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
A summer of strikes?
Ukraine’s EU ambitions
The Week UK
The road to Indyref2
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
Bill of Rights plan
Trans swimming ban
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 the actress Rita Tushingham
Viewpoint: Anarchy in the USA
The future of food • The Government published its long-awaited food strategy last week – and found itself accused of ducking the big questions
The junk food cycle
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
The 6 January hearings: a reckoning for Donald Trump?
Best articles: International
Lawlessness and murder in the depths of the Amazon
What the scientists are saying…
A skin-covered robot finger
A quicker cancer diagnosis
Pick of the week’s Gossip
The Rwanda plan: can it ever work?
Keir Starmer: too boring for power?
Lord Geidt: a “mysterious” resignation
AI: a question of sentience
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
England go “berserk” in Amsterdam
LETTERS • Pick of the week’s correspondence
Teesside’s toxic mud
ARTS • Review of reviews: Books
Theatre: That Is Not Who I Am
Podcasts… swindlers, big money and a convict on the lam
Sherwood: James Graham’s state-of-the-nation crime drama
Exhibition of the week Feminine power: the divine to the demonic • British Museum, London WC1 (020-7323 8000, britishmuseum.org). Until 25 September
News from the art world
Best books… Joanne Harris • The novelist and author of Chocolat chooses her favourite books. She will be discussing her latest psychological thriller, A Narrow Door (Orion £8.99), at the Bradford Literature Festival on 25 June (bradfordlitfest.co.uk)
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
Coming up for sale
Best properties on the market • Scottish properties in glorious settings
What the experts recommend
Recipe of the week: Panzanella • I couldn’t write a book about salads without including a recipe for panzanella, says Gelf Alderson. It’s such a wondrous thing. At River Cottage, we like to include a little fruit, as it enhances the flavour of the tomatoes. Strawberries are my favourite addition, but gooseberries and raspberries are good too.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… beach toys
This week’s dream: a road trip across the American desert
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Priest who led CND during the Greenham Common years • Bruce Kent 1929-2022
Freight millionaire who appeared on Dragons’ Den • Hilary Devey 1957-2022
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Snap, crackle, flop?
Issue of the week: an inflationary world • The UK’s inflation rate is above 9%, its...