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Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

On the Manchester street they call the "Curry Mile," there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. A hungry diner can now choose Halal snacks from Beirut, kebabs from Afghanistan or garishly colored sweets from India, among many others.

Traffic along the busy road is just as varied — hipsters on vintage race bikes zoom past a mother in full-face veil pushing a stroller. A block away, Paulette Greig, the daughter of a Jamaican Indian and a white English woman, drinks water in the Albert Inn, a traditional English pub.

The kaleidoscope of Mancunians — as the city's residents are known — reflects the proudly multiethnic city's long history of welcoming...