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Manchester: City and metropolitan borough in England
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 545,500 as of 2017. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.7 million, and third-most populous metropolitan area, with a population of 3.287 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority for the city is Manchester City Council.

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EuroBasket 2021 pre-qualifying: Great Britain beat Kosovo to qualify

Great Britain qualify for the main draw for EuroBasket 2021 with a comprehensive 101-79 victory over Kosovo in Manchester.
BBC News - Published

Peterloo anniversary: Hundreds gather in Manchester

The names of the 18 people killed by soldiers 200 years ago were read out during the commemoration.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Manchester

Peterloo Massacre in Manchester remembered 200 years on [Video]Peterloo Massacre in Manchester remembered 200 years on

The bicentenary of one of Britain’s bloodiest political rallies will be marked in Manchester with events in memory of the Peterloo Massacre.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

'Incredibly bad news' - Guardiola on Sane's injury [Video]'Incredibly bad news' - Guardiola on Sane's injury

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane faces up to seven months out with a knee injury, manager Pep Guardiola said ahead of Saturday's (August 10) Premier League opener against West Ham United.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:05Published

'It was time for Lukaku to go' - Solskjaer [Video]'It was time for Lukaku to go' - Solskjaer

It was time for Romelu Lukaku to leave Manchester United according to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:19Published

Man City unveil new signing Joao Cancelo [Video]Man City unveil new signing Joao Cancelo

Portuguese right back Joao Cancelo believes he will improve as a player after joining Manchester City from Juventus

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:32Published

Man arrested after armed police called to Polish consulate [Video]Man arrested after armed police called to Polish consulate

One man has been detained after two men were reportedly seen acting "suspiciously" in Poland's Consulate General in Manchester, police said. Greater Manchester Police said: "Police are currently..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published

'It's a really proud moment for myself', says Maguire after record move to United [Video]'It's a really proud moment for myself', says Maguire after record move to United

Manchester United sign Leicester City's England centre back Harry Maguire on a six-year contract.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:58Published

Harry Maguire proud to sign for 'amazing club' as defender completes Old Trafford move [Video]Harry Maguire proud to sign for 'amazing club' as defender completes Old Trafford move

Manchester United have completed the signing of Harry Maguire from Leicester for a fee understood to be £80million, a world record for a defender. The 26-year-old England international has signed a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Harry Maguire signs for Manchester United in £80m deal [Video]Harry Maguire signs for Manchester United in £80m deal

Manchester United have completed the signing of England international Harry Maguire from Leicester for £80million, a world record fee for a defender. The 26-year-old has signed a six-year contract at..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

Pep Guardiola coy on Leroy Sane's future [Video]Pep Guardiola coy on Leroy Sane's future

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola weighs in on Leroy Sane's future ahead of the Community Shield.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:07Published

Manchester United agree £80m deal with Harry Maguire [Video]Manchester United agree £80m deal with Harry Maguire

Manchester United have reached an agreement with Leicester to sign England defender Harry Maguire for £80million, PA understands. The deal for the 26-year-old is now subject to a medical. Maguire was..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

Watch: PM Boris Johnson pledges new high-speed Manchester-Leeds railway line [Video]Watch: PM Boris Johnson pledges new high-speed Manchester-Leeds railway line

Fresh from taking office this week, new UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced that his government would fund a new high-speed rail route between Manchester and Leeds.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:18Published

Miniature tornado causes damage in Manchester area [Video]Miniature tornado causes damage in Manchester area

A miniature tornado has swept through Greater Manchester, damaging buildings and cars and leaving debris strewn in its wake. The tornado hit areas around Manchester Airport to the south of the city..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Manchester bomber's brother arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court [Video]Manchester bomber's brother arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court

Hashem Abedi, the younger brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi, has arrived at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London. Police said the Crown Prosecution Service had authorised..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:38Published

Manchester terrorist’s brother in custody in the UK charged over 2017 attack [Video]Manchester terrorist’s brother in custody in the UK charged over 2017 attack

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirms the extradition and arrest of Hashim Abedi, who faces charges over his alleged role in the 2017 Manchester Arena attack. Hashem Abedi..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published

Atletico to sign England's Trippier from Tottenham - media [Video]Atletico to sign England's Trippier from Tottenham - media

England defender Kieran Trippier is leaving Tottenham for Atletico Madrid, according to media reports in Spain and Britain

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:01Published

Alan Turing unveiled as new face on £50 note [Video]Alan Turing unveiled as new face on £50 note

Second World War code-breaker Alan Turing will be the next person to feature on the £50 note, the Bank of England has confirmed. The selection of the mathematician, who is often credited as being the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

Williamson hails pace attack as Kiwis stun India [Video]Williamson hails pace attack as Kiwis stun India

Williamson hails pace attack as New Zealand go through to their second straight World Cup final

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:29Published

Disappointed Kohli rues 45 minute slump in Manchester [Video]Disappointed Kohli rues 45 minute slump in Manchester

Kohli says 45 minutes of bad cricket cost India a place in the World Cup final

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:16Published

Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-colour NZ batsmen [Video]Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-colour NZ batsmen

