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Houses of parliament
12th Dec
This morning, a motion was tabled for a vote of no confidence within the Conservative party. The vote, which will happen this evening, has been...
10th Dec
The majority of country roads in the UK have a national speed limit of 60mph. Although, because of the design and condition of these roads, 60mph is...
9th Dec
In 1810 Thomas Henshaw, a businessman from Oldham, left £20,000 in his will to establish an Asylum for the Indigent Blind in Manchester. Today,...
A broken bauble: domestic abuse rises over Christmas
8th Dec
Officials are bracing themselves for an upsurge in domestic violence over the Christmas period in Manchester and the North West. Last year it was...
5th Dec
From Victorian age post-mortem photography to funeral selfies, humans are constantly coming up with new ways to deal with death. For as long as we...
The outside of Hatch on Oxford Road
5th Dec
Hidden away in plain sight on Manchester’s Oxford Road, Hatch takes inspiration from Shoreditch box park as the city’s newest and most-hyped pop-up...
Let the cat out of the bag
5th Dec
In light of the rise of veganism over the last few years animal rights organisation PETA have released a list of animal friendly idioms to replace...
Book cover of Green Noise
4th Dec
  As Jean Sprackland approached me with her poetry style smile I could see already that the interview ahead was going to be a good one, it...
Siri and the figurehead
4th Dec
If you have ever wondered what George Orwell’s 1984 might look like if it were set in Barbie’s Dream House, then Rachel Maclean’s bold new film has...
Vinyl Exchange Mcr
30th Nov
Vinyl Exchange record shop on Oldham Street opened for trade in 1988 and soon became the place to go for record collectors and music specialists...

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