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The five most promising methods to extend human life
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Expert’s view

The five most promising methods to extend human life

Latest research findings on biology of ageing have revealed secrets to living longer, healthier lives
25 Oct 2021
Charles Manson fans get his ashes tattooed onto their legs
Charles Manson
Tall Tales

Charles Manson fans get his ashes tattooed onto their legs

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Oct 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 25 October 2021
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 25 October 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
25 Oct 2021
‘A smoke and mirrors budget’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘A smoke and mirrors budget’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
25 Oct 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 24 October 2021
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Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 24 October 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
24 Oct 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 23 October 2021
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 23 October 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
23 Oct 2021
What is Donald Trump up to now?
Donald Trump
In Depth

What is Donald Trump up to now?

Former president’s new social network mocked by internet pranksters
22 Oct 2021

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Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 October
Boris Johnson watches as a booster jab is administered in Little Venice, London
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Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 October

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22 Oct 2021
‘Many more people are realising how bad England’s Covid situation is’
Boris Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Many more people are realising how bad England’s Covid situation is’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
22 Oct 2021
Mortgage penalties, waste and femcels
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Mortgage penalties, waste and femcels

Should mortgages cost more for inefficient homes? Can companies be shamed into cutting wasted stock? And has the incel movement spread to women?
22 Oct 2021
‘If anyone can save Joe Biden, it’s Donald Trump’
Trump at October 2021 rally
Global lens

‘If anyone can save Joe Biden, it’s Donald Trump’

Donald Trump’s second term is looking increasingly likely, said The Atlantic
22 Oct 2021
Which Covid vaccine works best as a booster jab?
A man receives his first Covid-19 dose in Surrey
Fact file

Which Covid vaccine works best as a booster jab?

Study reveals third Pfizer dose ‘offers near total protection’ against virus
22 Oct 2021
The candidates to replace Laura Kuenssberg
Laura Kuenssberg interviewing Primer Minister Boris Johnson
Why we’re talking about . . .

The candidates to replace Laura Kuenssberg

Former North America editor Jon Sopel is tipped as a potential successor
22 Oct 2021
The National Trust: a cultural battleground
Winston Churchill’s former residence Chartwell, near Westerham in Kent
In Focus

The National Trust: a cultural battleground

Critics believe it has become too ‘woke’ and a rebel alliance has been formed
22 Oct 2021
Who is eligible for a Covid booster?
A pop-up vaccination service in Newcastle
Getting to grips with . . .

Who is eligible for a Covid booster?

Boris Johnson hints that third doses could be brought forward for over-50s
22 Oct 2021
What would happen if China tried to invade Taiwan?
Chinese troops on mobile rocket launchers during a parade in Beijing
Fact file

What would happen if China tried to invade Taiwan?

Joe Biden says US has ‘a commitment’ to defend ally against Chinese aggression
22 Oct 2021
Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and minor scandals
The contenders for the 2012 Booker Prize, which was won by Hilary Mantel 
Behind the scenes

Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and minor scandals

Charlotte Higgins dives into the teeming, fractious history of the UK’s most prestigious fiction award
22 Oct 2021
Why Belarus has ‘unleashed a wave’ of migrants on the EU
A Polish border guard stands watch over a group of migrants
In Depth

Why Belarus has ‘unleashed a wave’ of migrants on the EU

Germany and Poland boost border patrols as Minsk hits back at sanctions
22 Oct 2021
The supply-chain crisis: what’s going on?
Felixstowe: turning away ships from Asia
In Depth

The supply-chain crisis: what’s going on?

Chaos in global supply chains is affecting the availability of everything from milkshakes to microchips
22 Oct 2021
Trouble in China: ‘triple shock’ has taken its toll
Power cuts have shut down many factories in China
In Focus

Trouble in China: ‘triple shock’ has taken its toll

The world’s second-largest economy is ailing, with worrying ramifications for the global outlook
22 Oct 2021
Australia jabs koalas against chlamydia
Tall Tales

Australia jabs koalas against chlamydia

And other stories from the stranger side of life
22 Oct 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 22 October 2021
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 22 October 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
22 Oct 2021
‘Hissy fits’ and blatant bullying: Sajid Javid vs. the GPs
Sajid Javid
In Brief

‘Hissy fits’ and blatant bullying: Sajid Javid vs. the GPs

93% of GPs in England see the health secretary’s plans to encourage face-to-face appointments as unacceptable
21 Oct 2021
The pros and cons of legal prostitution
Activists and sex workers participate in a ‘Slut Walk’
In Depth

The pros and cons of legal prostitution

Spain’s PM has vowed to ban sex work, which he says ‘enslaves’ women
21 Oct 2021
The energy price cap examined
Gas hob flame
Getting to grips with . . .

The energy price cap examined

Industry boss predicts UK market will shrink to ‘just five or six’ suppliers unless cap is abolished
21 Oct 2021
Nightclubs facing boycott over ‘needle spiking’
Nightclub dancefloor
In Depth

Nightclubs facing boycott over ‘needle spiking’

Priti Patel demands police action amid reports of women being drugged via drinks and needles
21 Oct 2021
‘Educated girls can heal economies and heal the planet’
Afghan girls selling water at Nadir Khan hilltop in Kabul
Instant Opinion

‘Educated girls can heal economies and heal the planet’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Oct 2021
Why Scotland’s Covid cases drop is good news for England
Shoppers wear masks on Princess Street, Edinburgh
In Depth

Why Scotland’s Covid cases drop is good news for England

But new Delta Plus variant is causing concern north of the border too
21 Oct 2021
What herd immunity means - and why it is back in the spotlight
London crowds
Why we’re talking about . . .

What herd immunity means - and why it is back in the spotlight

Government insider suggests current Covid-19 strategy is ‘tantamount’ to a policy of herd immunity
21 Oct 2021
What do UK-Ukrainian arms talks reveal about Russia fears?
Armed soldiers without identifying insignia stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Crimea
Today’s big question

What do UK-Ukrainian arms talks reveal about Russia fears?

Government in talks to sell missiles to ​​Kiev in first ever arms deal
21 Oct 2021
Sudan ‘on the brink’ as army and civilian divisions deepen
Sudanese protestors on the streets of Khartoum
In Depth

Sudan ‘on the brink’ as army and civilian divisions deepen

Thousands rally in central Khartoum to demand return to military rule
21 Oct 2021
What are femcels?
Woman at computer
In Depth

What are femcels?

Growing community at odds with male incel movement and its connection to violence
21 Oct 2021
Cameron Norrie: the unassuming new star of British tennis
Cameron Norrie: ‘dogged determination’ at Indian Wells
In Focus

Cameron Norrie: the unassuming new star of British tennis

Indian Wells victory confirms Norrie as one of the most improved players of the season
21 Oct 2021
Newcastle’s first battle is to avoid relegation
Newcastle’s new chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan and part-owner Amanda Staveley
View from the terraces

Newcastle’s first battle is to avoid relegation

After Steve Bruce’s departure, there’s plenty on the to-do list for the new owners
21 Oct 2021
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