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A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian novel by Anthony Burgess published in 1962.
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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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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
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Ahmedabad (also known as Amdavad Gujarati pronunciation) is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat.
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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 British Government 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 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 the European aircraft company Airbus.
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An airport is an aerodrome with facilities for flights to take off and land.
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The Alan Turing Memorial, situated in the Sackville Park in Manchester, England, is in memory of Alan Turing, a pioneer of modern computing.
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The Albert Hall is located in Peter Street, 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; later The Prince Consort; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria.
Alderley Edge is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England.
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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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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 about southwest of Manchester city centre, south-southwest of Sale and east of Warrington.
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The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.
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Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain was the process, from the mid 5th to early 7th centuries, by which the coastal lowlands of Britain developed from a Romano-British to a Germanic culture following the Roman withdrawal in the early 5th century.
John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen 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.
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Arthur Friedheim (Артур Фридхайм, 26 October 1859 – 19 October 1932) was a Russian-born pianist, conductor and composer who was one of Franz Liszt's foremost pupils.
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Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), was a soldier and statesman, and one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain.
An arts festival is a festival that features the arts in a wide sense of the word, not just visual arts.
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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
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Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.
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The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF).
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The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine heavy bomber developed during the Second World War by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom.
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Baguley is a small locality in Wythenshawe, and an electoral ward of the city of Manchester in North West England.
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Baltimore (locally) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 26th-most populous city in the country.
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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 title of honour, often hereditary, and ranks as one of the lower titles in the various nobiliary systems of Europe.
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A barrage balloon, sometimes called a "blimp", is a large balloon tethered with metal cables, used to defend against aircraft attack by damaging the aircraft on collision with the cables, or at least making the attacker's approach more difficult.
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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.
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BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 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.
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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.
Black British are British people of Black and African 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 large 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 urban park in Blackley, a district of Manchester, England.
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Bolton (or locally) is a town in Greater Manchester, in the North West of England.
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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 found on the upper ventral region of the torso of male and female primates.
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A breast-shaped hill is a mountain in the shape of a human breast.
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A brick is a block or a single unit of a kneaded clay-bearing soil, sand and lime, or concrete material, fire-hardened or air-dried, used 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 an international 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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vt unexplained ed British African Caribbean (or Afro-Caribbean) people are residents of the United Kingdom who are of West Indian background and whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa.
British Arabs are Arab people living or born in the United Kingdom.
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British Asians (also referred as South Asians in the United Kingdom, Asian British people or Asian Britons), are persons of Asian descent who resides in the United Kingdom.
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A British Bangladeshi (ব্রিটিশ বাংলাদেশি) is a person of Bangladeshi origin who resides in the United Kingdom having immigrated to the UK and attained citizenship through naturalisation or whose ancestors did so.
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A British brass band is a musical ensemble comprising a standardised range of brass and percussion instruments.
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British Chinese (also known as Chinese British, Chinese Britons) (Chinese: 華僑, 华侨, Yīngguó Huáqiáo) 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 educational and cultural opportunities.
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British Cycling (formerly the British Cycling Federation) is the national governing body for cycle racing in Great Britain.
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The term British Indian (also Indian British or Indian Britons) refers to citizens of the United Kingdom whose ancestral roots lie in India.
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British Pakistanis (پاکستانی نزاد 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, is a British multinational telecommunications services company with head offices in London, England, United Kingdom.
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Buile Hill Park is a Grade II listed public park 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 around 73,500.
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Bury (locally also) is a town in Greater Manchester, England.
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Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, England.
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Buzzcocks are an English punk band, formed in Bolton 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 (or; Caribe; Caraïben; Caribbean Hindustani: कैरिबियन (Kairibiyana); Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles) 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, DBE, FRSL (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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In the Latin language of the ancient Roman Empire, castra (singular castrum) were buildings or plots of land reserved for or constructed for use as a military defensive position.
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Córdoba, also called 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 of England are areas to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government 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 a leading American author, social critic, and professor of art.
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Charles Worsley (24 June 1622 – 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. She first published her works (including her best known novel, Jane Eyre) under the pen name Currer Bell.
