King Peter of Portugal killed because of love, but is it really all that? Laura Thompson questions whether love is really as important as it is made out to be
Celebrate your bae this Valentine’s Day
MARINA returns after four years for the first of a two part album. Contributor Georgina explores the gentle, lyrical elegance of her latest release ‘Love’.
Relationships are rooted in the locations we share. Alice Crowley writes a love letter to Manchester, the city which kept her safe through a tumultuous break-up.
‘Food is a way to nurture and nourish, to bond with someone’. Kate Fawcett shares her thoughts on food, love and relationships.
Sophia Ashby delves into the history of Valentine’s Day, because all relationships have complicated pasts.
One of the most significant and creative hip-hop releases of the year
An ardent fan and an unacclimated neutral review Little Mix’s Manchester show
Mritunjay Sharma reviews Public Intimacy and Railment, both shown at the Manchester Film Festival 2017
Felix Hanif-Banks covers a recent talk on Love Island and Marxism, discussing how the controversial show contributes to a negative culture of consumerism
Love, loss and everything in between, Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy takes a look back at Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine
Holly Ktorou explores the importance of discovering self-love and support in the city of Manchester.
Sam Bronheim reviews Sabrina Mahfouz’s adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses at The Lowry
Contributor Kit Delamain talks culture, identity, the loss of passion and the importance of the man
University is a turbulent time, and that it why it is the best place to go through a break-up. In an environment that encourage self-reinvention, we are reminded that we are not just someone’s ‘other half’.
Two longtime rivals of lyricism are pitted against one another: it’s time to find the winner once and for all
Why are you attracted to someone? Is it hormones? Or maybe your immune system?