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Manchester: City and metropolitan borough in England
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England. It has a population of 547,627 as of 2018. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.5 million and third-most populous metropolitan area, with a population of 3.3 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority for the city is Manchester City Council.


Manchester remembers victims of the pandemic [Video]

Manchester remembers victims of the pandemic

The Bishop of Manchester and Mayor Andy Burnham were among the speakers as Manchester Cathedral hosted a memorial service to remember those lost to coronavirus in Greater Manchester.

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Manchester holds a memorial service for Covid-19 victims [Video]

Manchester holds a memorial service for Covid-19 victims

Manchester Cathedral holds a memorial service for victims of Covid-19, attended by the city's mayor Andy Burnham and other authorities. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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UK holidaymakers embrace ‘new normal’ as they return to Ibiza [Video]

UK holidaymakers embrace ‘new normal’ as they return to Ibiza

Last-minute British holidaymakers have embraced the “new normal” travel experience by heading to Ibiza on the first weekend of the relaxation of UK quarantine rules.More than 500 sun-seekers..

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Being 20 points ahead of this Man City side was unthinkable, says Klopp [Video]

Being 20 points ahead of this Man City side was unthinkable, says Klopp

Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp says he is amazed that they are 20 points ahead of a strong Manchester City squad but that he is not focused on whether Pep Guardiola's side can catch up in the Premier..

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Sane to leave City after turning down contract deal - Guardiola [Video]

Sane to leave City after turning down contract deal - Guardiola

Guardiola says Sane has rejected a new contract and want to leave

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Players take a knee as Premier League restarts [Video]

Players take a knee as Premier League restarts

Premier League players, including champions Manchester City, takle a knee before kickoff in support of the "Black Lives Matter" movement.

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White people should apologise for racism, says Guardiola [Video]

White people should apologise for racism, says Guardiola


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Guardiola says City are not ready for the rush of matches ahead [Video]

Guardiola says City are not ready for the rush of matches ahead

Guardiola says squad will be stretched by amount of matches

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A man entered the premises in Greater Manchester "by unknown mean", police say.
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Coronavirus: UK towns and cities warn of potential bankruptcy due to pandemic

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Manchester shooting: Moss Side lockdown party victim a 'model son'

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Manchester shooting: Man dead and another critically injured

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Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane says he is "sick to death" of David de Gea, and that he should be made to get a taxi back from Friday's match at Tottenham.
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Coronavirus: Music fan mayors to face off in charity DJ battle

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Thousands expected to attend anti-racism protests across UK despite ministers warning against mass gatherings

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'Brutal' attacker drove at man in Manchester petrol station

Aqeel Ahmed is sentenced to four years for the "brutal" and "unrelenting" attack on a stranger.
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Manchester Skyline residents refused access to cladding money

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Ricky Hatton stood little chance, but key words in his ear when he had nothing left to give saw him upset Kostya Tszyu.
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