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says his frontline batsmen should play with freedom as they prepare to face India in the Cricket World Cup.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:30Published

Kohli happy to change his tune as Rohit enjoys purple patch [Video]Kohli happy to change his tune as Rohit enjoys purple patch

India captain Virat Kohli has reshaped his game as he allows team mates including red-hot Rohit Sharma shine at the World Cup.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:17Published

Man City sign Spanish midfielder Rodri in club record deal [Video]Man City sign Spanish midfielder Rodri in club record deal

Rodri signs for City and says the Premier League club is the best place to be.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:58Published

Vodafone switches on 5G network [Video]Vodafone switches on 5G network

Vodafone has become the second UK 5G mobile operator as it officially switched on 5G network in seven UK cities, including Cardiff, London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

India crush West Indies by 125 runs [Video]India crush West Indies by 125 runs

India batsman KL Rahul says batting depth helps keep team on top if openers struggle while Kemar Roach sees a bright future for the West Indies despite early elimination.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:13Published

Gayle delays retirement to play home series against India [Video]Gayle delays retirement to play home series against India

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle delays retirement, stretching his glittering career to the home series against India after the World Cup.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:56Published

 

Peterloo bicentenary: Manchester massacre remembered as historians draw parallels with politics today

The bloodiest political episode of 19th-century England started the journey to the modern rights we enjoy, as a country, today
Independent - Published

Driver dies in crash after Manchester police pursuit

Two people were also injured in the crash after police pursued a car just before 01:00 BST in Hyde.
BBC News - Published

Sneakers pimped in Manchester to help reduce waste

Vinnie transforms dirty and damaged trainers to save them from the bin and combat fast fashion.
BBC News - Published

Armed police responding to incident at Polish consulate in Manchester

Armed police have detained one man after two were reported acting "suspiciously" at the Polish consulate in Manchester.
Independent - Published

Whaley Bridge dam emergency - live: Fears reservoir wall could collapse and flood area near Manchester after extreme weather

Emergency service are working to secure a dam that could collapse amid extreme weather.
Independent - Published

Manchester Arena attack inquests could 'embarrass' security services

A lawyer calls for transparency at the inquests of 22 people killed in the Manchester bombing.
BBC News - Published

Boris Johnson to back new Leeds and Manchester rail route

The new route would halve journey times between Leeds and Manchester and increase capacity for passengers.
BBC News - Published

Manchester rivals to meet in Women's League Cup

Manchester City and Manchester United will meet in the group stages of the Women's Continental League Cup competition.
BBC News - Published

Footage shows pair attacked in Manchester

The man and woman, aged 18, fell to the ground after they were punched unconscious, police say.
BBC News - Published

Hashem Abedi: Manchester bomber's brother to deny conspiring to launch terror attack at Ariana Grande concert

Defendant is charged with murder of 22 victims, attempted murder of survivors and conspiracy to cause explosion
Independent - Published

Manchester bomber's brother appears in UK court charged with murder

A man accused of helping his suicide bomber brother plan a deadly 2017 arena attack in the northern city of Manchester appeared in a London court on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Manchester lost 2000 Olympics to Sydney 'because of arrogance and old buffers'

"No-one in their right mind would spend three weeks" in Manchester over Sydney, a future MP said in 1994.
BBC News - Published

'No-one in their right mind would go there over Sydney' - why Manchester lost out on 2000 Olympics

"No-one in their right mind would spend three weeks" in Manchester over Sydney, a future MP said in 1994.
BBC News - Published

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition

The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested in London on suspicion of helping plan the blast,..
Reuters - Published

Manchester bomber's brother being extradited from Libya to UK

The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester was being extradited from Libya on Wednesday, according to the force that was..
Reuters - Published

Brother of 2017 Manchester bomber being extradited from Libya to Britain - Tripoli force

The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester is being extradited from Libya, according to the force that was holding him in the..
Reuters - Published

Hashem Abedi: Manchester bomber's brother 'being flown back to UK' after extradition from Libya

The brother of the Manchester bomber is being flown back to the UK from Libya after a court ordered his extradition, a militia has said.
Independent - Published

Manchester armed robber tried to flushed meat cleaver down toilet

Martin Skillen tried to get rid of the blade in Manchester's Arndale shopping centre.
BBC News - Published

Ibrahim Mahama: Building a parliament with old train seats in an art gallery

A replica of Ghana's parliament chamber is built using salvaged seats in a Manchester art gallery.
BBC News - Published

Cricket World Cup: Australia beaten by South Africa in Manchester

England will face Australia in the World Cup semi-finals after Aaron Finch's side were edged out by South Africa in a thriller at Old Trafford.
BBC News - Published

Parents of youngest Manchester bombing victim open memorial at her primary school

Friends of Saffie Roussous, who died aged eight two years ago, today released balloons to mark what would have been her eleventh birthday
Independent - Published

Greater Manchester Metrolink: Sexual assault reports rise fivefold since 2014

Manchester's deputy mayor says the rise in reported attacks on Metrolink is being taken very seriously.
BBC News - Published

Simon Katich: Australia batsman named as coach of Manchester side for The Hundred