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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 (or; archaically the County Palatine of Chester; abbreviated Ches.) 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 Wales to the west (bordering Wrexham and Flintshire).
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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 is a walled city in Cheshire, England.
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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 (or occasionally) familiarly known as "Chets", is a specialist independent co-educational music school in Manchester city centre in North West England.
Chinatown in Manchester, England is an ethnic enclave in the city centre.
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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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Cincinnati is a city in and the county seat of Hamilton County, Ohio, United States.
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The CIS Tower is an office skyscraper on Miller Street in Manchester, England.
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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.
The City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England, also known as Etihad Stadium or The Etihad for sponsorship reasons, is the home ground of Manchester City Football Club.
The City of Salford is a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England.
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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.
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 music, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
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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 Consumers' Co-operatives.
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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Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde is a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger jet airliner.
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Constituent country is a term sometimes used in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger political entity, such as a sovereign state.
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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 peoples of the two countries.
Contact is Manchester, England's provocative and innovative performance venue, and multi-disciplinary arts centre.
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Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers) made of weathering steel.
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Contemporary architecture is, in broad terms, the architecture of the present day.
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 England and 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 (informally known as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 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 denotes a metropolis centred on cotton trading servicing the cotton mills in its hinterland.
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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 is a railway town and civil parish within the unitary authority area 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.
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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 "Davy" Jones (30 December 1945 – 29 February 2012) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, actor and businessman best known as one of the Monkees four man pop rock group and co-star of the TV series of the same name.
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Deansgate is a railway station in Manchester city centre, England.
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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Demonym (δῆμος dẽmos 'people, tribe', ὄνομα ónoma 'name') is a recently created word that denotes terms that are used to identify natives or residents of a certain or specific place and which are derived from the name of that place.
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The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.
Deprivation indices are a measure of the level of deprivation in an area.
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Derby (locally) is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands region of 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.
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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.
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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 English alternative rock band, originating from Cheshire.
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Dunlop Rubber was a British multinational involved in the manufacture of various rubber goods.
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A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- and τόπος, alternatively, cacotopia, Cacotopia (κακό, caco.
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East Germany, formally the German Democratic Republic or GDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or DDR), was a state in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
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Eboracum was a fort and city in the Roman province of Britannia.
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Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.
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Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM KCIE PRA FRIBA (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944), was a British architect who is 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 alternative rock band consisting of Guy Garvey (vocals, guitar), Richard Jupp (drums, percussion), 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 simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a English novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era.
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The end of Roman rule in Britain is the period during which the Roman Empire ended its relationship with Britain, thus marking the transition from Roman Britain to post-Roman Britain.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") in the Kingdom of England over, principally, the manner of its government.
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Eurostat is a Directorate-General of the European Commission located in Luxembourg.
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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, formerly Lyallpur, is the third most populous city in Pakistan after Karachi and Lahore.
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Fallowfield is a suburban locality in the city of 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 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 recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for administering international competition in Aquatics.
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The Financial Times (FT) is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
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First Manchester, First Manchester Limited formerly Greater Manchester Buses North Limited now trading as First Greater Manchester, is a bus operator in Greater Manchester.
Flemings (Vlamingen) are a Germanic ethnic group, who speak 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 except 1896 and 1932 as a men's competition sport.
The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to as simply 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 an American-English writer of plays and prose fiction.
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 collecting fares from passengers.
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Free trade is a 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. or;; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German social scientist, author, journalist, businessman, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, together with Karl Marx.
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Full fiscal autonomy (FFA) – also known as devolution max, www.holyrood.com, accessed 23 October 2011 devo-max, fiscal federalism, independence lite or independence-minus, – 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 (also known as gender wage gap, male–female income difference, gender gap in earnings, gender earnings gap, gender income difference) is the difference between male and female earnings expressed as a percentage of male earnings, according to the OECD.
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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 academically rigorous, internationally recognised qualification awarded in a specified subject, generally taken in a number of subjects by pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland over two years (three years in certain schools).
