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
Was Liz Truss right?
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
A week of strikes
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 Lesley Manville
Viewpoint: Elitist cuisine
The chip war • The US has been doing its best to hobble China’s electronic chipmaking industry. Why?
The triumph of the microchip
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
Elite crime-fighting units: a recipe for trouble?
Best articles: International
Israel on the brink: the cycle of violence gathers speed
What the scientists are saying…
A plan to bring back the dodo
Cancer cases are rising
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Brexit: a divisive anniversary
Energy firms: sending in the bailiffs
China’s balloon: the spy in the sky
Wood-burning stoves: cosy but shameful?
Wit & Wisdom
Statistic of the week
Rugby union: a faltering start to the Borthwick era
Football: troubles for Man City on and off the pitch
A rare triumph for Team GB
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Teachers: are they asking too much?
Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning
An English Tradition?
Theatre: The Tempest • Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon (01789-331111). Until 4 March Run time: 2hrs 45mins
Albums of the week: three new releases
Nolly: a tender tribute to the “Queen of the Midlands”
Exhibition of the week Mohammed Sami: The Point 0 • Camden Art Centre, London NW3 (020-7472 5500, camdenartcentre.org). Until 28 May
Luke Elwes/Bridget Riley • The Week reviews an exhibition in a private gallery
Tate Modern’s “nuisance”
Best books… Edward Stourton • The veteran journalist and broadcaster picks his favourite books. In a new memoir, Confessions: Life Re-examined (Doubleday £20), he reflects wryly and candidly on his life as a reporter and the events that shaped it
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
What the experts say
Recipe of the week: black bean and pork rib rice
New cars: what the critics say
The best… clock radios
Tips of the week… making clothes last
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… sustainable interior shops
This week’s dream: a road trip across New Zealand’s South Island
Boys Hall Kent
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Screen star who made her name in Ice Cold in Alex
Versatile entertainer who was half of Kit and The Widow
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Adani Group: the global ripples of an Indian crisis
Issue of the week: Big Oil’s latest gusher • The profits are rolling, but BP is struggling...