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MP David Amess stabbed to death
David Amess
The latest on . . .

MP David Amess stabbed to death

Man arrested following attack at the Conservative MP’s constituency surgery in Essex
15 Oct 2021
The Queen’s biggest public gaffes
Queen with Duchess of Cornwall and Elin Jones
In Depth

The Queen’s biggest public gaffes

Monarch caught criticising leaders who ‘talk but don’t do’ before Cop26 climate conference
15 Oct 2021
Quiz of The Week: 9 - 15 October
Ambulances outside a hospital during third national lockdown
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 9 - 15 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
15 Oct 2021
What is on the agenda for Boris Johnson’s cabinet ‘away day’?
Boris Johnson during the Conservative Party conference in Manchester
Behind the scenes

What is on the agenda for Boris Johnson’s cabinet ‘away day’?

PM whisks away top team as Brexit minister attends make-or-break EU summit
15 Oct 2021
Best properties: homes with lovely gardens
Houses with lovely gardens
The wish list

Best properties: homes with lovely gardens

Featuring stables, vineyards and acres of meadows
15 Oct 2021
Best podcasts: from Alan Alda’s science to Tim Dowling’s dog
Collection of podcasts
In Review

Best podcasts: from Alan Alda’s science to Tim Dowling’s dog

Featuring Science Clear+Vivid, Insult My Intelligence, In Our Time and Why Do I Feel?
15 Oct 2021
Book of the week: Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen
Jonathan Franzen
In Review

Book of the week: Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen’s new book is an absorbing look at the ‘last, confused years of the Age of Aquarius’
15 Oct 2021
Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies in front of Congress
In Focus

Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?

Facebook knows its products are destructive, but it does not appear to be doing everything it can to fix them
15 Oct 2021
Welcome to the metaverse 
Horizon Workrooms: the office of the future?
In Depth

Welcome to the metaverse 

The metaverse is Silicon Valley’s new obsession. Could it change the world?
15 Oct 2021
Will China hobble WHO’s ‘last-chance’ bid to trace Covid origins?
Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan was originally cited as the epicentre of the Covid pandemic
In Depth

Will China hobble WHO’s ‘last-chance’ bid to trace Covid origins?

Group of 26 global experts tasked with reviving stalled inquiry
15 Oct 2021
45 books for your must-read bucket list
Reading books in library
In Focus

45 books for your must-read bucket list

Ignore the outside world and immerse yourself in these life-changing novels
15 Oct 2021
The interest rate debate
Clouds over the City: is there trouble ahead?
Why we’re talking about . . .

The interest rate debate

Is the Bank of England’s apparent volte-face on inflation justified?
15 Oct 2021
The Ashes: a tough task for England down under
Ben Stokes: England’s missing talisman
In Focus

The Ashes: a tough task for England down under

Unfortunately, England’s line-up is not likely to strike fear into Australia
15 Oct 2021
‘Queen’s green anger’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘Queen’s green anger’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
15 Oct 2021
The Mirror and the Light on stage – what the critics are saying
Scene from The Mirror and the Light
In Review

The Mirror and the Light on stage – what the critics are saying

Adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s final book of trilogy pulls off ‘extraordinary achievement’ in ‘making history live’
14 Oct 2021
Turner Prize 2021: the ‘worthiest’ and ‘also, perhaps, the worst’ edition yet?
An assistant poses on an artwork by Cooking Sections
In Review

Turner Prize 2021: the ‘worthiest’ and ‘also, perhaps, the worst’ edition yet?

Herbert Art Gallery show features work by five fashionable ‘collectives’ committed to various social causes
14 Oct 2021
The Pandora Papers: will the war on tax dodgers ever end?
Pandora Papers seen on a screen
Between the lines

The Pandora Papers: will the war on tax dodgers ever end?

