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
The energy shock
The looming drought
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 singer and songwriter John Legend
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Best articles: Britain
The IRA: a significant step to saving the planet?
Zawahiri killed by Hellfire: is this the end for al-Qa’eda?
What the scientists are saying…
Bumblebees have feelings too
Obesity rising in poor areas
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Archie Battersbee: the laws of life and death
Truss: gliding into Downing Street?
Alex Jones: a high price for wicked lies
Batgirl: the felling of a superhero
Wit & Wisdom
Football: Manchester United gets off to a “horror” start
Commonwealth Games: a memorable “sporting party”
Can Raducanu step back into the limelight?
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Review of reviews: Books
Musical: Identical • Nottingham Playhouse to 14 Aug; The Lowry, Salford (19 Aug to 3 Sept). Running time: 2hrs 50mins
Albums of the week: three new releases
The Sandman: Neil Gaiman’s “unfilmable” graphic novel comes to Netflix
Exhibition of the week Edinburgh Art Festival 2022 • Various locations, Edinburgh and surrounding areas. (0131-226 6558, edinburghartfestival.com). Until 28 August
News from the art world
Best books… Oliver Bullough • The author and journalist chooses his favourite books. He will speak about his latest, the Sunday Times bestseller Butler to the World (Profile £20), at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 25 August (edbookfest.co.uk)
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Best properties on the market
What the experts say
Recipe of the week: chicken, pineapple and ’nduja bake • I love the combination of sweet and savoury, says Ixta Belfrage, and there is no greater union than that of pork and pineapple. The pork here comes in the form of ’nduja, a spreadable chilli-spiked sausage from Calabria. Add chicken, pineapple, chipotle and tangerine to the mix and you’ve got yourself a party.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… filter water jugs
Apps… the best investment-trading apps
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… the best new paint collections
This week’s dream: wildlife spotting in the wetlands of Brazil
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
SoftBank: tech victim logs record loss – and hints at return
Seven days in the Square Mile
Issue of the week: is the BoE fit for purpose? • Liz Truss wants to change the Bank’s inflation mandate? Is she just playing politics?
US markets: what the experts think
The Turkish drone that changed modern warfare • The Bayraktar TB2 has brought precision air strike...