Interview with amateur referee who has ditched officiating in the light of verbal abuse from players and coaches – though he has been on the verge of quitting for years.
INTERVIEW: ‘Without you, the story may not be told’: MM chat to Jenny Lu about The Receptionist – an exposé on illegal UK massage parlours
Award-winning Jenny Lu, the producer of her debut film The Receptionist, is an inspirational figure to many, who shows that with enough dedication it is possible to achieve your goals.
“I would like you to remember that this happens to real people,” introduced director and producer of The Receptionist, Jenny Lu, whose film is in cinemas now and is showing at HOME Manchester on Thurs July 26.
In a world of people grotesquely craving celebrity status, there are others who steer refreshingly well away from it.
‘I’m still figuring it out’: Second memoir and debut novel helping Naomi Jacobs come to terms with trauma
In the final instalment of our trilogy of stories chronicling the amazing life of Naomi Jacobs, she tells us her plans for the future, and the possibility of a move to fiction writing.
‘There’s a funny side to losing your memory!’: Naomi Jacobs says Steve Coogan interest takes story to ‘next level’
Last week, we brought you the first of our three part interview with Naomi Jacobs, whose memoir telling the tale of her amnesia was published by Macmillan. This week, she tells us more about the impending film version of her story.
‘I feel blessed that I survived’: Meet the woman whose tragic tale of amnesia and abuse is set for Hollywood
MM talks to Naomi Jacobs, whose remarkable tale of depression, abuse and amnesia is set to be turned into a film by Steve Coogan
‘Young people unaware of dangers’: 95% of Manchester kids most at risk of sexual abuse run away from home
Worrying figures that show that 95% of children most at risk from sexual exploitation have gone missing from their homes at least once are being explored by Greater Manchester Police.
‘One horrific ordeal after another’: Sex predator ‘could be anywhere’ after skipping bail for human trafficking
A Romanian sex trafficker who was convicted in October despite skipping bail is being hunted by Greater Manchester Police.
‘You’re f***ing s**t’: MM reporter sleeps rough to reveal abuse and alienation of Manchester’s homeless
As families and friends prepare to feast and be merry, one of MM’s reporters spent a night on the streets of Manchester to experience the alienation and despair that will seem unimaginable to most of us this Christmas.
Everyone thinks I’m a woman! Brave Manchester model abused on Grindr and turned away from Canal Street bars
A male Manchester model, who has suffered a life of alienation and been the victim of abuse on Grindr, is accusing Canal Street bars of discrimination