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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

How the fastest blind man on land and water is...

Dust off your 2016 book of Guinness World Records and turn to page 97. There you will find Mike Newman, the Sale-born adrenaline junkie...

”I cut up my Hacienda membership card to make plectrums”: Mark...

Film critic and broadcaster Mark Kermode was awarded the Faculty of Humanities’ Outstanding Alumnus award by the University of Manchester in 2009. That's university-speak...

Calling all wine lovers! Uncork a new favourite when this leading...

Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and wine writer, one of the world's leading experts on food and drink matching, wine columnist for The...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Jade Jones MBE, athlete and Olympic...

Double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones moved from Wales to Manchester when she was just 17 years old and has carved out quite the...

The ballet that made boys want to dance returns to The...

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake is best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Debuting in 1995, it went on to become...

No Offence star Saira Choudhry on life after Corrie and why...

Saira Choudhry’s back as PC Tegan Thompson in the third series of No Offence, and already has Hollyoaks and Coronation Street on her CV....

‘I’m not weird, I just like my own company’: Karl Pilkington...

Karl Pilkington never set out to be a TV star. He has Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant to blame for his current predicament. Karl...

Local dog lover is campaigning for Manchester Metrolink ban on dogs...

A local dog lover is campaigning for the ban on dogs being allowed on the Manchester Metrolink to be lifted. In his online petition, Adam...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Adam Kamani, property tycoon and fashion...

Adam Kamani is the award-winning, 28-year-old head of Kamani Property Group, a global leader in the ownership of commercial, residential and industrial buildings. Although...

Meet Marjorie Ainsworth: the 96 year-old president of the oldest film...

The Manchester & Salford Film Society was established in 1930 and is still running today, thanks to the lifelong dedication of its 96-year-old president. Marjorie...

Winner of global competition to create one of Manchester’s biggest murals...

The winner of a competition to create one of Manchester’s biggest murals has been announced. Manchester-based Venessa Scott will transform the Trafford House building on Chester Road with...

Meet the cycling lawyer who represents fellow cyclists in accident claims

Bloody cyclists.  They're a bloody danger and a bloody nuisance. Always riding on the pavement and going through red lights. And they they don't...

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