Manchester researcher unearths tragic tale of visionary football coach murdered by the Nazis

The introduction of a Barcelona-style passing game at a Baltic football club took them to three championships in succession in the late 1930s –...
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Lockie: The Prince and the small girl

This week my column is a short essay I wrote after Prince passed away. No jokes, no clever comments... Just my version of what I...

Tea for Two with a View

They say that good things don’t last a lifetime, but I firmly believe that afternoon tea will last forever. Whilst it may have been...

5-year-old recreates iconic LS Lowry scene from her bedroom window – 64 years after...

LS Lowry’s Going to the Match is one of the most recognisable paintings in Britain today. It captured the scene, in 1953, as crowds flocked...

2D materials clean up their act

Two-dimensional materials such as graphene may only be one or two atoms thick but they are poised to power flexible electronics, revolutionise composites and...

Tatton Park has welcomed the birth of a rare female shire horse.

A very unique arrival was born at Tatton Park on Sunday 16 July. Named Secret Sensation (after her great-great grandmother, Arclid Sensation), the rare female Shire...

Civil War rages in Foxdenton Park

Around 80 soldiers from the Earl of Manchester’s regiment proceeded down Foxdenton Lane to the gates of Foxdenton Park to be greeted by Oldham’s...

Baby bear tries its hand at tree climbing for the first time

Amazing footage has captured the moment a rare baby bear tries its hand at tree climbing for the first time. The thrill-seeking Andean bear cub...

Historic Lower Broughton Church set to rise from the ashes

A church that was devastated by fire is set to rise from the ashes. Church of the Ascension in Lower Broughton, Salford, was devastated by...

Capturing the Cathedral

Every year Manchester Cathedral receives hundreds of amazing photographs of Manchester Cathedral in its annual Capture the Cathedral photography competition. With just over two...