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A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian satirical black comedy novel by English writer Anthony Burgess, published in 1962.
The A5103 is a major road in England.
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The A57 is a major road in England.
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The A62 is a major road in Northern England that runs between the two major cities of Manchester and Leeds, covering a distance of.
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The A635 is a main road that runs between Manchester and Scawsby running east–west through Stalybridge, Saddleworth Moor, Holmfirth, Barnsley and Doncaster.
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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
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Mohammed Afzal Khan, (محمد افضل خان; born 5 April 1958) is a British Labour Party politician who serves as a Member of Parliament for the Manchester Gorton constituency, after his election on 8 June 2017.
Air charter is the business of renting an entire aircraft (i.e., chartering) as opposed to individual aircraft seats (i.e., purchasing a ticket through a traditional airline).
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The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.
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Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.
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The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by multi-national manufacturer Airbus.
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An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport.
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The Alan Turing Memorial, situated in Sackville Park in Manchester, England, is in memory of Alan Turing, a pioneer of modern computing.
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The Albert Hall is a music venue in Manchester, England.
Albert Square is a public square in the centre of Manchester, England.
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria.
Alderley Edge is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England.
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Peter Alexander Goehr (born 10 August 1932) is an English composer and academic.
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ALL FM is a local community radio station serving south, central and east Manchester and based in the South Manchester suburb of Levenshulme.
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Alliance Manchester Business School (Alliance MBS) is the business school of the University of Manchester in Manchester, England.
Alsager is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, to the north-west of the city of Stoke-on-Trent, and east of the railway town of Crewe.
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Altrincham is a market town in Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, south of the River Mersey southwest of Manchester city centre, southwest of Sale and east of Warrington.
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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
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Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
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The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain describes the process which changed the language and culture of most of what became England from Romano-British to Germanic.
John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993), who published under the name Anthony Burgess, was an English writer and composer.
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The Anti-Corn Law League was a successful political movement in Great Britain aimed at the abolition of the unpopular Corn Laws, which protected landowners’ interests by levying taxes on imported wheat, thus raising the price of bread at a time when factory-owners were trying to cut wages.
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The architecture of Manchester demonstrates a rich variety of architectural styles.
Ardwick is a district of Manchester in North West England, one mile south east of the city centre. The population of the Ardwick Ward at the 2011 census was 19,250. Historically in Lancashire, by the mid-19th century Ardwick had grown from being a village into a pleasant and wealthy suburb of Manchester, but by the end of that century it had become heavily industrialised. When its industries later fell into decline then so did Ardwick itself, becoming one of the city's most deprived areas. Substantial development has taken place more recently in Ardwick and other areas of Manchester to reverse the decline, notably the construction of many facilities for the 2002 Commonwealth Games held nearby in Eastlands. In the late 19th century Ardwick had many places of entertainment, but the only remnant of that history today is the Art Deco-style Manchester Apollo, a venue for pop and rock music concerts.
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Arthur Friedheim (Артур Фридхайм, 26 October 1859 – 19 October 1932) was a Russian-born concert pianist who was one of Franz Liszt's foremost pupils.
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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.
An arts festival is a festival that can encompass a wide range of art genres including music, dance, film, fine art, literature, poetry etc.
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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
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Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
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The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber.
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The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine medium bomber developed and manufactured by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom.
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Baguley is an electoral ward of the city of Manchester in Wythenshawe, England.
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Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
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Band on the Wall is a live music venue in Manchester, England, located at 25 Swan Street in the Northern Quarter.
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Baron is a rank of nobility or title of honour, often hereditary.
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A barrage balloon is a large kite balloon used to defend against aircraft attack by raising aloft cables which pose a collision risk, making the attacker's approach more difficult.
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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
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BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
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BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
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The BBC Philharmonic is a national British broadcasting symphony orchestra and is one of five radio orchestras maintained by the British Broadcasting Corporation and is a department of the BBC North Group division based at MediaCityUK, England, the orchestra's primary concert venue is the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
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BBC Radio Manchester is a BBC Local Radio station broadcasting to Greater Manchester and north east Cheshire in North West England from MediaCityUK in Salford Quays on FM via a transmitter at Holme Moss, with a small repeater at Saddleworth that covers Tameside and Saddleworth.
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The Bee Gees --> were a pop music group formed in 1958.
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Beetham Tower (also known as the Hilton Tower) is a landmark 47-storey mixed use skyscraper in Manchester, England.
Beswick is an area of the city of Manchester, in North West England.
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Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.
Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.
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Black British are British citizens of Black origins or heritage, including those of African-Caribbean (sometimes called "Afro-Caribbean") background, and may include people with mixed ancestry.
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Blackburn is a town in Lancashire, England.
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The Boeing 747-8 is a wide-body jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
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Boggart Hole Clough is a large woodland and Urban country park in Blackley, a suburb of Manchester, England.
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Bolton (locally) is a town in Greater Manchester in North West England. A former mill town, Bolton has been a production centre for textiles since Flemish weavers settled in the area in the 14th century, introducing a wool and cotton-weaving tradition. The urbanisation and development of the town largely coincided with the introduction of textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. Bolton was a 19th-century boomtown, and at its zenith in 1929 its 216 cotton mills and 26 bleaching and dyeing works made it one of the largest and most productive centres of cotton spinning in the world. The British cotton industry declined sharply after the First World War, and by the 1980s cotton manufacture had virtually ceased in Bolton. Close to the West Pennine Moors, Bolton is northwest of Manchester. It is surrounded by several smaller towns and villages that together form the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, of which Bolton is the administrative centre. The town of Bolton has a population of 139,403, whilst the wider metropolitan borough has a population of 262,400. Historically part of Lancashire, Bolton originated as a small settlement in the moorland known as Bolton le Moors. In the English Civil War, the town was a Parliamentarian outpost in a staunchly Royalist region, and as a result was stormed by 3,000 Royalist troops led by Prince Rupert of the Rhine in 1644. In what became known as the Bolton Massacre, 1,600 residents were killed and 700 were taken prisoner. Bolton Wanderers football club play home games at the Macron Stadium and the WBA World light-welterweight champion Amir Khan was born in the town. Cultural interests include the Octagon Theatre and the Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, as well as one of the earliest public libraries established after the Public Libraries Act 1850.
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Borough status in the United Kingdom is granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Bradford is a district and electoral ward in the city of Manchester, England, two miles north east of the city centre.
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The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates.
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A breast-shaped hill is a mountain in the shape of a woman's breast.
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A brick is building material used to make walls, pavements and other elements in masonry construction.
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The Bridgewater Canal connects Runcorn, Manchester and Leigh, in North West England.
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The Bridgewater Hall is a concert venue in Manchester city centre, England.
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The Brigantes were a Celtic tribe who in pre-Roman times controlled the largest section of what would become Northern England.
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British African Caribbean (or Afro-Caribbean) people are residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa.
British Arabs (عرب بريطانيا) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom that are of Arab ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity from Arab countries.
