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Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April
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Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
1 Apr 2021
Has the term BAME become ‘unhelpful’?
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Today’s big question

Has the term BAME become ‘unhelpful’?

New government-commissioned report suggests scrapping the acronym
29 Mar 2021
Johnson appoints ex-Labour MP to probe ‘far-left infiltration’ of BLM and XR
An Extinction Rebellion demonstrator is carried away by a police officers
Getting to grips with . . .

Johnson appoints ex-Labour MP to probe ‘far-left infiltration’ of BLM and XR

John Woodcock to investigate ‘progressive extremism’ that ministers fear is fuelling violence at political protests
8 Feb 2021
Is Black Lives Matter a ‘political movement’?
Colin Kazim-Richards of Derby County raises his right fist as other players take the knee ahead of the match against Milwall
In Brief

Is Black Lives Matter a ‘political movement’?

UK minister says BLM is ‘different to what most of us believe in’ as row about booing football fans intensifies
7 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Pfizer vaccine a ‘miracle of medicine’
A man in a face mask walks past the Pfizer headquarters in New York
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Pfizer vaccine a ‘miracle of medicine’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 10 November
10 Nov 2020
Windrush activist lists ‘100 great black Britons’
Steve McQueen
In Brief

Windrush activist lists ‘100 great black Britons’

The Black History Month project celebrates individuals who collectively span the past 400 years
1 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 24 September
24 Sep 2020

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Almost 100 National Trust properties linked to slavery
Chartwell
In Brief

Almost 100 National Trust properties linked to slavery

Review reveals ‘uncomfortable truths’ behind homes owned by famous figures including Winston Churchill and Rudyard Kipling
22 Sep 2020
Conservative MPs to ‘refuse’ racial bias training
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In Brief

Conservative MPs to ‘refuse’ racial bias training

Dozens of Tories to shun course designed to tackle racism as Commons authorities accused of ‘pandering to the woke agenda’
21 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’
Hitachi Wales
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 18 September
18 Sep 2020
Does a ‘law and order’ election better suit Trump or Biden?
Trump
In Depth

Does a ‘law and order’ election better suit Trump or Biden?

Wisconsin has become an unlikely election battleground amid national unrest
3 Sep 2020
Five of the strangest quotes from Donald Trump’s convention
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In Brief

Five of the strangest quotes from Donald Trump’s convention

The US president launched his reelection campaign with a surreal and occasionally jarring display
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘prattling about Proms’ doesn’t help BLM
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘prattling about Proms’ doesn’t help BLM

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 28 August
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: BLM is ‘threat to racial progress’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: BLM is ‘threat to racial progress’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 13 August
13 Aug 2020
Debate: are the Portland protests helping or harming Trump?
Federal forces in Portland
In Depth

Debate: are the Portland protests helping or harming Trump?

Critics say deployment of federal forces is part of US president’s ‘law and order’ re-election campaign
30 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘QAnon - a dangerous online cult’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘QAnon - a dangerous online cult’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 30 July
30 Jul 2020
Police struggle with rise in ‘confrontational protests’
Extinction Rebellion
In Brief

Police struggle with rise in ‘confrontational protests’

Reform needed to combat rise of disruptive demonstrations, report says
29 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
Quiz of The Week: 11 - 17 July
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In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 11 - 17 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
17 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’
Keir Starmer
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 16 July
16 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit has left Britain ‘friendless’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Brexit has left Britain ‘friendless’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 15 July
15 Jul 2020
Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?
Police
In Depth

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
Instant Opinion: up to women ‘to save Britain’s economy’
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Instant Opinion: up to women ‘to save Britain’s economy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 9 July
9 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
Instant Opinion: ‘powerless, rudderless and adrift’ England
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘powerless, rudderless and adrift’ England

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 6 July
6 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: not wearing a mask ‘is like driving drunk’
Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: not wearing a mask ‘is like driving drunk’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 2 July
2 Jul 2020
How racist is Britain today?
Black Lives Matter
In Depth

How racist is Britain today?

Two experts on what the government’s own figures tell us about discrimination in the UK
2 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘the global Covid-19 crisis isn’t over’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘the global Covid-19 crisis isn’t over’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 30 June
30 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 26 June
26 Jun 2020
Luxury London neighbourhood at centre of slavery links row
Holland Park
In Brief

Luxury London neighbourhood at centre of slavery links row

Holland Park under scrutiny by city authorities after local statue vandalised by protesters
25 Jun 2020
What was the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone?
Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone
In Depth

What was the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone?

Protesters aimed to create a community without police - but it soon turned into something bigger
25 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘poor lives matter whatever their colour’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘poor lives matter whatever their colour’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 25 June
25 Jun 2020
White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter
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In Depth

White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter

Phrase emblazoned on banner flown over Etihad Stadium ahead of clash between Burnley and Manchester City
23 Jun 2020
Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings
Noose
In Depth

Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings

Recent deaths of six African-American and Hispanic people spark fears of lynchings
22 Jun 2020