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The Week

V. 1339
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

Borders bill unveiled

Time to sue builders

Poll watch

Europe 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 fashion designer Paul Costelloe

Viewpoint: Towels, please

Farewell

Briefing The great chip shortage • Since late last year, there has been a severe shortage of microchips, which is now affecting industries across the world

The triumph of the microchip

The UK at a glance

Best articles: Britain

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

Best of the American columnists

The “heat dome”: sweltering in the Pacific Northwest

Best articles: International

South Africa: how the courts stood up to Jacob Zuma

What the scientists are saying…

The “last ice area” is now melting

A million long Covid cases

Pick of the week’s Gossip

China: bent on global domination?

EU migrants: five million and counting

Diana’s statue: “kitsch”, yet fitting?

Farewell, Gap: a high street staple falls

Wit & Wisdom

Statistics of the week

England at the Euros: a likeable leader’s “quiet revolution”

Tennis: the 18-year-old who has wowed Wimbledon

The youngest chess grandmaster

Sporting headlines

Pick of the week’s correspondence

England and the Union

Review of reviews: Books

Drama & Podcasts

Film & TV

Films to stream • School and college reunions were a popular theme in films during the 1980s and 1990s, especially in the US. Here are five that have reunions as their focus:

Hemingway: another brilliant series from Ken Burns

Exhibition of the week Gustave Moreau: The Fables • Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (01296-820414, waddesdon.org.uk). Until 17 October

News from the art world

The List

The Archers: what happened last week

Television

Coming up online

Best properties on the market

Food & Drink

Tomato and fennel fish stew with garlic and oregano bread

Consumer

New cars: what the critics say

The hawk who persuaded George Bush to invade Iraq

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

Seven days in the Square Mile

E-sports star

Issue of the week: the battle for Morrisons • A vote of confidence in Britain? Or an unsavoury scramble by “private equity vultures”?

Inflation worries: what the experts think

Simple tax tips

Commentators

City profiles

Who’s tipping what

A Cold War tragedy: the execution of the Rosenbergs • On 19 June 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were sent to the electric chair for being Soviet spies. Sixty-eight years later, their sons are still trying to clear their mother’s name.


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 48 Publisher: Dennis Publishing UK Edition: V. 1339

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: July 8, 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

Borders bill unveiled

Time to sue builders

Poll watch

Europe 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 fashion designer Paul Costelloe

Viewpoint: Towels, please

Farewell

Briefing The great chip shortage • Since late last year, there has been a severe shortage of microchips, which is now affecting industries across the world

The triumph of the microchip

The UK at a glance

Best articles: Britain

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

Best of the American columnists

The “heat dome”: sweltering in the Pacific Northwest

Best articles: International

South Africa: how the courts stood up to Jacob Zuma

What the scientists are saying…

The “last ice area” is now melting

A million long Covid cases

Pick of the week’s Gossip

China: bent on global domination?

EU migrants: five million and counting

Diana’s statue: “kitsch”, yet fitting?

Farewell, Gap: a high street staple falls

Wit & Wisdom

Statistics of the week

England at the Euros: a likeable leader’s “quiet revolution”

Tennis: the 18-year-old who has wowed Wimbledon

The youngest chess grandmaster

Sporting headlines

Pick of the week’s correspondence

England and the Union

Review of reviews: Books

Drama & Podcasts

Film & TV

Films to stream • School and college reunions were a popular theme in films during the 1980s and 1990s, especially in the US. Here are five that have reunions as their focus:

Hemingway: another brilliant series from Ken Burns

Exhibition of the week Gustave Moreau: The Fables • Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (01296-820414, waddesdon.org.uk). Until 17 October

News from the art world

The List

The Archers: what happened last week

Television

Coming up online

Best properties on the market

Food & Drink

Tomato and fennel fish stew with garlic and oregano bread

Consumer

New cars: what the critics say

The hawk who persuaded George Bush to invade Iraq

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

Seven days in the Square Mile

E-sports star

Issue of the week: the battle for Morrisons • A vote of confidence in Britain? Or an unsavoury scramble by “private equity vultures”?

Inflation worries: what the experts think

Simple tax tips

Commentators

City profiles

Who’s tipping what

A Cold War tragedy: the execution of the Rosenbergs • On 19 June 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were sent to the electric chair for being Soviet spies. Sixty-eight years later, their sons are still trying to clear their mother’s name.


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