A SENTENCE in which tiny birds and the English language are both slaughtered has taken top honours in an annual bad writing contest.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
Prime Minister Jean Chretien has called a Cabinet meeting in Toronto instead of Ottawa to show the World Health Organisation erred in warning against travel to Canada’s largest city because of Sars.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2003
A crazed attacker who bit off a man’s eyebrow in an unprovoked, late night attack outside a kebab van almost certainly ate it, British police said today.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2002
The family of Sarfraz Najeib have confirmed they will be taking civil legal action against Leeds United.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2001
Leeds United soccer stars Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer are to face private legal action from the young Asian student they were cleared of assaulting, it has been announced.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2001
The family of Sarfraz Najeib has reportedly confirmed it will take civil action against Lee Bowyer, Jonathan Woodgate and Leeds United.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2001
Jonathan Woodgate has been given 100 hours community service after being found guilty of affray after a street attack on a student.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2001
A court in Britain has found Leeds United footballer Jonathan Woodgate guilty of affray in connection with an attack on an Asian student in Leeds in January of last year.
The jury in the Leeds United footballers trial has been sent home for the night after failing to reach verdicts.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2001
The jury in the trial of two Leeds United footballers accused of taking part in a savage street attack on an Asian student was today due to retire to consider its verdicts.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2001
The judge in the Leeds United footballers' trial has told the jury they have to consider the case against each of the four defendants separately.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2001
A footballer alleged to have taken part in a street attack on a student is being accused of pulling the wool over the jury's eyes.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2001
A paramedic says the student allegedly attacked by two Leeds United players was unable to speak after the assault.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2001
A 22-year-old female witness has told the Leeds United footballers' trial how she watched in horror as one of the attackers bit the victim's cheek as he lay senseless on the ground.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2001
The Attorney General is bringing a charge of contempt of court against the Sunday Mirror over the collapse of the Leeds United players' trial.
Tue, 15 May, 2001
A decision on whether the Sunday Mirror should face contempt of court charges over the Leeds United footballers' trial should be made by the end of next week.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2001
The judge who ruled that Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer should face a retrial says the family of the alleged victim should not be blamed for the collapse of the trial.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2001
Leeds United footballers Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer are to face a fresh trial in October on charges of attacking a student.
Leeds United's Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer will face a retrial over an alleged attack on a student.
Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer are set to learn whether they will face a retrial over charges of attacking an Asian student.
The trial of Leeds United's Lee Bowyer and Jonathan Woodgate has been halted.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2001
The jury in the Leeds United footballers' trial is beginning its fourth day of deliberations.
The jury in the Leeds United footballers trial has been sent home until Monday.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2001
The jury in the Leeds United footballers trial is to resume its deliberations after finding four of the defendants not guilty of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.
Leeds United defender Michael Duberry was today cleared of accusations that he tried to hinder police investigations into a savage attack on an Asian student.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2001
Michael Duberry refused to speak about his acquittal.
Leeds United footballers Michael Duberry and Jonathan Woodgate were today cleared of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice by a jury at Hull Crown Court.
The four men involved in the Leeds case have been found not guilty of perverting the course of justice.
The jury in the Leeds United footballers’ trial today resumed considering its verdicts.
The jury in the Leeds United soccer trial will be sent out to consider its verdicts.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2001
The jury in the Leeds United soccer trial will be sent out tomorrow to consider its verdicts.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2001
The judge in the Leeds United soccer trial has warned the jury that "honest" witnesses could have made mistakes about identification.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2001
The judge in the Leeds United footballers' trial told the jury said there is no evidence of a racial motive in the savage attack on a young Asian student.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2001
The last-minute decision by Michael Duberry to implicate Jonathan Woodgate in an attack on an Asian student will always follow him, his counsel has told his trial.
There is a "massive body of evidence" to show that Leeds United footballer Lee Bowyer was not at the scene of a savage attack on a student, his QC says.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2001
The jury in the trial of two Leeds United players accused of a savage attack on an Asian student has been told to ignore the fact that they are remarkable footballers.
Lee Bowyer is guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to an Asian student even if he did not lay a finger on him, a jury has been told.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2001
An Asian student allegedly attacked by two Leeds United footballers "triggered" the attack by throwing a punch, a court has heard.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2001
Leeds United defender Michael Duberry has admitted he is telling the truth to save himself from a conspiracy charge.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2001
Leeds United footballer Michael Duberry has told a court Jonathan Woodgate admitted to him he had been in a fight with a group of Asians on the night an Asian student was attacked.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2001
The trial of Lee Bowyer has been adjourned so he could change his trousers after he admitted he was not wearing any underpants.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2001
Lee Bowyer has denied being at the scene of an attack in which a young Asian student was beaten up.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2001
The defence in the trial of two Leeds United footballers accused of an attack on an Asian student is to open its case.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2001
Two friends of England international Jonathan Woodgate denied beating an Asian student senseless in a violent street attack, the Leeds United footballers trial has heard.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2001
Leeds United's Jonathan Woodgate has denied he jumped on an Asian student as he lay on the ground.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2001
Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer refused to take part in identity parades after an Asian student was assaulted, the Leeds United footballers' trial has heard.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2001
Stains found on a jacket belonging to Leeds footballer Lee Bowyer matched the blood of a student whose brother was beaten senseless in a street attack, a court has heard.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2001
A barmaid saw a man bite a student's face and shake his head from side to side like a dog in a street brawl allegedly involving three Leeds United footballers, a jury has heard.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2001
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