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British Asians (also referred as South Asians in the United Kingdom, Asian British people or Asian Britons) are persons of South Asian descent who reside in the United Kingdom.
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British Bangladeshis (ব্রিটিশ বাংলাদেশি) are people of Bangladeshi origin who have attained citizenship in the United Kingdom, through immigration and historical naturalisation.
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A British brass band is a musical ensemble comprising a standardized range of brass and percussion instruments.
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British Chinese (also known as Chinese British, Chinese Britons) are people of Chineseparticularly Han Chineseancestry who reside in the United Kingdom, constituting the second or third largest group of overseas Chinese in Europe apart from the Chinese diaspora in France and the overseas Chinese community in Russia.
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The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.
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British Cycling (formerly the British Cycling Federation) is the main national governing body for cycle sport in Great Britain.
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British Indians (also Indian British or Indian Britons) are citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) whose ancestral roots lie in India.
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British Pakistanis (پاکستانی نژاد برطانوی; also known as Pakistani British people or Pakistani Britons) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestral roots lie in Pakistan.
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During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.
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BT Group plc (trading as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a British multinational telecommunications holding company with head offices in London, United Kingdom.
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Buile Hill Park is a Grade II listed public park and hall in Seedley, Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
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Burnage is a suburb of the city of Manchester in North West England, about south of Manchester city centre and bisected by the dual carriageway of Kingsway.
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Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, England, with a population of 73,021.
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Bury is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Irwell east of Bolton, southwest of Rochdale and northwest of Manchester.
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Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England.
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Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band, formed in Bolton, England, in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.
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Canal Street, the centre of the Manchester Gay Village, is a street in Manchester city centre in North West England.
Capital Manchester is a local radio station owned and operated by the Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network.
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The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
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Dame Carol Ann Duffy HonFBA HonFRSE (born 23 December 1955) is a Scottish poet and playwright.
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Castlefield is an inner city conservation area of Manchester in North West England.
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The Castlefield Gallery is an art gallery in Manchester, England, located at 2 Hewitt Street, Knott Mill, Manchester.
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In the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military camp.
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Córdoba, also called Cordoba or Cordova in English, is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the capital of the province of Córdoba.
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Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts.
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Celtic toponymy is the study of place names wholly or partially of Celtic origin.
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The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Her Majesty's Exchequer, commonly known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or simply the Chancellor, is a senior official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.
Channel M was a regional television station, serving Greater Manchester.
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Chapel-en-le-Frith is a small town and civil parish in Derbyshire, England.
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
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Charles Eliot Norton (November 16, 1827 – October 21, 1908) was an American author, social critic, and professor of art.
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Charles Worsley (24 June 1622 – 12 June 1656) was an English soldier and politician.
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Charlotte Brontë (commonly; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.
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Cheadle is a suburban village in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Cheetham HillThe Ordnance Survey records the placename as "Cheetham Hill".
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Chemnitz, known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt, is the third-largest city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.
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Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
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The Cheshire Plain is a relatively flat expanse of lowland almost entirely within the county of Cheshire in North West England.
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Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.
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Chetham's Library in Manchester, England, is the oldest free public reference library in the United Kingdom.
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Chetham's School of Music (pronounced with a long "e",, although sometimes known familiarly as "Chets", /ˈtʃɛtz/) is an independent co-educational boarding specialist music school in Manchester in North West England.
Chinatown in Manchester, England is an ethnic enclave in the city centre.
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Chorlton Brook is a stream in Greater Manchester, England.
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Chorlton-cum-Hardy is a suburban area of the city of Manchester, England, known locally as Chorlton.
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Chorlton-on-Medlock is an inner city area of Manchester, England.
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The CIS Tower is an office skyscraper on Miller Street in Manchester, England.
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A city is a large human settlement.
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City Airport is a general aviation airport in the Barton-upon-Irwell area of Eccles, in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
UNESCO's City of Literature programme is part of a wider Creative Cities Network which was launched in 2004 and is currently made up of 180 UNESCO Creative Cities globally.
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The City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England, also known as the Etihad Stadium for sponsorship reasons, is the home ground of Manchester City Football Club and with a domestic football capacity of 55,097, the fourth-largest in the Premier League and eighth-largest in the United Kingdom.
The City of Salford is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, named after its largest settlement, Salford, but extending west to include the towns of Eccles, Worsley, Swinton, Walkden and Irlam.
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A city region is the functional region around a city or large town, consisting of several areas of local government and smaller than the already existing regions of England.
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the monarch of the United Kingdom to a select group of communities:, there are 69 cities in the United Kingdom – 51 in England, six in Wales, seven in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
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A civil union, also referred to by a variety of other names, is a legally recognized arrangement similar to marriage.
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Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
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A number of different systems of classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom exist.
Clayton Vale is an area of green space in Clayton, Manchester, through which the River Medlock flows.
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A co-operative wholesale society, or CWS, is a form of co-operative federation (that is, a co-operative in which all the members are co-operatives), in this case, the members are usually consumer cooperatives.
Common Brittonic was an ancient Celtic language spoken in Britain.
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Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.
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The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.
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A consul is an official representative of the government of one state in the territory of another, normally acting to assist and protect the citizens of the consul's own country, and to facilitate trade and friendship between the people of the two countries.
Contact is an arts organisation in Manchester that focuses on youth leadership.
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Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers).
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Contemporary architecture is the architecture of the 21st century.
Contemporary Women's Writing is a triannual academic journal, affiliated to the Contemporary Women's Writing Association, which critically assesses writing by women authors who have published from approximately 1970 to the present.
The Core Cities Group (also Core Cities UK) is a self-selected and self-financed collaborative advocacy group of large regional cities in the United Kingdom outside Greater London.
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Corn Exchange, Manchester is a grade II listed building in Manchester, England.
Cornerhouse was a centre for cinema and the contemporary visual arts next to Oxford Road Station on Oxford Street, Manchester, England.
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Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.
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A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills were important in the development of the factory system.
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Cottonopolis was a 19th century nickname for Manchester, as it was a metropolis and the centre of the cotton industry.
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The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
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Crewe ('Cryw' in Welsh) is a railway town and civil parish within the borough of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
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The Culture of Manchester is notable artistically, architecturally, theatrically and musically.
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The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.
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The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
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The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
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The building which now houses the Dancehouse Theatre, on Oxford Road in Manchester, was originally designed by Pendleton and Dickson for property developer Emannuel Nove a Ukrainian who came to Manchester in the late 1800s.
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David Thomas Jones (30 December 1945 – 29 February 2012) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, actor and businessman best known as a member of the band the Monkees, and for starring in the TV series of the same name.
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Deansgate, also known as Manchester Deansgate, is a railway station in Manchester city centre, England, approximately west of Manchester Piccadilly in the Castlefield area, at the junction of Deansgate and Whitworth Street West.
Deindustrialization or deindustrialisation is a process of social and economic change caused by the removal or reduction of industrial capacity or activity in a country or region, especially heavy industry or manufacturing industry.
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Deprivation indices are a measure of the level of deprivation in an area.
