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Manchester

Provincial markets flourish as London battles falling values

This year has been variously described as the 'Year of the North' or the 'Year of the Provinces' in the British housing market.

Wednesday, 14 May, 2003, 12:00am

Heart of the city

We are surrounded by cities. They inspire and support us, frustrate us, give us comfort and sometimes frighten us. But every day all over the world millions of people interact with the city to play, to work, to learn and to reinvent their lives. We are urban beings and to escape is unthinkable.

6 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Beautiful game could flourish in SAR

So the inept guardians of the people's game have virtually brought about the demise of professional football in Hong Kong. Their utterances throughout the years have highlighted their profound lack of understanding of football and the public they claim to serve.

14 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Pirates rip off the greatest exploiters

On Sunday TVB Pearl screened a BBC documentary on counterfeiting of sports merchandise - particularly that of Manchester Unit ed, the world's richest and, by some measures, most popular football club.

5 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Building on Man U framework

Not content with slapping its name on everything from underpants to table lamps, Manchester United now has its name gracing local property.

Developer Lucky Field Holdings has stuck up a new apartment block at 56 Tai Hang Road, Causeway Bay and called it Manchester Lodge.

So what, you ask.

4 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Gomez gets rapturous home welcome

Artists: Gomez

Venue: Manchester Arena

Gomez are a band from Manchester and relatively new to the music scene. They signed a record contract in 1998 while they were still at university.

The Manchester Arena was filled to full capacity for this gig and everyone was looking forward to what the local superstars had to offer.

2 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Doves - Lost Souls

Doves - Lost Souls Doves package their debut album in images of amateur boxers from inner-city Manchester, presumably to align themselves with the finest of Mancunians, Morrissey and the Smiths, who celebrated both.

5 May 2000 - 12:00am

Talking about where you live

Talking about your home is an obvious thing to do when you meet someone for the first time. If this person comes from another country, he or she will be naturally interested in learning a few facts about where you live. He will want to know how different your home area is from where he lives.

5 Apr 2000 - 12:00am