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Cost of shopping essentials rises at four of the big supermarkets as same products take the hit

Three of the retailers have increased the price of the same product in the last week

Secrets of the Tower of Light... and what it says about the future

You'll have seen the striking white 'Granada Familia' on the tram. But what does it do?

Saturday, Feb 4



National Lottery results draw LIVE: Winning Lotto numbers for Saturday, February 4

Results checker for Saturday's UK Lotto and Thunderball - the winning numbers for tonight's £4m jackpot


"I did a bargain shop at Sainsburys, where people were rowing over the cost of beans"

The supermarket has changed the style of its special offer tags as shoppers seek out good deals


Shoppers say they are making big savings by swapping to the 'posh' supermarket that's slashing prices

"Sainsbury's was always the high end like M&S and Waitrose, but now they are on par with the rest. They not only price match Aldi, they also have better quality foods"

Friday, Feb 3


ADVERTORIAL: How to treat your loved one in Manchester this Valentine's Day

Beautiful flowers, romantic meals, stunning jewellery - how ever you want to treat your loved one, these Manchester businesses will give you a Valentine's Day to remember

Thursday, Feb 2


Royal Mail workers to strike again this month as pay dispute continues

Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will stage a walkout midway through February

Should you remortgage now or wait? Experts have their say after Bank of England's interest rate announcement

The Bank of England has now raised interest rates to 4 percent - the highest rate in 14 years


Netflix users threaten to cancel subscription amid new password sharing rules

One Netflix user has suggested subscribers "boycott" Netflix over the new proposals

The new films and shows out on Amazon Prime Video this weekend – February 3

Prime Video has some great new content dropping this weekend


Bank of England hikes interest rate for the tenth time in a row

The 0.5 per cent rise in the base rate was implemented in the hopes that it will drive down double-digit inflation

Bank of England raises interest rates AGAIN - how it could affect you and your mortgage

Millions of homeowners across the country are likely to be concerned after yet another interest rate rise


What time is the Bank of England interest rates announcement today?

Changes to the interest rate will be announced later on today which will directly affect the economy




Test your mettle with our Mancunian Way quiz

Do you know your Manchester mathematicians from your Johnny Marr riffs?

Wednesday, Feb 1


National Lottery results draw LIVE: Winning Lotto numbers for Wednesday, February 1

Results checker for Wednesday's UK Lotto and Thunderball - the winning numbers for tonight's draw with a £2 million jackpot up for grabs


Octopus Energy waived profits to save customers £50 on bills

The energy supplier suffered an operating loss of £141 million


Netflix shares details of how it plans to stop people sharing your account and password

The streaming giant announced its plans to crackdown on account sharing last month


Logan Paul and KSI's Prime named as official drink of UFC in major partnership deal

The deal will see the Prime logo displayed on the UFC Octagon

Warning that 'prices are yet to peak' in shops as inflation continues to rise

Food prices across the board skyrocketed following January's accelerated inflation

Tuesday, Jan 31


Uber drivers set to strike in Valentine's Day protest over pay

A 48-hour walkout looks set to go ahead in Manchester


Ryanair issues 'savage' response to passenger complaining about seat

The budget airline gave a tongue-in-cheek response after a passenger pointed out something was missing on his plane


ADVERTORIAL: The Highway Code changed to make pedestrians safer - here's how it could affect you

Many people don't know that the Highway Code was updated to give more protection to pedestrians and other vulnerable road users

Martin Lewis warns millions they have just hours left to avoid £100 tax fine

Roughly 8.7 millions taxpayers have already issued their tax returns


Underage children have been used as 'bait' to help find stores selling alcohol or tobacco illegally

The council uses secretive techniques of recording and monitoring in order to investigate and prosecute fly tipping, underage sales of alcohol and tobacco and anti-social matters.


Tesco buys Paperchase brand after retailer falls into administration - but more than 100 stores still at risk

The retailer was previously placed on the market by retail owner Steve Curtis


Free things to do with the kids during teacher strike days - from treasure hunt to robots

Whether you need something to entertain them while you work, or can head out for the day, there's something to inspire everyone

Monday, Jan 30


Greater Manchester's five best pubs nominated by you in Love Your Local awards - how to vote for winner

Your shortlisted pubs have been revealed, now it's time to vote for your winner