Manchester

Beware! Figures Are Often Manipulated To Bury The Truth

Years ago, I picked up an interesting book at a flea market that gave an eye-opening tour through the twists and turns of math abuse and innumeracy.</b> …

Business

Plea to support under-threat brass band at first major concert since struggle was revealed

A CHAMPIONSHIP brass band which is under threat of closure has called for the town's support as it holds its first major concert since its financial …

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

GPs should send patients who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to Weight Watchers, a new study suggests.<p>Patients with so-called pre-diabetes …

Diabetes

Priceless fan reaction to news Mike Ashley has put Newcastle United up for sale … again

Football fans have reacted to the news that Mike Ashley has put Newcastle United up for sale with a mixture of joy and jokes.<p>Despite clearing …

News (Ireland)

Homeless people are being offered one-way train tickets to leave cities as rough sleepers on the rise in Cornwall - Cornwall Live

Hundreds of homeless people have been offered one way train tickets to leave the towns they have been sleeping in.<p>Thousands of pounds has reportedly …

Housing

Top food drink awards for 2 Bury restaurants

TWO Bury restaurants have netted prestigious awards at this year’s Manchester Food and Drink Festival.<p>Ramsbottom’s Baratxuri, a Basque style Pintxo …

Restaurants

Gogglebox star urges people in Trafford to donate platelets

GOGGLEBOX star Tom Malone has revealed he is a regular platelet donor at Manchester donor centre, after blood and platelet donation saved his son’s …

Medicine

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Hundreds of thousands of Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK are being recalled over air bag concerns.<p>Some 400,000 UK cars are being recalled as well as …

Transportation

13 ultimate venues in Manchester perfect for pre-gig dining

Heading to the newly re-opened Manchester Arena and looking to kick off the night in style?<p>Great food deserves the grandest of settings and with its …

Restaurants

Why Newcastle United's public statement on the club going up for sale is great news

Yes, Newcastle United and Mike Ashley have been here before.<p>The “For Sale” signs have been dusted down and plonked back outside St James’ Park, but …

Newcastle United FC

Road closed after crash leaves car on its roof

A ROAD was closed after a car ended up on its roof following a crash.<p>Chorley New Road was blocked and closed outside Bolton School after the …

Transportation

Pharmaceutical drugs worth 'millions of pounds' seized in police raids

MILLIONS of pounds worth of pharmaceutical drugs have been seized after police raids this morning.<p>Six men have been arrested after police carried out …

What happened when a white British woman went undercover as a Muslim - in the week of the Manchester terror attack

Despite knowing no British Muslims at all, Katie Freeman admits she used to have some stereotypical assumptions: that they ate nothing but Asian food, that women were treated as second-class citizens, forced to wear the hijab. In fact, she would have stated that immigration from Islamic countries …

Live: Manchester breaking news - Tuesday, October 17

Welcome to the Manchester Evening News breaking news service.<p>We’ll be making sure that you are the first to know what’s happening across the Greater …

Crime

Bury’s first Literature Festival declared open by High Sheriff

Bury’s first ever Literature Festival was declared open by the High Sheriff of Suffolk at its launch on Monday evening.<p>The event was held at …

Literature

Busted cigarette smuggler asks Border Force officers to 'smile' and takes photos of them searching his truck

A lorry driver was caught at Hull docks trying to smuggle 300,000 cigarettes into the country - then whipped out a camera and asked UK Border Force …

Crime

Football Fixtures

Traffic Light Junctions<p>Snipe Retail Park<p><b>A635 Manchester Rd Eastbound at Junction with Lord Sheldon Way/Snipe Way</b><p>38<p>0% congested!<br>Wait: 21 secs<p><b>A6140</b> …

Three to see this weekend: Oktoberfest and the rest

This weekend is the one for all those festival fanatics out there. Squeeze into some lederhosen and get yourself down to the badass Bavarian-style …

5 things to know before embarking on a career in social media

Twitter's music partnerships lead Will Hardy shares some top tips.<p><i>In partnership with University of Salford</i><p>As part of our #LifeHacks campaign for …

Social Media Marketing

Mike Ashley hoists for-sale sign over Newcastle United FC

Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley is seeking a buyer for Newcastle United football club, weeks after the billionaire conceded he could not compete for …

Boy abused by 'screaming and shouting' Cyril Smith

A former schoolboy was forced to indecently touch Sir Cyril Smith while being punished at a notorious residential school in Greater Manchester.<p>And …

Crime

High school shows support for rival by handing over donations raised in memory of Arena terror attack victim

A BURY high school has shown its support for one of its rivals by handing over a cheque worth hundreds of pounds.<p>Staff and students at Woodhey High …

Education

Christmas lights night turned classical as DJ performs dance hits with Manchester Camerata

A NEVER-been-seen before line-up of Manchester musicians are officially pushing the button on the festive period on November 2 at intu Trafford …

Heaton and Abbott coming to Thetford Forest

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott with special guest Billy Bragg have announced they will be doing a Forest Live concert in Thetford Forest on Saturday, …

Dave Heffernan was homeless at 16

Hyde draw money-spinning tie against MK Dons in FA Cup

Football Sports Posted by Mark Phillip<p><b>Hyde United have been handed a home tie against League One outfit Milton Keynes Dons in the first round of the</b> …

English Premier League

Former Bolton clergyman investigated for sexual abuse

A FORMER Bolton clergyman has been investigated by the police over a string of alleged sexual offences against children and adults while he was …

Crime

Newcastle United up for sale LIVE - Mike Ashley announces intention to sell Magpies

Welcome to a special Newcastle United live blog for <b>Monday, October 16</b> as Mike Ashley announces his intention to sell.<p>There is big news coming out of …

Newcastle United FC

Body of a man in 30s discovered at a park in Stretford

THE body of a man in his 30s has been discovered at a park in Stretford.<p>Please were called to Longford Park shortly after 6:15am this morning with …

Burglars take jewellery and cash in Weeting

Jewellery and cash were stolen in a burglary in Weeting near Brandon last week.<p>Norfolk Police say an address in Rectory Lane was broken into between …

Jewelry