A new book explores the importance of cities
Including the prospect of a harder, circuit-breaker lockdown in the North
Also: The latest number of deaths with Covid in GM
'It’s just so easy to sell to overseas investors'
Analysis of a dramatic day in the politics of the North
Members' discussion thread: Our hopes and fearsHello members, and welcome to our first every community discussion thread! 
How the Hallé is slowly coming back to life.
The latest news about the new restrictions, and the rest of our Monday briefing
We spoke to the founder
As the full moon rose above the burning hills, the local MP was reminded of Mordor, the volcanic realm from Lord of the Rings
A committee leader rounds on council staff over 'systematic' overspends
And the rest of our Monday briefing