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‘Loneliest birthday’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘Loneliest birthday’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
19 Apr 2021
Five best portable barbecues
BBQ
The wish list

Five best portable barbecues

Grill on the go with these impressive devices
16 Apr 2021
Properties with famous connections
Knipes Hall, Helmsley, York
The wish list

Properties with famous connections

Authors, artists and lords are among the former owners of these nine homes
16 Apr 2021
How locking down streets could stop new Covid variants
A sign warning people to socially distance to avoid local lockdowns
The latest on . . .

How locking down streets could stop new Covid variants

Localised restrictions may be ‘most effective measure possible’ for stopping outbreaks
16 Apr 2021
TV crime dramas to watch in 2021
Sally Lindsay stars in Channel 5’s seaside thriller Intruder
In Review

TV crime dramas to watch in 2021

Intruder, Your Honor and Line of Duty are on this year’s must-binge list
16 Apr 2021
2021 films: new releases and what’s coming up
Riz Ahmed stars in Sound of Metal
In Review

2021 films: new releases and what’s coming up

This year’s movies include Sound of Metal, Palm Springs, and Godzilla vs. Kong
16 Apr 2021
Working from home: can it last? 
Working from home
Why we’re talking about . . .

Working from home: can it last? 

As lockdown eases, the future of the office is more uncertain than ever
16 Apr 2021
The great reopening 
Shoppers get their retail fix on Oxford Street in London on 12 April
In Depth

The great reopening 

Spirits are high as consumers are unleashed, but recovery depends on other factors too
16 Apr 2021
What is Donald Trump doing now?
Donald Trump
In Depth

What is Donald Trump doing now?

Reprimanding senior Republicans and taking on corporations have been top of the former president’s agenda
16 Apr 2021
Book of the week: The Double Life of Bob Dylan 
American rock and folk musician Bob Dylan in May 1966
In Review

Book of the week: The Double Life of Bob Dylan 

Clinton Heylin’s 528-page tome – which only takes us as far as 1966 – proves the singer to be a ‘fibber’ 
16 Apr 2021
Podcasts: spies, grief and rock ‘n’ roll 
Spy Affair’s Maria Butina: a tale of ‘sex, lies and guns’
In Review

Podcasts: spies, grief and rock ‘n’ roll 

Featuring Spy Affair, Griefcast, Criminal, and Laura Barton’s Notes on Music
16 Apr 2021
Albums of the week
Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders and the LSO - Promises
In Review

Albums of the week

New releases from Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders and the LSO; Lise Davidsen; and Dry Cleaning
16 Apr 2021
Tried and tasted: DIY restaurant meal kits
Benares finish-at-home kit
On the menu

Tried and tasted: DIY restaurant meal kits

Prepare and enjoy some of your favourite menu items at home
15 Apr 2021
Landmark living: how much do properties cost near famous icons?
Eiffel Tower Paris PxHere
In pictures

Landmark living: how much do properties cost near famous icons?

An apartment-sized property surrounding the Eiffel Tower comes with a price tag of £486,244
14 Apr 2021
Best sports headphones
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train
The wish list

Best sports headphones

Add some rhythm to your exercise routines and workouts
14 Apr 2021
What is COP26 and what are its aims?
A climate change protest outside the Palace of Westminster
Fact file

What is COP26 and what are its aims?

UK to play host to UN Climate Change Conference in November
14 Apr 2021
Who will be next to get the coronavirus vaccine?
A doctor wearing sterile gloves prepares a vaccination injection.
In Brief

Who will be next to get the coronavirus vaccine?

NHS told to target high-risk demographics in next phase of jab rollout
14 Apr 2021
Bitcoin explained: what is it and how can you buy one?
Bitcoin
In Depth

Bitcoin explained: what is it and how can you buy one?

The price of the volatile cryptocurrency has hit a record high of $64,000
14 Apr 2021
Sleep in style: new hotels and places to stay in the UK
The Endeavour at Glenapp Castle
The big trip

Sleep in style: new hotels and places to stay in the UK

Book a luxurious staycation at these plush accommodations
13 Apr 2021
What China’s low jab efficacy means for the global vaccination effort
A delivery of the Sinovac vaccine arrives in Zimbabwe
In Depth

What China’s low jab efficacy means for the global vaccination effort

Senior official raises fear over effectiveness of vaccines in wide use across Asia and Africa
12 Apr 2021
Best properties: interesting conversions
The Compound, Birmingham
The wish list

Best properties: interesting conversions

Nine fascinating homes that each have a story to tell
9 Apr 2021
What will happen after Prince Philip’s death?
Prince Philip
In Depth

What will happen after Prince Philip’s death?

The Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest in the grounds of Windsor Castle
9 Apr 2021
Obituary: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The Queen and Prince Philip pictured in 1947
In Focus

Obituary: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The longest reigning consort in British history has died at the age of 99
9 Apr 2021
Book of the week: Philip Roth by Blake Bailey 
Philip Roth by Blake Bailey 
In Review

Book of the week: Philip Roth by Blake Bailey 

A ‘riveting, serious and deeply intelligent’ biography of the complicated author 
9 Apr 2021
Podcasts: Private Eye, cinema, and being human 
I Was There Too: celebrating the bit-part stars of films like Speed
In Review

Podcasts: Private Eye, cinema, and being human 

Featuring I Was There Too, Page 94, The Rewatchables, and Boot Camp for the Brain
9 Apr 2021
Briefing: The Paris Commune
The Paris Commune: ‘A brief interlude of springtime revolution’
In Depth

Briefing: The Paris Commune

150 years ago, a socialist-inspired uprising briefly transformed the French capital, before it was ruthlessly crushed
9 Apr 2021
Albums of the week
Ballaké Sissoko - Djourou
In Review

Albums of the week

New releases from Ballaké Sissoko, Mahler, and For Those I Love
9 Apr 2021
Ten of the best portable speakers
Tribit StormBox Pro stereo mode
The wish list

Ten of the best portable speakers

Add some atmosphere to your gatherings with these Bluetooth-enabled devices
8 Apr 2021
Best home security cameras
Arlo Pro 3
In Focus

Best home security cameras

Use the latest smart tech to keep an eye on your property
7 Apr 2021
Who are the richest people in the world?
Jeff Bezos
In Focus

Who are the richest people in the world?

Jeff Bezos tops the Forbes Billionaires List for the fourth year running
7 Apr 2021
Nusr-Et: an Instagram chain arrives in London
Nusret Gokce Salt Bae
The latest on . . .

Nusr-Et: an Instagram chain arrives in London

Internet sensation Nusret Gökçe - aka ‘Salt Bae’ - opens his new steakhouse in May
6 Apr 2021
Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April
Boris Johnson in the new Downing Street briefing room
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
1 Apr 2021
Best properties: houses for birdwatchers
2 Sunnydale, Beesands, Kingsbridge, Devon
The wish list

Best properties: houses for birdwatchers

Twitchers will have to be swift to swoop for these eight homes
1 Apr 2021
25 books for your must-read bucket list
Books
In Focus

25 books for your must-read bucket list

Ignore the outside world and immerse yourself in these classic novels
31 Mar 2021