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
Geronimo battle lost
Fuel change: E10 petrol
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
Life before the internet
The scourge of high inflation • Western economies haven’t faced rapidly rising inflation rates for decades. Is that about to change?
Inflation through the ages
The UK at a glance
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
Afghan refugees: did Biden knowingly betray them?
Best articles: International
Havana syndrome: an assault on the brains of US diplomats?
What the scientists are saying…
Rain falls on Greenland’s highest point
A life-saving invention
Vaccinating children: decision time
The US occupation: an inevitable failure?
Operation Ark: valuing pets over people?
Nigella Lawson: cleaning up her recipes
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Football: Cristiano Ronaldo’s second coming
F1: a “farcical” grand prix in rain-sodden Belgium
Cricket: can Root climb a “statistical Everest”?
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Afghanistan: lessons from history
Review of reviews: Books
Podcasts... Edwardiana, conspiracies and a kidnapping
Albums of the week: three new releases
Films to stream
The Chair: an endearing new Netflix campus drama
Exhibition of the week Ben Nicholson: From the Studio • Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (01243-774557, pallant.org.uk). Until 24 October
Elizabeth Blackadder: “elusive” painter of cats and flowers
Best books… Lavinia Greenlaw • The poet, novelist and non-fiction writer chooses five of her favourite books by female poets. Her latest book, the part memoir, part manifesto Some Answers Without Questions (Faber £12.99), is out now
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Best properties on the market
What the experts recommend
Recipe of the week: Lu rou fan
Companies in the news ...and how they were assessed
Apple: tech’s “great successor” celebrates a decade
Issue of the week: Power to the Workers! • Unions of all kinds are flexing their muscles. Should we celebrate?
Latin America: what the experts think
Bubble alert • Prices of many assets have been soaring, said Tim Wallace in The Daily Telegraph. But “twitchy markets can suddenly turn”. Here are the five big potential bubbles that could burst:
Who’s tipping what
What I learnt while eavesdropping on the Taliban • Ian Fritz served in the US Air Force from 2008 to 2013. During that time, he spent 600 hours listening to Taliban radio communications. It wasn’t until the end of his tour that he understood what they were telling him
What to study - and where • An insider’s guide to university choices