George Osborne (born Gideon Oliver Osborne; 23 May 1971) is a British politician and member of the Conservative Party who has been First Secretary of State since 2015, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury since 2010 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton since 2001.
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Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman (born 21 June 1930) is a British Labour politician who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1970, first for Manchester Ardwick and then for Manchester Gorton.
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A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city generally considered to be an important node in the global economic system.
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The Globalization and World Cities Research Network, commonly abbreviated to GaWC, is a think tank based in the Geography department at Loughborough University in England, that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.
Glossop is a market town within the Borough of High Peak in Derbyshire, England.
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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.
Gorton is an area of the city of Manchester, in North West England.
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Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, Neo-Gothic or Jigsaw Gothic, and when used for school, college, and university buildings as Collegiate Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
Graham Eric Stringer (born 17 February 1950) is a British Labour Party politician who is the current Member of Parliament (MP) for Blackley and Broughton having previously represented Manchester Blackley from 1997 to 2010.
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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 classical languages but more recently an academically oriented secondary school.
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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 2.7 million.
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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.
Greater Manchester bus route 192 runs between Hazel Grove and Piccadilly Gardens.
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.
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 measure of the size of an economy.
Gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy, in economics.
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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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GVA Grimley Ltd, operating as Bilfinger GVA, is one of the largest commercial property advisers operating throughout the UK and Ireland.
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Halifax is a minster town, in the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, England The town has been a centre of woollen manufacture from the 15th century onward, originally dealing through the Piece Hall.
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 Birtwistle (born 15 July 1934) is a British composer.
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Harry Edwin Wood (3 February 1881 – 27 February 1946) was an English astronomer.
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The Harrying (or Harrowing) of the North was a series of campaigns waged by William the Conqueror in the winter of 1069–1070 to subjugate northern England.
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Hattersley is an area of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, 4 miles west of Glossop and 10 miles 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 is a major international airport in west London, England.
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Heaton Park is a municipal park in Manchester, England, covering an area of over,. The park includes the grounds of a Grade I listed, neoclassical 18th century country house, Heaton Hall.
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Herman's Hermits are an English beat (or pop) band, formed in Manchester in 1962.
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High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high-speed railway to link the cities of London and Birmingham, and then to extend to North West England and Yorkshire.The first phase of HS2 is set to begin in 2017 with an indicated opening date in 2026, while completion of the entire network is expected in 2033.
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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 an international chain of full service hotels and resorts and the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide.
The historic counties of England were established for administration by the Normans, in most cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires established by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The History of Lancashire begins with its establishment as a county of England in 1182, making it one of the youngest of the historic counties of England.
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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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HOME is a centre for international contemporary art, theatre and film in Manchester that opened on 24 April 2015 as part of the First Street development.
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House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.
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Huddersfield is a large market town and is the largest settlement in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees, 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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The hundred of Salford was an ancient division of the historic county of Lancashire, in Northern England.
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Hyde is a town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England.
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 shortened to indie music or indie) is music produced independently from major 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 are an alternative rock band from Oldham in Greater Manchester, England that was formed by musicians Graham Lambert and Stephen Holt in 1983.
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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.
Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language 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.
Irish Travellers (an lucht siúil) also called pavees, tinkers or gypsies, 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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Italians in the United Kingdom, also known as British Italians or colloquially Britalians, are British citizens or residents of Italian descent.
ITV is a commercial TV network in the United Kingdom.
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ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television or Granada TV) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England.
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Jackie Kay MBE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.
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James are an English rock band from Manchester.
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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, FRS, FRSE (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose Watt steam engine, an improvement of the Newcomen steam engine, 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 is an English Labour Party politician from Manchester.
John Bright (16 November 1811 – 27 March 1889), Quaker, 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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Joinville is the largest city in Santa Catarina State, in the Southern Region of Brazil.
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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 103 is a local radio station owned and operated by Bauer Radio as part of the City 1 network.
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Key 2 is a local radio station owned and operated by Bauer Radio as part of the City 2 network.
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The King David High School located in Manchester, United Kingdom 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, southwest of Manchester and northwest of Macclesfield.
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KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC.
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Laurence Stephen "L.
