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
Ukraine’s grim anniversary
A Brexit breakthrough?
Rewriting Roald Dahl
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
The SNP leadership
Nurses’ strike paused
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 costume designer Jenny Beavan
Viewpoint: Nominative determinism
Predicting earthquakes • Every time a major earthquake occurs, we wonder why scientists aren’t better at pinpointing where and when they will strike
Waiting for “the big one”
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
Taking on Trump: the woman who has never lost
Best articles: International
Ukraine’s children: abducted and “re-educated” by Russia
What the scientists are saying…
The threat to British apples
Cancer waiting times
Sturgeon’s exit: does she leave Scotland a better place?
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Nicola Bulley: a fraught investigation
Keir Starmer: purging the Corbynites
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Cricket: England master the “day-night” format
Football: how long can Potter survive at Chelsea?
Tiger Woods disappoints on his comeback
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Sizewell C: heaven or hell?
The Wife of Bath: A Biography
Theatre: Medea • @sohoplace, London W1 (0330-333 5962; sohoplace.org). Until 22 April Running time: 1hr 30mins
Albums of the week: three new releases
The Gold: a thrilling dramatisation of a shocking robbery
Exhibition of the week Vermeer • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (+31 20 6747 000, rijksmuseum.nl). Until 4 June
News from the art world
Best books… Gaia Vince • The author and broadcaster chooses her favourite books about journeys. Nomad Century: How to Survive the Climate Upheaval (Allen Lane £20), her critically acclaimed study of climate migration, is out now
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Scottish houses in scenic settings
What the experts recommend
Recipe of the week: Ayurvedic “Jewish penicillin” • This nourishing and spicy broth is my favourite meal to prepare for the family when they need a boost, says Dr Rupy Aujla. It has a great collection of polyphenol-rich spices, anti-viral allium vegetables and plenty of warming flavours. I prefer to keep the cloves and peppercorns whole, but feel free to remove them before serving.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… backpacks
Tips of the week… how to look after dogs in the cold
And for those who have everything…
The internet… detox meal deliveries in the UK
This week’s dream: off-road from the Atacama to the Andes
Pine Cay Turks and Caicos
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Reluctant sex symbol who starred in One Million Years B.C.
Affable broadcaster who fronted World of...