Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Forget Italian pizza-twirling – what about Britain’s ‘intangible cultural heritage’? | Nigel Kendall

Unesco Opinion Nigel Kendall Not even morris dancing makes it on to Unesco’s list of intangible cultural treasures from around the world. So here are my top...

Dortmund give Stöger 'once-in-a-lifetime' chance after firing Bosz | Andy Brassell

Bundesliga Sportblog It is left to Peter Stöger, sent packing from Köln last week, to restore confidence at Borussia Dortmund where there has been next to...

David Davis seeks to close Brexit border rift with Ireland

Brexit Brexit secretary says ‘statement of intent’ term was meant to show first-stage deal was more than just a legal agreement <!--><!--><!--><!--> David Davis said even if...

Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s European action

European Rugby Champions Cup Rugby union: talking points from the weekend's action La Rochelle shine on the biggest stage, England’s finest freeze and the Welsh dragon...

The Tom Savage fiasco shows the NFL's concussion protocol is not working

NFL Sportblog When Houston’s quarterback returned to the field only minutes after a big hit left him twitching, it showed the NFL doesn’t care about getting...

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Premier League Ten talking points from this weekend's action Sean Dyche takes Burnley into lofty territory, José Mourinho miscalculated in the Manchester derby and Tiémoué Bakayoko...

Clermont blast rescheduling of Saracens match as 'ridiculous' and 'absurd'

Saracens • Top 14 side say fans have been treated like ‘toys’ over rearranged game• Clermont angered after being left out of talks for switch...

Why did climate scientists emit 30,000 tonnes of C02 this weekend? | Peter Kalmus

Climate change Opinion Peter Kalmus Around 25,000 of my colleagues flew to a conference, leaving a colossal carbon footprint in their wake. This makes our warnings less...

In Turkey, academics asking for peace are accused of terrorism | Judith Butler and...

Turkey Opinion A petition asking Turkey to end violence against Kurds has been distorted by the president’s regime – and its signatories vilified. We must rally...

Blue Planet II: can emotive camerawork help with conservation?

David Attenborough TV and radio blog The stunning nature programme has opened people’s eyes to the wonders of the ocean, but there have been calls for...