The Week covers the Best of the British and Foreign Media. With its non partisan reporting, The Week gives the reader an insight into all the the news, people, arts, drama, property, books and how the international media has reported it. This concise guide allows the reader to be up to date and have a wealth of knowledge to allow them to discuss all these key topics with their friends and peers.
The road out of lockdown: a one-way journey?
It wasn’t all bad
Passports to normality?
The gangs of No. 10
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
Rape convictions gap
Care home visitors
The UK at a glance
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
Castaway of the week • This week’s edition of Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs featured Academy Award-winning Italian actress Sophia Loren
Viewpoint: Lib Dems vs. China
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
Trumpism without Trump: a political paradox
Best articles: International
The day Facebook “unfriended” Australia
What the scientists are saying…
The dogs sniffing out a deadly cancer
The first human Covid trial
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Keir Starmer: can he break through?
Vaccine diplomacy: “the new great game”
The Sussexes: cheeking the Queen?
Perseverance: the search for life on Mars
Wit & Wisdom
Statistic of the week
Tennis: Djokovic divides and conquers down under
Football: the case of the head-butting referee
Snooker: the outsider from Antrim topples a legend
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Free speech on campus
Review of reviews: Books
Podcasts: from healthy eating to oiled beefcakes
Albums of the week: three new releases
Films to stream
Film & TV
Whirlybird: the pioneering reporters who took to the sky
Artist of the week: Marina Abramović
News from the art world
The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching
The Archers: what happened last week
Best properties on the market • Country homes under £1m
Food & Drink • What the experts recommend
Recipe of the week: simple wholemeal sourdough • Baking beautifully risen, wholemeal sourdough – ideally made with stoneground, heritage flour – is the Holy Grail for home bakers, says Robert Penn. He has spent five years perfecting this method, which produces amazing loaves every time.
New cars: what the critics say
The best... smart speakers
Companies in the news ...and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Uber: is the gig really up for the ride-hailing company?
Issue of the week: a Budget for recovery • The Chancellor must deliver a confidence-building message on 3 March – but he should also address long-term challenges
Digital coinage: what the experts think
Fintech stars • Once dominated by digital banks such as Monzo and Starling, Britain’s thriving fintech scene is evolving into new niche sectors, said The Sunday Times. Here are some of the rising disruptors:
Who’s tipping what
The curse of the buried treasure • In June 2015, two amateur metal-detector enthusiasts found a Viking hoard in a field in Herefordshire. Their discovery was worth a fortune, writes...