40 min ago
A drop of a milk and a selfie - Taoiseach poses with barman after arriving for UK visit
Taoiseach Enda Kenny delighted well-wishers looking for the obligatory selfie picture today as he arrived in Manchester for the start of a two-day visit to the UK.
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4 hrs ago
The Orwells announce UK tour dates
The US band will play five shows in the summer ahead of a number of confirmed appearances at festivals in the UK and Europe.
6 hrs ago
Together against abuse
Greater Manchester Police and the council will be visiting the borough's schools, hospitals and Youth Zone to help residents recognise and report abuse.
7 hrs ago
Could Hebden Bridge be the UK's second city?
The argument goes that Britain needs a second city larger than the traditional claimants to the title - Birmingham and Manchester - and Hebden Bridge lies at the heart of the Pennines.
8 hrs ago
Freeclaim Solicitors look at how safe our children are at school
You can't avoid all accidents, but schools have to make sure safety requirements are met, such as adequate staff supervision, and national guidance will help staff.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Potholes expected to plague NH drivers until weather warms
A car passes as the Manchester Highway Department repairs potholes on Gold Street last Thursday in Manchester.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Mike Cote's Business Editor's Notebook: Boston among worst cities for gridlock
Traffic crawls south on Interstate 93 through Manchester. Thousands of southern New Hampshire residents travel daily to jobs in metro Boston, which has been been ranked among the top 10 U.S. cities for having the worst gridlock.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
25 best money-saving websites for voucher codes, coupons and more
Stressed mums trying to juggle family budgets can make the housekeeping stretch further without having to take a calculator on every shopping trip.
Branagh's Macbeth wins theatre awards
The play, part of the 2013 Manchester International Festival, was staged in an old church and featured a mud-strewn set and full-blooded battle scenes.
17 die from hospital 'superbug'
Sixteen people have died in the Manchester area in the past four years from a highly resistant "superbug", according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Lykke Li Confirms Details Of Her Third Studio Album 'I Never Learn'Out On 5th May 2014
Swedish singer-songwriter Lykke Li has unveiled details of her highly-anticipated third studio album entitled I Never Learn .
Catamount tours launches
Catamount Tours of Vermont, luxury coach tours serving Bennington County and beyond, will launch with a Travel and Tour night on Tuesday, March 11, at the Mark Skinner Library.
BUSWAY services will be routed to call at both ends of Atherton town centre, it has been revealed.
The new town centre route has been embraced as giving 'the best possible access to the centre' by Atherton councillor Mark Aldred, who serves as vice chairman of the Transport for Greater Manchester committee.
Direct Manchester Airport trains from Dewsbury to be slashed
Direct train services to Manchester Airport from Dewsbury are to be slashed when new timetable changes come into effect in May. Rail users will have to change at Huddersfield or Manchester Piccadilly to get to the airport when First Transpennine Express make the changes on May 17. A FTPE spokesman said that, on average, there are only two people ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Manchester Town Hall transformed as Frankenstein filming begins
Manchester's Albert square was transformed into an outpost of Hollywood today - with hundreds of actors and camera crew filming new blockbuster Frankenstein.
The world's most expensive city is named as Singapore, and London takes 15th place
The island nation of Singapore has been named the most expensive city in the world, according to new statistics, knocking Tokyo off the top spot.
Live Our petition to improve Bolton's overcrowded trains goes to Downing Street
Our politics reporter Elaine O'Flynn is travelling to London today to hand in our petition demanding action over Bolton's overcrowded train services.
New bus routes in Atherton
Transport for Greater Manchester and Wigan Council will write to residents and businesses this month with a map of the new town centre route and further information.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Post and Courier
Get up close with guest authors
The city will roll out the red carpet for outstanding array of culinary celebrities: vintners and chefs bringing wines and foods to sip and savor, pastry chefs offering tastes of the sweet kitchen, pit masters plating up slow-roasted pigs, and authors opening up their cookbooks.