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Manchester named UK's 'top shopping destination outside London'

New market research ranks Manchester as a 'key retail hub' in England

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'Why I voted against Theresa May's snap election' – Graham Stringer MP

The MP for Blackley and Broughton explains why Labour might have just made a ‘mistake...

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Is Liverpool's World Heritage status worth fighting for?

Experts come to city on the danger list for a chat with the people

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George Osborne quits as North West MP

The former chancellor and MP for Tatton gives up seat ahead of snap election

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27 storey block of flats gets the go-ahead

Ovatus 1 seeks to capture and reflect the 'beautiful light in the estuary'

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Mayoral election - Burnham trounces other candidates in debate

Jonathan Schofield thinks Andy Burnham is the only heavyweight capable of doing the job properly

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6 more city centre developments move forward

Manchester's building boom continues as plans progress for 1261 more apartments

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Brian Barwick fronts Liverpool's bid to stage Commonwealth Games

But big athletics jamboree might be here even sooner

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"An absolute disaster for Liverpool'

Anger as sale of Planet bar lightship signals point of no return

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Controversial operator to launch Manchester’s first hop-on hop-off tourist bus

Philip Higgs - who recently came under fire over a ‘malicious’ YouTube video - will...

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Week 14: in which Sleuth is advised to not raise the people and seize the state

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All change at Switch Island

£3m spend follows 49 crashes in two years

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Big ships make a splash for cruise terminal's 10th birthday bash

The cruise terminal is 10 years old. Cue a whole summer of fireworks and special visits

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Luxury boutique hotel Dakota Deluxe has an opening date

The wait's almost over for Bond Court's "timeless, elegant" new hotel

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U+I's temporary Mayfield plans approved

Three year interim scheme will include markets, performances and pop-up food outlets

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Who are the runners and riders in the big Mersey Metro Mayor race?

Who can beat odds-on fave Steve Rotheram? Plus many more unanswered questions

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The Guardian ‘actively considering’ move back to Manchester

53 years after the newspaper set out leaving the city for London, rising costs could...

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We love the new Pankhurst statue... but it shouldn't be in St Peter's Square

Jonathan Schofield on Hazel Reeves’ winning statue and the case for putting it in Stevenson...

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