Talent in the world's greatest shop window

As agents from Liverpool to Los Angeles look for new acquisitions, Tim Rich dips into the secretive world of scouting

Remains found in river are not human, police say

Remains found in the river where the body of Suzanne Blamires was discovered do not belong to two other murdered prostitutes, police said yesterday.

Tests reveal river remains not human

Remains found in the river where the body of Suzanne Blamires was discovered do not belong to two other murdered prostitutes, police said today.

Ex-public schoolboy charged with prostitute murders

A former public schoolboy was charged tonight with the murder of three prostitutes.

Women at centre of red light zone murder probe



Suzanne Blamires, Shelley Armitage and Susan Rushworth worked the streets of the same red light district of Bradford before they vanished.

Man quizzed over three prostitute murders

A 40-year-old man arrested following the discovery of body parts in a river is being questioned on suspicion of murdering three prostitutes, police said today.

Bradford City football disaster commemorated

The 25th anniversary of the Bradford City fire disaster, which left 56 football fans dead, will be marked today with a series of special events in the city.

The Bradford fire: 25 years ago but the pain is still vivid

It claimed 56 lives and was one of English football's darkest hours. But out of the darkness came shafts of light

Bulls reject City's ground-share call

Bradford Bulls have rejected overtures from their neighbours, Bradford City, inviting them to share the City stadium at Valley Parade. The Bulls are still trying to finalise the funding for a redevelopment of their home at Odsal. The City chairman, Mark Lawn, said the money would be better spent improving Valley Parade for use by both clubs, calling that "the only sensible solution". But his Bulls counterpart, Peter Hood, said "Mr Lawn has got his facts badly wrong", and his club was committed to the concept of an Odsal Sporting Village.

Sleeping giant stirs, 40 years after being pronounced dead

Bradford Park Avenue played First Division football, knocked Arsenal and Manchester City out of the FA Cup and produced Kevin Hector. Now they are a club reborn and ready for a return to the League

Taylor takes over at Bradford

Bradford have confirmed former England Under-21 boss Peter Taylor as their new manager until the end of the season.

Football in Brief: Fuller arrested after incident in nightclub

The Stoke City striker Ricardo Fuller has been arrested after an incident at a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Manager McCall quits Bradford

Bradford manager Stuart McCall has resigned following a meeting with the club's joint chairman Julian Rhodes.

Outside the Box: Fatherly advice proves Fergie is down with the kids

It is clearly the time of year for our leading managers to be digging into their innermost soul. While Arsène Wenger reflected on questions of anger management after his untypical but highly successful half-time outburst at Anfield last Sunday, Sir Alex Ferguson has contributed to a book of life-lessons entitled "The Handbook of Life" produced for North West-based children's charities. He tells readers: "I have had a few good pieces of advice about life. Appreciate your youth, upbringing and the ideals that your parents have given you and through that you can enjoy life and pass these values to your own children. You should enjoy it and try and have a happy approach to it. My Dad told me when I was about to start work: 'If you are going to do something, do it well.' After 43 trophies as a manager, you could say he has lived up to that.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee