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Who said it?

Jackie Chan

We [in China] are too loose in law enforcement. Our law enforcement has to be stricter

Wednesday, 6 March, 2013, 2:51am

British ‘Batman’ unmasks himself as takeaway delivery man

CCTV footage captured at Trafalgar House Police Station in Bradford on February 25 shows Stan Worby dressed in a Batman costume handing over Danny Frayne for arrest. Photo: AFP

A takeaway delivery man revealed on Tuesday that he is the mysterious crime-fighter whose image went viral online after he walked into a British police station dressed as Batman and handed over a wanted man.

Stan Worby, 39, said he was “gobsmacked” by worldwide coverage of his antics and revealed that the man he turned into police was a friend.

5 Mar 2013 - 8:34pm

Quotes of the week

Make no mistake, this apartment was designed to kill whoever entered it

Aurora police chief on Batman massacre suspect James Holmes

It was rampant in the 1980s. One had to accept it

Xue Yinxian, former doctor to China's gymnastics team, exposes state-sponsored doping programmes

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Look uncle, here is a kindergarten

Wenzhou high-speed railway crash 'miracle girl' Yiyi, every time she passes a kindergarten with her uncle. Yiyi's family cannot find a kindergarten that will accept her

Make no mistake, this apartment was designed to kill whoever entered it

Aurora police chief on Batman massacre suspect James Holmes (above)

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Olympic 'breaststroke queen' gives tips on swimming

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Final episode script dazzles

As if there hadn't been enough disheartening class warfare in movies lately, Christopher Nolan decides to incorporate the theme into the final part of his Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

He was a very nice guy ... very, very smart, a little weird

Jessica Cade, 23, who knew Batman shooter James Holmes (pictured) at college

These important animals ... deserve our fullest respect and protection

SPCA chief Sandy Macalister on the decision to release Burmese pythons into the countryside

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Dark Knight Rises

Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard Director: Christopher Nolan Category: IIA

With The Dark Knight Rises, Nolan brings his three-film stab at the Batman franchise to a close with another ideological volte-face.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Final farewell

Christopher Nolan gave himself a simple manifesto when beginning work on The Dark Knight Rises, the latest - and final - instalment in his Batman series.

'I think the challenge with a sequel is to give the audience a reason to come back to Gotham,' the director and screenwriter says, referring to the fictional city in which the stories are set.

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Bat catalogue

Audiences over the decades clearly haven't been able to get enough of the Caped Crusader. Since (and including) the first Batman film screened in 1966, there have been no less than eight films featuring the crime fighter, culminating in The Dark Knight Rises.

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

hot picks

Jeanette Choi, 15

cd: Up All Night. The One Direction boys are excellent singers - and they don't look bad either.

dvd: Hugo. A beautifully shot film about the master filmmaker Georges Melies.

movie: MIB 3. The good guys dress in black - and they're still really funny.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Batman: Year One

Comic book fans eagerly awaiting the release of the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, can sate their appetite with the new animated film Batman: Year One.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Holy sobriquets, Batman, they are hijacking Gotham City!

New York

OK, here's a challenge - let's sit down for a moment and try to think of all the alternative names for New York city.

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Dark Knight stirs up controversy

Spotlight falls on water pollution and energy wastage as the caped crusader comes to town

Hong Kong made world headlines last week when members of the production team told the Sunday Morning Post a scene where Batman jumps into the harbour had to be canned after scary bugs were found in a water sample.

14 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Shot at the big time leaves Batman extras lost for words

It was the best of times and the worst of times for extras on the Batman film set, with some riding the escalator with the stars while others were left waiting under it.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am