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.
Ukraine’s dam disaster
The Covid Inquiry
It wasn’t all bad
Taking on the death tax
Spirit of the age
Good week for:
Bad week for:
Prince Harry in court
Migration plan “working”
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 journalist Jeremy Bowen
Viewpoint: The Bezos effect
Center Parcs: “the paradise machine” • The holiday resort chain is up for sale, with a price tag somewhere north of £4bn. What is the secret of its success?
A short history of the British holiday
Best articles: Britain
IT MUST BE TRUE… I read it in the tabloids
Best of the American columnists
Taking Pride: the virtue signals of corporate America
Best articles: International
Will China win the race to become the AI superpower?
What the scientists are saying…
How AI can protect our rivers
Hope for migraine sufferers
Pick of the week’s Gossip
Kosovo: Europe’s other conflict
AI: a case of “regulatory sabotage”?
Keir Starmer: invading Tory territory
Succession: a 21st century masterpiece?
Wit & Wisdom
Statistics of the week
Cricket: England suffer a “huge blow” before the Ashes
Football: Manchester United have to bow to their rivals
Have Mercedes finally turned the corner?
Pick of the week’s correspondence
The cost of clean energy
Review of reviews: Books
Podcasts… on masculinity, memory and a tragic murder
Albums of the week: three new releases
The Gallows Pole: Shane Meadows’ first foray into period drama
Exhibition of the week: China’s hidden century • British Museum, London WC2 (020-7323 8299, britishmuseum.org). Until 8 October
Where to buy… • The Week reviews an exhibition in a private gallery
The rainbow city
Best books… Jesse Norman • The MP, government minister and author of acclaimed biographies of Edmund Burke and Adam Smith picks his favourite books. His first novel, The Winding Stair (Biteback £20), is out now
The Week’s guide to what’s worth seeing
The Archers: what happened last week
New to subscription TV
Best properties on the market
Food & Drink
Recipe of the week: arroz negro (black paella) • Cooked with prawns, squid and squid ink, this black-coloured rice dish is the taste of the sea on a plate, says Omar Allibhoy. I have particularly fond memories of it because in my family we would often eat it to celebrate religious events and other special occasions.
New cars: what the critics say
The best… Bluetooth speakers
How to… garden on a budget
And for those who have everything…
Where to find… wild orchids
This week’s dream: a cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra river
Hotel of the week
Getting the flavour of…
Last-minute offers from top travel companies
Tory grandee who laid the foundations for the peace process
The last of the Navy’s “human minesweepers”
Companies in the news • …and how they were assessed
Seven days in the Square...