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Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.
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Deregulation is the process of removing or reducing state regulations, typically in the economic sphere.
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Deva Victrix, or simply Deva, was a legionary fortress and town in the Roman province of Britannia on the site of the modern city of Chester.
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Dewsbury is a minster town in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England.
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Didsbury is a suburban area of Manchester, England, on the north bank of the River Mersey, south of Manchester city centre.
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A direct grant grammar school was a type of selective secondary school in England and Wales that existed between 1945 and 1976.
Doves are an inactive alternative rock band from Cheshire, England.
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Dunlop Rubber was a multinational company involved in the manufacture of various rubber goods.
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Dutch Uncles are an English indie pop band from Marple.
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A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- "bad" and τόπος "place"; alternatively, cacotopia,Cacotopia (from κακός kakos "bad") was the term used by Jeremy Bentham in his 19th century works kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.
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East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
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Eboracum (Latin /ebo'rakum/, English or) was a fort and city in the Roman province of Britannia.
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Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
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Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era.
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Egyptology (from Egypt and Greek -λογία, -logia. علم المصريات) is the study of ancient Egyptian history, language, literature, religion, architecture and art from the 5th millennium BC until the end of its native religious practices in the 4th century AD.
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Elbow are an English rock band consisting of Guy Garvey (lead vocals, guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard, piano, backing vocals), Mark Potter (guitar, backing vocals) and Pete Turner (bass guitar, backing vocals).
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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, (née Stevenson; 29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist, biographer, and short story writer.
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Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom provide emergency care to people with acute illness or injury and are predominantly provided free at the point of use by the four National Health Services of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The end of Roman rule in Britain was the transition from Roman Britain to post-Roman Britain.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
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The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
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Eurostat is a Directorate-General of the European Commission located in Luxembourg.
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Everything Everything are an English indie rock band from Manchester that formed in late 2007.
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Factory Records was a Manchester-based British independent record label, started in 1978 by Tony Wilson and Alan Erasmus, which featured several prominent musical acts on its roster such as Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio, The Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, Northside, and (briefly) Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and James.
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The Fairey Band is a brass band based in Heaton Chapel in Stockport, Greater Manchester.
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Faisalabad (فیصل آباد;; Lyallpur until 1979) is the third-most-populous city in Pakistan, and the second-largest in the eastern province of Punjab.
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Fallowfield is a suburb of the city of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England.
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Fallowfield Stadium was an athletics stadium and velodrome in Fallowfield, Manchester, England.
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The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
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FINA or Fédération internationale de natation (English: International Swimming Federation) is the international federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for administering international competition in water sports.
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The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
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The fire services in the United Kingdom operate under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.
First Greater Manchester, First Manchester Limited formerly Greater Manchester Buses North Limited or simply First Manchester, is a bus operator in Greater Manchester.
The Flemish or Flemings are a Germanic ethnic group native to Flanders, in modern Belgium, who speak Dutch, especially any of its dialects spoken in historical Flanders, known collectively as Flemish Dutch.
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Flight training is a course of study used when learning to pilot an aircraft.
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The association football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held from 25 July to 11 August, and was the only sport to begin before the official opening day of the Olympic Games, two days before the opening ceremony.
Association football has been included in every Summer Olympic Games as a men's competition sport, except 1896 and 1932.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
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Fortune 1458 was a radio station based in Trafford Park, Manchester, England.
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Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British novelist and playwright.
Free public transport, often called fare-free public transit or zero-fare public transport, refers to public transport funded in full by means other than by collecting fares from passengers.
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Free trade is a free market policy followed by some international markets in which countries' governments do not restrict imports from, or exports to, other countries.
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The Free Trade Hall in Peter Street, Manchester, England, was a public hall constructed in 1853–56 on St Peter's Fields, the site of the Peterloo Massacre and is now a Radisson hotel.
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Friedrich Engels (. Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.;, sometimes anglicised Frederick Engels; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist and businessman.
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Full fiscal autonomy (FFA) – also known as devolution max, www.holyrood.com, accessed 23 October 2011 devo-max, or fiscal federalism – is a particular form of far-reaching devolution proposed for Scotland.
Fuse FM is a student radio station covering the campuses of the University of Manchester, England, UK, broadcasting throughout the university term online via the station's website from the University of Manchester Students' Union.
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Fustian is a variety of heavy cloth woven from cotton, chiefly prepared for menswear.
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The gender pay gap is the average difference between the remuneration for men and women who are working.
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General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.
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The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is an academic qualification, generally taken in a number of subjects by pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
George Gideon Oliver Osborne (born 23 May 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician, who was Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton from June 2001 until he stood down on 3 May 2017.
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A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city which is a primary node in the global economic network.
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The Globalization and World Cities Research Network, commonly abbreviated to GaWC, is a think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.
Glossop is a market town in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England, about east of Manchester, west of Sheffield and north of the county town, Matlock.
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GM Buses was the main bus company serving the ten metropolitan districts of Greater Manchester in North West England.
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Gnaeus Julius Agricola (13 June 40 – 23 August 93) was a Gallo-Roman general responsible for much of the Roman conquest of Britain.
Godley & Creme were an English rock duo composed of Kevin Godley and Lol Creme.
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Gorton is an area of Manchester in North West England, southeast of the city centre.
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Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
The Government Statistical Service (GSS) is the community of all civil servants who work in the collection, production and communication of UK official statistics.
Graham Eric Stringer (born 17 February 1950) is a British Labour Party politician who is the current Member of Parliament for Blackley and Broughton.
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A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
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Graphene is a semi-metal with a small overlap between the valence and the conduction bands (zero bandgap material).
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The Great Depression in the United Kingdom, also known as the Great Slump, was a period of national economic downturn in the 1930s, which had its origins in the global Great Depression.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
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The Greater Manchester Built-up Area is an area of land defined by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), consisting of the large conurbation that encompasses the urban element of the city of Manchester and the continuous metropolitan area that spreads outwards from it, forming much of Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Greater Manchester congestion charge was part of a bid to the Government's Transport Innovation Fund for a £3-billion package of transport funding and the introduction of a road congestion charge for Greater Manchester, a metropolitan county in North West England.
The Greater Manchester County Council (GMCC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater Manchester from 1974 to 1986.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, England.
Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive was the public body responsible for public transport in Greater Manchester between 1969 and 2011, when it became part of Transport for Greater Manchester.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is the police force responsible for law enforcement within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Greater Manchester Statutory City Region (sometimes called the Greater Manchester City Region or more commonly as the Manchester City Region) is a pilot administrative division of England, consisting of Greater Manchester plus five other borough divisions.
In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.
Greenfield land is undeveloped land in a city or rural area either used for agriculture or landscape design, or left to evolve naturally.
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Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
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Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
In economics, gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.
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Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
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Halifax is a minster town in the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, England.
Happy Mondays are an English alternative rock band from Salford, Greater Manchester.
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Hard Times – For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854.
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Harpurhey is an inner-city area of Manchester in North West England, approximately three miles north east of the city centre.
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Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author.
