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Reaction: rising EU infections mean ‘all travel a risk’
Coronavirus airport
In Depth

Reaction: rising EU infections mean ‘all travel a risk’

Belgium mulling lockdown reintroduction as France and Germany see cases increase
28 Jul 2020
Black Lives Matter: do British police have a race problem?
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In Depth

Black Lives Matter: do British police have a race problem?

BAME people 160% more likely to be fined over coronavirus lockdown breach than white peers
27 Jul 2020
Oxford students’ ‘sexist’ and ‘patronising’ exam answers
Oxford University
In Depth

Oxford students’ ‘sexist’ and ‘patronising’ exam answers

Irish described as ‘tribal’ in exam answers written by Oxford history students
27 Jul 2020
The government holiday quarantine list: where is next?
Paris coronavirus
In Depth

The government holiday quarantine list: where is next?

France and Germany rumoured to be next for removal from safe-to-fly list
27 Jul 2020
How much do face masks protect against coronavirus?
London coronavirus
In Depth

How much do face masks protect against coronavirus?

Mandatory face-covering rules come into force in England
24 Jul 2020
£20m robotic dolphin could replace captive animals
Robot dolphin
In Brief

£20m robotic dolphin could replace captive animals

Chinese ban on exotic creatures could see robot revolution
24 Jul 2020
Why flu jabs could help fight a second wave of coronavirus
Experts say findings of new study pose a ‘real worry’ for public health
In Brief

Why flu jabs could help fight a second wave of coronavirus

Government wants to ‘escape the nightmare’ of simultaneous flu and Covid infections
24 Jul 2020
What ‘secrets’ are in unsealed Maxwell documents?
Ghislaine Maxwell
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What ‘secrets’ are in unsealed Maxwell documents?

New York court rules ‘explosive’ evidence can be made public within a week
24 Jul 2020
Quiz of The Week: 18 July - 24 July
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 18 July - 24 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
24 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Labour anti-Semitism trial
Jeremy Corbyn
In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about Labour anti-Semitism trial

Keir Starmer facing down party’s Corbynite wing in battle over Panorama documentary
23 Jul 2020
Is Spain set to join Portugal on the UK’s ‘no-holiday’ list?
Spain
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Is Spain set to join Portugal on the UK’s ‘no-holiday’ list?

Spike in Covid cases reported by Madrid could see the popular tourist destination declared unsafe for Britons
22 Jul 2020
US Election 2020: what would Kanye West’s policies be?
Kanye West, Donald Trump
In Depth

US Election 2020: what would Kanye West’s policies be?

Rapper may delay campaign to 2024 over ‘black vote’
22 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Johnny depp
In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Accusations of affairs and domestic abuse claimed by both sides
21 Jul 2020
Prince William and Harry charities reported to watchdog
Prince Harry Prince William
In Brief

Prince William and Harry charities reported to watchdog

Anti-monarchy campaigners’ allegations against royal brothers to be investigated by Charity Commission
21 Jul 2020
Reaction: hopes raised in Oxford vaccine trial - what next?
Coronavirus vaccine
In Depth

Reaction: hopes raised in Oxford vaccine trial - what next?

Results of first human tests fuel hopes that jab may be rolled out by Christmas
21 Jul 2020
How coronavirus is changing Europe’s tourist hotspots
Paris coronavirus
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How coronavirus is changing Europe’s tourist hotspots

Cities that previously hosted anti-tourism protests are now offering discount vouchers for visitors
20 Jul 2020
Four things we learnt from Kanye West’s first election rally
Kanye West
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Four things we learnt from Kanye West’s first election rally

Rapper propose $1m bonus ‘for everyone that has a baby’ and weeps over his father’s bid to abort him
20 Jul 2020
Johnson to ban junk food discount deals in war on obesity
The rise in fast food outlets has been partly blamed for Britain's obesity epidemic
In Brief

Johnson to ban junk food discount deals in war on obesity

Government accused of mixed messages as PM plans supermarket crackdown while chancellor pushes ‘Eat Out’ scheme
10 Jul 2020
Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?
Police
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Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?

Watchdog to investigate use of force against BAME groups as separate probe reveals criminal offenders in forces nationwide
10 Jul 2020
Quiz of the Week: 4 - 10 July
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In Depth

Quiz of the Week: 4 - 10 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
10 Jul 2020
Hong Kong: what is the Lamcao movement?
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In Depth

Hong Kong: what is the Lamcao movement?

Radical protestors warn China that ‘if we burn, you burn with us’
9 Jul 2020
What is cancel culture?
In Depth

What is cancel culture?

JK Rowling and Salman Rushdie condemn phenomenon of public shaming
9 Jul 2020
Are Egypt and Ethiopia heading for a water war?
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Are Egypt and Ethiopia heading for a water war?

Cairo warns of ‘consequences’ if fellow African nation takes control of Nile River
8 Jul 2020
Just how bad was the Covid crisis in UK care homes?
Care home visit
In Depth

Just how bad was the Covid crisis in UK care homes?

Nearly 1,000 whistle-blowers alerted watchdog to unsafe practices at peak of pandemic
8 Jul 2020
US ‘knee-deep’ in first Covid wave - does Trump have a plan?
Donald Trump is handed a mask during a factory visit
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US ‘knee-deep’ in first Covid wave - does Trump have a plan?

New survey suggests growing number of voters disapprove of president’s handling of coronavirus outbreak
7 Jul 2020
Are we ‘unconsciously racist’ and what does it mean?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
In Depth

Are we ‘unconsciously racist’ and what does it mean?

Prince Harry urges everyone to take steps to combat discrimination
7 Jul 2020
Quiz of The Week: 27 June - 3 July
remdesivir
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 27 June - 3 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
3 Jul 2020
Air bridges axed as up to 75 countries cleared for take-off
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Air bridges axed as up to 75 countries cleared for take-off

UK to allow quarantine-free travel to nearly all EU countries and many other destinations across the world
2 Jul 2020
Uighurs: China began ‘cultural genocide’ as West looked on
A demonstrator wears a mask showing solidarity with China's Uighur population.
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Uighurs: China began ‘cultural genocide’ as West looked on

Beijing accused of torture, forced sterilisation and ‘disappearing’ entire families
1 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital
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In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital

The health service provider may face criminal charges over maternity ‘scandal’
1 Jul 2020
Is your city at risk of a Leicester-style ‘local lockdown’?
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In Depth

Is your city at risk of a Leicester-style ‘local lockdown’?

London boroughs and Doncaster among areas with rising infection rates
30 Jun 2020
52 ideas that changed the world - 52. Zero
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52 ideas that changed the world - 52. Zero

The technology on which you’re reading this article only works because of zero
19 Jun 2020
US election 2020: Facebook pledge to ‘curb foreign meddling’
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US election 2020: Facebook pledge to ‘curb foreign meddling’

Social media platform will ban foreign political adverts - but won’t silence Donald Trump
18 Jun 2020
Should the UK pay slavery reparations?
Slavery, Slave Trade
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Should the UK pay slavery reparations?

Greene King and Lloyd’s of London pledge to pay compensation over founders’ links to human trafficking
18 Jun 2020