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
Controversy of the week • The sausage war
Spirit of the age
Good week for
Bad week for
Trans views case
The UK at a glance
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
Castaway of the week
Viewpoint: The enemies of English
Ethiopia’s civil war • In Tigray in northern Ethiopia, millions have been displaced and thousands killed by government troops, and famine is looming
Abiy: from peacemaker to warlord
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… • I read it in the tabloids
Assault on a president: a slap in the face for French democracy
Questions the Greens’ leader must not shirk • Der Tagesspiegel (Berlin)
A rare defeat for an all-powerful PM • Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Zurich)
Putin’s disdain for dialogue with Europe • The Moscow Times
The vice-president: has Biden set her up to fail?
Ransomware: navigating the world of cyber-extortion
What the scientists are saying…
Evidence of slavery in Roman Britain
New Alzheimer’s drug
Culture wars: powerful symbols and empty gestures
The e-scooter invasion: can we cope?
Fastly: bringing down the internet
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Football: drama and surprises on the opening weekend of Euros
Tennis: Djokovic stakes his claim to be the GOAT
Cricket: what’s wrong with England’s batsmen?
Pick of the week’s correspondence
How pernicious is the Protocol?
Book of the week
Novel of the week
Drama & Podcasts
Films to stream
Time: a gripping, superbly acted prison drama
Exhibition of the week Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch • Royal Academy, London W1 (020-7300 8090, royalacademy.org.uk). Until 1 August
Matejko: Conversations with God
Best books… Stephen Mangan • The actor, screenwriter and author chooses his five favourite books. His debut, Escape the Rooms (Scholastic £6.99), for children aged 9+ and with drawings by his sister, the illustrator and designer Anita Mangan, is out now
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing and reading
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Properties with remarkable views
LEISURE Food & Drink
Recipe of the week: lemon tart • We like to use Amalfi lemons for this tart when they are in season, but any lemons are fine, say the Boglione family. Whichever type you choose, it’s a good idea, if you can, to heat them above the stove before squeezing them: this will soften the fruit and help release their juices.
Companies in the news ...and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
BT/Altice: French fox in the hen house?
Issue of the week: a new dawn? • The landmark trade deal with Australia has revived old divides over Brexit
Making money: what the experts think
Lordstown: a cautionary tale
Who’s tipping what