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Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle, (born 15 July 1934) is a British composer.
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The Harrying of the North was a series of campaigns waged by William the Conqueror in the winter of 1069–70 to subjugate northern England.
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Hattersley is an area of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, west of Glossop and east of Manchester city centre at the eastern terminus of the M67.
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Heart North West is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network.
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Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom.
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Heaton Park is a municipal park in Manchester, England, covering an area of over.
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Herman's Hermits are an English beat rock band, formed in Manchester in 1964.
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High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high-speed railway in the United Kingdom, directly linking London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester.
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The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is the official agency for the collection, analysis and dissemination of quantitative information about higher education in the United Kingdom.
Highfield Country Park is a area of open land, situated on the east side of Levenshulme, Manchester, that stretches to the east of Broom Avenue across to the rear of Reddish Golf Course and to the junction of Longford Road, Reddish and Nelstrop Road, Levenshulme.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts (formerly known as Hilton Hotels) is a global brand of full-service hotels and resorts and the flagship brand of Hilton.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
Lancashire is a county of England, in the northwest of the country.
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The history of Manchester encompasses its change from a minor Lancastrian township into the pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the United Kingdom and the world.
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Hits Radio (formerly Key 103 and Piccadilly Radio) is a commercial radio station, broadcasting to Greater Manchester on 103 FM & DAB and across the UK on digital platforms.
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HOME is a centre for international contemporary art, theatre and film in Manchester that opened on 24 April 2015, The Skinny, 26 November 2014.
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House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
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Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England.
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Hulme is an inner city area and electoral ward of Manchester, England, immediately south of Manchester city centre.
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Hyde is a town in Greater Manchester, England, which in 2011 had a population of 34,003.
An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
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Imperial War Museums (IWM) is a British national museum organisation with branches at five locations in England, three of which are in London.
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Imperial War Museum North (sometimes referred to as IWM North) is a museum in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
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The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
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Inspiral Carpets were an English alternative rock band, formed in 1983 in Oldham, Greater Manchester.
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Insular Celtic languages are a group of Celtic languages that originated in Britain and Ireland, in contrast to the Continental Celtic languages of mainland Europe and Anatolia.
Inter-city rail services are express passenger train services that cover longer distances than commuter or regional trains.
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International Music Publications (better known as IMP) is a British publisher of popular sheet music.
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located at the Fordham University History Department and Center for Medieval Studies.
The Irish language (Gaeilge), also referred to as the Gaelic or the Irish Gaelic language, is a Goidelic language (Gaelic) of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.
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Irish migration to Great Britain has occurred from the earliest recorded history to the present.
The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann / An Mhuir Mheann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain; linked to the Celtic Sea in the south by St George's Channel, and to the Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland in the north by the Straits of Moyle.
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Irish Travellers (an lucht siúil, meaning 'the walking people') are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group who maintain a set of traditions.
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Isabella Varley Banks (25 March 1821 – 4 May 1897), also known as Mrs G. Linnaeus Banks or Isabella Varley, was a 19th-century writer of English poetry and novels, born in Manchester, England.
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Islington Mill is the name commonly used to refer to the collection of nineteenth and early twentieth century buildings that reside at 1 James St, Salford M3 5HW, England, and to the Islington Mill Arts Club which occupies those buildings.
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ISO 3166-2:GB is the entry for the United Kingdom in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
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Italians in the United Kingdom, also known as British Italians or colloquially Britalians, are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom of Italian heritage.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
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ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
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Jackie Kay MBE FRSE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.
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James are an English rock band from Manchester, which was formed in 1982 and enjoyed popularity throughout the 1990s.
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James Fraser (18 August 1818 – 22 October 1885) was a reforming Anglican bishop of Manchester, England.
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James Watt (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.
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Jeff Smith (born 26 January 1963) is a British Labour Party politician from Manchester.
Joanne Roney OBE (born September 1961, Shard End, Birmingham) is the current Chief executive for Manchester City Council.
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John Bright (16 November 1811 – 27 March 1889) was a British Radical and Liberal statesman, one of the greatest orators of his generation and a promoter of free trade policies.
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John Dalton FRS (6 September 1766 – 27 July 1844) was an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist.
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John Leland or Leyland (13 September, – 18 April 1552) was an English poet and antiquary.
The John Rylands Library is a late-Victorian neo-Gothic building on Deansgate in Manchester, England.
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Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester.
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Karl MarxThe name "Karl Heinrich Marx", used in various lexicons, is based on an error.
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Kersal Moor is a recreation area in Kersal, Greater Manchester, England which consists of eight hectares of moorland bounded by Moor Lane, Heathlands Road, St.
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Key Radio is a local radio station owned and operated by Bauer Radio as part of the City 2 network.
The King David High School in Manchester, England, is a mixed, voluntary aided Jewish Orthodox academy school.
Kiss 102 was a dance music radio station based in Manchester, England.
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Knutsford is a town in Cheshire, England, south-west of Manchester and north-west of Macclesfield.
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KPMG is a professional service company and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
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Laurence Stephen Lowry (1 November 1887 – 23 February 1976) was an English artist.
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The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
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Laissez-faire (from) is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are free from government intervention such as regulation, privileges, tariffs and subsidies.
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Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
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The Lancashire Cotton Famine, also known as the Cotton Famine or the Cotton Panic (1861–65), was a depression in the textile industry of North West England, brought about by overproduction in a time of contracting world markets.
Lancashire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Lancashire, England.
Lancashire Cricket Club, one of eighteen first-class county clubs in the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales, represents the historic county of Lancashire.
Langley is an area of Middleton in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England, south-southwest of Rochdale and north-northeast of Manchester City Centre.
The larger urban zone (LUZ), or Functional Urban Area (FUA), is a measure of the population and expanse of metropolitan areas in Europe and OECD countries.
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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
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Latinisation or Latinization is the practice of rendering a non-Latin name (or word) in a Latin style.
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Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
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Leigh is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, southeast of Wigan and west of Manchester, on low-lying land northwest of Chat Moss.
Levenshulme is an area of Manchester in North West England bordering Fallowfield, Longsight, Gorton, Burnage, Heaton Chapel and Reddish, approximately halfway between Stockport and Manchester city centre on the A6.
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Liam James Fray (born 15 May 1985) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist, best known as the founder and frontman of Manchester-based indie rock band The Courteeners, which was formed in 2006.
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Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between 9 January 2006 and 10 April 2007.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
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Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant.
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List of airports in the United Kingdom is a partial list of public active aerodromes (airports and airfields) in the UK and the British Crown Dependencies.
This is a list of Celtic tribes, listed in order of the Roman province (after Roman conquest) or the general area in which they lived.
This is a list of official cities in the United Kingdom as of 2015.
A commodities exchange is an exchange where various commodities and derivatives products are traded.
This is a list of telephone dialling codes in the United Kingdom.
The EFL Cup is a knockout cup competition in English football organised by and named after the English Football League (EFL).
This is a list of districts of England showing their ethnic composition as recorded in the 2011 census.
