- On this day: December 16, 1969 – MPs vote to abolish death penalty
- Stat Attack: MM delves deeper into the Trippier or Walker debate ahead of Man City v Spurs
- Review: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical @ Palace Theatre, Manchester
- Nightmare before Christmas for Steadman as Farnworth snooker ace exits Scottish Open
- Peter Kay cancels mammoth UK and Ireland tour due to 'unforeseen' family circumstances
- I can see clearly now... Urban Sketchers celebrate 10 years of 'showing the world, one drawing at a time'
- Jedi-mania hits Manchester ahead of long-awaited Star Wars Episode VIII release
- New snooker cue in the post spurs Lancashire's Steadman on in Scottish Open win
- Review: 'Nick' - a thrilling short fiction film
- MM's six of the best: Mourinho v Guardiola battles
I can see clearly now... Urban Sketchers celebrate 10 years of 'showing the world, one drawing at a time'
On this day: December 9, 1952 – Thousands left dead after Great Smog of London wreaks four days of havoc