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A Downing Street reset
The cost of living crisis
The plan to “level up”
Spirit of the age
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
A novel to end all novels • The 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses is being marked with celebrations around the world
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Best articles: Britain
Banning books: the Right’s war on woke schooling
Myanmar: a nation sliding into civil war
What the scientists are saying…
A breakthrough in limb regeneration
“Seeds” to zap tumours
Pick of the week’s Gossip
The Met: a misogynistic culture?
Stormont: the DUP’s dangerous gamble
Russia and China: a new alliance
Carrie Johnson: victim of a hatchet job?
Wit & Wisdom
The Winter Olympics: 3,000 snowflakes and a Uyghur skier
The Calcutta Cup: snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
Football: Senegal wins an energy-sapping final
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Review of reviews: Books
Theatre: A Number
Albums of the week: three new releases
Pam & Tommy: a lot of fun, but nothing much to say
Exhibition of the week Van Gogh: Self-Portraits • The Courtauld, London WC2 (020-3947 7777, courtauld.ac.uk). Until 8 May
News from the art world
Best books… Mike Leigh • The acclaimed director chooses his favourite books. He will speak at Jewish Book Week on 27 February (jewishbookweek.com) about his career and the newly updated edition of his book Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh (Faber £25)
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
What the experts say
Recipe of the week: rigatoni with kale • This simple pasta dish is the perfect way to take advantage of the dark greens that are currently in season, says Chris Leach. You can use ordinary green kale or Russian kale – though cavolo nero would also be good.
This week’s dream: glorious hiking in southern Patagonia
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Italian film star with a surprising talent for comedy
Career diplomat who raised the alarm about climate change
Enjoy a different view.
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
Arm/SoftBank/Nvidia: hot chips head to market
Seven days in the Square Mile
Issue of the week: Meta’s big plunge • Why have the social media giant’s shares fallen off a cliff?
Pay restraint: what the experts think
Year of the tiger?
Could the woolly mammoth be brought back from the dead? • Work is under way in a Harvard laboratory to resurrect the mammoth, driven to extinction around 4,000 years ago. It’s a long shot, but bringing it back could help slow the climate catastrophe, reports Nick Rufford
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