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“We keep fighting back with Greater Manchester spirit”

We spoke with Mancunians at Tuesday’s vigil for the Manchester terror attack, which saw thousands pack into Albert Square to pay their respects to those who have lost their lives

Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

In the first of a series of interviews with candidates standing in to be elected on June 8th, we speak with Gorton’s Labour candidate Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background, and why so few young people engage with politics

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My Erasmus experience in Manchester

One Erasmus student reflects on her time here in Manchester, and realises that it’s not as bad as the reviews make out, despite the rain

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Review: The Wharf

Make the most of the sunshine by taking a trip to Castlefield

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Preview: Dynamic Women of Worth Programme

A social enterprise in Manchester will be running a careers and business training programme for BAME women, having also specialised in working with women from disadvantaged backgrounds

Photo: Facebook, Harry Bartlett

Body of missing Manchester student found on Oxford Road construction site

The body of missing University of Manchester student Charlie Bartlett has been found just off Oxford Road

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Review: Double Zero “00” Neapolitan Pizza

“Blown away by the taste and memories my starter had invoked, I couldn’t help but notice our fellow diners’ pizzas, exactly what anyone would hope for from a Neapolitan style pizzeria”

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Your chance to vote for the Mayor of Manchester

Voters will decide on the first ever elected Mayor of Greater Manchester

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Live: The Amazons

The Amazons’ triumphant performance at sold out Deaf Institute leaves the audience eagerly anticipating their return, writes Amy Matthews

Photo: Carl Sukonik

Masterchef winner Simon Wood set to open his first restaurant in Manchester

Two top professionals have been recruited to head the team at WOOD

Photo: Holly Pollard

Review: Piccolino

“The restaurant is trimmed with deli counters that flaunt their wholesome produce whilst simultaneously working up your appetite”

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Manchester City 0-0 Manchester United

The Manchester derby ended goalless but wasn’t without its drama, with a red card and a disallowed goal