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.
War crimes in Ukraine: will Putin face justice?
A failing refugee policy?
How fatal is Partygate?
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
Divorce law reform
Duke’s £750,000 gift
Tory MP accused
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
Viewpoint: Happy machines
“Slapps”: the suits that silence free speech • The Government has announced plans to clamp down on the use of the courts by the rich and powerful to avoid scrutiny
Libel: an inglorious history?
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
Trouble at the supreme court: the case of the judge’s wife
Best articles: Europe
In hock to Moscow: Germany’s woeful energy policy
What the scientists are saying…
Monster goldfish cause alarm
The maternity scandal: a shocking litany of failure
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Covid: were restrictions dropped too soon?
Conversion therapy: a tricky compromise
Wit & Wisdom
Controversy at the Boat Race
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Giving Putin an escape route
The Meat Paradox
Theatre: To Kill a Mockingbird • Gielgud Theatre, London W1 (0344-482 5151). Until 13 August Running time: 2hrs 50mins (incl. interval)
Podcasts… Philippa Perry, bite-size science and a spy caper
Banned! The Mary Whitehouse Story
Exhibition of the week Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan • The Royal Academy of Arts, London W1 (020-7300 8090, royalacademy.org.uk). Until 22 May
Where to buy… • The Week reviews an exhibition in a private gallery
William Morris’s manor house
Best books… Jim Al-Khalili • The quantum physicist and host of Radio 4’s The Life Scientific chooses his favourite books. His latest, The Joy of Science (Princeton University Press £12.99), a brief guide to leading a more rational life, is out this week
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
Coming up for sale
Exciting eco properties
What the experts say
Khoresh fesenjan: Persian pumpkin and chickpea curry • This is my vegan version of an Iranian classic, says Atul Kochhar, a rich dish with walnuts and pomegranate flavourings and a hint of cinnamon. You can use vegetable stock if you’d like, but I wanted to keep the flavours of the other ingredients quite pure, which is why I’ve specified water.
The best… gardening gadgets
Tips of the week… easy ways to cut energy bills
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… historic ships to visit
This week’s dream: an intriguing city break on the Med
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
EastEnders stalwart who trained on the classical stage
Politician’s wife with an impressive career of her own
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Musk alert