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 path to freedom
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
“Cash for curtains”
Schools rescue plan
The UK at a glance
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 chief executive of Christian Aid, Amanda Khozi Mukwashi
Viewpoint: Don’t take our homework
The great railway sell-off • It’s almost 30 years since Britain’s railways were privatised. Why is the system being torn up and rebuilt once again?
The pandemic: the end of commuting?
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
George Floyd’s murder: a year on, has anything changed?
US abortion law: a revolution is coming
Best articles: International
Sedat Peker: the mob boss targeting Turkey’s political elite
What the scientists are saying…
New ways of capturing carbon
A “tsunami” of patients
The culture wars: does anyone really care?
Targeting exiles: a disturbing new trend
Matt Hancock: did he fail care homes?
Bohemian rhapsody: the PM’s wedding
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Cricket: why New Zealand punches above its weight
Pick of the week’s correspondence
The care home transfers
Book of the week
Novel of the week
Podcasts... pensioners, pubs and Hollywood’s underbelly
Albums of the week: three new releases
Films to stream
Friends: The Reunion
Exhibition of the week Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy • Whitechapel Gallery, London E1 (020-7522 7888, whitechapelgallery.org). Until 29 August
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
Best books… Chibundu Onuzo • The novelist chooses her five favourite books. Her debut, The Spider King’s Daughter, won a Betty Trask Award. Her latest, Sankofa (Virago £16.99), about a British woman’s search for her African father, is out this week
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing and reading
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Houses with separate home offices
What the experts recommend: fine food on a budget
Recipe of the week: potato samosas
New cars: what the critics say
The best… cameras for beginners
Tips of the week… how to take care of your teeth
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… stately homes with glamping
Companies in the news ...and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Issue of the week: a turning point for the energy industry? • Big Oil has been forced to listen on climate change. But what difference will it actually make?
Making money: what the experts think
Clean and green
Who’s tipping what
Form guide • Shares tipped 12 weeks ago
The strange thrill of the rubbish dump • Richard Godwin loves his...