Manchester City Council failed to collect more than £67million in council tax since 2010.
It was 7am on August 15, 2005, and thousands of expectant Mancunians were bustling their way down Brian Statham Way, eager to get through the Old Trafford turnstiles and discover how this compelling Ashes Test match was going to conclude.
Interview: No problem with racism at Manchester United despite FOI findings, says Stretford End Flags head
The head of a popular Manchester United supporter group has hit back at suggestions the club’s fanbase has a problem with racism.
Watch: MM explore India and Pakistan’s great rivalry after Cricket World Cup show comes to Manchester
No sporting rivalry is as compelling as India and Pakistan in cricket, two nations driven by an underlying resentment towards each other kick-started by the political turbulence of the mid-20th century.
Timea Babos interview: MM meet Hungary’s pioneering tennis star, fresh from French Open doubles success
Just three days ago, Hungary’s Timea Babos was celebrating her maiden Roland-Garros triumph in the women’s doubles, now she’s in rainy Manchester to show her family their cherished Old Trafford as she prepares for the grass court season.
‘A sense of hopelessness’: Racially-motivated GM hate crime offences against kids up 155% in last three years
The number of racially-motivated hate crimes against children in Greater Manchester rose by a staggering 155% over the last three years.
INTERVIEW: Naomi Broady hopes to ride British success wave at Manchester Trophy after Konta French Open run
The Manchester Trophy has always had a special place in Naomi Broady’s heart as the 29-year-old from Stockport returns to the Northern Club in Didsbury on a wildcard ticket she hopes can transform her season and career.
With this summer’s Cricket World Cup rapidly approaching, MM takes a look back at a possible Lancashire XI to compete in the 50-over format.
‘Feel good, look good’: Expect a ‘relaxed’ Hughie Fury for boxer’s Victoria Warehouse return against Chris Norrad
Tyson Fury’s cousin Hughie returns to the ring on Saturday night when he faces Chris Norrad at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse in his comeback bout, a fight on terrestrial television – Channel Five – and one in which he hopes can rebuild his previously-faltering boxing career.
With the Cricket World Cup just around the corner, the nation waits with bated breath for England’s dynamic young side to commence their campaign against South Africa in the tournament’s opening game on May 30.
Don’t look back in anger… Manchester marks two-year arena attack anniversary with tributes and silence
On the two-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, today the city stood in solidarity. On a day of reflection, MM went out to sample the sombre atmosphere and speak to people about their thoughts and memories of the tragic events.