Tussauds plays homage to Corrie’s Hilda on her fiftieth anniversary

One of the best-loved characters in the history of the small screen, Coronation Street’s busy body Hilda Ogden celebrates her 50th anniversary since bursting...

The mystery of tangled headphones is solved

Good news that the mystery of how to stop headphone cables spontaneously knotting may have been solved. Robert Matthews, Visiting Reader in Science at Aston...

Beam me up Scotty and solar power the norm for 2025

How will science and technology affect our lives in the next decade? A new study from the United States concludes that Scotty may soon be...

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival comes of age

Former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam and Manchester DJ collective Disco Mums will be joining SImon Amstell, Kevin Rowland, George Monibot, Martin Parr, John Shuttleworth...

‘Felipe has a mountain to climb when King of Spain’ says Manchester Professor

For almost 40 years, King Juan Carlos ruled Spain taking the country from the dictatorship years of General Franco to becoming a fully democratic...

Stars gathering in Cheshire for first ever International Show Jumping Event in the NW

Global stars will head to Cheshire tomorrow for the much anticipated Bolesworth International from 12th-15th June. An exciting line up of international riders from...

Manchester’s Apprentices set sail for the Irish Sea

A team of Greater Manchester apprentices will learn how to man a tall ship as they set sail for a week-long challenge in the...

Rare dragonfly’s return to Cheshire

Cheshire's wildlife experts are celebrating a successful second season in a ground-breaking project aiming to return one of Britain’s rarest dragonflies to the...

The pitter patter of tiny trotters

Chester Zoo is celebrating some new arrivals this May with the birth of a Visayan Warty Pig. The sex of the zoo’s latest youngster, which...

British Library launches a host of literary delights online

The British Library has posted over 1000 of its greatest literary treasures online in a new website, Discovering Literature. Included in the new collection are...