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 main stories and how they were covered
Spirit of the age
Good week for
Bad week for
Care home cruelty
A new crime plan
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
Castaway of the week
The battle of Stonehenge • Building a tunnel on the stretch of the A303 passing Stonehenge has been mooted for years. Now it looks set to become a reality
An enduring mystery
The UK at a glance
Best of the American columnists
End game in the White House: was Trump plotting a coup?
Best articles: International
China’s floods: carnage in Henan province
What the scientists are saying…
The Amazon is no longer a carbon sink
The symptoms of long Covid
NHS pay: do nurses deserve more?
Brexit friction: who’s to blame?
Liverpool: stripped of its Unesco status
Billionaires in space: pointless joyrides?
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
The Hundred: same old sandwich in a fancy wrapper?
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Reversing climate change
Book of the week
Novel of the week
Drama & Podcasts
Films to stream
Film & TV
Uprising: Steve McQueen on the New Cross Fire
Exhibition of the week Sophie Taeuber-Arp • Tate Modern, London SE1 (020-7887 8888, www.tate.org.uk). Until 17 October
News from the art world
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to Netflix
Food & Drink
Recipe of the week • Guacamole is a simple dish that can be raised a level with a few extra measures, says Edson Diaz-Fuentes. I “desflemar” (neutralise) the chopped onion by adding lime juice, and pre-salt the tomatoes. Mexican grandmas leave the avocado stones in the guacamole to prevent oxidation: you can also do this.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… bike holders
Companies in the news • ...and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
China General Nuclear: banned from Britain?
Issue of the week: food inflation • Soaring inflation is hitting big companies such as Unilever and consumers alike
Making money: what the experts think
Spacs and the City
Exclusive Experiences Unlocked • Reinvigorate your lifestyle with Exclusive Collection membership
Who’s tipping what
“They said I don’t exist”: one woman’s battle to prove she’s alive • Five years ago, Jeanne Pouchain was declared dead by a French court. It was news to her – but it was just the beginning of a Kafkaesque nightmare.