Books exploring magic, bereavement and landscape are among the fiction and nonfiction shortlisted for a £10,000 writing prize dubbed the ‘Booker of the North’.
Manchester Thunder netball coach Tracey Neville is hoping that their Superleague semi-final with Hertfordshire Mavericks will be a ground-breaking Northern sporting event.
Get yourself connected: George Osborne backs £15billion transport plan for northern five-city alliance
A £15billion plan asking for improvements to transport between five northern cities has been backed by Chancellor George Osborne at a speech in Manchester.
Baps? Barms? Rolls? Teacakes? War of words between north and south explored in Manchester University study
Research was compiled after a survey of 1,400 English speakers
Record-breaking exhibition celebrates L.S Lowry’s legacy at Hale art gallery – selling 14 ‘matchstick men’ paintings
‘Lowry and his Legacy’ was held at Clark Art Gallery
As this is the month of dodgy facial hair endeavours, a celebration may be in order.
Coalition will never take responsibility for Northern Ireland Troubles, claims Labour shadow secretary
Discussions would be welcomed if Labour were in power.
MM’s writers get the chance to air their views in the regular rant column.
MM’s Kevin Benson talks to graphic illustrator Stanley Chow about his new exhibition.
BBC Breakfast arrived in Salford to broadcast their first show from MediaCityUK, today
Train passengers will benefit from 6,000 extra seats at peak time travel into Manchester and other northern cities.