With the reduction of duties the consumption of domestic spirits more than doubled in England and Wales, rising from just under 3,700,000 gallons in 1825 to just over 7,400,000 in 1826. The number of licences to sell spirits also shot up and with them the number of gin palaces…
Matthew Youlden speaks nine languages fluently and understands more than a dozen more.
He’s what is known as a polyglot, a member of the multilingual elite who speaks six or more languages fluently. He’s also a sociolinguist who studies the revitalization of minority languages…
With the January transfer circus in full flow, the rumours continue to spread, talks are under way, contracts are being negotiated, and the past, as it always does, makes its way to the forefront as clubs reflect back to the one that got away.
CityMetric have decided to take a look at Manchester’s long and distinguished history of oh my god what is that thing my god it’s eating the mayor.
The burgeoning significance of social media to the 21st-century global football club was illustrated clearly last month when Manchester United’s Ed Woodward’s conference
You can’t go more than four strides down an English street without passing a coffee shop, usually one of the mega chains that will sell you some coffee-adjacent muck in a big bucket. But where are the best places to go for not just a great cup of coffee but a great room too?
Report reveals most non-Londoners feel capital dominates culturally, economically and politically but its success fails to benefit them.
Every football fan want to have atleast 1 kit of their favourite club or player and its business every big club rely on income year after year.
One of the architects behind London’s famous Gherkin skyscraper has now turned against glass buildings. Is it time tall towers were made out of something else, asks Hannah Sander.
“All right our kid.” Some would make you laugh others would keep you thinking.
The chancellor has set out his vision for an economic “powerhouse” in the north of England but could Manchester, Leeds and other northern cities link up to rival London?
To accompany our interactive map of the UK’s Spotify listening habits, here’s the full list of the top 10 acts streamed in 22 different towns and cities around the UK. Coming soon we’ll have an interactive of this data
All available direct connexions between England and Catalonia this Spring Season. Say hi to this year’s newcomers: Vueling and Norwegian.
MHF is a 10-day celebration of Greater Manchester’s unique histories and heritage delivered to you by Manchester Histories, a charity whose aim is to celebrate and provide learning and education about the City region’s histories and heritage.
The second edition of the exhibition BCNMCR will feature eleven Barcelona based design studios, illustrators and typographers from 27 March to 24 April.
The show will be held in the heart of Manchester, at TwentyTwentyTwo venue and open for four weeks. BCNMCR will again include a series of inspirational talks by a collection of the studios involved in this year’s show.
Plaques and statues honouring famous people have long been used to attract tourists to the UK’s towns and cities. But is there a danger in rushing to honour the living? In London, you do not stand a chance unless you have been dead for at least 20 years.