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.
Russia’s invasion shocks the world
A nuclear threat
The new refugee crisis
Spirit of the age
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Student loans: a degree just got dearer
Sunak’s cunning plan: next stop No. 10?
Londongrad • London has long been the Western city of choice for Russia’s new class of super-rich – but at what cost?
Castaway of the week • This week’s edition of Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs featured Nick Webborn, Chair of the British Paralympic Association
Best of the American columnists
“I’m with Vlad”: the US conservatives praising Putin
Best articles: International
France’s withdrawal from Mali: a victory for the Kremlin?
What the scientists are saying…
The crocodile that ate a dinosaur
Vaccine roll-out “good value”
Putin’s war: Russian might meets Ukrainian defiance
A mismatched battle
The mood in Russia: has Putin gone too far?
President Zelensky: the man of the hour
Wit & Wisdom
Chelsea defeated: is this the end of the “Roman Empire”?
Rugby union: England’s narrow victory
Pick of the week’s correspondence
The penalty for provoking Putin?
Review of reviews: Books
Theatre: Animal Farm
Albums of the week: three new releases
Peaky Blinders: the drama that transformed the image of Birmingham
Exhibition of the week Pissarro: Father of Impressionism • Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (01865-278000, ashmolean.org). Until 12 June
Where to buy… • The Week reviews an exhibition in a private gallery
An explosive artwork
Best books… Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall • The chef, food writer and activist picks five books he’s recently enjoyed. He will speak at the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival on 11 March (budlitfest.org.uk); his latest book is Eat Better Forever (Bloomsbury £26)
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
Best properties on the market • Properties available for the first time in years
What the experts say
Trini split pea dhal with spinach and okra
New cars: what the critics say
The best… cordless vacuum cleaners
Apps… to help make travel easier
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… an oldschool spa in England
This week’s dream: walking in the wilds of Kenya
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Musician who wrote the anthem for the Summer of Love • Gary Brooker 1945-2022
The Candy Bomber who helped mend postwar relations • Gail Halvorsen 1920-2022
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
BP/Shell: Big Oil walks out of Russia
Seven days in the Square Mile
Issue of the week: the impact of economic war • Russia has been severed from the global financial system. Prepare for shocks to come
Ukraine and markets: the backlash
Winners and losers • News of the invasion meant a...