This is a list of districts of England ordered by area, according to Standard Area Measurements published by the Office for National Statistics.
List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, estimated figures for from the Office for National Statistics.
The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout competition in English football, organised by and named after The Football Association (the FA).
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List of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and British Overseas Territories
This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and British Overseas Territories.
Since opening in 1992, the Manchester Metrolink light-rail/tram system has grown to a network of 93 tram stops.
This is a list of the mayors and lord mayors of Manchester in the North West of England.
This is a list of metropolitan areas in Europe, with their population according to three different sources.
This is a list of extant tramway and light rail systems in England.
The list of motorways in the United Kingdom is a complete list of motorways in the United Kingdom.
The fifty-sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom was the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2015 general election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.
This is a list of people from Manchester, a city in North West England.
For the purposes of directing mail, the United Kingdom is divided by Royal Mail into postcode areas.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
This list of the tallest buildings and structures in Manchester ranks skyscrapers, structures and towers in the city of Manchester, England by height.
This is a list of the most populous urban areas as at the 2011 census, as defined by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), although the basis for the sourced list (used for its ready availability of the data) is Citypopulation.de.
Manchester is a product of the Industrial Revolution, recognisable for its industrial past.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
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The Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L&MR) was a railway opened on 15 September 1830 between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in England.
Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
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The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
Local nature reserve (LNR) is a designation for nature reserves in Great Britain.
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Longsight is an inner city area of Manchester, England, about south of the city centre.
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Lord is an appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others acting like a master, a chief, or a ruler.
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In British or Irish history, the lordship of a manor is a lordship emanating from the feudal system of manorialism.
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Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
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Lucy Maria Powell (born 10 October 1974) is a British Labour and Co-operative politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) Manchester Central since winning the seat at a by-election in November 2012.
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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
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M People is an English dance music band which formed in 1990 and achieved success throughout most of the 1990s.
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The M postcode area, also known as the Manchester postcode area, is a group of postcode districts in Greater Manchester, England.
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The M56 motorway, also known as the North Cheshire motorway, is in Cheshire and Greater Manchester, England.
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The M60 motorway, Manchester Ring Motorway, or Manchester Outer Ring Road, is an orbital motorway in North West England.
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Madchester was a music and cultural scene that developed in the Manchester area of North West England in the late 1980s, in which artists merged alternative rock with acid house culture and other sources, including psychedelia and 1960s pop.
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Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
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Maine Road was a football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England, that was home to Manchester City F.C. from 1923 to 2003.
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The United Kingdom has been awarded, or is bidding to hold, a number of major international sporting events during the 2010s leading to an idea of a 'Golden Decade' in British sport.
Mamucium, also known as Mancunium, is a former Roman fort in the Castlefield area of Manchester in North West England.
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Manchester was an ancient ecclesiastical parish of the hundred of Salford, in Lancashire, England.
Manchester Township was one of the many townships and chapelries which formed the ancient parish of Manchester within the Salford hundred of Lancashire, England.
The Manchester Academy is composed of four concert venues, located on the campus of the University of Manchester, in Manchester, England.
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Manchester Airport is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England, south-west of Manchester city centre.
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Manchester Airport station is a railway and tram station at Manchester Airport, England which opened at the same time as the second air terminal in 1993.
The Manchester Aquatics Centre ("MAC") is a public aquatics sports facility south of the city centre of Manchester, England, north of the main buildings of the University of Manchester near Manchester Metropolitan University.
The Manchester Arena is an indoor arena in Manchester, England, immediately north of the city centre and partly above Manchester Victoria station in air rights space.
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Manchester Arndale (sometimes also known as the Arndale Centre or the Arndale, a term that has been widely used to describe a number of shopping centres in the UK) is a large shopping centre in Manchester, England.
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Manchester Art Gallery, formerly Manchester City Art Gallery, is a publicly owned art museum on Mosley Street in Manchester city centre.
The Manchester Baby, also known as the Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM), was the world's first stored-program computer.
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The Manchester Blitz (also known as the Christmas Blitz) was the heavy bombing of the city of Manchester and its surrounding areas in North West England during the Second World War by the Nazi German Luftwaffe.
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Manchester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George, in Manchester, England, is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester, seat of the Bishop of Manchester and the city's parish church.
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Manchester Cenotaph is a First World War memorial, with additions for later conflicts, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for St Peter's Square in Manchester, England.
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Manchester city centre is the central business district of Manchester, England, within the boundaries of Trinity Way, Great Ancoats Street and Whitworth Street.
Manchester City Council is the local government authority for Manchester, a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
Manchester City Football Club is a football club in Manchester, England.
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Manchester Civil Justice Centre is a governmental building in Manchester, England.
Manchester Cricket Club was founded in 1816 and was a direct forerunner of Lancashire County Cricket Club, founded in 1864.
Mancunian (or Manc) is the dialect spoken in Manchester, North West England, and its environs.
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The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) is the largest independent day school for boys in the United Kingdom (ages 7–18) and is located in Manchester, England.
Manchester High School for Girls is an independent day school for girls and a member of the Girls School Association.
The Manchester International Festival is a biennial international arts festival, with a specific focus on original new work, held in the English city of Manchester.
Manchester Jewish Museum occupies the former Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue on Cheetham Hill Road in Manchester, England.
Manchester Liberalism, Manchester School, Manchester Capitalism and Manchesterism are terms for the political, economic and social movements of the 19th century that originated in Manchester, England.
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Liverpool Road is a former railway station on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in Manchester, England, which opened on 15 September 1830.
The Manchester Martyrs – William Philip Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O'Brien – were three men executed for the murder of a police officer in Manchester, England, in 1867, during an incident that became known as the Manchester Outrages.
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Metrolink (also known as Manchester Metrolink) is a tram/light rail system in Greater Manchester, England.
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Manchester Metropolitan University (often referred to as Manchester Met, Man Met, or MMU) is a new, public university located in Manchester, England.
Manchester Museum is a museum displaying works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history and is owned by the University of Manchester, in England.
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The Opera House in Quay Street, Manchester, England, is a 1,920-seater commercial touring theatre that plays host to touring musicals, ballet, concerts and a Christmas pantomime.
Manchester Oxford Road railway station is a railway station in Manchester, England, at the junction of Whitworth Street West and Oxford Street.
Manchester Piccadilly is the principal railway station in Manchester, England.
Manchester Pride is an annual LGBT pride festival and parade held each summer in the city of Manchester, England.
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The Manchester Ship Canal is a inland waterway in the North West of England linking Manchester to the Irish Sea.
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The Manchester station group is a station group (for fares purposes) of four railway stations in Manchester city centre, England consisting of Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Victoria and Deansgate.
Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, Neo-gothic municipal building in Manchester, England.
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Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Manchester Velodrome is an indoor Olympic-standard cycle-racing track in Manchester, England, which opened in 1994.
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Manchester Victoria station in Manchester, England is a combined mainline railway station and Metrolink tram stop.
The Mancunian Way is a two mile long elevated motorway in Manchester, England.
