‘We all want to protect the people, we are just waiting for the green light’

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy cannot wait for the text message telling him that football has got the green light to return. The Premier League began stepping up ‘Project Restart’ this week as players started a phased return to training in small, social-distant groups. A resumption of play is scheduled next month and City left-back […]

Waiting for Samuel Opoku: Bail hearing for a viral crime draws a crowd of gawkers

It was less a line than a huddle, a mass of mostly young men and women spilling out from a doorway and into the hall. They crowded the vestibule. They overflowed the court. They mixed with the regulars — the radiomen, the TV talkers, the tabloid columnist in his cargo pants and cap. Together they […]