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The Week

V. 1311/1312
Magazine

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.

The main stories… …and how they were covered

THE WEEK

The Week

Politics

Europe at a glance

The world at a glance

Novelist who turned the spy thriller into a fine art

People of the year • It was the year a pandemic wrought chaos, the Black Lives Matter movement spread across the world, a footballer forced the Government into two U-turns and the US elected a new president. Here we take a look at some of the people who made the headlines in 2020

It wasn’t all bad... in Britain

And some positive stories from elsewhere

It must be true… the best tabloid stories of 2020

The year in sport • Empty stadiums, but the games go on: 2020’s highs and lows

...and some of its more unusual sporting moments

LETTERS • Pick of the week’s correspondence

Masking the truth

Health & Science • Some of the things they said were good for us… …and some the scientists said might do us harm

From sailing monkeys to enzymes that break down single-use plastic …a selection of scientific theories and discoveries from 2020

Review of reviews: paperbacks of 2020

Films to stream • Some films are all about Christmas. Others use the season as a backdrop. Here are some of the best in the latter category.

Streaming

Raised by Wolves: Ridley Scott’s small-screen sci-fi

The List

An at-a-glance guide to holiday television

The Archers: what happened last week

Book now

A round-up of works of art that made the news in 2020

Albums of the year

Podcasts of the year • With so much of the outside world closed off to us, 2020 was the year in which the podcast really came into its own. Here are some of the many acclaimed series that provided entertainment, information, consolation and insight during the lockdowns and beyond

The best TV of 2020

Ten of the best films of the year

Properties of the year • A look at some of the most outstanding properties of the year

The wolf at the door: should we welcome back an ancient foe? • Wolves have always been seen as a mortal threat to humans and to farming. But what might we gain from their return, asks Cal Flyn

Food & Drink • Orange and golden syrup steamed pudding

Three cocktails for the festive season

Consumer

The best... skiing equipment • There may not be as many opportunities as usual to ski this year, but if you stock up now, you’ll be ready for when the slopes become accessible again

The best… new cars for 2021

What’s next: a beleaguered industry faces massive change

The winners and losers of 2020 • A round-up of some of the best – and worst – investments of the year

Trends: the good, the bad and the ugly

The top divi payers

Commentators

City profiles

A year in the City • It was the year the pandemic ravaged the world economy and the high street, while tech giants and pharmas went from strength to strength

Among those who died in 2020

Consider the giraffe • The world’s tallest mammal has amazed and delighted throughout human history, says Katherine Rundell


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Dennis Publishing UK Edition: V. 1311/1312

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: December 25, 2020

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

News & Politics

Languages

English

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.

The main stories… …and how they were covered

THE WEEK

The Week

Politics

Europe at a glance

The world at a glance

Novelist who turned the spy thriller into a fine art

People of the year • It was the year a pandemic wrought chaos, the Black Lives Matter movement spread across the world, a footballer forced the Government into two U-turns and the US elected a new president. Here we take a look at some of the people who made the headlines in 2020

It wasn’t all bad... in Britain

And some positive stories from elsewhere

It must be true… the best tabloid stories of 2020

The year in sport • Empty stadiums, but the games go on: 2020’s highs and lows

...and some of its more unusual sporting moments

LETTERS • Pick of the week’s correspondence

Masking the truth

Health & Science • Some of the things they said were good for us… …and some the scientists said might do us harm

From sailing monkeys to enzymes that break down single-use plastic …a selection of scientific theories and discoveries from 2020

Review of reviews: paperbacks of 2020

Films to stream • Some films are all about Christmas. Others use the season as a backdrop. Here are some of the best in the latter category.

Streaming

Raised by Wolves: Ridley Scott’s small-screen sci-fi

The List

An at-a-glance guide to holiday television

The Archers: what happened last week

Book now

A round-up of works of art that made the news in 2020

Albums of the year

Podcasts of the year • With so much of the outside world closed off to us, 2020 was the year in which the podcast really came into its own. Here are some of the many acclaimed series that provided entertainment, information, consolation and insight during the lockdowns and beyond

The best TV of 2020

Ten of the best films of the year

Properties of the year • A look at some of the most outstanding properties of the year

The wolf at the door: should we welcome back an ancient foe? • Wolves have always been seen as a mortal threat to humans and to farming. But what might we gain from their return, asks Cal Flyn

Food & Drink • Orange and golden syrup steamed pudding

Three cocktails for the festive season

Consumer

The best... skiing equipment • There may not be as many opportunities as usual to ski this year, but if you stock up now, you’ll be ready for when the slopes become accessible again

The best… new cars for 2021

What’s next: a beleaguered industry faces massive change

The winners and losers of 2020 • A round-up of some of the best – and worst – investments of the year

Trends: the good, the bad and the ugly

The top divi payers

Commentators

City profiles

A year in the City • It was the year the pandemic ravaged the world economy and the high street, while tech giants and pharmas went from strength to strength

Among those who died in 2020

Consider the giraffe • The world’s tallest mammal has amazed and delighted throughout human history, says Katherine Rundell


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