Manchester is a large city in the north of England. It is an important center for business, culture, media and sport and the Greater Manchester area is home to over two million people.
The city played a vital role in the Industrial Revolution and went on to become the world's most important textile-producing center in the 19th century. Manchester became synonomous with unbridled capitalizm. After the demise of heavy industry and decline, the city underwent extensive regeneration and is now a vibrant economic center. Two of the world's most famous soccer clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City are based in the city. In May 2017, Manchester was truck by a suicide bomb attack that killed 22 people at a pop concert. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Manchester.
On Monday, in an unprecedented move, over 130 Imams and religious leaders in the UK from diverse backgrounds signed a letter stating that they refused to perform the funeral prayer for the London attackers. Sheikh Dr Asim Yusuf, an independent Islamic scholar and psychiatrist was one of the signatories. He joined Emma Wallis on the line from Birmingham to explain why the move is so important.
German authorities say the Rock am Ring festival can proceed as planned after it was halted on Friday night because of terror fears. The suspension came amid tight security following last month's attack in Manchester.
Manchester United have replaced European champions Real Madrid as the continent's most valuable club. The only German outfit to make it into the top 10 of a report released on Wednesday is Bayern Munich.
Ariana Grande will hold a benefit concert on Sunday for the victims of the Manchester suicide attack, her publicist has revealed. The singer will be joined by Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Katy Perry at the charity event.
The values of liberty, tolerance and rational inquiry are not the birthright of a single culture, reminds DW's Farhad Mirza, exploring the people who were left invisible in the aftermath of the Manchester attacks.