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Best properties: houses with income potential
Properties with income potential
The wish list

Best properties: houses with income potential

Featuring open fireplaces, exposed timbers and panoramic waterfront views
23 Jul 2021
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to the games
Tokyo 2020 mascot Miraitowa poses with the Olympic rings
In Depth

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to the games

Everything you need to know about the mega-event in Japan’s capital city
23 Jul 2021
July podcast picks: online rage, taboos and obesity
Clockwise from top left: Blocked and Reported, A Thorough Examination, Taboo and You're Wrong About
In Review

July podcast picks: online rage, taboos and obesity

Featuring Blocked and Reported, You're Wrong About, Taboo and A Thorough Examination
23 Jul 2021
Will MPs’ pay rise outstrip public sector workers’?
An NHS nurse
Today’s big question

Will MPs’ pay rise outstrip public sector workers’?

Parliamentary pay watchdog requests power to ‘vary the award below or above’ public sector pay
23 Jul 2021
Gallery: Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony
Fireworks light up the sky over the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo
In pictures

Gallery: Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

A pick of the best images from the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo
23 Jul 2021
The UFO files: exploring the findings of the Pentagon’s report
UFO
In Depth

The UFO files: exploring the findings of the Pentagon’s report

The report, released last month, examines mysterious phenomena in the skies. What does it tell us?
23 Jul 2021
Quiz of The Week: 17 - 23 July
A sign warning people to self-isolate if contacted by NHS Test and Trace
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 17 - 23 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
23 Jul 2021
Theatre in review: South Pacific, Anna X and ‘country-comedy’ opera L’amico Fritz
Clockwise from top left: Anna X, South Pacific and L’amico Fritz
In Review

Theatre in review: South Pacific, Anna X and ‘country-comedy’ opera L’amico Fritz

Just to see ‘a large cast dancing and singing its lungs out feels like witnessing an act of rebirth’
23 Jul 2021
Tory MPs vow to boycott party conference over jab passports
Conservative MP Steve Baker
Behind the scenes

Tory MPs vow to boycott party conference over jab passports

Growing number of backbenchers set to shun annual meeting if jab documents are condition of entry
23 Jul 2021
Germany floods: what led to this ‘once-in-a-century’ disaster?
A destroyed railway bridge
In Brief

Germany floods: what led to this ‘once-in-a-century’ disaster?

Nearly 200 people died in Germany and Belgium; hundreds are still unaccounted for
23 Jul 2021
‘Catastrophic’: Rugby League World Cup rocked by Australia and NZ withdrawal
The Rugby League World Cup trophies on display in London
Why we’re talking about . . .

‘Catastrophic’: Rugby League World Cup rocked by Australia and NZ withdrawal

Organisers of this year’s event in England now have a huge decision to make
23 Jul 2021
Book of the week: Re-educated by Lucy Kellaway
Re-educated book cover
In Review

Book of the week: Re-educated by Lucy Kellaway

A fascinating and moving memoir of former FT columnist Kellaway’s late career switch
23 Jul 2021
China floods sharpen focus on Xi Jinping’s inaction on climate change
A man wades through flood water in Zhengzhou, Henan province
In Depth

China floods sharpen focus on Xi Jinping’s inaction on climate change

Death toll mounts as tens of thousands flee homes following ‘worst rainfall in a millennium’
23 Jul 2021
Investing in liquid gold: rare whisky cask ownership
A cask of Glenrothes 10 Years Old whisky
Behind the scenes

Investing in liquid gold: rare whisky cask ownership

The pursuit of unique whiskies has become a growing trend for collectors
23 Jul 2021
‘End the ping peril’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘End the ping peril’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
23 Jul 2021
Exhibition of the week: British Art Show 9 at Aberdeen Art Gallery
Work from British Art Show 9
In Review

Exhibition of the week: British Art Show 9 at Aberdeen Art Gallery

Socially conscious but ‘rarely preachy’, it is as exciting a survey of contemporary art as you’re likely to encounter
22 Jul 2021
The best sun loungers for laid back summer living
Sun loungers
The wish list

The best sun loungers for laid back summer living

With prices ranging from £30 to £1,287
22 Jul 2021
Pegasus: behind the hacking spyware that can access ‘our most intimate secrets’
People in New Delhi demonstrating with placards
Getting to grips with . . .

