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Dress to Impress at Betway Premier League Darts

Fancy dress is a time honoured tradition at darts events. What will you be wearing at the Betway Premier League Darts event on Thursday?

Posted on: 22 April 2014
Dolly's Jukebox: A BBC Radio 2 Special

Tune in to BBC Radio 2 at 8pm on Monday 21 April for a 2 hour special with Dolly Parton. She'll be discussing and playing her favourite tracks, both in country music and far beyond.

Posted on: 17 April 2014
Boxing: Scott Quigg vows to dazzle in WBA defence

Bury's Scott Quigg defends his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against Tshifhiwa Munyai this Saturday - and has promised fans they will see him at his very best.

Posted on: 17 April 2014
Boxing: Callum Smith is hungry for titles

The unbeaten Liverpool sensation is itching to get back into the ring this Saturday after months out of action. Smith’s return is part of a great night of boxing, topped by Scott Quigg’s WBA World Super Bantamweight title defence against Tshifhiwa Munyai.

Posted on: 16 April 2014
Big Reunion Stars head to Manchester ahead of UK tour

Dianne Bourne from Manchester Evening News caught up with Simon Webbe from Blue, Spike Dawbarn from 911, Adam Rickitt from Fifth Story and Ritchie Neville from 5ive when they were in Manchester talking about their upcoming Big Reunion Boyband Tour

Posted on: 15 April 2014
Test your Oasis knowledge with the M.E.N's lyric quiz

20 years ago today Arena favourites Oasis released their debut single, Supersonic, catapulting them into the British music scene. 20 years later a new exhibition has opened in London and, to celebrate, you can test your knowledge of Manchester's finest with the Manchester Evening News' Oasis lyrics quiz.

Posted on: 11 April 2014
Jimi Goodwin talks Odludek and supporting Elbow

Ahead of this Wednesday's support slot for Elbow, Jimi Goodwin catches up with The Manchester Evening News' Sarah Walters. The man who calls himself Doves' "sticking plaster" says he's not nervous about going it alone or making his homecoming solo debut in an arena.

Posted on: 07 April 2014
White Lies to open for Kings of Leon

Ealing's post-punk revivalists White Lies have been announced as very special guests for Kings Of Leon's summer Manchester show. Extra seats for the Wednesday 18 June Phones 4u Arena date go on sale 9.00am Friday.

Posted on: 02 April 2014