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People viewing 'Going to the Match' painting

28th November 2022 | By Thomas Markham

‘It’s Coming Home’: Iconic Lowry painting returns to public gallery after record-breaking sale

Mesmerised Mancunians traveled in their droves to see L.S Lowry’s ‘Going to the Match’ as the painting is rehung in The Lowry Art Gallery. The...

28th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Midwives’ working conditions, low staffing levels and pay are now declared as a state of emergency

Midwives and supporters of the March with Midwives campaign protested in St Peter’s Square outside the town hall on Sunday. They called on local MPs...

25th November 2022 | By Joe Hylton

Confronting climate change along Manchester’s famous Curry Mile

A vibrant, multicultural and diverse street in the heart of confronting Climate Change. Manchester’s famous Curry Mile runs through the centre of Rusholme and is...

25th November 2022 | By Elena John

‘Disabled people are dying because of austerity’: stark message at opening of People’s History Museum exhibition

Austerity measures are putting the lives of disabled people at risk. That is the message surrounding Nothing About Us Without Us, an exhibition at the...

Inside Qatar World Cup stadium

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

BBC and ITV labelled as ‘bias’ and ‘woke imperialists’ for not broadcasting the Qatar world cup opening ceremony

Family-friendly sporting event What began as a celebration of culture and ethnicities as well as a passion to show family-friendly music (without the emphasis on...

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

‘We’re trying to push to celebrate leaders, doctors, nurses and Muslims in other sectors’, says Nahid on #IAM2022

November marks Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM2022) and this year’s focus is #TacklingDenial. Now in its 10th year, the campaign urges everyone to not only tackle...

23rd November 2022 | By Vince Hunt

World Cup legends are made: Saudi Arabia 2-1 Argentina

By Jack Merry, Louise Graham, Sophie Wickes 51st ranked Saudi Arabia beat tournament favourites Argentina yesterday. The result shocked the world with all the pre-game...

23rd November 2022 | By Vince Hunt

FIFA and Qatar left dizzy after so many U turns – twelve years of promises thrown away less than two days into the tournament.

By Ed Tucker, Kane Horrocks and Vikram Jajuha An alcohol ban and detainments for wearing rainbow clothes have left FIFA struggling to make more excuses...

Qatar World Cup 2022

23rd November 2022 | By Joseph Ward

MMU sports journalism’s World Cup coverage Week 1: Shocks on and off the pitch

Jude McGuirk The Qatar world cup has been the centre of media attention during the build-up to the tournament and whilst it has been on....

22nd November 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Injured rugby player Katie is OK, says coach

Katie Mellor, the MMU womens’ rugby player injured in last week’s match at Platt Lane, is not seriously injured, her coach Adrian Moffatt said this...