“If we actually start to educate our kids about their mental health and wellbeing, including in schools, and also have a review of the criminal justice system – and this probably seems too Guardianista for a lot of people – but anybody who’s ever been inside a prison knows you do not have to go far before you meet somebody and you go ‘that person is ill, that person is sick, that person needs help’.” … [Read more...] about Alastair Campbell on the ‘populist virus’ and why Bill Shorten lost
When opponent loses life
All that being said, Zverev will start a warm favourite. Only Shapovalov with 94 has struck more than the German’s 92 aces and Zverev has hit a third-fastest serve of 140mph. Unfortunately, his serving arm remains as unreliable as ever and 41 double faults in five matches, the most in the tournament, will cause him concern. … [Read more...] about Pablo Carreño Busta lining up unlikely hat-trick of US Open upsets
Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Always testing his limits During his time out of F1, Schumacher took up motorcycle racing and in early 2009 he had an accident while testing his Honda 1000 CBR-Fireblade on a track in Cartagena, Spain. He damaged a vertebra, a rib, and the bottom of his skull, while also suffering a torn artery in his brain. This forced him to call off a planned 2009 comeback, when he would have replaced the injured Felipe Massa. … [Read more...] about Sports news feed: Serena Williams crashes out of US Open
In 1980 - the year after Margaret Thatcher became prime minister - his father lost his job with the company he had worked for since leaving school, with his parents and younger sister having to move to the south of England in search of work. … [Read more...] about Richard Leonard: Who is the Scottish Labour leader?
Then they faced the most fateful moment of their lives. Through the heartache and the tears, they prayed to God, they placed their last calls home, they whispered the immortal words, 'I love you.' Today, those words ring out across these sacred grounds, and they shine down on us from Heaven above. When terrorists raced to destroy the seat of our democracy, the 40 of Flight 93 did the most American of things: They took a vote, and then they acted. Together, they charged the cockpit, they confronted the pure evil, and in their last act on this Earth, they saved our capital. In this Pennsylvania field, the 40 intrepid souls of Flight 93 died as true heroes. Their momentous deeds will outlive us all. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump pays tribute to passengers of United flight 93 who ‘took charge and changed the course of history forever’ by overpowering hijackers before jet reached Washington at ceremony in Shanksville – as Pence and Biden mourn in NYC