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Quiz of The Week: 17 - 23 April
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Quiz of The Week: 17 - 23 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
23 Apr 2021
‘Imagine if Covid-19 had hit in 2000 instead of 2020’
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Instant Opinion

‘Imagine if Covid-19 had hit in 2000 instead of 2020’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
22 Apr 2021
Could the term ‘global weirding’ help people?
Pollution in the Peak District, Derbyshire
Instant Opinion

Could the term ‘global weirding’ help people?

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
21 Apr 2021
How the world reported the conviction of Derek Chauvin
A march through Minneapolis after the guilty verdict
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How the world reported the conviction of Derek Chauvin

‘Historic’ verdict prompts jubilant celebrations and promise of ‘significant change’
21 Apr 2021
How the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act may limit police powers
US police charge towards protestors
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How the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act may limit police powers

Kamala Harris calls on Congress to ‘reform the system’ following Derek Chauvin guilty verdict
21 Apr 2021
Daunte Wright and the third night of Minneapolis protests
Kate Wright, Daunte Wright’s mother, speaks alongside the family of George Floyd
Why we’re talking about . . .

Daunte Wright and the third night of Minneapolis protests

Family members say they ‘can’t accept’ that shooting was an accident
14 Apr 2021
‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’
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‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
30 Mar 2021

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The challenges faced by prosecutors in the trial of Derek Chauvin
Members of George Floyd’s family take part in a protest in June 2020
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The challenges faced by prosecutors in the trial of Derek Chauvin

Failure to secure main conviction could see other accused officers walk free
30 Mar 2021
Does a ‘law and order’ election better suit Trump or Biden?
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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
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
Who are the ‘pseudo-cops’ arresting protesters in Portland?
Portland police
In Brief

Who are the ‘pseudo-cops’ arresting protesters in Portland?

Calls for investigation into Department of Homeland Security tactics
20 Jul 2020
Trump ‘twists stats’ with police brutality claim
George Floyd
In Brief

Trump ‘twists stats’ with police brutality claim

President accused of leaning into ‘racist rhetoric’ to play down violence against black Americans
15 Jul 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
Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings
Noose
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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
How Russia and China are exploiting George Floyd protests
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How Russia and China are exploiting George Floyd protests

Rival superpowers deflecting criticism by pushing propaganda about Western hypocrisy
15 Jun 2020
Reaction: BLM activist saves counter-protester amid clashes
Patrick Hutchinson rescues man in protest
In Depth

Reaction: BLM activist saves counter-protester amid clashes

Photo of Patrick Hutchinson rescuing injured man from London crowd has gone viral
15 Jun 2020
Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows
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In Brief

Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows

Atlanta police chief resigns after unarmed black man killed by officer
15 Jun 2020
How coronavirus and Black Lives Matter emboldened far-right
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In Depth

How coronavirus and Black Lives Matter emboldened far-right

Anti-racism protest in London called off over fears of clashes with hate groups
12 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 10 June
10 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter: what would US police reform look like?
Defund the police
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Black Lives Matter: what would US police reform look like?

Both protesters and politians are calling for nationwide overhaul of law enforcement
9 Jun 2020
Reaction: PM tells Black Lives Matter protests ‘I hear you’
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In Depth

Reaction: PM tells Black Lives Matter protests ‘I hear you’

PM calls for calm as Sadiq Khan orders review of London’s slavery-linked statues
9 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter: what does ‘defund the police’ mean?
Police in Minneapolis during the George Floyd race riots
In Depth

Black Lives Matter: what does ‘defund the police’ mean?

Donald Trump claims the rallying cry among protesters originates from ‘Radical Left Democrats’
8 Jun 2020
How dangerous are US riot control weapons?
Riot police outside the White House in Washington DC
In Depth

How dangerous are US riot control weapons?

Rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades can all cause serious injury and death
5 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘no room for mistakes’ with Covid immunity
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘no room for mistakes’ with Covid immunity

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 5 June
5 Jun 2020
Quiz of The Week: 30 May - 5 June
Police in Minneapolis during the George Floyd race riots
In Depth

Quiz of The Week: 30 May - 5 June

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
5 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: low trust could trigger second Covid wave
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: low trust could trigger second Covid wave

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 4 June
4 Jun 2020
Autopsy shows George Floyd had coronavirus
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Autopsy shows George Floyd had coronavirus

Covid-19 listed under ‘other significant conditions’ but unrelated to the cause of death
4 Jun 2020
What can Trump do to quell the George Floyd protests?
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In Depth

What can Trump do to quell the George Floyd protests?

Former defence secretary James Mattis slams president for use of force against peaceful demonstrators
4 Jun 2020
George Floyd: how US race protests spread around the world
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In Depth

George Floyd: how US race protests spread around the world

Black Lives Matter demonstrations held in major cities from London to Auckland
3 Jun 2020
Are journalists being targeted by police in US race riots?
CNN's Omar Jimenez arrested
In Depth

Are journalists being targeted by police in US race riots?

Members of media attacked by law enforcement officers in at least 50 separate incidents
2 Jun 2020
Reaction: Trump threatens protesters with military force
Police in Minneapolis during the George Floyd race riots
In Depth

Reaction: Trump threatens protesters with military force

Violence spreads across US following police killing of black man in Minneapolis
2 Jun 2020