Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has emerged as a prospective bidder for Hamleys as the toy store’s Chinese owner looks for an exit.
A Manchester business has launched a legal claim against Bentley Motors over the ownership of a clothing trademark, the latest move in a lengthy dispute with the luxury carmaker.
A “completely reckless” motorist who twice knocked over a police constable after she attempted to pull his vehicle over has been jailed for seven years.
Police forces have been told to carry out urgent reviews into their volunteer cadet programmes after officers in two cities were accused of abusing their positions for a “sexual purpose”.
Royal Bank of Scotland paid contractors a staggering £400 a day to stuff envelopes, wasting thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money in the process, it can be revealed.
Britain’s biggest nightclub operator Deltic Group has snapped up three Tiger Tiger venues, as the iconic club’s owner looks to offload its late-night sites.
Ariana Grande said she still finds it difficult to talk about the Manchester Arena bombing at her concert last year, as she was thanked by city residents for her support after the attack.
Actor Idris Elba will premiere a musical theatre production about life in South Africa after Nelson Mandela at a festival next year.
Six newborn puppies stolen in an armed robbery have died, police said.
Ariana Grande has announced a world tour based on her latest album Sweetener.
A protest and march by the English Defence League (EDL) in Manchester has passed off peacefully.
Amazon is to open a new office in Manchester as part of plans to create more than 1,000 research and development jobs across the country.
Filipino fast food chain Jollibee will create 1,500 jobs in the UK by 2023 as part of a multimillion-dollar expansion plan, it revealed ahead of the opening of its first London store.
A police officer has been taken to hospital after he was hit by a van while attending reports of a disturbance.
Super-sized bee sculptures which went on display around Manchester have raised more than £1.1 million at auction.
The first police dog on the scene at the Manchester Arena bombing will be awarded an “animal OBE” for his devotion to duty.
Beleaguered internet news site Unilad has been acquired out of administration by its arch rival Ladbible.
A car being driven on a metal wheel rim has been stopped by police on a motorway.
Grime artist Bugzy Malone has said it took a decade to release his debut album because he was waiting for “the right audience”.
Two men have been arrested after a mother was punched and her disabled child verbally abused in a city centre.