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We may have two of the country’s top football teams but there’s more to sport in Manchester than United and City. There’s the National Cycling Centre, Lancashire County Cricket Club, and Manchester Giants basketball team for starters, and every year The GreatCity Games brings world class athletes to the streets of the city centre. If you prefer to take part rather than watch, there’s the Great Manchester Run, the Greater Manchester Marathon, and Sky Ride, so there’s really no excuse not to get active.

United get new season off to winning start – but what’s...

United are back. Jose looking miserable. Alexis Sanchez misfiring, looking a shadow of the player he was at Arsenal. Anthony Martial sitting on the naughty step. But some...

Manchester Pride festival forced out of Gay Village because of property...

Make the most of this year's Manchester Pride Big Weekend. Because it won't be the same again. The annual August bank holiday festival will look...

Manchester wrestling promotion celebrates 14th birthday with epic card of action

Wrestling is back on ITV after a break of 30 years, in case you hadn't noticed. But if you want to watch some live wrestling...

Manchester’s oldest Italian restaurant closes following fire and donates all its...

Manchester Italian restaurant Don Giovanni suffered a fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with firefighters called to tackle the blaze at the...

Embankment development narrows the Manchester/Salford divide

Construction work has started on 100 Embankment, the second and final phase of the transformation of Salford’s booming Greengate neighbourhood. It's a joint venture partnership...

Watch the Premier League at Bierkeller with big screens and drinks...

After the excitement of a frenetic World Cup in Russia, football fans have barely managed to catch their breath before the Premier League lights...

Manchester fine-dining Indian eatery wins Northern Restaurant of the Year award

Fine-dining Indian restaurant Asha's have been a stalwart on the city's dining scene for a number of years. No stranger to winning awards, the restaurant...

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience is getting a rainbow makeover for...

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience has pledged to show its pride for the Manchester Pride Festival by helping raise money for LGBT+ causes in Greater Manchester. Anyone visiting...

Manchester Airport pick-up and drop-off charges: everything you need to know

Manchester Airport has responded to a video of a frustrated passenger in the pick-up area at Terminal 3 which went viral on social media, signalling...

Mourinho’s red and black army: why the new Man United kit...

A quick question. What colours do Manchester United play in? If your answer is red, white and black, try again. Because there isn't a trace of...

The biggest issue: have your say on Manchester’s homelessness problem

It's Manchester's biggest issue. And it's getting worse. The number of people sleeping on our city streets has quadrupled in the last five years. Mayor...

Steak lovers rejoice! It’s business as usual at Gaucho Manchester

If you've read that Gaucho has gone into administration and expected the Manchester restaurant to be closed, you're in for a surprise. The bad news...