Outside Edge: A slow start may have cost Gareth Batty's men again but there is reason to be cheerful at The Oval
Semenya herself has spoken little about the controversy, concluding that 'God made me the way I am and I accept myself.' It is unclear whether she has even seen the results of every test to which she has been subjected. She deserves our compassion for the way she's been treated
Outside Edge: Stuart Broad and Alex Hales will be on hand to bolster the ranks and in Australian skipper Dan Christian they have a chief Outlaw to match both Robin Hood and Ned Kelly
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has estimated that to the end of May this year up to 14,000 children have been killed during the Syrian war, with many tens of thousands injured and in need of aid
Outside Edge: Root has serious credentials to be England's part-time spinner, other countries have been utlising them for years
The media glosses over the specifics in favour of creating a kind of homogenised bogeyman figure: a religious fundamentalist afflicted by mental illness and immune to rationality
COMMENT: England bowler has raw talent to match Pakistan's star man but could be left out at Old Trafford this weekend
By enabling ostentatious rabble-rousers like Yiannopoulos to present themselves as martyrs in the cause of liberty, there is a danger that Twitter shifts the focus away from their misdemeanours, instead of holding a mirror to them.
He is, remember, the man who once got stuck on a zip-wire with a Union flag in each hand – which Johnny Foreigner wouldn’t find that kind of prank a hoot?
Leadsom suggested that motherhood gave her a competitive edge over her rival Theresa May in The Times. Leadsom denied, squirmed, apologised and finally decided simply to banish herself
Middlesex man could make debut at Lord's in place of Finn
The notion of pensioners 'screwing' their twenty-something heirs to the kingdom has perhaps wrongly, attracted most media attention
To say some of the remarks shared by users on The Independent’s Facebook post about Jo Cox are unsympathetic isn’t the half of it. So should we close that window altogether?
Series involving Sri Lanka and Pakistan may have put more bums on seats
Remember Norway's Anders Breivik? Expert after expert was interviewed on TV and predicted likely links between the killer and al-Qaeda, only to be proved utterly wrong. Bear in mind that America has a long history of mass killings unconnected to radical Islamism
Around the world outraged headlines have referred to the 'Brock Turner rape case'