Public sector strike... in pics: Teachers, firefighters and civil servants stage mass rally in Piccadilly
Public sector strike: Manchester will grind to halt as city faces 'biggest protest since 1926 General Strike'
No end in sight: Manchester fire-fighters prepare to strike again as pay and pension battle burns on
Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls campaign: Piccadilly Gardens protest calls on governments to act for girls 'enslaved'
Bring Back Our Girls campaign: Piccadilly Gardens protesters to host vigil for abducted Nigerian girls
Gothic meets fibre-optic: ‘Galaxy first’ festive lighting to be unveiled at Manchester Christmas illuminations