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The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
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Laissez-faire is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are free from government interference such as regulations, privileges, tariffs, and subsidies.
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Lancashire (archaically the County Palatine of Lancaster; 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 ceremonial county of Lancashire, England.
Lancashire County Cricket Club represents the historic county of Lancashire in cricket’s County Championship.
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 Functional Urban Area (FUA) - formerly known as larger urban zone (LUZ) - is a measure of the population and expanse of metropolitan areas in Europe.
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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 is the practice of rendering a non-Latin name (or word) in a Latin style.
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Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.
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Leigh (pop. 43,000) is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, southeast of Wigan and west of Manchester city centre.
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 away 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 Courteeners, which was formed in 2006.
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Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007.
Light rail or light rail transit (LRT) is urban public 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, Linum usitatissimum.
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This is a list of Celtic tribes, listed in order of the province or the general area in which they lived.
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A commodities exchange is an exchange where various commodities and derivatives products are traded.
This is a list of districts of England showing their ethnic composition as recorded in the 2011 census.
List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, reported in June 2015 as the 2014 mid-year estimates 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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The Football League Cup is a knockout cup competition in English football organised by and named after The Football League.
This is a list of the Mayors and Lord Mayors of Manchester in the North West of England.
This list of metropolitan economies in the United Kingdom is compiled by the Brookings Institution in Washington D. C. and based upon the UK metropolitan areas defined by the ESPON project of the European Union.
The fifty-sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom is the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2015 general election of members of parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.
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.
List of urban areas in the United Kingdom 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 Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.
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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 the United Kingdom.
Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.
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 or LNR is a designation for nature reserves in Great Britain.
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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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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; a master, chief, or ruler.
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In British society, the lordship of a manor is a lordship originating in the feudal system of manorialism.
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Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.
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Lucy Maria Powell (born 10 October 1974) is a British Labour and Co-operative politician and Member of Parliament for Manchester Central in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.
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The M postcode area, also known as the Manchester postcode area, is a group of several 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 Greater Manchester, a metropolitan county in North West England.
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The M62 is a west–east trans-Pennine motorway in Northern England, connecting Liverpool and Hull via Manchester and Leeds.
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Madchester is a British music scene that developed in the Manchester area, England, towards the late 1980s and into the early 1990s.
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Madison Square Garden (sometimes called MSG or The Garden) is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan, New York.
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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, was a fort in the Roman province of Britannia.
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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.
Manchester Academy is a brand name used by the University of Manchester Students' Union for its four concert venues in Manchester, England, which are on Oxford Road both within and adjacent to the main Students' Union building.
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Manchester Airport, is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England.
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Manchester Airport is a railway station at Manchester Airport, England opening together with a second terminal in 1993.
The Manchester Aquatics Centre ("MAC") is a public aquatics sports facility south of the centre of Manchester, England, north of the main buildings of the University of Manchester, and near the Manchester Metropolitan University.
The Manchester Arena is an indoor arena in Hunts Bank, Manchester, England.
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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 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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Alliance Manchester Business School (Alliance MBS) is the business school of the University of Manchester in Manchester, England.
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 and the city's parish church.
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Manchester Central Library is the headquarters of the city's library and information service in Manchester, England.
Manchester city centre is the central business district of Manchester, England, within the boundaries of the River Irwell, 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 in Manchester, England and was a forerunner of the modern Lancashire County Cricket Club, founded in 1864.
Mancunian (or Manc) is a dialect, and the name given to the people of Manchester, England, and its environs.
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The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering the Manchester area of the United Kingdom.
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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Manchester 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 members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, an organisation dedicated to ending British rule in Ireland.
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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 'MMU' and simply referred to as 'Man Met', is a British public university located in North West England, and was established in 1970 as 'Manchester Polytechnic', and gained University Status in 1992.
Manchester Museum is a museum displaying works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history and is owned by the University of Manchester.
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The Opera House in Quay Street, Manchester, England, is a 1920-seater commercial touring theatre that plays host to touring musicals, ballet, concerts and a Christmas pantomime.
Manchester Oxford Road railway station is an elevated railway station in the city centre of 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 gay 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 Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM), nicknamed Baby, was the world's first stored-program computer.
