Manchester

From the fall of Big Ben to the toxic truth about clouds: three to see at Manchester International Festival

As the biennial event opens in northern English city, we pick the best art and shows on view

Cost of Manchester arts centre The Factory jumps due to 'construction inflation'

City council will cover extra £20m costs for the Rem-Koolhaas designed venue

Iraq War remembered

The show largely sidesteps Tony Blair’s controversial role in the conflict

MuseumsArchive

The new Imperial War Museum North is a failure—as a museum

Our reporter visits Daniel Libeskind’s latest building in Manchester