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 on the brink
The threat of war
Gunning for the BBC
Spirit of the age
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 writer Deborah Levy
Guantánamo, 20 years on • There are still 39 prisoners in the US prison camp in Guantánamo Bay. Can President Biden finally close it?
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Hillary Clinton: is she planning a comeback?
Best of the American columnists
Lithuania: a tiny Baltic nation takes on the might of China
Best articles: International
What the scientists are saying…
The disappointing truth about medieval warhorses
Shopping is the biggest Covid risk
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Christine Lee: Beijing’s agent in London
Djokovic: a poster boy for anti-vaxers?
Prince Andrew: cut adrift by the Firm
The Scottish Tories: in revolt
Wit & Wisdom
Cricket: more “carnage” for England in final Test
Football: City show they are in a class of their own
Tennis: Murray turns back the clock in Melbourne
Pick of the week’s correspondence
A new light on the Marbles?
Review of reviews: Books
Podcasts… from running to demographics
Albums of the week: three new releases
Couples Therapy: high-end reality TV set in New York
Exhibition of the week Hokusai: The Great Picture Book of Everything • British Museum, London WC1 (020-7323 8299, britishmuseum.org) Until 30 January
News from the art world
Best books… Sebastian Mallaby • The author, financial journalist and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations chooses his favourite books. His latest, The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Art of Disruption (Allen Lane £25), is published this week
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
Best properties on the market
Food trends: what we’ll be eating in 2022
Recipe of the week
Tips of the week… novel ways to exercise
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… the best snowdrop displays
This week’s dream: living the high life in the Bahamas
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
The influential lead singer of The Ronettes
Transgender pioneer who modelled for Vogue
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Unilever/Glaxo mega-merger: a very bad idea?
Issue of the week: Horta-Osório’s unforced error • The Credit Suisse version of “Partygate” has claimed the scalp of a celebrated banker
Inflation concerns: what the experts think
Hedge-fund hauls • LCH Investments, the “fund of hedge funds” run by the Edmond de Rothschild Group, has produced its annual industry snapshot. How did the Masters of the Universe fare in 2021?