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.
Neymar, Bale, Pogba, Eriksen and Dybala were each banking on a move away from their respective clubs this summer. But, with the Premier League transfer window already shut, and others not far behind, time is running out.
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Britain, despite being one of Europe's wealthier nations, has been facing a sharp increase in the number of homeless in recent years. The number of people sleeping on the streets has more than doubled since 2010, and many of them are young. Now a charity has taken a novel approach to getting young homeless people back on their feet — quite literally. Lars Bevanger reports from Manchester.
Ilkay Gündogan's brilliant late freekick put the gloss on Manchester City's retention of the Premier League ahead of Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool. But it could be the German midfielder's last game for the English club.