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.
It wasn’t all bad
Johnson’s tax gamble
The Taliban government
Jabs for schoolchildren
Spirit of the age
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
The social care conundrum • Boris Johnson has promised to “fix the crisis in social care once and for all”. But so has every government in recent history…
Lessons from abroad
The UK at a glance
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Best articles: Britain
Texas’s abortion law: the Republicans get their way, at last
China’s war on celebrity: the Cultural Revolution 2.0?
The Kremlin’s fears about Afghanistan • The Moscow Times
A triumph for African democracy • The East African (Nairobi)
What the scientists are saying…
Romans feasted on fish and oil
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Dominic Raab: passing the buck?
America: a retreat into isolationism?
Crime and punishment: a literary sentence
Abba: taking a chance on a reunion
Wit & Wisdom
Tennis: Britain’s “superstar in the making”
Cricket: a “deeply frustrating loss for England”
Cycling: Britain’s greatest Paralympian
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Britain’s low-wage economy
The Week • Open. Every issue.
Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sad Little Men
Musical: Bedknobs and Broomsticks • Touring until 1 May 2022 (bedknobsonstage.com) Running time: 2hrs 35mins (incl. interval)
Podcasts… divorce, femmes fatales and 007’s lost car
Films to stream
Vigil: the BBC’s sharp new submarine thriller
THE DAVID WINSTON PIANO COLLECTION
Exhibition of the week Humboldt Forum • Museum Island, Berlin, Germany (+49 30 99 211 89 89, humboldtforum.org). Now open
News from the art world
Best books… John Cooper Clarke • The poet and performer chooses his favourite books. His latest collection, The Luckiest Guy Alive (Picador £10.99), is out now and his memoir, I Wanna Be Yours (Picador £9.99), comes out in paperback this week
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
Coming up for auction
Crenellations and moated properties
What the experts recommend
Recipe of the week • This nutritious and moreish dish can be made in minutes, says Ollie Dabbous. Feel free to add different dried fruits, spices, herbs or nuts: figs, basil, apricots or coriander would all be welcome. It’s particularly good with barbecued meat and fish dishes, especially if they have Middle Eastern flavourings.
Technology: the new smartwatch challenging Apple
The best… backpacks for commuters
Tips of the week… leaving dogs home alone
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… low- or non-alcoholic beers
Record producer who gave the world reggae
Girl band member who struggled with stardom
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
UK skills shortage: dirty laundry and ideological purity
Seven days in the Square Mile
Issue of the week: back to work? • Employers are dangling...