Pegasus: behind the hacking spyware that can access ‘our most intimate secrets’

Ingenious software covertly allows access to target’s mobile phone - with ‘devastating’ implications for democracy
22 Jul 2021
Films of the year
A still from Summer of Soul
In Depth

Films of the year

Best movies include Summer of Soul, Black Widow and Another Round
22 Jul 2021
Art and ethics: Hunter Biden’s controversial new career
Hunter standing with Joe Biden
In Brief

Art and ethics: Hunter Biden’s controversial new career

Hunter has embarked on new career as an artist and is preparing to hold first solo exhibition in October
22 Jul 2021
Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat
chequers.jpg
In Depth

Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat

Prime minister quarantining after being ‘pinged’ by NHS track-and-trace
22 Jul 2021
Collin Morikawa: Open champion is ‘on course for greatness’
Collin Morikawa celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning The Open
Profile

Collin Morikawa: Open champion is ‘on course for greatness’

Californian became the only golfer to win two majors on a debut attempt
22 Jul 2021
Tokyo 2020: the ‘strangest’ Olympic Games in history
Tokyo is under a state of emergency
In Focus

Tokyo 2020: the ‘strangest’ Olympic Games in history

The stripped-back event looks set to be ‘an utterly joyless affair’
22 Jul 2021
Germany strikes US deal on controversial Russia pipeline
Angela Merkel and Joe Biden at the White House
Behind the scenes

Germany strikes US deal on controversial Russia pipeline

Joe Biden accused of ‘total surrender to Putin’ over controversial gas pipeline
22 Jul 2021
A bumpy recovery for the economy
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak
Why we’re talking about . . .

A bumpy recovery for the economy

Inflation has been spooking markets, but the surging Delta variant poses a much greater risk
22 Jul 2021
Tried and tasted: whiskies from around the world
Scotch whisky
On the menu

Tried and tasted: whiskies from around the world

Delightful drams from Scotland, Ireland, France, the US and more
22 Jul 2021
Spain criminalises support for Franco
Girl performs fascist salute during rally marking anniversary of Francisco Franco’s death
In Depth

Spain criminalises support for Franco

New legislation includes fines of up to €150,000 for ‘glorifying’ the dictator and Spanish Civil War
22 Jul 2021
What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry
In Depth

What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?

Interim prime minister replaced by murdered leader’s pick for top job
21 Jul 2021
UK music festivals: which events are going ahead?
music festivals
In Brief

UK music festivals: which events are going ahead?

This year’s festival line-up includes Isle of Wight, Creamfields, Reading and Leeds
21 Jul 2021
Why a migrant hunger strike could bring down Belgium’s government
Medics evacuate a hunger striker from St John the Baptist church at the Béguinage in Brussels
In Depth

Why a migrant hunger strike could bring down Belgium’s government

Some protesters reportedly close to death as Brussels continues to refuse pleas for formal residency
21 Jul 2021
TV crime dramas to watch in 2021
Richie Campbell and John Simm star in Grace
In Review

TV crime dramas to watch in 2021

Grace, Lupin, and Time are on this year’s must-binge list
21 Jul 2021
Team GB medal hopes: the athletes going for gold in Tokyo
Laura and Jason Kenny with their gold medals at Rio 2016
In Focus

Team GB medal hopes: the athletes going for gold in Tokyo

Can the Kennys, Adam Peaty and Jade Jones lead a British gold rush?
20 Jul 2021
Why are the Tories planning to increase national insurance?
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak
In Focus

Why are the Tories planning to increase national insurance?

Government set to renege on manifesto pledge not to hike NICs
20 Jul 2021
What is the rare Monkey B virus that killed vet in China?
Macaque monkeys huddle together for warmth at Awajishima Monkey Center, Japan
Fact file

What is the rare Monkey B virus that killed vet in China?

Infection linked to macaques is often deadly when spread to humans
20 Jul 2021
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