A polling station in the 2024 UK election

UK Election 2024: A Crucial Turning Point in British Politics

Story by Kate Devine and Kaleb Anderson (University of Missouri) The upcoming British election draws much attention because it could significantly change the UK’s political scene. Major parties, including the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the Labour Party led by Keir Starmer, and the Liberal Democrats led by Ed Davey, are all […]

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Manchester’s smallest pub – George Best’s old stomping ground is dying

The old-age pub, which held iconic football legends within its walls, could now be nearing its unfortunate end.  The grade II listed pub which served icons like George Best, has seen a harsh struggle since the pandemic. Only two minutes from Picadilly Gardens lies a pub filled with history and a huge welcome. In defiance […]

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Meet the Stockport County superfan with more than 500 player-worn shirts

‘’It’s one of the most powerful and evocative vehicles for the history and memories of Stockport County.’’

Ben Walker is a Stockport County superfan like no other, with a love for the club that runs so deep that it has driven him to collect over 500 player-worn County shirts.

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Credit:flickr Sudan has been plunged into a conflict that has dragged on for the last year, resulting in the death of over 15,000 people and has also caused untold hardship on the Sudanese population. There is still a disparity in media coverage of Sudan in relation to conflicts like Ukraine and Gaza. Sudan therefore raises […]

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REVIEW: OSMA: The Scandinavian cuisine which is simply seductive

As a self-proclaimed foodie bore, it is more often than not that I find myself wistfully skimming through the Michelin Guides pages, raising a brow at photographs of meticulously presented globs of sauce on petite pieces of meats galore, as if my pockets could stretch to infinite lengths. It was on one of these occasions […]

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Salford City striker Matt Smith wins place in EFL Sky Bet League Two team of the season

Source: Ammies’ veteran striker Matt Smith has been honoured at the EFL Team of the Season Awards night which took place in the Grosvenor House in London on Sunday. The 6ft 6 forward scored 23 goals in 44 appearances helping secure Salford’s League Two status for another season. Smith said: “Proud to be named […]

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Rochdale AFC support immortalised as Fan Wall expands and Memorial Wall plans set in motion

Rochdale AFC is offering fans the chance to have their names inscribed on a new wall, which is proving so popular that three panels have already sold out. The wall is made up of panels containing individual plaques purchased by supporters, whose family and friends can also be displayed alongside personalised messages. Since the project […]

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Manchester pet owners face soaring vet costs as investigation reveals ‘devastating effect’ of corporate-owned practices

A drop in independent veterinary practices may be causing pet owners to overpay for treatments and medicines, according to a watchdog investigation. The Consumer and Markets Authority (CMA) report has flagged that lack of access to information about treatments and weak competition due to large corporations buying up independent vets may be causing the spike […]

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Elite men’s tennis returns to Manchester’s AO Arena as Davis Cup group draw is announced

Credits: The world’s best men’s tennis players will be on show in Manchester in September as the Davis Cup Finals Group Stage return. The draw for the final 16 group stage which took place in London yesterday, sees Great Britain face Argentina, Canada and Finland. Leon Smith, Captain of Team GB said: “We were […]

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The man behind football’s Non-League Day: from Facebook post to worldwide celebration  

“Non-League football is the bedrock of the national game.” says James Doe, the founder of Non-League Day, which provides clubs outside of the league pyramid a chance to boost their attendances and make some much-needed cash.   Non-League Day is an annual event which encourages fans to support non-league football during the international break and […]

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