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
Raab stands down
The Sudan airlift
Diane Abbott’s letter
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
Nurses’ union in court
Europe at a glance
The world at a glance
The coronation • The crowning of King Charles III next weekend will be the latest iteration of a very long tradition
1953: a hard act to follow
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
Going electric: the drive to turbocharge a car revolution
Bud Light: the beer that got snarled up in the culture wars
Best articles: International
Ukrainian grain: rousing the fury of east Europe’s farmers
What the scientists are saying…
How healthy is ice cream?
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Fox News: the high price of peddling lies
The inflation crisis: is the end in sight?
The SNP: Humza Yousaf’s terrible start
Mobile phone alerts: a cause for alarm?
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Football: A fairy-tale ending for Wrexham AFC
Athletics: the best marathon debut of all time?
Pick of the week’s correspondence
Dominic Raab and bullying
Agents of Influence
A House for Alice
Theatre: Dancing at Lughnasa • Olivier, National Theatre, London SE1 (020-3989 5455). Until 27 May Running time: 2hrs 45mins
Podcasts… from a business cult to Britain’s “lost” children
Dead Ringers: Rachel Weisz takes on the role of the twin gynaecologists
Exhibition of the week Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian: Forms of Life • Tate Modern, London SE1 (020-7887 8888, tate.org.uk). Until 3 September
Where to buy… • The Week reviews an exhibition in a private gallery
T-rex under the hammer
Best books… Brian Cox • The actor and star of Succession picks his favourite books. He will appear at the Stratford Literary Festival on 6 May (stratfordliteraryfestival.co.uk), discussing his memoir Putting the Rabbit in the Hat (Quercus £12.99)
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Houses for horse lovers
Food & Drink
Recipe of the week: sambal prawns with coconut and cashews • This Indonesian-inspired recipe shows you how to use a handful of kitchen staples to create a spectacular dish bursting with warmth and salty sweetness, says Lara Lee. Good-quality frozen prawns are one of the greatest emergency freezer-raid ingredients, but you can make it vegan by replacing them with slices of marinated firm tofu, patted dry and pan-fried until golden.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… stylish rainwear
Tips of the week… how to boost your memory
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… lovely bluebell woods
This week’s dream: the delights of southern Umbria
The Suffolk Aldeburgh
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
The cerebral satirist who created Dame Edna...