Former Australia batsman Simon Katich is named as the head coach of the men's Manchester-based team for The Hundred.
BBC News - Published

'No seat' for disabled Janelle Monae Manchester gig-goer despite ticket

A disabled Janelle Monae music fan who booked access tickets is told seats are "first come, first served".
BBC News - Published

'Caring' man killed with magnum of Prosecco at Manchester hotel

Tom Noakes was bludgeoned in a hotel before his attacker jumped to his death, an inquest hears.
BBC News - Published

Manchester residents to sue over tower block cladding

Tower block residents in Manchester say their cladding is more combustible than Grenfell Tower.
BBC News - Published

Protester fined for assaulting journalist in Manchester

protester fined for assaulting journalist in manchester
Three of James Goddard's supporters were asked to leave court during the hearing in Manchester.
BBC News - Published

Manchester strippers 'terrified' over secret filming

manchester strippers 'terrified' over secret filming
Anti-strip club campaigners hired investigators to film private nude dances at two Manchester clubs.
BBC News - Published

'One in four' seeking shelter at key homeless agencies in Manchester, London and Leicester are refugees

Exclusive: Refugees face a 'really traumatic time' as they forge a new life in the UK
Independent - Published

Manchester attack victims' call for law forcing venues to increase security considered by government

Home Office U-turn as mother of bombing victim and terror survivors demand change
Independent - Published

Cosgrove Hall's Wind in the Willows puppets return to Manchester

cosgrove hall's wind in the willows puppets return to manchester
The figures including Ratty, Mole and Toad had been kept in storage for 26 years and were feared lost.
BBC News - Published

Grenfell survivors project messages on 'unsafe' tower blocks

grenfell survivors project messages on 'unsafe' tower blocks
Messages highlighting "unsafe" conditions have appeared in Manchester, Newcastle and London.
BBC News - Published

Hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak

hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak
Three deaths in hospitals in Manchester and Liverpool are linked to pre-packed sandwiches.
BBC News - Published

Maharajah the elephant arrives at Manchester station 147 years late

maharajah the elephant arrives at manchester station 147 years late
Maharajah, an elephant which would not get on a train in 1872, finally makes it to a city station.
BBC News - Published

Lily Parr: First statue for woman footballer unveiled in Manchester

lily parr: first statue for woman footballer unveiled in manchester
The bronze sculpture of 1920s winger Lily Parr is the first for a female English player.
BBC News - Published

Girl, 17, raped after being offered lift to Manchester taxi rank

girl, 17, raped after being offered lift to manchester taxi rank
The 17-year-old was offered a lift from a bar to a city centre taxi rank, police say.
BBC News - Published

Fallowfield Loop sex attacks: Boy, 15, arrested

fallowfield loop sex attacks: boy, 15, arrested
A 15-year-old boy is arrested in connection with 11 sexual assaults on a Manchester footpath.
BBC News - Published

Eilish McColgan: Olympian's medals stolen in Manchester burglary

eilish mccolgan: olympian's medals stolen in manchester burglary
Athlete Eilish McColgan said she was "upset and angry" after her home was ransacked.
BBC News - Published

A fight for the future as climate change school strikes grow for fourth month running

An estimated 4,000 teenagers and young people turn out in Manchester – and another 1.5m around the world – to demand they inherit a planet that is not dying
Independent - Published

'Intimate' service to mark Manchester bombing anniversary

'intimate' service to mark manchester bombing anniversary
A low-key church service will be held to mark two years since the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.
BBC News - Published

Manchester children's charity Umbrella Ball 'did not pay out'

A Manchester ball in aid of two children's charities failed to pay any money, the BBC can reveal.
BBC News - Published

EU elections: Mayors of Liverpool and Manchester unite to urge voters to reject 'divisive, hateful' candidates

Leaders hit out at Tommy Robinson and Brexit Party candidate who defended IRA
Independent - Published

Manchester attack: Parents of youngest victim Saffie Roussos 'insulted' by government offer of £11,000 payout

Parents feel 'stuck in 2017' when terror attack claimed 22 lives
Independent - Published

Deer runs loose in Manchester streets and swims down canal

'People were trying to help but there wasn't much that could be done'
Independent - Published

Manchester attack: Payout 'insult' for Saffie Roussos parents

manchester attack: payout 'insult' for saffie roussos parents
A compensation offer of £11,000 for the death of eight-year-old Saffie Roussos is 'an insult', say parents.
BBC News - Published

Jade Jones and Bianca Walkden seek world taekwondo titles in Manchester

jade jones and bianca walkden seek world taekwondo titles in manchester
Double Olympic champion Jade Jones hopes to finally complete her set of major taekwondo titles by claiming World Championship gold in Manchester this week.
BBC News - Published

Man jailed over sex attack on Mumbai to Manchester flight

man jailed over sex attack on mumbai to manchester flight
Hardeep Singh launched a "prolonged" attack on a female passenger as she slept next to him.
BBC News - Published

Manchester incident: Bodies of two men found by police in Newton Heath area

Police launch probe into circumstances deaths of two men in their 50s
Independent - Published

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