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MANCHESTER’S Northern Quarter is gearing up for a Royal celebration on the day that Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot. Whether Mancunians are celebrating or shunning the Royal Wedding and all that it brings is a moot point; but they are certainly acknowledging it in style.
Carole Keating, a local arts and events manager [...]
There is an intriguing line in today’s Times about what might happen in a post “Yes to AV vote” world.
Under the existing legislation, the paper reports, the 2015 General Election can only be held under AV if it is also held under re-drawn boundaries – and these will have to be approved by a Parliamentary [...]
Manchester City versus Stoke City at Wembley for the FA Cup final on May 14 gives the competition a really fresh look.
It’s been hot, it’s been uncomfortable and my tooth has been playing up a little bit so I have had to redo the filling in it. But, we’ve got food, we’ve got water, we’re pointing in the right direction and we’re pretty happy.
One week and two of the world’s biggest city marathons – training for the challenge was about to step up a gear. These seven days would be an important marker for tracking our progress towards August.
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Every time I am tempted to call a halt, or at least a pause, in the series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, the Daily Mail frustrates me.
A corker. Including the written-by-robot sub-headline:
Secret memo shows president demanded UFO files 10 days before death
Thanks to Niall Gooch.
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Oh well. It’s doomed then. The Purple Book, a collection of essays by Labour modernisers echoing The Orange Book of Liberal Democrats, will have a theme, according to Rachel Sylvester in The Times (pay wall):
The overarching theme will be the need to move away from reliance on a big State and redistribute power to individuals [...]
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