“When it comes to the basic ideology, the Taliban haven’t changed”
Afghan journalist Emran Feroz explains why the simple narratives many in the West have tried to place on Afghanistan don't fit and how the real story is one of corruption and deceit and radicalisation.
21st Aug, 2021 - 6 min read
After a forgettable season, the Premier League returns with a promise of old glories in a changed world
Manchester United are the team best equipped to challenge an awesome Manchester City in a Premier League season that might be more normal but also more routine.
14th Aug, 2021 - 6 min read
“It’s not that long ago that suicides weren’t even buried in the graveyards”
When John Connell spoke about his mental health with Ryan Tubridy, a man intent on taking his own life changed his mind. He has never forgotten that it may be the first time someone hears him speak. His books have explored these areas and why living in the present is the best escape of all.
7th Aug, 2021 - 7 min read
“I got a text at 7.30 in the morning to say Pat Hickey had been arrested and I said, ‘What…What’s this now?'”
On the eve of the Tokyo Olympics, a look back to the downfall of Pat Hickey in Rio five years ago through those who witnessed the fall of a power broker.