Bradford

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

Swansea set for cup stroll in 'biggest mismatch of all time'

Michael Laudrup. Photo: AP

Romantics have their dream final tomorrow when Bradford and Swansea do battle for the League Cup in one of the most unlikely match-ups in the long history of England's competitions.

23 Feb 2013 - 4:57am

Memory of Bradford defeat can boost Arsenal in FA Cup against Brighton

Laurent Koscielny says Arsenal must focus to avoid humiliation by Brighton. Photo: Xinhua

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny believes the bitter experience of losing to League Two minnows Bradford will help the Gunners avoid a second humiliating defeat at Brighton in today's FA Cup fourth-round tie.

26 Jan 2013 - 4:16am

Bradford ousts Villa to reach cup final

Aston Villa's manager Paul Lambert reacts as he watches his team play Bradford City during their English League Cup second leg semi-final soccer match at Villa's stadium in Birmingham. Tuesday. Photo: AP

Bradford triumphed over the Premier League millionaires of Aston Villa to become the first fourth-tier club to reach an English final in 51 years.

23 Jan 2013 - 8:43am

Wenger defends his players after Arsenal lose to Bradford on penalties

Jubilant Bradford City players celebrate with goalkeeper Matt Duke after the League Two side beat Arsenal on penalties in their English League Cup quarter-final clash. Photo: AP

Arsene Wenger refused to criticise his Arsenal flops despite suffering one of the most humiliating nights of his career as League Two minnows Bradford beat the Gunners 3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the League Cup quarter-finals.

13 Dec 2012 - 3:23am

Breaking the Rules

Breaking the Rules by Barbara Taylor Bradford Harper, HK$108

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Angry, young and Asian

Oldham, Burnley and now Bradford. The flames of racial violence have been spreading across the north of England with a ferocity that has not been seen in decades.

9 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Bradford doomed

Bradford: Bradford look doomed to relegation after being held to a 4-4 home draw by 10-man Derby in an extraordinary English Premier League soccer match last night. Derby led 2-0 after six minutes but had a man sent off after 26 and trailed 4-3 at half-time after Dean Windass hit a brilliant hat-trick for Bradford.

22 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Process review

I refer to the article 'City University prepares to go it alone' (South China Morning Post, March 29). It is true the university will undergo a 'teaching and learning quality process review' by the Grants Committee in January. But the outcome will not be self-regulation - City University already has this.

9 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Women on the edge

Everything to Gain by Barbara Taylor Bradford HarperCollins $255 Tiger Eyes by Shirley Conran Macmillan $272 BARBARA Taylor Bradford seems to believe all her readers are devoted ones. This work's heroine is at one point referred to as a modern-day Emma Harte. No further explanation.

17 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Safety first

ANGEL By Barbara Taylor Bradford (HarperCollins, $180) FINALLY, the secret of the successful Barbara Taylor Bradford novel - cum TV mini-series - is revealed. . . safety.

Envelop readers in a secure world of predictability. Cocoon them in the sure knowledge that nothing unexpected is ever going to happen.

29 May 1993 - 12:00am