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What makes Manchester so special and unique? That's easy, the beautiful people. Some were born here and some were drawn here - we ask how they have come to love Manchester

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Craig Hepworth, playwright and director

Craig Hepworth is a playwright and director who co-owns Vertigo Theatre Productions, a Manchester-based theatre company which has staged many plays, including Mysterious Skin,...

It all started on Oxford Road: the band from Manchester conquering...

Meet Young Monarch, a group of young musicians from across the country who met whilst studying at The Royal Northern College of Music. Rebecca Lewis (vocals),...

The ethical Manchester fitness brand aiming to bring the world together...

The concept behind Manchester fitness brand Asuno is to "bring the world together through clothing." Even the word Asuno, a mixture of English and Spanish,...

Manchester pictured as you’ve never seen it before

These are the places. But can you spot them in a just-launched new artwork featuring many of Manchester’s iconic buildings? The work, entitled The Manchester...

Meet the artists behind Bee in the City: Amy Coney

Amy Coney's Bee Live in MCR has been signed by A-listers including The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and the Gallagher brothers, but she...

New archive reveals behind-the-scenes story of pioneering 1930s Manchester documentary maker

Olive Shapley was a pioneer of social documentary in the north from the 1930s. She was the first producer to regularly leave the studio and...

El Gato Negro owner’s new Portuguese restaurant to open in Ancoats...

Simon Shaw, chef patron and creative director of acclaimed King Street tapas restaurant El Gato Negro has confirmed that his new restaurant, Canto, will...

Rolls-Royce comes home to Manchester to unveil luxury new SUV the...

Football might not have come home, but Rolls-Royce has. It was in Manchester where the Hon. Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce established the...

Meet the artists behind Bee in the City: Russell Meehan aka...

You might not know him by name, not his real one anyway, but Russell Meehan is the man behind the famous Northern Quarter mural...

Exclusive: The Warehouse Project leaves Store Street home, but founder Sacha...

The Warehouse Project will soon bid a final farewell to its famous Store Street venue following WHP18. But in an exclusive interview with I Love...

“I wanted to show what northern actors can do”: Manchester’s Daniel...

He grew up in a Jehovah's Witness community in Greater Manchester, and now writer-director Daniel Kokotajlo has turned his experiences into a film. Set in...

What happened when the Drunken Butcher took on the Real Junk...

Real Junk Food Manchester has transformed the way Mancunians think about food waste since opening last September. As well as serving breakfasts and lunches created...