Great Ancoats Street, Manchester: cottonopolis to urban village
What are the stories behind this unique 'urban village'? From the largest mills of Manchester's 19th century industrial era to slum dwellings in the 1920s. 21st century Ancoats sees revamped canals, squares and modern, stylish apartments.
The first hoodies: Warring yobs and utterly powerless police. No, not 2009, but a Victorian England terrorised by teenage gangs
They were armed with knives and heavy-buckled belts and fought vicious street battles. The teenage gangs of Victorian Britain were every bit as frightening as the gang's of today. A new book gives an insight into their murky world.