Four Israeli soldiers injured, two seriously, in border blast

Tanks retaliate against look-out post in Gaza, with no casualties, say Palestinian authorities Israeli soldiers near the border fence with the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters Four IDF soldiers were wounded, two seriously, in an explosion on Saturday along Israel’s border with Gaza, the Israeli military said. All four were evacuated for medical treatment. …

Tara Westover: ‘I was 13 when I first went to another child’s house’

Education was the author’s escape from an abusive childhood with survivalist Mormon parents, described in her extraordinary memoir Tara Westover photographed in London by Antonio Olmos for the Observer New Review. Tara Westover grew up preparing for the End of Days in rural Idaho with radical survivalist Mormon parents. She didn’t get a birth certificate …

Ben Stokes will not be risked too early, says England’s Eoin Morgan

• ‘He’s been bowling indoors – it’s not the same,’ captain says • Stokes back in old routine, ‘chipping golf balls and talking crap’ England’s Ben Stokes during fielding practice in preparation for their T2O match against New Zealand in Hamilton. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images Ben Stokes was back on a cricket field alongside his …

Plentiful, decent places to live should be the priority, not home ownership | Rowan Moore

Rowan Moore As a new study shows that the housing ladder is now out of reach for many, it’s time for a rethink on renting ‘Although the decline is felt most in the property hothouses of London and the south-east, it has been significant in every region.’ Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo The news that home …

Matt Toomua’s try turns game Leicester’s way against Harlequins

• Leicester 33-18 Harlequins • Toomua sprinted 25 metres to line after a dummy Matt Toomua goes over to score a try for Leicester in the 33-18 defeat of Harlequins. Photograph: Rachel Holborn – CameraSport/CameraSport via Getty Images It was the 20th anniversary of the sacking of Bob Dwyer as Leicester’s director of rugby and …

Waiting Patiently impresses with emotional win over Cue Card in Ascot Chase

• Ruth Jefferson may bypass Cheltenham with stable star • Colin Tizzard thrilled with back to form Cue Card Waiting Patiently, ridden by Brian Hughes, left, runs out an impressive winner of the Grade One Ascot Chase from Cue Card. Photograph: Steven Cargill/racingfotos.com/Rex/Shutterstock Good-news stories abounded here, as Waiting Patiently won the Ascot Chase for …

Goals from Southampton’s Wesley Hoedt and Dusan Tadic finish West Brom

Dusan Tadic celebrates scoring Southampton’s second goal against West Brom with James Ward-Prowse. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA If this proves to be the game when the taxi for Alan Pardew is called, then West Brom’s senior players must share culpability. The Albion manager admitted beforehand his job security was weak after Gareth Barry, Jonny Evans, Boaz …

Jürgen Locadia scores on debut in Brighton stroll against Coventry

Connor Goldson celebrates scoring Brighton’s second goal against Coventry with Beram Kayal. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images For Brighton, this win brought a quarter-final place for the first time since 1986 and the suggestion that Chris Hughton finally has the depth at his disposal to combine a tilt at the FA Cup and a successful relegation …

Rallies held across UK to celebrate migrants’ role in society

One Day Without Us events aim ‘to stand against hatred, xenophobia and intolerance’ One Day Without Us campaigners gather in Parliament Square in London. Photograph: Wiktor Szymanowicz/REX/Shutterstock People have gathered in Parliament Square in support of migrants in the UK as part of a wider day of action. The One Day Without Us campaign set …