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The 6 January hearings: a reckoning for Trump?
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The 6 January hearings: a reckoning for Trump?

The congressional hearings are unlikely to rescue the Democrats from the midterms – but they could save US democracy
24 Jun 2022
Keir Starmer: too boring for power?
Keir Starmer
Talking point

Keir Starmer: too boring for power?

Party insiders worry their leader's lack of charisma may be holding Labour back
23 Jun 2022
Can anything stop a nuclear bomb?
Nuclear weapons
In Depth

Can anything stop a nuclear bomb?

Halting an atomic weapon is theoretically possible, say experts, but in reality is an enormous challenge
10 Jun 2022
Radical Landscapes: a ‘rich and often superbly strange’ exhibition
Radical Landscapes Tate Liverpool
In Review

Radical Landscapes: a ‘rich and often superbly strange’ exhibition

This Tate Liverpool show offers ‘social and political history by other means’
2 Jun 2022
Nine financial solutions to ease you into retirement
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Nine financial solutions to ease you into retirement

These nine companies could help boost your finances during your golden years
10 May 2022
How the green agenda will affect the UK
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How the green agenda will affect the UK

Download The Week's guide to how the environmental landscape could change in the near future
14 Apr 2022
How much will lateral flow tests cost?
Lateral flow tests
In Depth

How much will lateral flow tests cost?

Free testing has ended for most people despite rising Covid-19 cases in the UK
31 Mar 2022
When does Ramadan start in 2022?
Asian Muslims break their fast in a food hall on the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan in Dubai, 14 September 2007. The world's 1.2 billion Muslims marked the first Friday of the holy
In Depth

When does Ramadan start in 2022?

The holiest month in the Islamic calendar is marked by fasting from dawn until dusk
30 Mar 2022
Prince Philip’s thanksgiving: the order of service
Royal family gathered at Prince Philip's memorial
In Depth

Prince Philip’s thanksgiving: the order of service

Representatives from the Duke of Edinburgh’s charitable causes attended today's remembrance service
29 Mar 2022
A look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s jubilees
Queen’s carriage during royal procession 1977
In pictures

A look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s jubilees

This year marks the fourth major anniversary during the Queen’s 70-year reign
25 Mar 2022
The Overview: are copyright rows threatening music?
Ed Sheeran performs
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The Overview: are copyright rows threatening music?

A growing number of chart-toppers have been accused of copying other artists’ work
23 Mar 2022
The Overview: what can the UK do about Russian money laundering?
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The Overview: what can the UK do about Russian money laundering?

UK is cracking down on Russian dirty money in the English capital following Ukraine invasion
16 Mar 2022
Ten ways to spruce up your home this spring
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Ten ways to spruce up your home this spring

Rounding up several companies that can help you transform the appearance of your home and garden with ease
10 Mar 2022
The Overview: can we recycle ourselves out of environmental disaster?
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The Overview: can we recycle ourselves out of environmental disaster?

Experts question how much recycling can really help in push to protect our planet
9 Mar 2022
The Overview podcast: do NGOs help or harm?
Red Cross workers
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The Overview podcast: do NGOs help or harm?

Critics have highlighted potentially harmful consequences of humanitarian aid work
2 Mar 2022
Rain bombs and megaflash lightning: Australia experiences unprecedented weather
Flooding in Queensland
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Rain bombs and megaflash lightning: Australia experiences unprecedented weather

Nine people have been killed during days of torrential rainfall and flooding
1 Mar 2022
Pros and cons of minimum grades for student loans
Pupils taking an exam
Pros and cons

Pros and cons of minimum grades for student loans

The new proposals could price disadvantaged pupils out of higher education, warn education experts
24 Feb 2022
The Overview podcast: why are more books being banned?
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Podcast

The Overview podcast: why are more books being banned?

Hundreds of titles are disappearing from library shelves and syllabuses as the US culture wars escalate
23 Feb 2022
Partygate and the leaked police questionnaire
Boris Johnson
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Partygate and the leaked police questionnaire

The leaked document could make Johnson the first sitting UK prime minister to be questioned under caution
23 Feb 2022
A timeline of the Credit Suisse scandals
Credit Suisse
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A timeline of the Credit Suisse scandals

The Swiss bank is in crisis mode again after a massive leak of data
22 Feb 2022
The Overview podcast: Why have MMR vaccination rates dropped?
Child gets vaccinated
Podcast

The Overview podcast: Why have MMR vaccination rates dropped?

Experts explore why fewer people are getting inoculated against some of the world's most infectious diseases
16 Feb 2022
Ten important ways to prepare for retirement
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Ten important ways to prepare for retirement

The best ways to make sure your days are comfortable and cared for when you stop working
10 Feb 2022
Jacob Rees-Mogg on mission to ‘turbo-charge’ the benefits of Brexit
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Behind the scenes

Jacob Rees-Mogg on mission to ‘turbo-charge’ the benefits of Brexit

The arch-Brexiteer will be in charge of the government's post-Brexit agenda
9 Feb 2022
Why Omicron in deer may ‘haunt us in the future’
White tailed deer
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Why Omicron in deer may ‘haunt us in the future’

Researchers say infected wild deer on Staten Island could become a ‘reservoir’ for the coronavirus
9 Feb 2022
This Is Going to Hurt reviews: can TV series follow the book’s success?
Ben Whishaw stars in the new BBC show
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This Is Going to Hurt reviews: can TV series follow the book’s success?

BBC show adapts the hit memoir of junior doctor Adam Kay
8 Feb 2022
Brexit: the pros and cons of leaving the EU
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Pros and cons

Brexit: the pros and cons of leaving the EU

The arguments for and against Britain’s decision to leave the European Union
3 Feb 2022
How MMR vaccine rates in England fell to a ten-year low
Child with measles
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How MMR vaccine rates in England fell to a ten-year low

Health officials say more than one in ten children starting school at risk of measles
1 Feb 2022
Has Downing Street got a ‘frat house’ culture problem?
Downing Street
Behind the scenes

Has Downing Street got a ‘frat house’ culture problem?

Sue Gray criticises ‘excessive consumption of alcohol’ at No. 10 in probe update
1 Feb 2022
Prince Andrew and his ‘doctrine of unclean hands’ defence examined
Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew and his ‘doctrine of unclean hands’ defence examined

Duke of York demands trial by jury in new legal filings
27 Jan 2022
Will Covid in schools hold back the recovery?
Schoolchildren
Today’s big question

Will Covid in schools hold back the recovery?

Rising case numbers in children and people aged 65 and over could lead to more hospitalisations
27 Jan 2022
Are we heading for a snap general election?
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Today’s big question

Are we heading for a snap general election?

A new Conservative leader would need a fresh mandate from the public, argues Cabinet minister
26 Jan 2022
Where did the term snowflake come from?
Snowflake
Between the lines

Where did the term snowflake come from?

The term is often said to derive from the 1996 cult book Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
26 Jan 2022
How accurate is the UK’s official coronavirus death toll?
National Covid-19 Memorial Wall in London
Today’s big question

How accurate is the UK’s official coronavirus death toll?

Lockdown sceptics question how Covid-19 deaths are counted after release of ONS data
25 Jan 2022
How far is the UK willing to go to protect Ukraine?
A Ukrainian serviceman
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How far is the UK willing to go to protect Ukraine?

Dominic Raab says UK standing ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Kiev but won’t send more troops to the border
24 Jan 2022
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