Will Gore

Will Gore is Deputy Managing Editor of The Independent and the London Evening Standard. He writes on a range of topics, including weekly columns about media ethics (having previously worked in press regulation), and cricket (having once been able to bowl a devilish googly).

Do 9/11 memorials cause more division than unity?

At a time when anti-Muslim rhetoric is on the march in America, thanks in part to Trump’s fact-evading campaigning style, it is important to consider whether the institutionalised memorialisation of the 9/11 attacks (or the July 2005 bombings here, or the Paris attacks last year, among others) is appropriate

In Caster Semenya's case, we've lost all our compassion

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

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