Social media was alive with offers of help: 'a bed for the night', 'a lift home', 'free taxi rides'.
Low-tech threats have been the biggest concern of late, but the Manchester bombing reminds us of a host of security concerns.
An attack at Manchester Arena has sent shock waves around the world, and again raised questions about safety in public places.
This is how Greater Manchester is set to become one of the world's leading 'digital cities'.
What we can learn from the election of the new 'metro mayors' and why there are reasons to be cheerful.
Everything you need to know about the recent local and mayoral elections.
Move over Westminster – political watchers may need to keep an eye on the Irwell rather than the Thames.
Young people are being left behind by today's politicians – but there is hope in Manchester and the region's upcoming mayoral race.
It's not all about United and City – sport defines Greater Manchester, boosts the economy and is essential to the overall health of the region.
Former government minister vying to be the first elected mayor of Manchester speaks to Philip Brown.
As United and City go head-to-head in their first encounter of the football season, their rivalry reaches new levels on and off the pitch.
Tiny particles of a mineral known as magnetite may be causing havoc with our health.
Former chancellor Osborne's plans were too limited to be useful. Here's how devolution should be done.
In May 2017 metro mayors will be elected in a number of cities and counties across England, but what are they and what will they do?
Now in its 70th year, the Scottish capital's arts spectacular is almost as big as the Olympics.
Did the Sex Pistols invent punk rock or did they pick up on something happening in New York for years?
Evidence from the UK experience suggests there are pros and cons in both City Deals and Devolution Deals.
We often overlook how languages gets caught in political crossfire - and not only in relation to Muslims.
Everywhere else in the UK is getting more devolved powers – so why not the nation's capital?
The Turnbull government sees the 'City Deal' as a way for 'smart cities' to drive innovation and growth. But what is the value proposition behind this UK concept and how might it work in Australia?