Comment: What happened to the BDO?

The BDO World Championships, aired on the BBC for over 30 years, was led by the greats from Eric Bristow and Phil Taylor to current talents such as Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson. However, the original ‘world championships’ has had quite the fall from grace with sparse crowds and lack of sponsors hanging over the competition this year.

What’s On: MM’s guide to December in Manchester

Whether it’s ice skating, gorging yourself on chocolate or sipping a pint and watching the boxing, there’s something for everyone this December in Manchester. So here’s our advent guide (spoiler alert – we may have spilled over into January, there’s THAT much going on…)