• Flying the flag - in the name of learning

    It's an impossibility for the United States to win this year's World Cup, but it is possible and likely that Brazil will... You wouldn't normally expect to hear such a statement in a school maths lesson, but this is just one of the ways in which the world's

  • Is your curry off-colour?

    Curry houses in Bradford will be targeted in a crackdown on artificial food colourings. West Yorkshire Trading Standards officers say a pilot check in Leeds found some brightly-coloured dishes contained illegal amounts of additives, which can cause respiratory

  • A trim'll fix it!

    Heroin addicts are to be tempted to make a clean start away from drugs - with free £40 haircuts. Top salon stylists will be drafted in as part of a £100,000 scheme designed to boost drug users' self-esteem and give them the will to break from the drugs

  • MPs' fury at water 'fat cats'

    West Yorkshire's MPs today attacked Yorkshire Water's "fat cat" directors for awarding themselves 30 per cent pay bonuses. Bradford South MP Gerry Sutcliffe described the bonuses as an "outrage" and Keighley MP Anne Cryer accused the directors of being

  • Safety at work is firm's prime goal

    A Bradford firm is helping large and small companies keep up-to-date with European safety laws. Safety Systems Technology, based in Northgate, Baildon, has come up with specialist solutions to allow UK firms help employees stay safe at work. The company

  • Deacon stakes claim

    Bulls teenage prospect Paul Deacon made a try scoring debut last night and then urged coach Matthew Elliott to pitch him into the Headingley cauldron for Friday's derby showdown with the Super League pacesetters. Deacon, 18, impressed in place of the

  • City close in on Wright

    Bradford City are increasingly confident of signing Rangers right back Stephen Wright. The T&A understands that City are very optimistic of completing the move for the 26-year-old former Scotland Under-21 international, who is available on a free

  • Jonathan Square is Silver tribute

    One of Saltaire's least-attractive areas is set to be transformed as a permanent memorial to Jonathan Silver, the man who almost single-handedly breathed new life into the village. A living memorial to the entrepreneur is to be planted by his widow Maggie

  • Patients are wired up to put ear gadget to the test

    Bradford Royal Infirmary has been selected to trial a new invention which promises to revolutionise the lives of people with hearing aids. The tiny gadget, just 2mm long, is implanted into the ear and works like a mini loudspeaker. So far just five of

  • A long way from Victorian squalor

    On July 5, the National Health Service celebrates its half century. Mike Waites looks at how it affected Bradford, and Marianne Sumner meets a doctor in at the landmark start of the Service. The National Health Service officially began on July 5, 1948

  • Matthew follows in Basil's footsteps

    Teenage acting prodigy Matthew Green is following in the footsteps of some of Britain's greatest comic talents. He has won rave reviews for his role in the latest show by the famous Cambridge Footlights group. Matthew, 19, of Springs Lane, Ilkley, has

  • This one's for real, say fairy family

    Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright caused a global sensation when they faked snaps of fairies in 1917. But Frances always maintained that one image - less distinct than the rest - wasn't a hoax. Now this photo, part of a fresh Cottingley Fairies treasure

  • Smiling faces make their own sunshine

    Thousands of people took their brollies to brave the weekend weather at galas and fun days across the district. The crowds turned out to show their support and celebrations went ahead despite heavy downpours. The 32nd annual Brighouse Gala was a roaring

  • Amazing escape of bale drama boy

    A seven-year-old boy had an amazing escape yesterday when a half-tonne bale of silage fell on top of him. Daniel Greenwood, of Stocks House Farm, off Cragg Lane, Denholme Clough, was trapped under the bale for more than hour and firefighters said he was

  • I helped my mum to die

    Wellwishers cheered today as a woman walked free from court after pleading guilty to helping her mother to die. Gillian Jennison admitted giving sleeping tablets to her mother Annie Wilks who was suffering from confusion and desperately wanted to die.

  • Paul Twiddy: Business Sense

    Government agencies such as the Health & Safety Executive or Customs & Excise are often seen as the big stick enforcing and policing the various regulations within which business must work. However, one vital function they perform is that of producing

  • Students bat on as match meanders

    Cricket: Cambridge University showed little faith in their bowlers by batting on at Headingley today until they were all out for 366 on the final day of the rain-hit match which had seen a complete wash-out on Saturday. Yorkshire then declined to forfeit

  • Gough fired by England recall

    Darren Gough today revealed his excitement at ending a frustrating three-year wait to take his place alongside Angus Fraser and Dominic Cork as England's eagerly-awaited three-pronged seam attack to tackle South Africa in this week's third Test at Old

  • Teenage kicks

    Bradford Bulls 36, Huddersfield 10 Match Comment, by Nigel Askham. Bulls fans will need clearer evidence than this that their dream of Grand Final glory is a realistic one. But after a run of three defeats and the traumatic departure of Shaun Edwards