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Is Bosnia on the brink of another civil war?
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik
In Depth

Is Bosnia on the brink of another civil war?

UN sounds alarm over rising hate speech and incidents that ‘glorify atrocity crimes’
17 Jan 2022
Who will win the French election 2022?
French President Emmanuel Macron
In Focus

Who will win the French election 2022?

Growing political divisions over Covid-19 rules create ‘battle lines’ for April vote
17 Jan 2022
Nato vs. Russia: who would win a war?
Nato troops
In Depth

Nato vs. Russia: who would win a war?

Moscow and military alliance ‘on different tracks’ in negotiations, Putin spokesperson says
17 Jan 2022
Red Meat and Save Big Dog: what is Boris Johnson’s next move?
Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Red Meat and Save Big Dog: what is Boris Johnson’s next move?

Punchy policy announcements and a clear-out of PM’s senior staff form part of the plan to save his sinking premiership
17 Jan 2022
BBC licence fee: the pros and cons
BBC
In Depth

BBC licence fee: the pros and cons

Culture secretary signals that national broadcaster will have new funding model from 2027
17 Jan 2022
‘Economic violence’: billionaires cash in during pandemic 
Covid-19 pandemic wealth inequality
In Focus

‘Economic violence’: billionaires cash in during pandemic 

As the super-rich get richer, 99% of the world’s population are worse off
17 Jan 2022
‘Let’s kick Blue Monday to the kerb in 2022’
Woman looks out from sofa
Instant Opinion

‘Let’s kick Blue Monday to the kerb in 2022’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
17 Jan 2022

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What Boris Johnson’s troubles mean for Labour’s election chances
Boris Johnson
Getting to grips with . . .

What Boris Johnson’s troubles mean for Labour’s election chances

Shadow health secretary says the PM is ‘great’ for the opposition
17 Jan 2022
Why Prince Andrew is the Queen’s favourite son
The Queen and Prince Andrew
In Depth

Why Prince Andrew is the Queen’s favourite son

Monarch’s third child said to be ‘the spare she had for herself once she had produced the heir’
17 Jan 2022
The ‘prime suspect’ in Anne Frank’s betrayal
Anne Frank
Between the lines

The ‘prime suspect’ in Anne Frank’s betrayal

Documentary alleges Arnold van den Bergh gave up diarist and her family to Nazis
17 Jan 2022
‘Jews don’t count?’: the debate about racism and anti-Semitism
Police car outside synagogue
Why we’re talking about . . .

‘Jews don’t count?’: the debate about racism and anti-Semitism

FBI criticised for claiming synagogue attack ‘not specifically related to the Jewish community’
17 Jan 2022
Who is the richest person in the world?
Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault
In Focus

Who is the richest person in the world?

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault feature on the rich list top ten
17 Jan 2022
Sent packing: Djokovic and Benitez
Novak Djokovic (centre) arrives in Dubai after leaving Australia
Sports Shorts

Sent packing: Djokovic and Benitez

A look at the sporting weekend’s big winners and losers
17 Jan 2022
RSPCA reveals its funniest call-outs
RSPCA officers
Tall Tales

RSPCA reveals its funniest call-outs

And other stories from the stranger side of life
17 Jan 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 17 January 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 17 January 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
17 Jan 2022
‘PM calls in military’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘PM calls in military’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
17 Jan 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 16 January 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 16 January 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
16 Jan 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 15 January 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 15 January 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
15 Jan 2022
A timeline of the No. 10 lockdown party scandal
Boris Johnson during a visit to Uxbridge police station
In Depth

A timeline of the No. 10 lockdown party scandal

Two further parties held in No. 10 as Queen mourned death of Prince Philip
14 Jan 2022
Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 January
Boris Johnson during a visit to a vaccination centre in his Uxbridge constituency
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 January

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
14 Jan 2022
Pig hearts, student feedback and own goals
A pig
Podcast

Pig hearts, student feedback and own goals

Should we be breeding more porcine organ donors? Will students lose the right to rate their university lecturers? And will football ever really come h…
14 Jan 2022
‘Scandal-hit Boris Johnson remains the Conservatives’ least bad option’
A TV reporter holds the Daily Mirror outside 10 Downing Street
Instant Opinion

‘Scandal-hit Boris Johnson remains the Conservatives’ least bad option’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
14 Jan 2022
The fallout of stripping Prince Andrew’s royal titles
Prince Andrew
Behind the scenes

The fallout of stripping Prince Andrew’s royal titles

‘Brutal’ decision rules out return to public life for the duke – and may sound warning to Prince Harry
14 Jan 2022
Djokovic visa saga: game, set, match to Australian immigration?
Novak Djokovic takes a break from training at Melbourne Park
The latest on . . .

Djokovic visa saga: game, set, match to Australian immigration?

Defending champion’s visa is re-cancelled by the country’s immigration minister
14 Jan 2022
Christine Lee: the Chinese spy with links to a Labour MP
Offices of Christine Lee & Co Solicitors
Profile

Christine Lee: the Chinese spy with links to a Labour MP

Solicitor suspected of ‘political interference’ has long ties to UK establishment
14 Jan 2022
The most bitter political rivalries in history
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown
Between the lines

The most bitter political rivalries in history

The Week looks at some of the most notable feuds between Britain’s parliamentary titans
14 Jan 2022
Could air pollution lead to pandemic-style restrictions?
Air pollution obscures view of Tower Bridge in London
In Depth

Could air pollution lead to pandemic-style restrictions?

Health warning issued over polluting particle build-up in UK capital
14 Jan 2022
Pets vs. babies: exploring the Pope Francis row
Pope Francis
Why we’re talking about . . .

Pets vs. babies: exploring the Pope Francis row

The pontiff has castigated those who ‘renounce parenthood’ – does he have a point?
14 Jan 2022
What is the impact of those refusing to get vaccinated?
An anti-vaccine and anti-Plan B restrictions rally
In Depth

What is the impact of those refusing to get vaccinated?

There is growing frustration with the minority of people who have yet to receive their Covid-19 jabs
14 Jan 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 14 January 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 14 January 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
14 Jan 2022
Study finds celebrity fans are ‘less intelligent’
The Kardashians
Tall Tales

Study finds celebrity fans are ‘less intelligent’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
14 Jan 2022
‘Ovo’s breathtakingly insensitive advice is out of touch with the public’
Woman adjusts radiator temperature
Instant Opinion

‘Ovo’s breathtakingly insensitive advice is out of touch with the public’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
13 Jan 2022
What is ‘sextortion’ and why are cases on the rise?
A man using a computer in a dark room
In Depth

What is ‘sextortion’ and why are cases on the rise?

Police issue warning over criminal extortion using threat of sharing sexual images
13 Jan 2022
‘Gingerism’: the last socially acceptable form of bullying?
Person with red hair tied in bun
Why we’re talking about . . .

‘Gingerism’: the last socially acceptable form of bullying?

Human rights champion calls for greater protection for red-headed children
13 Jan 2022
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