief

London named world’s top sports city ahead of LA and Paris

Olympic host cities dominate the top five of the 2019 rankings
5 Feb 2019
Shoplifter caught stealing £200 worth of Twirl chocolates
Twirl
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Shoplifter caught stealing £200 worth of Twirl chocolates

Man found with unlikely haul by Greater Manchester police
14 Dec 2018
Local authorities accused of ‘pimping out’ autistic woman
Could prostitution soon be effectively decriminalised?
In Brief

Local authorities accused of ‘pimping out’ autistic woman

Court agreed to let random men have sex with her at Manchester care home so she could ‘learn from mistakes’
18 Oct 2018
Student union votes to replace clapping with ‘jazz hands’
Clapping, applause, hands
In Brief

Student union votes to replace clapping with ‘jazz hands’

Manchester University student union passes motion to introduce ‘more inclusive forms of expression’
2 Oct 2018
Manchester shooting: attempted murder probe launched
Manchester shooting
In Brief

Manchester shooting: attempted murder probe launched

Two children were among the ten people injured when shots were fired at a street party in Moss Side
13 Aug 2018
Manchester bomber was rescued by Royal Navy prior to attack
HMS Enterprise, Malta
In Brief

Manchester bomber was rescued by Royal Navy prior to attack

Killer of 22 concertgoers was on holiday in Libya when violence erupted in 2014
31 Jul 2018
What we know about the Manchester Hilton stabbing
Hilton Manchester stabbing
In Brief

What we know about the Manchester Hilton stabbing

Six people taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder after 20-year-old woman’s throat ‘slashed’
24 Jul 2018
How did the Saddleworth Moor fire start?
A fire raging in Great Manchester has been declared a major incident
In Brief

How did the Saddleworth Moor fire start?

Witnesses report seeing people light a bonfire on the moor shortly before wildfire broke out
4 Jul 2018
Manchester attack anniversary: the survivors one year on
Manchester attacks
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Manchester attack anniversary: the survivors one year on

Children who witnessed bombing still suffering flashbacks and anxiety
22 May 2018
UK terror-related arrests rise to record 379
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In Brief

UK terror-related arrests rise to record 379

Home Office says number of people detained for terrorism-linked offences soared by 68% in a year
14 Sep 2017
Jose Mourinho to extend stay at Manchester's Lowry Hotel
Jose Mourinho
In Brief

Jose Mourinho to extend stay at Manchester's Lowry Hotel

Old Trafford boss could stay at Salford five-star for rest of his three-contract, say reports
9 Jun 2017
Manchester attack: Victims remembered by loved ones
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Manchester attack: Victims remembered by loved ones

Tributes pour in for the 22 people killed in Monday's terror attack at Manchester Arena terror
26 May 2017
Manchester attack: What we know about bomber Salman Abedi
Salman Abedi
In Depth

Manchester attack: What we know about bomber Salman Abedi

British-born attacker believed to have visited Libya and Dusseldorf prior to bombing Manchester Arena
25 May 2017
Manchester attack: What the papers say
Manchester attack
In Depth

Manchester attack: What the papers say

Press show disbelief, anger and determination after terror attack at Ariana Grande concert
24 May 2017
Manchester terror attack: Politicians and pop stars grieve
Manchester terror attack
In Depth

Manchester terror attack: Politicians and pop stars grieve

Harry Styles and Gary Barlow join Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in messages of sympathy
23 May 2017
Britain's oldest serving MP, Gerald Kaufman, dies at 86
Gerald Kaufman
In Brief

Britain's oldest serving MP, Gerald Kaufman, dies at 86

Jeremy Corbyn pays tribute to Labour colleague who 'loved life and politics' and 'wanted to bring peace to the Middle East'
27 Feb 2017
Why do Liverpool and Man United hate each other?
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In Depth

Why do Liverpool and Man United hate each other?

From the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal to Jose Mourinho's time at Chelsea, the rivalry runs deep
17 Oct 2016
Osborne plans 'revolution' in the way England is governed
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne
In Brief

Osborne plans 'revolution' in the way England is governed

Chancellor offers greater powers to cities that agree to be governed by a directly elected mayor
14 May 2015
Pee-proof paint could dampen desperate Manchester drinkers
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In Brief

Pee-proof paint could dampen desperate Manchester drinkers

Hamburg has already trialled the high-tech nano-paint that repels liquids back onto late-night revellers
21 Apr 2015
REVIEWS: Lily Cole in The Last Days of in Troy
Lily Cole in The Iliad
In Review

REVIEWS: Lily Cole in The Last Days of in Troy

Critics 'fascinated' by Lily Cole's full stage debut as Helen in raw new Homer adaptation
19 May 2014
DON BRIND: Is Farage the right man for the job?
Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Is Farage the right man for the job?

Ukip can split the Tories - but failure to win over Labour voters in by-election exposes weak spots
14 Feb 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 9 May 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 9 May 2012

9 May 2012
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