The end of an era ....
-- In Spain, Catalonia bids farewell to bullfighting today. Ernest Hemingway must be spinning in his Romantic, macho grave.
-- In Berlin, Patrick Makau took the marathon in a record time of two hours, three minutes and 38 seconds. A new record to replace the old one.
-- And in Saudi Arabia, women will at long last be given the right to vote and run in municipal elections. How casually we take our freedoms and riches.