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The secret negotiations to restore Manchester to greatness | Simon Jenkins

Ever since its 19th-century heyday, the city has languished in the shadow of London. But that may be about to change<p>The stern turrets and gables of Manchester town hall have presided over the city since 1877 to celebrate King Cotton in all its magnificence. They evoke the great “cloth halls” of …

The Week in Review: Year of the Goat (or Sheep or Ram)

Gabriella Schwarz / February 20, 2015<p>Hundreds of millions of people celebrated Chinese New Year this week and will continue to over the next month, …

We should listen to Roald Dahl, not Jenny McCarthy, on vaccinating our children | Jules Montague

Parents talking about the effects of measles, not statistics and journals, will encourage vaccination uptake: doctors must ask patients to speak out<p>In 1998, the Lancet published a paper on a putative link between the MMR vaccine and autism. That summer I was a medical student rotating though a …

Let’s Inspire

We believe that everyone should have access to inspiring mobile internet content – fun, entertaining, uplifting – wherever, whenever. We also believe …

John Lewis Will Make Millions From Your Tears This Christmas, But That's OK

Emotion is valuable. John Lewis's staff know this - never more than when it unveiled its £7 million Christmas advertising extravaganza, Monty's …

9 things you never knew about Guy Fawkes

<i>As Bonfire Night preparations get underway, we take a look at some of the common misconceptions and lesser known facts about our favourite villain</i><p>1. Guy Fawkes did not die from being hung, drawn and quartered<p>The traditional death for traitors in 17th-century England was to be hanged from the …

Muddled souls – Britain is a non-religious, Christian-ish country

Listen<p>A new survey of British religious attitudes is out. It reveals a surprising degree of hostility to religion, and an unsurprising degree of muddle.<p>David Cameron’s claim that Britain is a Christian country looks refuted, for more than 60 per cent of respondents said they are ‘not religious at …

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