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.
Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken publicly for the first time about the rape allegations that swirl around him. The Juventus star is back in Manchester for a Champions League game on Tuesday evening against his former club.
After a week when Bayern lost their perfect record and then their unbeaten record, Niko Kovac has demanded his players improve against Ajax. Also on Tuesday, Julian Nagelsmann faces his coaching idol, Pep Guardiola.
Over 40,000 in Kaiserslautern, 20,000 in Braunschweig, 15,000 in Cottbus, plus impressive non-league support. Big attendances show that German football is about so much more than "Die Mannschaft" and the World Cup.
The UK has one of Europe's worst obesity problems. Doctors are increasingly advising patients who need a healthier lifestyle to get engaged with a free event, parkrun. Lars Bevanger caught up with his local parkrunners near Manchester to find out how this weekly event has grown from 13 runners in a London park, to a global phenomenon covering five continents.