The Manchester station group is a station group 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.
Manchester Velodrome is an indoor cycle-racing track in Manchester, England, which opened in 1994.
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Manchester Victoria railway station in Manchester, England is the city's second largest mainline railway station and one of eight Metrolink tram stations within the city zone.
The manorial courts were the lowest courts of law in England during the feudal period.
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Manorialism, an essential element of feudal society, was the organizing principle of rural economy that originated in the villa system of the Late Roman Empire, was widely practiced in medieval western and parts of central Europe, and was slowly replaced by the advent of a money-based market economy and new forms of agrarian contract.
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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (Roberts, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the 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 medieval period, 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 analyzes class relations and societal conflict, that uses a materialist interpretation of historical development, and 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 located 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 quiz show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting and air of seriousness.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is a planned directly elected political post responsible for the strategic government of Greater Manchester, including health, transport, housing, strategic planning, policing 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 site 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 until 2000) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
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The Metro is a free newspaper published in tabloid format in the United Kingdom by DMG Media (part of Daily Mail and General Trust).
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metropolitan region, metro area or just metro, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing: industry, infrastructure, and housing.
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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, firms, housing, human capital, infrastructure and other economic elements that are comprised in a particular metropolitan area.
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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 European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
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The Midland 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), commonly known by his last name, Morrissey, or by his nickname, Moz, is an English singer, lyricist and author.
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Moss Side is an inner-city area and electoral ward of Manchester, England.
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Mothers are women who inhabit or perform the role of bearing some relation to their children, who may or may not be their biological offspring.
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A municipality is usually an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government or jurisdiction.
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The Museum of Science and Industry (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 is a museum that aims to preserve and promote the public transport heritage of Greater Manchester, a metropolitan county in North West England.
The Romani people are also known by a variety of other names; in English as Gypsies (seen by some as a slur, as discussed below) and Roma, in Greek as γύφτοι (gýftoi) or τσιγγάνοι (tsinganoi), in Central and Eastern Europe as Tsigani (and variants), in France as gitans besides the dated bohémiens, manouches, in Italy as zingari and gitani, and in Spain as gitanos.
The National Cycling Centre is a multipurpose cycling venue in Sportcity, Manchester, Great Britain.
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 the research and study of organisms including plants or animals 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 and currently consisting of Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman.
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Newcastle upon Tyne (RP:; Locally), 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 CBE FBA (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983), was a German-born British scholar of history of art and, especially, of history of architecture.
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The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled as William the Conqueror.
The Normans (Normands; Nortmanni) were the people who in the 10th and 11th centuries gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
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The North East is one of the nine regions of England that are classified at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
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North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales.
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The North West Air Ambulance is the helicopter emergency medical service that covers the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside.
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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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 suburban area and electoral ward of the city of Manchester in North West England.
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Northern England, also known as the North of England, the North or the North Country, is a cultural region of England.
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The Northern Hub is a rail project across Northern England aimed at stimulating economic growth by increasing train services, reducing journey times and electrifying lines between the major cities and towns in the north.
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The Northern School of Music (NSM) started life (1920) as Manchester's branch of the Matthay School of Music.
The O2 Apollo Manchester (formerly Manchester Apollo) 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 climate (also known as marine, west coast and maritime) is the climate typical of the west coasts at the middle latitudes of most continents, and generally features warm (but not hot) summers and cool (but not cold) winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range.
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The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the 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 large town in Greater Manchester, England.
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Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.
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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 that contains sections of string (violin, viola, cello and double bass), brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
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The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude.
is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
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Other Black is the name of an ethnicity category used by the Office for National Statistics in the United Kingdom.
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The term Other White is a classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom and has been used in documents such as the 2001 UK Census to describe people who self-identify as white persons who are neither British nor Irish.
An overspill estate is a housing estate planned and built for the rehousing of people from decaying inner city areas, as frequently occurred in most large British towns and cities for most of the 20th century.
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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.
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, facing the Washington Monument circle at the corner of North Charles and East Monument Streets (also known as intersection of Mount Vernon Place and Washington Place).
