Honeyed words do annihilation to barrier ageism adjoin the disabled | Nick Cohen

Your guard should go up when you are told that the politically correct policing of speech is nothing more than an insistence on good manners. Take a cool look at those who think it their business to tell you what to say and write. More often than not, you will find yourself staring at small-time …

Days of la dolce vita: Claude Nori’s images of Italians on holiday

Sun, sea, sand and summer love: French photographer Claude Nori’s evocative images perfectly capture la dolce vita of an Italian holiday. Inspired by childhoods spent at the seaside with his Italian émigré parents along the Adriatic and Mediterranean coasts, Nori set out to capture the seasonal rituals: the passion of a summer romance; the fun and games; the …

Dina Asher‑Smith avalanche just abbreviate to Shaunae Miller-Uibo in Birmingham

So now we know: Dina Asher‑Smith is human after all. As usual Britain’s brightest track star gave her all at the Birmingham Grand Prix but the effects of her sensational treble at last week’s European Championships ultimately told as she finished second in a stacked 200m. There was no disgrace in defeat, especially given that …

Salford’s Jackson Hastings shows no benevolence to leave Widnes in despair

The Qualifiers are a fortnight old but it is becoming increasingly clear that Widnes Vikings’ seven-year sojourn in Super League may well be coming to an end. Granted, there are still five games left before the final four places in next season’s top flight are determined, but now on a run of 15 consecutive defeats …

Learning German is just the job for adeptness millennials

Learning European languages may no longer have much cachet among schoolchildren, but for millennials eyeing the job market, German appears to be more attractive than ever. Growing numbers of young adults aged between 18 and 30 in Britain are learning the language of Friedrich Schiller, Christa Wolf and Thomas Mann, according to the Goethe-Institut, with …

People’s Vote backers assemblage in Edinburgh ambitious say in final Brexit deal

Campaigners demanding a public vote on the final Brexit deal rallied in Edinburgh on Saturday to ramp up pressure on the UK government. Backers of the so-called People’s Vote gathered in Festival Square to call for Theresa May’s deal on leaving the EU to be put to the electorate. According to the People’s Vote campaign …

Harry Kane break August ambition aridity to allowance achievement for Spurs over Fulham

Harry Kane broke his August duck in the Premier League and there were echoes of England’s World Cup summer as Tottenham overcame a committed effort from new boys Fulham to win 3-1 at their second home of Wembley stadium. A goal late in the first half from Lucas Moura, his first in the league for …