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The manorial courts were the lowest courts of law in England during the feudal period.
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Manorialism was an essential element of feudal society.
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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
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Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the Middle Ages, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city.
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Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.
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Mary Barton is the first novel by English author Elizabeth Gaskell, published in 1848.
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Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
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Mastermind is a British game show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting, and air of seriousness.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is a directly elected political post responsible for the strategic government of Greater Manchester, including health, transport, housing, strategic planning, waste management, policing, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and skills.
Media in Manchester has been an integral part of Manchester's culture and economy for many generations and has been described as the only other British city to rival to London in terms of television broadcasting.
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MediaCityUK is a mixed-use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal in Salford and Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
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A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
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The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
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Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county.
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The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England.
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A metropolitan economy refers to the cohesive, naturally evolving concentration of industries, commerce, markets, 2.
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Metropolitan-Vickers, Metrovick, or Metrovicks, was a British heavy electrical engineering company of the early-to-mid 20th century formerly known as British Westinghouse.
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Metroshuttle is a free bus system that operates in Greater Manchester.
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In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
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The Midland Hotel is a grand hotel in Manchester, England.
Michael Joseph Patrick Kane (born 9 January 1969) is a British Labour Party politician who was elected as Member of Parliament for Wythenshawe and Sale East on 13 February 2014.
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Mixed is an ethnicity category that has been used by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics since the 1991 Census.
Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), known mononymously as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author.
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Moss Side is an inner-city area and electoral ward of Manchester, England.
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A mother is the female parent of a child.
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A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI or formerly known as MOSI) in Manchester, England, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city's achievements in these fields.
The Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester aims to preserve and promote the public transport heritage of Greater Manchester in North West England.
The Romani people are also known by a variety of other names; in English as gypsies or gipsies (seen by some as a slur, as discussed below) and Roma, in Greek as γύφτοι (gíftoi) or τσιγγάνοι (tsingánoi), in Central and Eastern Europe as Tsingani (and variants), in France as gitans besides the dated bohémiens, manouches, in Italy as zingari and gitani, in Spain as gitanos, and in Portugal as ciganos.
The HSBC UK National Cycling Centre is a multipurpose cycling venue in Sportcity, Manchester, Great Britain.
The National Football Museum is England’s national museum of football.
The National Indoor BMX Arena is an indoor BMX racing stadium, located in Sportcity, Manchester, UK.
The National Squash Centre is a squash venue in Eastlands, Manchester, England, which was constructed for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment; leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.
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New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.
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Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
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Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German, later British scholar of the history of art, and especially that of architecture.
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The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
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North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
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North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is an unofficial region of Wales.
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The North West Air Ambulance is the helicopter emergency medical service that covers the North West region of England consisting of the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside.
The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS), formerly 4 services (Cumbria Ambulance Service, Lancashire Ambulance Service, Cheshire and Mersey Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Ambulance Service), was formed on 1 July 2006, as part of Health Minister Lord Warner's plans to reduce the number of NHS ambulance service trusts operating in the United Kingdom meaning that (NWAS) was given a bigger area to cover, making them the second largest in England It is one of 10 Ambulance Trusts providing England with Emergency medical services, and is part of the National Health Service, receiving direct government funding for its role.
North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
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North West England is a constituency of the European Parliament.
The North West Enquirer was a short-lived weekly regional tabloid newspaper covering the North West region of England.
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Northen Etchells was a township in Cheshire, England.
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Northenden is a suburb of Manchester, England, with a population of 14,771 at the 2011 census.
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Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
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The Northern Hub is a rail programme in Northern England to improve and increase train services and reduce journey times between its major cities and towns by electrifying lines and removing a major rail bottleneck in Manchester.
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The Northern School of Music (NSM) started life (1920) as Manchester's branch of the Matthay School of Music.
In the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) codes of the United Kingdom (UK), the three levels are.
The O2 Apollo Manchester (known locally as The Apollo and formerly Apollo Theatre, Manchester Apollo and Carling Apollo Manchester) is a concert venue located in Ardwick Green, Manchester, England.
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Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
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An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
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The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.
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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Offshoring is the relocation of a business process from one country to another—typically an operational process, such as manufacturing, or supporting processes, such as accounting.
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Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
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Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United.
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Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
Oldham is a town in Greater Manchester, England, amid the Pennines and between the rivers Irk and Medlock, southeast of Rochdale and northeast of Manchester.
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Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
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Oliver Heywood (9 September 1825 – 1892) was an English banker and philanthropist.
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One Angel Square is an office building in Manchester, England.
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An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.
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The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, distinct from latitude and longitude.
The term Other White is a classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom and has been used in documents such as the 2011 UK Census to describe people who self-identify as white persons who are not of the English, Welsh, Scottish or Irish ethnic groupings.
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An overspill estate is a housing estate planned and built for the housing of excess population in urban areas, both from the natural increase of population and often in order to rehouse people from decaying inner city areas, usually as part of the process of slum clearance.
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Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The Palace Theatre, Manchester, is one of the main theatres in Manchester, England.
Parks, water parks and other open spaces in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, include the following.
Several parties have advocated the relocation of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from its current location at the Palace of Westminster, London, to the English Midlands or Northern England, for economic or other reasons.
The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is a conservatory and university-preparatory school in the Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood of northern Baltimore, Maryland, United States, facing the landmark Washington Monument circle at the southeast corner of North Charles and East Monument Streets (also known as intersection of Mount Vernon Place and Washington Place).
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The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.
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The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
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The People's History Museum (the National Museum of Labour History until 2001) in Manchester, England, is the United Kingdom's national centre for the collection, conservation, interpretation and study of material relating to the history of working people in the UK.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (8 September 1934 – 14 March 2016) was an English composer and conductor.
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Peter Saville (born 9 October 1955) is an English art director and graphic designer.
The Peterloo Massacre occurred at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England, on 16 August 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 who had gathered to demand the reform of parliamentary representation.
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Piccadilly Gardens is a green space in Manchester city centre, England, between Market Street and the edge of the Northern Quarter.
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Pirate radio or a pirate radio station is a radio station that broadcasts without a valid license.
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Plant Hill Arts College (formally Plant Hill High School) was an 11-16 community school, serving boys and girls predominately from the Blackley area of North Manchester.
Platt Fields Park is a large public park in Fallowfield, Manchester, England which is home to Platt Hall.
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The British Poet Laureate is an honorary position appointed by the monarch of the United Kingdom on the advice of the Prime Minister.
A poor law union was a geographical territory, and early local government unit, in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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Manchester's music scene had successful groups before the mid-1970s, including The Hollies, The Bee Gees, and Herman's Hermits.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
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The Port of Manchester was a port in North West England, until its closure in 1982.
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Post Office Ltd (Swyddfa’r Post Cyf.; Oifis a' Phuist) is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches.
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The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (later known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.
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Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, on the north bank of the River Ribble.
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The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
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Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.
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Puerto Cabezas (Bragman's Bluff; Bilwi) is a municipality in Nicaragua.
