Manchester Evening News

Articles from February 19, 2019

Anna Shows Mettle to Grab Medal Double at Alpine Meet
WORSLEY ski trailblazer Anna Kamaly-Asl showed all of her steel to bounce back for a medal double on the opening day of the English Alpine Skiing Championships in Bormio, Italy.The 13-year-old - who trains at Chill Factore with Manchester Ski Club -...
Ann's a Good MP and Will Do Well in Another Party
ANN COFFEY was one of seven Labour MPs who resigned from the party yesterday to protest against Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.The Stockport MP and six colleagues - Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker, Mike Gapes and Chuka Umunna - quit...
Be Six Tiny Tweaks. Big Changes
The smallest changes to your usual routine can have a big impact on your health, so get swapping, says MICHELE O'CONNORSWAP YOUR DINNER PLATE FOR A SMALLER ONE PEOPLE eat 22% less when they replace 12in dinner plates - now the average size used in the...
Best of the Rest
THIS TIME NEXT YEAR ITV, 8PM MORE emotional turmoil from the show that sees people make a vow to transform their lives in one year.Davina McCall speaks to them before the pledge, then via the miracle of television, she skips to the other side of the...
Bundesliga Side Enduring Poor Campaign
AFTER reaching the summit of the Premier League and advancing to the FA Cup quarter finals, City continue their hunt for trophies in the knockout rounds of the Champions League tomorrow.The Blues travel to Bundesliga side Schalke who, in contrast to...
'Dangerous' Sex Offender Spied on Boys from Bush
A CONVICTED sex offender watched young boys from a bush while performing an indecent act - then 'stalked' them through a park, a court heard.Christian Taylor, 41, has now been classed as 'a dangerous offender' by the judge who locked him up.Taylor, from...
Devil in the Detail as Dan Swaps Notes on Guardiola and Zidane
DANILO has revealed Pep Guardiola's attention to detail is second to none - despite previously playing Zinedine Zidane.The full-back is one of the few players in the City squad with experience of winning the Champions League at Real Madrid, and the Brazilian...
Douglas in Impressive Form after Permit Blow
PEP Guardiola's frustration with the FA's decision not to grant Douglas Luiz a work permit at the start of the season was clear.The FA informed City three days before their Premier League campaign started at the Emirates in August that Douglas would...
Everybody Needs Good Neigh-Bours
WILD horses couldn't drag Martin Clunes away from this 10,000-mile island hopping adventure - in this case, quite literally.He's on the East coast of America in Virginia, where he attends a unique world-famous event on the quiet backwater of Chincoteague.On...
Foden Close to Regular Starts at Blues
PHIL Foden has been told what aspect of his game he must improve to be considered a City regular.City legend Paul Dickov was speaking after Foden scored twice in the 4-1 win over League Two side Newport in the FA Cup, and said the 18-year-old is close...
Freddie's Ready
INCOMING Top Gear presenter Freddie Flintoff has said he feels unfazed by the pressure of joining the the long-running motoring show.The former England and Lancashire cricketer and comedian Paddy McGuinness join Chris Harris as presenters for the new...
Fury's Deal 'Will Not' KO Wilder Shot
TYSON Fury's proposed rematch with Deontay Wilder has been throw into doubt after the Briton announced a deal with ESPN that makes it the 'exclusive' broadcaster of his fights in the United States.Negotiations for a rematch, following December's controversial...
Gasworks Have Bitten the Dust
FLATTENED land lies where two metal giants once stood for 100 years.Ewan MacColl immortalised them in his ode to the city, Dirty Old Town. One version of it opens with the lyric: "I met my love by the gasworks wall/Dreamed a dream by the old canal."Now...
Gem Gets Stuck into Bumpercise
THE DIARY In association with Email: katie.fitzpatrick@reachplc.com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Email: vickie.scullard@reachplc.com Phone: 0161 211 2194 See more celebrity pictures, videos and interviews online at: manchestereveningnews.co.uk KATIE FITZPATRICK...
Guardiola Will Go for Goals against Struggling Schalke
THE Champions League returns for City in a difficult tie at Schalke, as Pep Guardiola will be looking for a positive first-leg result to take back to the Etihad.At this stage last season, City put four goals past Basel in the first leg, which was also...
'Harassed' Woman Tries to Dodge Drink-Drive Ban
A MUM-OF-TWO tried to dodge a road ban for drink-driving by arguing she had only driven 150 yards down a remote farm track - after being called fat by people who had been 'harassing' her at the pub.Sarah Crumpton, who claimed she was the victim of a...
Head Boy Pog Takes Control of the Bridge
OLE Gunnar Solskjaer is not the only 'Ole' they serenade at United.'Ole, ole, Ander Herrera', the raucous Reds contingent chorused in the Shed End. Ole might enter the top 10 of newborn baby boy names in Greater Manchester this year!Paul could also become...
Hit-Run Killer Was Speeding at 55mph in 20mph Zone
A DAD-OF-ONE who killed an 11-year-old schoolboy in a hitand-run had been banned from the roads on THREE previous occasions for dangerous driving, a court heard.Michael Ricardo Robinson, 31, admitted causing the death of Taylor Schofield by dangerous...
Honda Set to Close Swindon Car Plant
HONDA is planning to close its plant in Swindon with the loss of more than 3,000 jobs.Workers at the Wiltshire factory said they were "devastated" by the announcement, which is expected to be confirmed by the Japanese car giant today.Honda failed to...
