Long Reads Of The Week: Leicester's Fairytale And The Dark Corners Of The Web

5 great stories you may have missed from around the web

1 | The latest attempt to understand Leicester City Football Club's astonishing Premier League, the Financial Times' Simon Kuper focuses on the city itself and the role it has played in the fairytale.  

2 | "They follow a guiding-light question: 'Can I share this video with my family?'' For the Verge, Catherine Buni and Soraya Chemaly delve into the murky history of internet moderation, and how it is shaping the future of free speech.

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3 | This week saw the end of basketball legend Kobe Byrant's career. For fans of all sports, this ESPN piece by Baxter Holmes is a fascinating insight into one of the greatest sportsmen of a generation.

3 | For the Guardian Aida Edemariam talks to Tom Giles, the lawyer who takes the immigration cases no one else wants and discovers the government is making his job harder than ever.

5 | Finally, for ELLE US, Sheila Weller has the untold story of one of the greatest songs of all time: Aretha Franklin's 'Respect'.