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Purchasing power parity (PPP) is a neoclassical economic theory that states that the exchange rate between two countries is equal to the ratio of the currencies' respective purchasing power.
The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
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Quay Street is a street in the city centre of Manchester, England.
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Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
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Real Story was a current affairs programme which aired on the British television channel BBC One at 19:30 GMT weekly on Mondays.
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In the United Kingdom, a regional casino (super casino or mega casino) was the largest category of casino permitted under law – equivalent in size to the larger casinos in Las Vegas.
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The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.
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Lauren Maria "Ren" Harvieu (born 3 September 1990) is an English singer and songwriter from Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester.
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Sir Richard Arkwright (23 December 1732 – 3 August 1792) was an English inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.
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Sir Richard Charles Leese, CBE (born 21 April 1951) is a politician in Manchester, England.
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Ringway is a civil parish on the southern border of Manchester, England.
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The River Irk is a river in North West England that flows through the northern suburbs and towns of Greater Manchester.
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The River Irwell is a long river which flows through the Irwell Valley in North West England.
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The River Medlock is a river in Greater Manchester, England, which rises near Oldham and flows south and west for ten miles to join the River Irwell in Manchester city centre.
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The River Mersey is a river in the North West of England.
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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, (5 February 17882 July 1850) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834–35 and 1841–46) and twice as Home Secretary (1822–27 and 1828–30).
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Rochdale is a town in Greater Manchester, England, at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch, northwest of Oldham and northeast of Manchester.
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The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled V-12 piston aero engine of 27-litres (1,650 cu in) capacity.
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Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
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The Roman conquest of Britain was a gradual process, beginning effectively in AD 43 under Emperor Claudius, whose general Aulus Plautius served as first governor of Roman Britain (Britannia).
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
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The Royal Exchange is a grade II listed building in Manchester, England.
The Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM) was founded in 1893 by Sir Charles Hallé who assumed the role as Principal.
The Royal Northern College of Music is one of the leading conservatoires in the world, located in Manchester, England.
The Rule of the Major-Generals from August 1655 – January 1657, was a period of direct military government during Oliver Cromwell's Protectorate.
Runcorn is an industrial town and cargo port in Halton, Cheshire, England, and in the southeast of the Liverpool City Region.
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Rusholme is an inner-city area of Manchester, England, about two miles south of the city centre.
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The Rylands Library Papyrus P52, also known as the St John's fragment and with an accession reference of Papyrus Rylands Greek 457, is a fragment from a papyrus codex, measuring only 3.5 by 2.5 inches (8.9 by 6 cm) at its widest; and conserved with the Rylands Papyri at the John Rylands University Library Manchester, UK.
Sackville Gardens in Manchester, England, is bounded by Manchester College's Shena Simon Campus on one side and Whitworth Street, Sackville Street and the Rochdale Canal and Canal Street on the others.
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Saddleworth is a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester, England.
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Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
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Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
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Sale is a town in Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
The Salford Hundred (also known as Salfordshire) is one of the subdivisions of the historic county of Lancashire, in Northern England.
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Salford Quays is an area of Salford, Greater Manchester, England, near the end of the Manchester Ship Canal.
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Salford is a town in the City of Salford, North West England.
Manchester is one of the principal cities of the United Kingdom, gaining city status in 1853, thus becoming the first new city in over 300 years since Bristol in 1542.
The second city of the United Kingdom is an unofficial claim made at various times by several cities since the establishment of the UK in 1707.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
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Sir Simon Michael Schama, CBE, FRSL, FBA (born 13 February 1945) is an English historian specialising in art history, Dutch history, and French history.
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Simply Red are a British soul and pop band which formed in 1983 in Manchester.
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Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
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Sky Track Cycling was a professional track cycling team competing in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics series.
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Slum clearance, slum eviction or slum removal is an urban renewal strategy used to transform low income settlements with poor reputation into another type of development or housing.
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Smooth North West is a regional radio station owned by Communicorp and operated by Global Radio as part of the Smooth Radio network.
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Snake Pass is a hill pass in the Derbyshire section of the Peak District, crossing the Pennines between Glossop and the Ladybower Reservoir at Ashopton.
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Manchester in the United Kingdom is a city which was built by the Industrial Revolution, and has ultimately influenced political and social thinking in Britain and beyond.
The South Pennines is a region of moorland and hill country in northern England lying towards the southern end of the Pennines.
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Spinning is the twisting together of drawn-out strands of fibers to form yarn, and is a major part of the textile industry.
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Manchester City and Manchester United are popular Premier League football clubs in Manchester, United's ground is in Old Trafford, and fixtures between the clubs are referred to as the Manchester Derby.
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St Bede's College is an independent Roman Catholic co-educational school for children from 3–18 years on Alexandra Road South in Whalley Range, Manchester, England.
St Helens is a large town in Merseyside, England.
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Stagecoach Group plc is an international transport group operating buses, trains, trams and express coaches.
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Stagecoach Manchester Greater Manchester Buses South Limited is a bus operator in Greater Manchester, England.
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Stalybridge is a town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 23,731 at the 2011 Census.
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Standedge (pronounced Stannige) is a moorland escarpment in the Pennine Hills of northern England between Marsden, West Yorkshire and Diggle, Greater Manchester.
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A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
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Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, south-east of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey.
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Stretford is a town in Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, on flat ground between the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal, southwest of Manchester city centre, south of Salford and northeast of Altrincham.
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In linguistics, a suffix (sometimes termed postfix) is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word.
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Suffragettes were members of women's organisations in the late-19th and early-20th centuries who, under the banner "Votes for Women", fought for women's suffrage, the right to vote in public elections.
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Sunset 102 was the first Incremental radio station, a new type of station licensed by the Independent Broadcasting Authority in 1989.
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Take That are an English pop group formed in Manchester in 1990.
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The Metropolitan Borough of Tameside is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in North West England.
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Team Sky is a British professional cycling team that competes in the UCI World Tour.
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In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
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The textile industry is primarily concerned with the design, production and distribution of yarn, cloth and clothing.
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Textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution in Britain was centred in south Lancashire and the towns on both sides of the Pennines.
That's Manchester is a local television station serving Greater Manchester.
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The 1975 are an English rock band originating from Manchester.
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The Cenotaph is a war memorial on Whitehall in London, England.
The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are an English indie rock band.
The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, originating in Manchester in 1989.
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The Communist Manifesto (originally Manifesto of the Communist Party) is an 1848 political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
The Condition of the Working Class in England (German: Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse in England) is an 1845 book by the German philosopher Friedrich Engels, a study of the industrial working class in Victorian England.
The Courteeners are an English indie rock band formed in Middleton in 2006 by Liam Fray (lead guitar/vocals), Michael Campbell (drums/backing vocals), Daniel "Conan" Moores (rhythm guitar) and Mark Cuppello (bass); the latter was replaced by the band's producer Joe Cross in 2015.
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The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
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The Factory is a £110 million theatre and arts venue to be built on the former site of Granada Studios, in the St John's Quarter of Manchester (currently the site of the Starlight Theatre), being developed by Manchester Quays Ltd (MQL), a development partnership between Allied London and Manchester City Council, and is to be the permanent home of the Manchester International Festival.