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The Pennines are a range of mountains and hills separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
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The People's History Museum (formerly 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, CH, CBE (born 8 September 1934) is an English composer and conductor.
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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 that 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 is illegal or unregulated radio transmission for entertainment or political purposes.
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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 location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land.
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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, (Oifis a'phuist, Swyddfa’r Post), 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 an English professional league for men's association football clubs.
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Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England.
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The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or PIRA) was an Irish republican paramilitary organisation that sought to remove Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom and bring about an independent republic encompassing all of Ireland.
A pub, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Britannica.com; Subscription Required.
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Public housing may be 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, and capital of, the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN) of Nicaragua.
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Purchasing power parity (PPP) is a component of some economic theories and is a technique used to determine the relative value of different currencies.
The Puritans were a group of English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to purify the Church of England from all Roman Catholic practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
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Quay Street is a street in Manchester city centre, in Greater 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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A regional casino, more commonly known as a super casino (or occasionally known as mega casino or other variants), is the term given to the largest category of casino that was to have been permitted under UK law – equivalent in size to the larger casinos in Las Vegas.
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In England, the region is the highest tier of sub-national division used by Her Majesty's Government.
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Rehovot (רְחוֹבוֹת) is a city in the Center District of Israel, about 20 kilometers (12 mi) south of Tel Aviv.
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Sir Richard Arkwright (born 23 December 1732 in Preston, died 3 August 1792 in Cromford) was an inventor and a leading entrepreneur during the early Industrial Revolution.
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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 of Manchester before merging with the River Irwell in the city centre.
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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 in North West England.
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The River Mersey is a river in North West England.
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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February 17882 July 1850) was a British Conservative statesman, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and again from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846.
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Rochdale is a market town in Greater Manchester, England, positioned at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch, north-northwest of Oldham, and north-northeast of the city of Manchester.
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The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled, V-12, piston aero engine, of 27-litre (1,650 cu in) capacity.
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Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") is the name given to the areas of the island of Great Britain that were governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 409 or 410.
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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).
The Rossendale Forest is the area of hills in Lancashire, England between the Manchester basin and the upper Ribble valley.
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Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically 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 a conservatoire 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 the Metropolitan Borough of Halton, Cheshire, England, and a member of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.
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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.
Saddleworth is a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester, England.
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Saddleworth Moor is an area of the South Pennines in Northern 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 the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal subject (a federal city).
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Sale is a town in Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, historically in Cheshire.
Salford Quays is an area of Salford, Greater Manchester, England, near the end of the Manchester Ship Canal.
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Salford lies at the heart of the City of Salford, a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, in North West England.
Santa Catarina (Saint Catherine) is a state in southern Brazil.
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 1801.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
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Simon Michael Schama, CBE (born 13 February 1945) is an English historian specialising in art history, Dutch history, and French history.
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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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Smooth North West is a Independent Local Radio station based in Salford, Greater Manchester.
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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.
Spinning is a major part of the textile industry.
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Sports in the City of Manchester are an important part of the city's culture.
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St Bede's College, Manchester, England is an independent Roman Catholic day school situated on Alexandra Road South in the Whalley Range area of the city, and is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.
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Stagecoach Group plc is an international transport group operating buses, trains, trams, express coaches and ferries.
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Stagecoach in Manchester Greater Manchester Buses South Limited is a bus operator in Greater Manchester.
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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 railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
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Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England.
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Stretford (pop. 37,500) is a town in Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
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In linguistics, a suffix (also sometimes termed postfix or ending or, in older literature, affix) is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word.
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Suffragettes were members of women's organisation (right to vote) movements in the late 19th and early 20th century, particularly militants in Great Britain such as members of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).
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Sunset 102 was the first Incremental radio station, a new type of station licensed by the Independent Broadcasting Authority back in 1989.
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Take That are an English pop group who formed 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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Tampere (Swedish: Tammerfors or) is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland.
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Team Sky (UCI team code: SKY) is a British professional cycling team that competes in the UCI World Tour.
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In geography, temperate or tepid latitudes of Earth lie between the tropics and the polar regions.
