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The details of Rishi Sunak’s cost-of-living crisis plan
Rishi Sunak
Getting to grips with . . .

The details of Rishi Sunak’s cost-of-living crisis plan

New support package will be partly funded by a temporary windfall tax on oil and gas companies
26 May 2022
How to regain your smell and taste after Covid-19
Woman smelling lavender
Getting to grips with . . .

How to regain your smell and taste after Covid-19

Potential treatments include ‘smell training’ to remind the brain or taking steroids
26 May 2022
Champions League final guide: Liverpool vs. Real Madrid
The Uefa Champions League trophy on display in Paris ahead of the 2022 final
The big match

Champions League final guide: Liverpool vs. Real Madrid

Everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s showpiece in Paris
26 May 2022
Is Bosnia on the brink of a civil war?
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik
In Depth

Is Bosnia on the brink of a civil war?

Liz Truss visiting Sarajevo to reaffirm UK’s commitment to Balkans peace
26 May 2022
‘We’re being whipped into a frenzy about monkeypox’
Monkeypox virus
Instant Opinion

‘We’re being whipped into a frenzy about monkeypox’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
26 May 2022
What could happen if China invaded Taiwan?
Chinese troops on mobile rocket launchers during a parade in Beijing
Fact file

What could happen if China invaded Taiwan?

Ex-army officer says Beijing would only use force as ‘last resort’ for reunification
26 May 2022
How Britain put an end to mass shootings
Tributes left outside Dunblane Primary School following the mass shooting
In Depth

How Britain put an end to mass shootings

Legislation passed after 1996 Dunblane massacre changed UK gun law for ever
26 May 2022

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Why has Ricky Gervais’ show been criticised?
Ricky Gervais on The Late Show
Today’s big question

Why has Ricky Gervais’ show been criticised?

Comedian defends show by saying his ‘target’ was ‘trans activist ideology’
26 May 2022
Inside the ‘Conservative staffers for change’ group
Boris Johnson
In Brief

Inside the ‘Conservative staffers for change’ group

Scandals on the parliamentary estate ‘taking toll’ on staff of politicians
26 May 2022
Viktor Orbán’s state of emergency over Ukraine explained
Viktor Orbán addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Budapest, Hungary
Between the lines

Viktor Orbán’s state of emergency over Ukraine explained

Hungary ends Covid crisis measures – and ushers in new ones over Russia’s invasion
26 May 2022
How Sue Gray’s report exposed poor treatment of cleaners and guards
10 Downing Street on morning of 25 May
Behind the scenes

How Sue Gray’s report exposed poor treatment of cleaners and guards

PM said rudeness towards No. 10 staff was ‘absolutely inexcusable’ and that ‘whoever was responsible’ should apologise
26 May 2022
Is Joe Biden taking a tougher stance on Taiwan?
President Joe Biden in meeting
In Brief

Is Joe Biden taking a tougher stance on Taiwan?

Eyebrows raised after president said US would intervene militarily if China attacked
26 May 2022
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: events, street parties and festivals
Jubilee Street Party
In Focus

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: events, street parties and festivals

A look at how the jubilee will be celebrated over the bank holiday in June
26 May 2022
What next for Russia’s high-profile defectors?
Vladimir Putin during a meeting of he Summit of Collective Security Treaty Organisation
In Depth

What next for Russia’s high-profile defectors?

Only a few members of the business and political elite have criticised Ukraine war
26 May 2022
A stunning end to the Premier League season
A remarkable comeback sealed Man City’s fourth title in five years
View from the terraces

A stunning end to the Premier League season

How Man City pipped Liverpool to the title on a wild final day
26 May 2022
‘Laughing at us all’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘Laughing at us all’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
26 May 2022
University tells students to take swimming test ‘online’
Person holding pair of goggles
Tall Tales

University tells students to take swimming test ‘online’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
26 May 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 26 May 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 26 May 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
26 May 2022
‘The real travesty of Partygate is just how sad the whole thing looks’
A photo from Sue Gray’s report into alleged gatherings on government premises
Instant Opinion

‘The real travesty of Partygate is just how sad the whole thing looks’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
25 May 2022
Sue Gray report: what are the possible outcomes?
Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Sue Gray report: what are the possible outcomes?

Boris Johnson delivers defensive address after civil servant publishes damning report
25 May 2022
The cheapest and most expensive areas to rent in the UK
UK housing
In Brief

The cheapest and most expensive areas to rent in the UK

The cost of renting is hitting record highs – but it’s not the same everywhere
25 May 2022
Five times the cost of living triggered civil unrest
Yellow vests protestors demonstrate near the Arc de Triomphe
In Depth

Five times the cost of living triggered civil unrest

Police reportedly preparing for imminent clashes and disorder across the UK
25 May 2022
The pros and cons of gene-editing food
A combine harvester works its way through a field of barley
Pros and cons

The pros and cons of gene-editing food

Technique could increase food security but there are concerns about labelling
25 May 2022
Can Ukraine beat Russia in Donbas?
Ukrainian troops on the frontline in Donbas
Getting to grips with . . .

Can Ukraine beat Russia in Donbas?

‘Fate of the country’ could be decided by war in the eastern region, Kyiv says
25 May 2022
The MPs earning the most from second jobs
Theresa May
Behind the scenes

The MPs earning the most from second jobs

Commons Standards Committee has suggested tightened rules on MPs’ earnings
25 May 2022
The origins of the Quad
Leaders of Australia, US, Japan and India meet in Tokyo
Getting to grips with . . .

The origins of the Quad

US, Japan, Australia and India accused of trying to form ‘Asian Nato’
25 May 2022
Can Biden break the US gun lobby?
Joe Biden delivers a speech at the White House
Between the lines

Can Biden break the US gun lobby?

Fresh calls for tighter firearms control following second-deadliest school shooting in US history
25 May 2022
Who is Sue Gray? The Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’
Sue Gray's report into Downing Street parties is expected to be published today
Profile

Who is Sue Gray? The Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’

Gray’s report on Downing Street lockdown parties is due out today
25 May 2022
France rocked by disability rape scandal
Damien Abad leaves the first meeting of Emmanuel Macron’s new cabinet at the Élysée Palace
In Depth

France rocked by disability rape scandal

Minister in Emmanuel Macron’s new government accused of raping two women
25 May 2022
Jaws actor becomes police chief on island where movie was filmed
A shark
Tall Tales

Jaws actor becomes police chief on island where movie was filmed

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 May 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 25 May 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 25 May 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
25 May 2022
What is monkeypox?
Monkeypox virus
Fact file

What is monkeypox?

Virus could become endemic, EU health chiefs warn
24 May 2022
‘Rapid food price rises can spill over into civil disorder and even revolutions’
The cost of food is rising
Instant Opinion

‘Rapid food price rises can spill over into civil disorder and even revolutions’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
24 May 2022
Is Russian President Vladimir Putin seriously ill?
Vladimir Putin
Why we’re talking about . . .

Is Russian President Vladimir Putin seriously ill?

Former MI6 chief suggests Russian leader may be forced into a sanatorium
24 May 2022
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