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Curiosities in the city: an alternative tour of Manchester

Gladstone's extra finger, a camp Shakespeare and bang bang bollards... Jonathan Schofield reveals strange details...

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Pee politics – should Manchester embrace gender-neutral toilets?

L'Oréal Blackett on flushing gender bias down the loo

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What is going on with Stockport's Produce Hall project?

We speak to the council, chosen operator Steve Pilling and the Foodie Friday objectors

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Hold your breath: Manchester is one of the UK’s most polluted cities

World Health Organisation publishes its list of shame... and it's not good news for us

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Cooking v Cancer: the free class teaching patients to reclaim flavour

Lucy Tomlinsons meets Ryan Riley, founder of Life Kitchen, a cookery class for people living...

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Code of Conduct: how to behave in First Street

Council issues set of rules for Manchester city centre's newest neighbourhood

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This Manchester fashion brand is recruiting

And one job involves spending the summer in Ibiza...

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Elbow frontman Guy Garvey joins MMU as professor

The Bury-born musician will teach songwriting at the university’s Manchester Writing School

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Old Manchester pubs and cinemas from the '60s to '90s

From the Seahawk to the Grosvenor Picture Palace... let's all head off down memory lane

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Scientologists renew plans to convert Old Trafford distillery

The Church of Scientology purchased Duckworth’s Essence Distillery in 2007, but the building has lain...

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Masterchef star's fundraising page soars past £130k as runners pledge to finish his race

North West chef Matt Campbell, 29, tragically died after collapsing during the London marathon

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Why is there a statue of a homeless Jesus in St Ann’s Square?

The life-size bronze figure was unveiled this afternoon by two local homeless men

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Former tour bus to help house Manchester's homeless

The double decker, which once transported bands like Kaiser Chiefs, will be used as temporary...

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North West Masterchef star dies following London Marathon

Matt Campbell recently hosted an event at the Manchester Real Junk Food Project

History Of Manchester

A short history of Manchester: fashion, growth and execution

Part four of Jonathan Schofield’s history of the city (1660-1746)

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The Chinatown Scandal + Breast Painting + Longest Meat of the Week

Week 16: in which Sleuth tells some Chinese journalists how it is

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Why the case of the ‘Black Cab Rapist’ should be a lesson

Although John Worboys has been denied parole, many violent criminals are released - Manchester MP...

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Own your own Black Milk dessert cafe

The hit freakshake and cereal concept is now available as a franchise

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