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Everyone saw the worst in them - she made them a home

Manchester's best underground bars and my favourite Mill photos of 2022

A new tool against the ‘continued and evolving’ terror threat

Looking for the Trafford Centre’s soul

Exclusive: Medical director quits as problems mount at the Northern Care Alliance

The Royal Exchange’s Christmas show deserves all the praise it's getting

‘He’s massively at risk’ — what a by-election this week might mean for Sir Graham Brady

Your dose of Sunday escapism

London knows best: How the dead hand of Whitehall strangled Britain

The agony of accessing Manchester’s sexual health services

The Burnham v. Rotheram DJ battle, behind the scenes at Alphaville and the joy of the campus novel

When will we see the end of Strangeways?

It was a high-flying school with a stellar reputation. Then the inspectors arrived

Are we ignoring the grim fate of Greater Manchester’s outer-borough culture?

How I lost my Salford accent - and why that goes against the trend

‘Poorly managed and poorly organised’: Why do Metrolink trams keep derailing?

She thought her accent would keep her out of the media. Now she's the voice of Manchester

The passion and poetry of Rochdale's Ian Henderson

Who will stop the teens terrorising Didsbury Village?

Rough sleeping is rising in Greater Manchester again. What's driving the increase?

Why did you leave Iran? How did you leave the country? Why do you need a passport?

‘I feel stronger, like I will be alright’

2001: A Chekhov Odyssey

The New York Times raises questions about a Manchester murder case

Bad reviews: Has Manchester’s restaurant scene had enough of Mark Garner?

A moral wake-up call from a slaughterhouse in Ashton-under-Lyne

‘I was looking for somewhere that gave me a bigger life without swallowing me whole’

Will moving to Manchester be 'a disaster' for the English National Opera?

I’ve been spiked. What am I supposed to do next?

Five key moments: How the emergency response to the arena bombing unravelled

Sponsor The Mill: The opportunity to advertise in Greater Manchester's quality newspaper

‘We all laugh in the same language’

Has an 'anti-woke' police chief rescued GMP?

An update about The Mill

Is this the end of Chinatown — or a new beginning?

A failed company and leaking homes - what went wrong for a fancy apartment block in New Islington?

'Something wonderful is happening in this place'

Dirty old town: Why we need to pedestrianise the city centre

Suspect your spouse is cheating? Embroiled in international intrigue? Meet Manchester’s private investigators

Yours for £7.8m: How The Lowry pulled off an auction room coup and secured a local masterpiece

Dani signs off

A shameful incident at the Chinese consulate

11 hours in A&E

The kindness of strangers

Listen to our podcast: The Manchester Weekly from The Mill

‘Nothing has changed — it’s just like a cycle, round and round. We’re the ones to suffer’

How bad is the funding crisis at Metrolink?

A death unseen

It's costing more than £200m. But what exactly is Manchester's giant new cultural venue?

Manchester's dreadful gimmick economy and making friends across generations

No human remains on Saddleworth Moor, but plenty of questions

A missing story

Exclusive: An internal report sheds new light on Manchester’s floundering response to homelessness

Manchester is a young city - but what's it like to grow old in?

Without investment from the government, the North looks overseas

‘I just googled Best City In England and it came up with Manchester.’

Welcome to Mayfield: What to expect from Manchester's new city centre park

In defence of chaos

An inquest offers an unusual window into Manchester's death-ridden prison

Cult survivors, guard dogs and stitch-ups. Infighting has taken over Stockport Labour

‘There has been something primary about Elizabeth Windsor’

Too many students, not enough housing

'Everybody just stopped. Everybody stood up. People were crying'

Your memories and thoughts about the Queen

The Royal Exchange’s The Glass Menagerie has it all — except for just one thing

What if Market Street was...good?

Is Truss’s election a death knell for levelling up?

An undercover journalist walks into a comedy club...

The strange case of the south Manchester stalker

The Berlin-to-Manchester pipeline; Cheshire's Booker Prize longlistee and more

Unscrupulous landlords, soaring rents and sprawling developments: welcome to Victorian Manchester

Bolton’s Trojan golf course, plus how queer is Manchester?

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss take the stage at Manchester’s Tory hustings

Manchester's theatres could be left out in the cold

‘Things got better, because we were together and we were in love’

Golden cars, fireworks and pure joy in Rusholme

Exclusive: Council investigating 'serious allegations' about the companies housing Manchester's homeless

Why has Manchester been ‘cut off indefinitely’?

Manchester has a homelessness crisis. But it's not the one you thought

Exclusive: Salford Royal’s A&E declared unsafe after surprise inspection

How to make friends in your thirties? Fight them, of course

A new lead in the Jack Hilton saga: a suitcase full of manuscripts

What football asks of young women

Fixed races, virtual horses and chaos mathematics

Ankle-breaking dance floors and imagined futures as the British Art Show descends on Manchester

Will this be the site of Greater Manchester’s next industrial revolution?

He captured the imagination of Orwell and Auden — then he disappeared from view

A burnt-out Oldham mill gives up its secrets

The story of Manchester's 'foreign secretary', this city's terrible cafes, and what real levelling up would mean

Manchester's new park in the sky

Manchester’s lost music scene wasn’t just about creativity, but economics

Inside the Manchester hotel booked out for months to house asylum seekers

A strange day for Market Street’s snow cone seller

Manchester’s hottest ever day - until tomorrow

Plans for a low traffic neighbourhood in Prestwich have collapsed. So what went wrong?

