On December 16, 1969 MPs voted for the abolition of the death penalty in Britain, as murderers could be punished by being hanged up until that year.
‘A cherished experience’: First-rate hospitality with Hainan Airlines for new Manchester-Beijing route
You may not be familiar with the name yet, but prepare to hear a lot more about Hainan Airlines due to their direct four-times-a-week service from Manchester to Beijing which commenced in 2016.
Members of the Chinese Football Association visited Manchester as part of their quest to win the World Cup by 2050.
The next generation of designers brought their flair to the Manchester School of Art final year fashion show.
‘It’s a platform for dialogue’: Manchester cultural centre improves UK and China’s business links with art work
A Manchester cultural centre is working to create better links between the UK and China as part of the Northern Powerhouse initiative.
February has seen 1.5million people fly from Manchester Airport, leading the rolling annual total of passengers to rise to over 23million.
A play – completely in Mandarin and banned in China – is set to hit the stage at Manchester’s Contact Theatre.
Northern Powerhouse: Growing long-haul flights key to unlocking China potential, say Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport have unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation they say will help drive the creation of the Northern Powerhouse.
Spectacular celebrations lasting four days will welcome Chinese New Year, with big plans for Manchester set out by its Business Improvement District (BID).
‘Cameron flaunts Manchester as trophy city’: Protests as China’s President Xi Jinping arrives at Town Hall
Thousands of people gathered outside Manchester Town Hall to show their support for President Xi Jinping as he joined David Cameron, George Osborne, and other key figures from across Manchester for lunch today.
The Chinese president visited the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester today to learn about future graphene applications being developed in the city.