It is estimated that in the UK, we drink approximately 95 million cups of coffee a day. Our national obsession
A Manchester medic has set up an independent travel business in her spare time as a way to switch off
As the UK awakes to survey the electoral battlefield the Labour stronghold of Tameside remains firmly held, but results reveal a persistent shadow of UKIP and independent candidates in 11 of its 19 wards.
Over the past few years, the number of independent bookshops in the UK has fallen to fewer than 1,000 nationwide – the lowest since records began.
Debunking the myth that high-street chains are cheaper than buying independent, customers are being given a Christmas discount to shop in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
The kids say stay: Scotland delivers 73% ‘no’ vote… in Manchester Grammar’s mock independence referendum
The mock referendum, which involved 1,500 pupils aged seven to 18 and 300 teachers, saw the school transformed into a polling station between 8am and 5pm
Ka-pow! Manchester Comic Con sidekick ‘Mancstercon’ helps city take on London in geek capital battle
Manchester comic scene aims to take on London as new convention celebrates ‘sequential art’ focusing on comics, animation and manga.
White Paper Games’ six-strong team are burrowing away on their debut game, Ether One, which releases today
Let’s get down to business: ‘Queen of Shops’ Mary Portas works magic at Stockport centre’s £300,000 revamp
‘Portas pilot’: Stockport beat off competition from 371 towns
Freezing, scared and bathing in stagnant rainwater: Manchester film shows harsh realities of rough sleeping
Mike Staniforth’s Shelter: A look at Manchester’s Homeless.
Tories hold on to Bury’s Church and North Manor wards but council’s Labour majority remains unchanged
Conservatives James Daly and Susan Nuttall top the polls.