With all delays on this train line over the last decade, it may have been a costly distraction from other projects that could have contributed to levelling up in the meantime.
A Manchester-based local news company is turning heads and attracting a new readership.
The proposed MBacc needs to avoid perpetuating the academic hierarchy it intends to address.
Throughout their history, tattoos have helped bind together out-groups.
Britain is now desperately short of workers in some sectors. Yet our interviews with 100 women aged 50 and over show how hard it is for them to find secure employment
Group psychology can explain why emergency services failed to cooperate effectively in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing.
One in seven respondents believed the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack were ‘crisis actors’.
Turning a disused Victorian railway bridge into an elevated walkway and garden has the potential to rejuvenate a forgotten part of the city.
If the UK government is serious about levelling up the country, granting its second-tier cities more political and financial independence would be a good place to start.
A new economic model of how remote working is developing reveals some interesting results.
What Boris Johnson needs to learn from the Manchester funding debacle.
History shows that revenge is a dish often served cold in Westminster.
We are not all in this together.
Radical thinking in Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking plan could direct cities away from car-focused infrastructure.
A study of Ghanaians living in northern England provides insight into how eating habits change through the generations.
The clubs no longer ‘belong’ to the fans - they have become instruments in an ideological war between Western capitalism and the rent hungry sheikhs of the Gulf states.
As well as an attack on the working classes, Peterloo was also an episode of violence against women.
From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people.
The music alone, despite its unquestionable majesty, cannot entirely explain the enduring appeal of a band that existed for barely two years before its lead singer took his own life.
London is struggling to manage a violent crime epidemic, yet the Manchester attack attracted global attention.