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Asteroid 'as big as a house' narrowly misses satellites in Earth flyby

An asteroid as big as a house flew past Earth this morning, narrowly avoiding the ring of communications satellites orbiting 22,236 miles above the planet's surface.

The 2012 TC4 asteroid is estimated to be 45 to 100 feet (15 to 30 meters) in size and made its nearest approach to Earth ...

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Asteroid 'as big as a house' narrowly misses satellites in Earth flyby

An asteroid as big as a house flew past Earth this morning, narrowly avoiding the ring of communications satellites orbiting 22,236 miles above the planet's surface.

The 2012 TC4 asteroid is estimated to be 45 to 100 feet (15 to 30 meters) in size and made its nearest approach to Earth ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Can I use my old £1 coins after the deadline on 15 October?

The new 12-sided £1 coin has been in circulation for six months and you'll have no doubt noticed it's become much more common than the traditional round coin over that time.

So if you've completely eradicated those round coins from your life then that's great but if you haven't you ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Can I use my old £1 coins after the deadline on 15 October?

The new 12-sided £1 coin has been in circulation for six months and you'll have no doubt noticed it's become much more common than the traditional round coin over that time.

So if you've completely eradicated those round coins from your life then that's great but if you haven't you ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Mayfield Depot developer U+I launches Manchester office

U+I, the regeneration and development company appointed to lead the transformation of Mayfield Depot, has launched a Manchester office.

The company has established its new office in the Mayfield Depot courtyard, from where it will lead the £850m project to transform an underused ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
A coffee with...Michelle Mercer

What is your business motto?

Exceed our clients’ expectations and deliver on our promises. Our business thrives as a result of referrals and reputation and that’s because we go that extra mile.

What is your tip for a successful business?

It’s easy to get caught up ...

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'Tourism is most valuable sector to Greater Manchester economy'

Greater Manchester’s tourism sector is the most valuable to Greater Manchester’s economy says the boss of Marketing Manchester.

Speaking at the second annual Greater Manchester Tourism Conference, Sheona Southern said tourism was worth more than key sectors such as the financial and ...

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Dutch bankers signs up to new offices while e3creative also expands

Dutch bankers ABN AMRO have signed up for new offices at Marsden Street.

ABN AMRO is moving from Salford to take 2,500 sq ft on the fourth floor of One Marsden Street.

Simultaneously surveyors Gerald Eve has renewed its lease on 3,500 sq ft. Both deals are ten-year leases with breaks ...

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David De Gea pulled off an unbelievable save for Man Utd vs Liverpool and the fans loved it

David De Gea pulled off one of saves of the season so far against Liverpool and the fans absolutely loved it.

The Spaniard denied Joel Matip from point blank range with his foot in the first half and everyone was quick to describe him as the greatest goalkeeper in the world.

United ...

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David De Gea pulled off an unbelievable save for Man Utd vs Liverpool and the fans loved it

David De Gea pulled off one of saves of the season so far against Liverpool and the fans absolutely loved it.

The Spaniard denied Joel Matip from point blank range with his foot in the first half and everyone was quick to describe him as the greatest goalkeeper in the world.

United ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku hammered by Gary Neville

Romelu Lukaku failed his first major Manchester United test, according to Gary Neville.

The former Reds defender lambasted the big Belgian after his ineffectual showing in the 0-0 draw against Liverpool at Anfield.

Lukaku has made a bright start to his Old Trafford career, scoring ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku hammered by Gary Neville

Romelu Lukaku failed his first major Manchester United test, according to Gary Neville.

The former Reds defender lambasted the big Belgian after his ineffectual showing in the 0-0 draw against Liverpool at Anfield.

Lukaku has made a bright start to his Old Trafford career, scoring ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Manchester United's David De Gea reacts to THAT save against Liverpool's Joel Matip

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has played down his world class save against Liverpool describing it as just 'instinct.'

The Spaniard pulled off one of the saves of the season so far in the first half when he somehow kept out Joel Matip's shot from point blank range with his ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Manchester United's David De Gea reacts to THAT save against Liverpool's Joel Matip

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has played down his world class save against Liverpool describing it as just 'instinct.'

The Spaniard pulled off one of the saves of the season so far in the first half when he somehow kept out Joel Matip's shot from point blank range with his ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Juan Mata opens up on Manchester United future

Juan Mata has indicated his desire to sign a new contract with Manchester United.

The 29-year-old joined United in a £37.1million deal in January 2014 and the club announced he had signed a contract until summer 2018. However, Jose Mourinho indicated last month United had the option ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Juan Mata opens up on Manchester United future

Juan Mata has indicated his desire to sign a new contract with Manchester United.

The 29-year-old joined United in a £37.1million deal in January 2014 and the club announced he had signed a contract until summer 2018. However, Jose Mourinho indicated last month United had the option ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Man City provide the antidote to boring Manchester United

They say that champion teams set the trend for their time – others see the success and try to emulate the style.

And that is why English football must be praying that Manchester City win the Premier League, because if Pep Guardiola's team of rare attacking talents become the Blueprint ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Man City provide the antidote to boring Manchester United

They say that champion teams set the trend for their time – others see the success and try to emulate the style.

And that is why English football must be praying that Manchester City win the Premier League, because if Pep Guardiola's team of rare attacking talents become the Blueprint ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Man City fans are predicting title glory

Manchester City fans are used to witnessing quality - but even they can't quite believe what happened at the Etihad.

Pep Guardiola's side earned a huge victory as they demolished Stoke 7-2 at on Saturday.

City continue to prove why they are the team to beat in the Premier League ...

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Pep Guardiola reacts to Man City's HUGE win over Stoke

Pep Guardiola could not name a better Manchester City performance under him after the 7-2 thrashing of Stoke .

Seven goals from six different scorers propelled City to the top of the league and sent out another warning to the rest of the league that they will be incredibly difficult to ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new
Pep Guardiola reacts to Man City's HUGE win over Stoke

Pep Guardiola could not name a better Manchester City performance under him after the 7-2 thrashing of Stoke .

Seven goals from six different scorers propelled City to the top of the league and sent out another warning to the rest of the league that they will be incredibly difficult to ...

2017-10-15 06:47 open_in_new