The barrister with less savings than when she worked at Costa Coffee

Does the Manchester Evening News have questions to answer about its coverage of a controversial trial?

Exclusive: Police officers redeployed to answer 999 calls as force struggles with demand

Johnson's gone. Will 'levelling up' be the next to go?

An ‘inexplicable episode’ and the death of Charley Gadd

'I've spent a year fighting off bullying and harassment from the Labour Group'

When will Moss Side get a chance to mourn?

Why is Salford's population rising so fast?

‘Suddenly life just becomes one long miracle’

New art galleries and old-style politics - the latest bids go in for 'levelling up' cash

Bev Craig has her own ideas

What happened when Raja Miah’s prophecy failed?

Meal deals, dubstep DJs and rude DMs: is this how Gen Z dates now?

Major sex abuse report finds serious failings in Oldham - but no evidence of a cover-up

Nerves, dreams and proving the doubters wrong - our first two years of publishing The Mill

'Let’s go f***ing rat hunting'

'There will be serious incidents - like deaths and homicides'

The IRA missed the soul

Brutal layoffs and a cancelled show — inside the Royal Exchange's summer of discontent

Will Manchester get a city-centre Clean Air Zone?

Memories and regrets in the ghost pubs of Oldham Road

And that link again

‘The white heat of technology’

The council has closed off one of Manchester's main public spaces - we asked them why

The police weren't looking for a serial killer — but suddenly I was

What's going on at the Royal Exchange?

Does God work in Strangeways?

Are we doing enough for Manchester Arena survivors?

The misfits and mavericks of Manchester’s punk HQ

Exclusive: The Conservative Party is investigating its links to Raja Miah

Tackling taboos over tea and cake

Andy Burnham draws a new 'red line' on the controversial Clean Air Zone

The paranoid style in Oldham politics

Will this be Greater Manchester’s first national nature reserve?

What can the Curry Mile tell us about multilingual Manchester?

A loud protest from Greater Manchester’s 'forgotten towns'

Local elections special: Labour fluffs its lines in Greater Manchester

Blood, sweat and moon dust

In search of the secret garden

Shredding on the streets of Wigan

Turning cartwheels in the face of the abyss

It's one of the worst prisons in Britain - so why is it expanding?

The North’s wondrous dead

Labour losses, attempted decapitations and Partygate: The inside track on next month's elections

‘Finally, I can eat!’

‘It’s the least we can do to mark it this year, given the circumstances’

The story behind another death at the Warehouse Project

Can Manchester deliver on its Victorian promise?

Too weak to stand: Inside the station where refugees choose their safe haven

Should we be living together again?

Does Greater Manchester have the cash for its public transport revolution?

A homeless woman finds solace in God and salvation on TikTok

What on earth is going on at Manchester Airport?

Shopping in hard times

'I’m probably going to grow up to be like one of them'

Temping forever: meet Greater Manchester’s precarious workers

Finally, women play to an Old Trafford crowd

Escaping war, longing for home

What is Greater Manchester’s strategy for talking about human rights?

Are we getting serious about tackling violent crime?

Killed by a rich kid

They wanted control of the club - but the fans weren’t about to let that happen

Love has no age limit - especially in Lancashire

On the first day Oksana was broken. On the fourth, it was time to take action

Andy Burnham offers £2 bus fares - but will the sums add up?

‘If I were famous, you wouldn’t have to ask, would you?’

Lydia Becker gets her biography

'This church is crying for justice and liberation'

Inside an overwhelmed Ukraine donation centre

A surreal headline - and why we need your help

Happy Birthday, we’ve got a war here

The extraordinary stories of Manchester’s Ukrainians

Puccini’s was once a VIP hangout — now it’s trapped in a downward spiral

How Manchester ended up with a statue from Soviet Ukraine

A community consoles itself and prepares for worse news to come

‘The crane is God’: Meet the men who work 100ft in the sky

A dance extravaganza comes to Manchester

18 years of working nights

How a flood basin the size of 310 Olympic swimming pools saved south Manchester

Andy Burnham chokes on clean air

‘They’re not going to bully me’

Salford's fallen star

MI5 and the Arena bombing

‘The Victorian elites were essentially peeking through their fingers’

Lost in the past with Worsley’s Vikings

‘You don’t get a Michelin star purely from how you cook’

Three weekends, three deaths

Simon Martin is Manchester’s best chef. Is he its worst boss?

'You're unlikely to get into a political row'

Is Manchester's 'Acid House Smash Hits' coming back to life?

Troubling findings at The Christie

Tales from the Salford Pigeon Mafia

Exclusive: A Labour council candidate has been suspended

Annette McKay is still looking for the sister she never met

The Manchester underground

A Christmas Day murder and one family's international fight for justice

'We don't take scrutiny seriously enough in GM'

Why do GM's non-white children wait longer to be adopted?

'Wherever you are Tiffany, I hope you’ve found peace'

Racist abuse, far-right vloggers and the monstering of refugee hotels

80,000m² of ambition

'Can you tell me that they didn’t suffer? Please.'

A new Covid peak in GM's hospitals

Come to fight, stay to grow

A Seoul singer makes Market Street her stage

Manchester is hell

'It’s about thinking about the future and doing something for the future'