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The textile industry or apparel industry is primarily concerned with the design and production of yarn, cloth, clothing, and their distribution.
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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.
The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are an English indie rock band.
The Chemical Brothers are a British electronic dance music band 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 is a 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, near Rochdale, in 2006 by Liam Fray (guitar/vocals), Michael Campbell (drums/backing vocals), Daniel "Conan" Moores (guitar) and Mark Joseph Cuppello (bass).
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The Daily Sport was a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom by Daily Sport Ltd., which specialised in celebrity news and softcore pornographic stories and images.
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The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.
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The Fall are 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 national 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 late 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 an English pop/rock group known for their pioneering and distinctive three part vocal harmony style.
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The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.
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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 are an American pop/rock band that released music in their original incarnation between 1965 and 1971, with subsequent 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, referred to as North Greenwich Arena in the context of the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2, a large entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in London.
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The Outfield is an English pop rock/power pop power trio based in Manchester, 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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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 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
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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 television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern, directed by David Blair, and produced by Granada Television for the BBC.
The Sun is a daily tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Yorkshire Post is a daily broadsheet newspaper, published in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, covering the whole of Yorkshire as well as parts of north Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.
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Theatre-in-the-round or arena theatre (also referred as central staging) is any theatre space in which the audience surrounds the stage area.
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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.
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Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England.
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A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the public body responsible for co-ordinating public transport services throughout Greater Manchester, in North West England.
The transport infrastructure of 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.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal and 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.
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, known simply as the 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.
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The UEFA Europa League, previously called the UEFA Cup, is an annual association football club competition organized by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs.
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The UEFA European Championship, or simply, 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.
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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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
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A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.
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The University of Law (ULaw) (formerly the College of Law) is a private university located in the United Kingdom.
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The University of Manchester (UoM) is a public research university in the city of Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (est. 1824) and the Victoria University of Manchester (est. 1851).
The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) was a university based in the centre of the city of Manchester in England.
Urban climate refers to climatic conditions in an urban area that differ from neighboring rural areas, and are attributable to urban development.
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Urban renewal,which is generally called urban regeneration or regeneration in the United Kingdom, is a program of land redevelopment in areas of moderate to high density urban land use.
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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.
The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) 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.
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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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Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg, pronounced) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages spoken natively in Wales, by some along the Welsh border in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).
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The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is a major inter-city railway route in the United Kingdom.
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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, depending on context used for people of Caucasian ancestry.
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The Whitworth Art Gallery is an art museum in Manchester, England, containing about 55,000 items in its collection.
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Whitworth Gardens (also known as Sackville Park) in Manchester, England, is bounded by the Manchester College 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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Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England.
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William Ewart Gladstone (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898), was a British Liberal politician.
William Hulme's Grammar School is an Academy in Whalley Range, Manchester, England.
William Wyld (London 1806 – 25 December 1889 Paris) was an English painter.
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Wilmslow is a town 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(also known as woman suffrage or woman's right to vote) is the right of women to vote and to stand for electoral office.
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Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and certain other animals, including cashmere from goats, mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
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The World Open Squash Championship is a squash event which serves as the individual world championship for squash players organized by the Professional Squash Association.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts 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, and is the most populous city in Central China.
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Wythenshawe (pop. 86,000) is a district in the south of the city of 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, and is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.
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Yorkshire 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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The 1893 FA Cup Final was an association football (soccer) 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, the eighth staging of the World Cup, 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 in Manchester, England.
The 2002 Commonwealth Games, officially the XVII Commonwealth Games 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, home ground of Manchester City F.C., in Manchester, England.
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The 2010 FIL World Lacrosse Championship was held between 15–24 July 2010.
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 is the eighth Rugby World Cup, the quadrennial rugby union world championship.
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24 Hour Party People (FAC-401) 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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758 Mancunia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.
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808 State are a British electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind.
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84 Plymouth Grove, now known as Elizabeth Gaskell's House, is a Grade II* listed neoclassical villa in Manchester, England, which was the residence of William and Elizabeth Gaskell from 1850 till their deaths in 1884 and 1865 respectively.
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