I'm Heartbroken Says 'Queen of Botox' after Clinic Blaze
THE "Queen of Botox" has told of her devastation over a suspected arson attack on her clinic.The blaze broke out at Dr Nyla Raja's Medispa clinic in Wilmslow, a favourite with celebs such as model Abbey Clancy and Atomic Kitten singer Natasha Hamilton,...
Injured Ashton Back for Nations Italian Job
ENGLAND hope to have Chris Ashton available for the final two rounds of their Guinness Six Nations title quest as the Sale wing battles a calf strain.Ashton suffered the injury in training during the squad's three-day camp in London and will receive...
JANE Danson Has Spoken about Her [...]
THE DIARY In association with Email: katie.fitzpatrick@reachplc.com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Email: vickie.scullard@reachplc.com Phone: 0161 211 2194 See more celebrity pictures, videos and interviews online at: manchestereveningnews.co.uk KATIE FITZPATRICK...
JD Sports Shares Rocket as It Buys into Footasylum
JD SPORTS has picked up a significant stake in its high street rival Footasylum, causing shares in the troubled firm to rocket.In a stock market announcement, JD Sports said it has snapped up an 8.3 per cent holding in Footasylum for 'investment purposes.'...
Learning to Accept Ourselves with Some Self-Compassion
SELF-ACCEPTANCE is an important foundation to positive mental wellbeing.Accepting ourselves, both the qualities we like but also the flaws, mistakes and attributes we don't like, is not an easy thing to do.A positive first step on the path to self-acceptance...
Mrs Gaskell's House? Well, She Wasn't Even In!
TOURISTS - they can be a tough lot to please.From football fans to weekend city breakers, visitors are flocking to Manchester in unprecedented numbers.But the rise of Tripadvisor has made it much easier for disgruntled sightseers to vent their spleen...
My Anxiety Sometimes Feels like There's a Lion in the Room
ANDREA MCLEAN is undoubtedly glamorous and successful - she'll celebrate 12 years as a panellist on the hugely popular daytime show Loose Women in March - but she's had her share of personal challenges.It's only now - after more than a decade battling...
New-Found Trust Is Key for Pog as Reds Back on Track
PAUL Pogba says the trust between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his players has been the key difference at United in recent weeks.Since sacking Jose Mourinho in December of last year, the Reds have embarked on an incredible transformation which has seen them...
News Raheem Shows a Touch of Class
RAHEEM Sterling showed a touch of class off the pitch this weekend by meeting up with a 13-year-old footballer who has suffered racial abuse. The City star had already written a personal letter to Ethan Ross after the teenager's grandmother got in touch...
Phil Good Feeling Lies Ahead for Bright Star
THIS was the moment City have been waiting for.When Phil Foden stepped up from being second fiddle, someone who takes his lead from superstars like David Silva and Kevin de Bruyne.This was the moment when he took the destiny of a game - and it could...
Pog One of the Best in World - Solskjaer
UNITED manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lauded Paul Pogba as 'one of the best attacking midfielders in the world' following his talismanic performance at Chelsea.The French World Cup winner created Ander Herrera's 31st-minute opener and then started and...
Preparing Business Forbrexit
WITH THE UK'S DEPARTURE FROM THE EU, SMEs ARE FACED WITH IMPORTANT DECISIONS ABOUT FOREIGN EXCHANGE, LABOUR AND TRADE. YORKSHIRE BANK'S GROUP BUSINESS BANKING DIRECTOR, GAVIN OPPERMAN, IS HERE TO ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS...Q With parliament currently in...
Rail Fares Overhaul to Stop 'Split Ticketing'
PLANS for a sweeping overhaul of rail ticketing to stop passengers having to buy split tickets to get the cheapest fares have been revealed.So-called 'split ticketing' involves savvy travellers buying multiple tickets covering different parts of a journey,...
Restaurants Where the Kids Can Eat for under A QUID This Half-Term
EATING out is expensive at the best of times but it's even harder when the school holidays are sapping any spare cash you might have had.Thankfully there are some places trying to give the parents a bit of help over half term, by letting the kids eat...
Sane Will Get Warm Welcome at Former Club
WHILE Schalke are proud of what their former player Leroy Sane has achieved since he left for City in 2016, they'll still be looking to ruin his homecoming in the Champions League knock-out stages tomorrow.Sane spent a total of eight years at Schalke...
Scholes Up for Fight as Latics Eye Up Play-Offs
OLDHAM manager Paul Scholes is aware of the managerial challenges that lie ahead of him in League Two, following the disappointment of Crewe Alexandra's late equaliser on Saturday.The Latics, who are unbeaten under Scholes, host their third consecutive...
Show Compassion for Those with Mental Health Issues
WHEN we think of diversity, the issue of mental health would not immediately spring to mind.Yet mental health issues affect one in four of us each year with people struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, phobias and much more.If these were physical...
The WHAT WE LEARNED ANALYSIS CHARLOTTE DUNCKER
¦ UNITED'S MIDFIELD THREE CAST your mind back a few weeks and it wasn't that long ago there would be no guaranteed names on the team sheet come the start of a game. Jose Mourinho never settled on his firstchoice XI and this proved costly. Solskjaer hasn't...
United Rated
SERGIO ROMERO Made routine but important saves from David Luiz and Pedro with the game goalless. Dependable throughout ASHLEY YOUNG Defensively iffy at times and caught in two minds in the opening stages, but regained composure CHRIS SMALLING A much...
Why Should Public Pay to Park at Hospitals?
VIEWPOINTS Write to: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF Or email: viewpoints@men-news.co.ukTHE vulnerable and sick continue to suffer at our hospitals thanks to our councils looking the other way when it comes...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.