CUHK law dean drawn into debate over remains of King Richard III

Steven Gallagher has written on legal questions surrounding exhumation before but admits the case involving King Richard III is unusual even for him. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Steven Gallagher, an assistant dean at Chinese University's faculty of law, said he was approached a few weeks ago by one of the groups involved in the tussle over the final resting place for the bones, which were uncovered in Leicester in September last year.

Monday, 8 April, 2013, 8:25am

Arsenal in greatest peril of an early exit in FA Cup

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger. Photo: AFP

Early January means it's time for one of the great traditions of the English soccer season, the FA Cup third round, and it's highly probable that May will bring the now traditional conclusion to the competition with one of the big six lifting the trophy at Wembley.

5 Jan 2013 - 7:39am

Heat's on Houllier for a win

Liverpool are 11th after three successive league defeats and their fans will be restless after a poor start at Anfield

Crisis clubs Liverpool and Leeds get this weekend's live action from the English Premiership under way, with Reds manager Gerard Houllier probably under more pressure than rival boss Peter Reid to get a win.

25 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Alsthom in US$50m coal deal

Alsthom, the Anglo-French engineering group, has signed a deal worth US$50 million to supply coal-handling facilities to Tianjin port. The complex will have an initial capacity of 10 million tonnes a year, which could be doubled if Chinese authorities decide to proceed with phase two.

31 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Rams to the slaughter

POSTERS adorning the walls of Pride Park advertised the club's 'Silly End-of-Season Sale' next week. 'It's come bloody early this year,' a disgruntled home supporter lamented at half-time on Sunday.

Derby County were 4-0 down to Leicester City, the goals compressed into a frantic 15-minute opening spell.

1 May 1998 - 12:00am

Leicester stopper in big demand

AMONG life's little complexities is the problem of the dedicated underdog who finds himself in danger of becoming an upperdog. It can be an unsettling thing. Consider Matt Elliott.

3 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Leicester city secure Premier place

League Cup winners Leicester City secured their place in the English Premier League with a last-gasp, 1-0 home win over Sheffield Wednesday.

Defender Matthew Elliot scored the vital goal just four minutes from the end, shooting past Wednesday 'keeper Kevin Pressman. It was Leicester's first league win in 10 matches.

9 May 1997 - 12:00am

Leicester to be outfoxed by wily Gunners

ACCOUNTANT Shek Wing-kwong takes on the mantle of this week's tipster and the amateur soccer player believes he knows a bit about the game.

As a striker with the German All Stars in the Yau Yee League, Wing-kwong has scored a few important goals and hopes to record a high strike rate in the Tipping Winners competition.

11 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Villa, Foxes go public

ASTON Villa and Leicester are the latest English clubs to announce plans to float shares on the stock market.

Villa shareholders approved plans for a flotation - expected to take place within a few weeks - which they expect will raise about GBP25 million.

28 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Everton beware of Reds' backlash

RANGERS' goalkeeper Peter Guthrie is the latest Hong Kong soccer personality to put his reputation on the line in this week's Tipping Winners column.

Three points are awarded for an exact scoreline and one point for the right result (home win, draw or away win).

18 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Employer demand prompts new MSc

HONG KONG University's School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) and a British university have teamed up to offer a Master of Science in Training degree.

This is the first distance learning MSc of its kind to be offered in the territory.

It will be run in conjunction with Leicester University's Centre for Management Studies.

17 Aug 1995 - 12:00am