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.
It wasn’t all bad
The nuclear threat
Can Macron heal France?
The king of the trolls
Spirit of the age
Asylum policy climbdown
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
The battle over the Donbas • Russia’s main war aim in Ukraine is now “the liberation of the Donbas”. Why is the region a key battleground?
Life inside the breakaway republics
Best articles: Britain
I read it in the tabloids
Too old to rule? The greying of American politics
Best of the American columnists
Sri Lanka: a nation on the brink
Best articles: International
What the scientists are saying…
A catapult to launch satellites
Ambulance wait times rise
India: will it turn on its old ally?
Partygate: the threat to the PM
Sinn Féin: poised for victory
Prince Harry: the Queen’s “protector”?
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Boxing: has the Gypsy King landed his last blow?
F1: a bumpy start to the season for Mercedes
Wimbledon faces up to Putin
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Where are all the public servants?
Super-Infinite: the Transformations of John Donne
English Garden Eccentrics
Theatre: The Corn is Green • National Theatre, London SE1 (020-3989 5455). Until 11 June
Podcasts… from French and Saunders to Vladimir Putin
Chivalry: an explicit but clever satire of Hollywood’s gender politics
Exhibition of the week The Burrell Collection • Pollok Country Park, Glasgow (0141-287 2550, burrellcollection.com). Now open to the public
Where to buy… • The Week reviews an exhibition in a private gallery
An invisible artwork
Best books… Charlotte Mendelson • The award-winning novelist chooses her six favourite books. Her latest novel, The Exhibitionist (Pan Macmillan £16.99) – long-listed for The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 – is out now
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
Coming up for auction
What the experts say
Recipe of the week: Balsamic pork kebabs with pesto dressing • The acid in this marinade helps tenderise the meat, says Genevieve Taylor, but the marinade’s slight sweetness means the kebabs can burn over too high a heat. So be prepared to cook them slightly away from the fire, for a little longer than usual.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… hairdryers
Tips of the week… how to let wine breathe
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… great spots to paddleboard
Memories of war in the Falkland Islands
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Composer known for his uncompromising modernism
The comedy writer who created Rising Damp
Companies in the news …and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square Mile
Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer
Issue of the week: trouble for Tesla? • It’s hard to find a solid business...