The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.
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The Green Building is an environmentally conscious mixed-use development situated in Manchester.
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The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
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The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, which became famous in the Madchester years of the 1980s and early 1990s.
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The Hallé is an English symphony orchestra based in Manchester, England.
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The Hollies are a British pop/rock group best known for their pioneering and distinctive three-part vocal harmony style.
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The Independent is a British online newspaper.
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The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex situated on Pier 8 at Salford Quays, in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
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The Manchester Man is a novel by the British writer Isabella Banks.
The Monkees were an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.
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The Northern Echo is a regional daily morning newspaper, based in the town of Darlington in North East England; serving County Durham and Teesside.
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The O2 Arena (temporarily the sponsor-neutral "North Greenwich Arena", during the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London.
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The Outfield were an English rock band based in London, England.
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The Printworks is an urban entertainment venue offering a cinema, clubs and eateries, located on the corner of Withy Grove and Corporation Street in Manchester city centre, England.
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Revolution 96.2 (formerly known as 96.2 The Revolution) is an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to the areas of Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside in Greater Manchester, England.
The Secret Garden is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published as a book in 1911, after a version was published as an American magazine serial beginning in 1910.
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The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
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The Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983.
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The Street is a British drama television series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC.
The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury.
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The Yorkshire Post is a daily broadsheet newspaper, published in Leeds in northern England.
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A theatre in the round, arena theatre or central staging is a space for theatre in which the audience surrounds the stage.
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Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson (20 February 1950 – 10 August 2007) was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC.
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Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.
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In England, a township (Latin: villa) is a local division or district of a large parish containing a village or small town usually having its own church.
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The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions.
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Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England, with an estimated population of 233,300 in 2015.
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Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, opposite Salford Quays on the southern side of the Manchester Ship Canal, southwest of Manchester city centre and north of Stretford.
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A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
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The transport infrastructure of Greater Manchester is built up of numerous transport modes and forms an integral part of the structure of Greater Manchester and North West England – the most populated region outside of South East England which had approximately 301 million annual passenger journeys using either buses, planes, trains or trams in 2014.
The UCI Track Cycling World Championships are the set of world championship events for the various disciplines and distances in track cycling.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.
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The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 96, was the 10th UEFA European Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by European nations and organised by UEFA.
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The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs.
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The UEFA European Championship (known informally as the Euros) is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.
List of railway stations in the United Kingdom, split alphabetically.
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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
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A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
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A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The 2,520 railway stations on the National Rail network in Great Britain are classified into six categories (two of which are each divided into two subcategories) by the Department for Transport.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
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The University of Law (ULaw) (formerly the College of Law) is a for-profit, private university in the United Kingdom, providing law degrees, specialist legal training, and continuing professional development courses for British barristers and solicitors.
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The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.
The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) was a university based in the centre of the city of Manchester in England.
The climate in urban areas differs from that in neighboring rural areas, as a result of urban development.
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Urbis was an exhibition and museum in Manchester, England, designed by Ian Simpson.
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The former Victoria University of Manchester, now the University of Manchester, was founded in 1851 as Owens College.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
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In Ancient Rome, the vicus (plural vici) was a neighborhood or settlement.
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A water taxi or a water bus, also known as a sightseeing boat, is a watercraft used to provide public or private transport, usually, but not always, in an urban environment.
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The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
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The West Pennine Moors is an area of the Pennines covering approximately of moorland and reservoirs in Lancashire and Greater Manchester, England.
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Whit Friday, meaning White Friday, is the name given to the first Friday after Pentecost or Whitsun (White Sunday).
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White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
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White people is a racial classification specifier, used mostly for people of European descent; depending on context, nationality, and point of view, the term has at times been expanded to encompass certain persons of North African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent, persons who are often considered non-white in other contexts.
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The Whitworth is an art gallery in Manchester, England, containing about 55,000 items in its collection.
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Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Douglas, south-west of Bolton, north of Warrington and west-northwest of Manchester.
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William Ewart Gladstone, (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party.
William Hulme's Grammar School is a mixed all-through school located in Whalley Range, Manchester, England.
William Wyld (1806 in London – 25 December 1889 in Paris) was an English painter.
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Wilmslow is a town and civil parish in Cheshire, England, that is south of Manchester.
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Withington is a suburb of south Manchester, England.
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Withington Girls' School is an independent day school in Fallowfield, Manchester, United Kingdom, providing education for girls between the ages of seven and eighteen.
Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) --> is the right of women to vote in elections; a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist.
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Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
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The World Squash Championships are squash events for men and women organised by the Professional Squash Association.The men's event was first held in 1976, and the women's was inaugurated in 1979.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
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Worsley is a town in the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England.
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Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China.
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Wythenshawe is an area of south Manchester, England.
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Xfm Manchester was a commercial radio station broadcasting alternative and indie music to Manchester in North West England.
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York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
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Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
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Imagine FM is an Independent Local Radio station based in Stockport broadcasting to South Manchester and Cheshire in the North West of England.
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10cc are an English rock band founded in Stockport, England, who achieved their greatest commercial success in the 1970s.
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The 1893 FA Cup Final was a football game contested by Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton.
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The 1911 FA Cup Final was the 40th FA Cup final.
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The 1915 FA Cup Final took place on 24 April 1915 and was contested by Sheffield United and Chelsea.
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The 1966 FIFA World Cup (officially: World Championship-Jules Rimet Cup-England 1966) was the eighth World Cup and it was held in England from 11 to 30 July.
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The 1970 FA Cup Final was contested by Chelsea and Leeds United.
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The 1977 Football League Cup Final was played between Aston Villa and Everton and required three games to decide the winner, the only time this has happened in the League Cup.
The 1978 Football League Cup Final was the eighteenth League Cup final, and was contested between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest.
The 1984 Football League Cup Final (billed as the Milk Cup Final) was an association football match between Liverpool and Everton.
The 1996 Manchester bombing was an attack carried out by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) on Saturday 15 June 1996.
The 2002 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XVII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Manchester 2002 were held in Manchester, England, from 25 July to 4 August 2002.
The 2003 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on 28 May 2003 to decide the winner of the 2002–03 UEFA Champions League.
The 2008 UEFA Cup Final was a football match that took place on 14 May 2008 at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England.
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The 2010 World Lacrosse Championship was held between 15–24 July.
The 2013 Ashes series was a series of Test cricket matches contested between England and Australia for the Ashes.
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The 2013 Rugby League World Cup was the fourteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup and took place in England, Wales, France and Ireland.
The 2015 Rugby World Cup was the eighth Rugby World Cup, the quadrennial rugby union world championship.
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24 Hour Party People is a 2002 British comedy-drama film about Manchester's popular music community from 1976 to 1992, and specifically about Factory Records.
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808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine.
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84 Plymouth Grove, now known as Elizabeth Gaskell's House, is a writer's house museum in Manchester.
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