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The Week

V. 1331
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

Spirit of the age

Good week for

Bad week for

The Queen’s Speech

Cracks cause rail chaos

The UK at a glance

Europe at a glance

The world at a glance

The world at a glance

People

Castaway of the week • This week’s edition of Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs featured the actress and singer Billie Piper

Viewpoint: A department store life

Farewell

Napoleon’s contested legacy • Two hundred years after the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, a bitter debate is still raging in France over his place in its history

The emperor’s last battle: St Helena

Best articles: Britain

IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids

Best of the American columnists

Facebook vs. Trump: “an exhausting game of hot potato”

Best articles: International

South China Sea: “the most dangerous place on Earth”

What the scientists are saying…

Wasps are under-appreciated

China is the biggest polluter

Pick of the week’s Gossip

The Jersey fish fight: gunboat diplomacy

Covid vaccines: should patents be waived?

Northern Ireland: time for an amnesty?

Easing lockdown: the path to normality

Wit & Wisdom

Statistic of the week

Sport

Women’s football: Chelsea’s “winning machine”

Sporting headlines

Pick of the week’s correspondence

Does the PM deserve a pay hike?

Review of reviews: Books

Podcasts... on crime and punishment

Albums of the week: three new releases

Films to stream

New releases

The Pursuit of Love: a glorious re-imagining

Exhibition of the week Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty • Barbican Centre, London EC2 (barbican.org.uk). From 17 May to 22 August

News from the art world

The List

The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing and reading

The Archers: what happened last week

Television

New to subscription TV

Houses with granny annexes

Food & Drink • What the experts recommend

Recipe of the week

Rosé beyond Provence

Consumer

New cars: what the critics say

The best… camping gear

The model who popularised Levi’s 501s

Irish peer who dated Marianne Faithfull

Star of stage and screen

Companies in the news • ...and how they were assessed

Seven days in the Square Mile

Provident Financial: farewell, my unlovely

Talking points

Commentators

City profiles

Shares

The clockwork universe: is free will an illusion? • A growing chorus of scientists and philosophers argue that free will does not exist. Could they be right, asks Oliver Burkeman


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 56 Publisher: Dennis Publishing UK Edition: V. 1331

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 13, 2021

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

Spirit of the age

Good week for

Bad week for

The Queen’s Speech

Cracks cause rail chaos

The UK at a glance

Europe at a glance

The world at a glance

The world at a glance

People

Castaway of the week • This week’s edition of Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs featured the actress and singer Billie Piper

Viewpoint: A department store life

Farewell

Napoleon’s contested legacy • Two hundred years after the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, a bitter debate is still raging in France over his place in its history

The emperor’s last battle: St Helena

Best articles: Britain

IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids

Best of the American columnists

Facebook vs. Trump: “an exhausting game of hot potato”

Best articles: International

South China Sea: “the most dangerous place on Earth”

What the scientists are saying…

Wasps are under-appreciated

China is the biggest polluter

Pick of the week’s Gossip

The Jersey fish fight: gunboat diplomacy

Covid vaccines: should patents be waived?

Northern Ireland: time for an amnesty?

Easing lockdown: the path to normality

Wit & Wisdom

Statistic of the week

Sport

Women’s football: Chelsea’s “winning machine”

Sporting headlines

Pick of the week’s correspondence

Does the PM deserve a pay hike?

Review of reviews: Books

Podcasts... on crime and punishment

Albums of the week: three new releases

Films to stream

New releases

The Pursuit of Love: a glorious re-imagining

Exhibition of the week Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty • Barbican Centre, London EC2 (barbican.org.uk). From 17 May to 22 August

News from the art world

The List

The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing and reading

The Archers: what happened last week

Television

New to subscription TV

Houses with granny annexes

Food & Drink • What the experts recommend

Recipe of the week

Rosé beyond Provence

Consumer

New cars: what the critics say

The best… camping gear

The model who popularised Levi’s 501s

Irish peer who dated Marianne Faithfull

Star of stage and screen

Companies in the news • ...and how they were assessed

Seven days in the Square Mile

Provident Financial: farewell, my unlovely

Talking points

Commentators

City profiles

Shares

The clockwork universe: is free will an illusion? • A growing chorus of scientists and philosophers argue that free will does not exist. Could they be right, asks Oliver Burkeman


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