David White

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Brewer Michaela Charles, food historian and curator Tasha Marks and drinks researcher Susan Boyle drink beer using straws. In ancient Egypt vessels were communal and people would sip from straws. Photograph: Tasha Marks

I’m standing in the middle of an early-medieval Irish round house. Its basket-like construction arches above me. The room is dark but shards of sunlig(...)

Neil McNab in his playing days for Manchester City in 1985. He made a total of 260 appearances for the club and was one of their finest players during that decade. Photograph:  Mark Leech/Getty Images

Taking possession near the right-hand touchline, Neil McNab cut in towards the penalty box. As the Huddersfield Town defenders backed off, he switche(...)

Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity to tell the Guardian that he had been a victim of sexual abuse.

Britain’s biggest police force has received 106 separate allegations of historical sexual abuse at clubs in London. The Metropolitan police said the (...)

The Alexandra Stadium, Gresty Road, Crewe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Crewe held board-level talks about an allegation of sexual abuse made against junior coach Barry Bennell in the late 1980s but kept him on, a former d(...)

Jason Dunford: Says Barry Bennell had access to hundreds upon hundreds of children. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian

I was Barry Bennell’s captain when I was a kid. He was the Pied Piper, like everyone says, and the most amazing football coach I’ve ever seen. There w(...)

Jason Dunford, Steve Walters, Chris Unsworth and Andy Woodward speak to  Victoria Derbyshire on her BBC programme. File photograph: BBC News/PA Wire

Three more people have come forward to say they were abused by a coach as young footballers. Jason Dunford and Chris Unsworth, speaking to BBC’s Vict(...)

St James’ Park - the home of Newcastle United football club. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

The escalating story of sexual abuse in football is now threatening to take in Newcastle United after a former player contacted the police to allege h(...)

Crewe director of football Dario Gradi has released a statement saying he knew nothing about junior scout Barry Bennell’s abuse of young footballers until his arrest in 1994. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Crewe director of football Dario Gradi has released a statement saying he knew nothing about Barry Bennell’s abuse of young footballers until the juni(...)

David White during his time at Manchester City. Photo: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

David White, the one-time England international, is among the former footballers whose “life was torn apart” by sexual abuse and is now willing to spe(...)

Talking to children about Harry Potter (above, played by Daniel Radcliffe), can introduce philosophical subjects such as ethics (Is power more important than good?) to epistemology (How can we know ghosts and trolls?) and metaphysics (How do spells work?)

If you’re a teacher and you’re planning to do philosophy with your class then resist the temptation to reference weighty tomes written by dead Greeks (...)

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