For the media in this country to give Erdoğan a free pass would be a gross failing, not least in the eyes of independent Turkish journalists whose work has been hampered by the serious erosion of press freedom in their homeland
COMMENT: The desperate desire to avoid admitting regret is a strange feature of the sporting landscape
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
Public disdain for expertise reached new heights during the campaign, and that in part must surely be a consequence of an anti-establishment, anti-elite culture fostered by the tabloid press
The selectors may have to take note of the Yorkshire seamer's remarkable resurgence
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
Even a seemingly faceless, international agencies can be responsive and open to reform. And at The Independent, we welcome feedback from our readers
The big EU questions: With less than a month to go before the potentially epoch-making vote on British membership of the EU, the debate so far has been characterised by bias, distortion and exaggeration. So from now until the referendum we will be running a series of question and answer features that will explain the most important issues involved in a detailed, dispassionate way to help inform your decision
COMMENT: ICC proposals deserve support amid declining interest in the longer format of the game
Shock tactics ought to be used sparingly, yet it remains deeply shocking that, month upon month, hundreds more people die in overcrowded ships as they attempt to escape war, persecution and poverty
The director of English cricket has been talking up a new points system for the game
Judges do not like to be bullied, especially not by the media and perhaps even less by the spectre of the internet
In a humorous piece which castigated the casual racism of “the Eurovision thing” one journalist describes a nation in ironic terms to make a rhetorical point about the nastiness of casual racism, but is then accused of being a racist
Back in the car, Will Gore misses the month when getting to work involved an early-morning hike to the station