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4th May
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boris stuck in the sky
3rd May
The lighter side Politicians are prone to gaffs, just ask Ed Milliband's bacon butty, but what comical capers have England's mayors got themselves...
Hunger Strikers
27th Apr
Protestors have begun a hunger strike to “raise awareness of ‘unjust’ treatment of Palestinian political prisoners” by the...
Sean Anstee
26th Apr
In the second Mayoral interview of the week, we catch up with the Conservative nominee for the Greater Manchester Mayoral elections.  The...
loosespace, cornerhouse, squatters, eviction, oxford road, manchester, network rail
25th Apr
Police closed off Oxford Road for more than an hour today after an attempt to evict squatters from the former Cornerhouse building. Hundreds of...
Andy Burnham
25th Apr
Andy Burnham has taken an unusual approach to building his election manifesto. The Labour Party candidate for the Greater Manchester Mayoral...
Cornerhouse Squat
25th Apr
Loose Space is finally being evicted from the old Cornerhouse Cinema.  Earlier this month, the NQ reported that squatters had taken over...
Cannabis in a jar
24th Apr
More than 1,000 people attended Manchester's 420 celebration in Platt Fields Park on Sunday.  The event was in part to promote what many...
Jimmy Neary's mugshot
21st Apr
Christine Neary's husband and killer was sentenced at Manchester's Crown Court today.  James Neary, known as Jimmy, 46, of Moston...
GMP logo
18th Apr
The GMP are appealing for information after three men wearing balaclavas robbed several pubs in Salford with weapons, including a Samurai sword...


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