Long Reads Of The Week: Election Rigging And A Boxing Tragedy

5 greats stories you may have missed from around the web

1 | In 'Fight', the New York Times' Dan Barry has the timely story of two men whose debut boxing match ended in the most devastating way possible.

2 | How are a tiny minority of young British Muslims becoming radicalised to the point where they chose to leave and fight in Syria? In this thorough investigation into a shocking recent case in Brighton, the Guardian's Mark Townsend begin to offer an important and complex answer.

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3 | For California Sunday, Davy Rothbart goes inside a company that provides crowds for hire, including fake paparazzi, campaign supporters and even protesters where he discovers the line between authenticity and inauthenticity is smaller than you'd think.