Leaks are clearly discouraging tax avoiders, but more needs to be done to fight financial crime
14 Oct 2021
Cocktail recipes for Halloween parties
Violets Kill cocktail by Cut Spiced Rum
On the menu

Cocktail recipes for Halloween parties

Create some frightful, but delightful, drinks on 31 October
14 Oct 2021
‘Cruel indifference’: the disgrace of the French Catholic Church
Rosary beads on a bible
In Brief

‘Cruel indifference’: the disgrace of the French Catholic Church

Landmark report estimates around 330,000 children were abused by clergymen and officials between 1950 and 2020
14 Oct 2021
What causes Havana Syndrome?
Cases were first reported at the US embassy in Cuba
Fact file

What causes Havana Syndrome?

Officials investigate outbreak of cases at US embassy in Colombia
14 Oct 2021
Best films of 2021
Benicio del Toro and Don Cheadle in Steven Soderbergh’s No Sudden Move
In Review

Best films of 2021

This year’s top movies include No Sudden Move, Nomadland, and No Time to Die
14 Oct 2021
Everything we know so far about the Norway bow and arrow attack
Police officers cordon off a crime scene in Kongsberg, Norway
The latest on . . .

Everything we know so far about the Norway bow and arrow attack

Suspect appears to have carried out an ‘act of terror’, security services say
14 Oct 2021
Out of fashion: Asos ‘curse’ has struck again
Asos online fashion website
In Brief

Out of fashion: Asos ‘curse’ has struck again

Share price tumbles following the departure of CEO Nick Beighton
14 Oct 2021
‘Poisoned chalice’: a tough job for Raducanu’s next coach
Emma Raducanu was beaten by Aliaksandra Sasnovich at Indian Wells
In Focus

‘Poisoned chalice’: a tough job for Raducanu’s next coach

US Open champion had a disappointing return at Indian Wells 
14 Oct 2021
Eric Zemmour: who is the ‘French Trump’?
French television pundit and potential presidential candidate Eric Zemmour
Profile

Eric Zemmour: who is the ‘French Trump’?

The ‘new face’ of the far-right is tipped to supplant Marine Le Pen as main threat to Emmanuel Macron
14 Oct 2021
Newcastle’s Saudi takeover: what is ‘sportswashing’?
Newcastle play their home games at St James’ Park
In Focus

Newcastle’s Saudi takeover: what is ‘sportswashing’?

Amnesty calls for meeting with the Premier League over owners’ and directors’ test
14 Oct 2021
Who is Banksy?
Banksy's Love In The Bin artwork
In Depth

Who is Banksy?

Anonymous spray painter’s ‘ultimate’ artwork goes up for auction today
14 Oct 2021
Faeces reveals we loved beer and blue cheese 2,700 ago
Blue cheese
Tall Tales

Faeces reveals we loved beer and blue cheese 2,700 ago

And other stories from the stranger side of life
14 Oct 2021
What could happen if China attempts to invade Taiwan
Chinese troops on mobile rocket launchers during a parade in Beijing
Fact file

What could happen if China attempts to invade Taiwan

Taipei threatens ‘tougher measures’ against Beijing in response to military drills
13 Oct 2021
What is blackfishing?
Shot of Jesy Nelson with her hair in braids
In Depth

What is blackfishing?

Pop star Jesy Nelson embroiled in appropriation row following release of first solo music video since quitting Little Mix last year
13 Oct 2021
Last orders called at 10,000 pubs, clubs and restaurants
Beer pumps in a pub
In Focus

Last orders called at 10,000 pubs, clubs and restaurants

GDP is boosted by reopening of hospitality and leisure, but licensed premises remain in limbo
13 Oct 2021
The row over Sally Rooney’s Israeli translation boycott
Sally Rooney pictured during a panel event in 2020
Getting to grips with . . .

The row over Sally Rooney’s Israeli translation boycott

The author is refusing to sell rights to Israel-based publisher to print her latest novel in Hebrew
13 Oct 2021
Rikers Island: the US jail where inmates have ‘free rein’
Rikers Island prison facility pictured in 2018
Unreported world

Rikers Island: the US jail where inmates have ‘free rein’

Pandemic and staff shortages trigger total chaos at detention facility ‘notorious for violence and neglect’
13 Oct 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: how football’s two superstars compare
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Profile

Messi vs. Ronaldo: how football’s two superstars compare

Record-breaker Ronaldo scored the 58th hat-trick of his career 
13 Oct 2021
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