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Dunelm's 'fantastically warm' £18 duvet set is 'easy to wash' and has a reversible autumn design

"This duvet cover is absolutely gorgeous. The reversible side is just beautiful with the little hedgehogs. This duvet cover is brushed cotton and so warm and cosy, I just love it, especially in this climate."

Tom Grennan to headline Sounds of the City 2024 show at Castlefield Bowl next summer

The BRIT-nominated singer will perform a huge outdoor gig in Manchester next summer

Xavi names Manchester United player as toughest opponent his Barcelona have faced

Marcus Rashford scored and provided an assist for Man Utd against Barcelona at Camp Nou last season.

Man City legend Francis Lee passes away aged 79

Franny Lee will forever be a Manchester City great after a tremendous playing career and he also returned to the club as chairman in the 1990s

Strictly Come Dancing contestant shares love for Ellie Leach as Corrie star says it 'comes around so quick'

The Coronation Street star is fast becoming one of the favourites on the BBC One dancing show

Oldham Athletic legend Keith Hicks taking part in Rochdale 10k for two charities close to his heart

The former Rochdale and Oldham Athletic centre-half will be raising money for The Barry Kilby Prostate Appeal and Prostate Cancer UK

Second man dies in hospital after triple stabbing in Halifax

Three men have been arrested in connection to the incident

Formerly 'inadequate' nursery heaped with praise after latest Ofsted inspection

The nursery was rated as 'good' in all categories by Ofsted

Expert gives the 'exact' outside temperature and date when you should turn your heating on

There is an optimum temperature - and date - to switch your central heating on

DWP letters to be sent to millions who will receive up to £600 to help pay heating bills

The Winter Fuel Payment will help millions of Brits pay for their heating over the coming months

Impressive 50-storey glass tower in Salford is complete

Buy-to-rent skyscraper is first of three huge structures

Gemma Atkinson hits back with 'not my first rodeo' after baby Tio photo leaves fan concerned

The comments came after the celebrity mum shared adorable pictures of Thiago meeting radio colleague and friend for the first time

Francis Lee dies aged 79 - live reaction as tributes pour in for Man City legend

Manchester City icon Franny Lee has died at the age of 79, the club has announced.

British Gas makes change to how some customers pay energy bills

Paper bills will begin to look different for many customers

FA Cup fourth qualifying round draw in full as Rochdale, Oldham and Altrincham discover opponents

The FA Cup fourth qualifying round draw took place today with National League sides including Rochdale, Oldham Athletic and Altrincham enter the competition

Fourteen arrests in a week as police continue to target Piccadilly Gardens

"Operation Vulcan Piccadilly is about improving the look and feel of Piccadilly Gardens ensuring it is a place that Mancunians can be proud of as the heart of our city centre."

Pep Guardiola faces familiar battle as Man City return to RB Leipzig

Manchester City have lost their last two matches ahead of their toughest Champions League group stage game this week

Manchester United training squad ahead of Galatasaray includes Kobbie Mainoo

Manchester United's players trained at Carrington ahead of the Champions League clash with Galatasaray.

'Starboy is back' - Manchester United fans make exciting observation in latest training session

Man United fans were given a surprise boost on Monday as long-term absentee Kobbie Mainoo was spotted at Carrington

Hospital trust gets £11.9m for two new units to reduce long wait times

The funding will go towards two new hospital developments designed to reduce patient wait times

Galatasaray name travelling squad to face Manchester United in the Champions League

A Chelsea star has been ruled out of a reunion with Man United boss Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford due to injury

Met Office predicts 'very warm' weather this week with temperatures up to mid-20s

A mixed bag of weather has been predicted for the coming days all across the country

Mobile phones not the issue that needs addressing in Manchester schools say heads

Most schools already have a phone ban and leaders say there are many more urgent issues facing the education sector

When is Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk? Fight date, TV channel and ringwalks

Everything you need to know after Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk announced a fight that will decide the first undisputed heavyweight world champion since 1999

Rasmus Hojlund and Sofyan Amrabat start in Manchester United predicted line-up vs Galatasaray

Man United take on Turkish giants Galatasaray at Old Trafford in their second UEFA Champions League group game on Tuesday night.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach ride named best in the world - and it's not the Big One

"It’s not every day a ride takes home three prestigious awards"

LIVE updates: All traffic stopped on M60 due to ongoing police incident

All traffic is being held in both directions near Ashton-under-Lyne

Conor McGregor gives his verdict on Tommy Fury vs KSI ahead of UFC return

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has spoken about Tommy Fury's upcoming fight with KSI on October 14

Martinez, Reguilon, Mainoo - Manchester United injury latest and return dates ahead of Galatasaray

Man Utd have welcomed a number of important players back from injury in recent weeks but plenty still remain sidelined.

The best place for a curry in Greater Manchester...tell us which is your favourite

We're spoilt for choice when it comes to curry houses in Manchester, but we want to know which is your favourite

Ex-Premier League referee gives verdict on three penalty calls in Manchester United vs Crystal Palace

Man United were convinced that they should have been awarded a second half penalty against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

The new Netflix TV shows and films landing this October

From documentaries to horror, there's plenty of entertainment to choose from this month

Kate Garraway fears being 'a bit too honest' in new book but says she doesn't want to sugar coat it

The TV and radio presenter opens up to Capital Breakfast host Roman Kemp about

Gary Neville doubles down on Manchester United 'chaos' theory in latest swipe at Glazers

Former Man United captain Gary Neville has taken aim at the Glazer family for the second time in less than a week.