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How Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s approval ratings compare now
Joe Biden
In Depth

How Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s approval ratings compare now

US president is being forced to deal with some of the same dynamics as his predecessor
23 Sep 2021
‘Boris Johnson must explain his 180-degree shift in attitude towards global warming’
Boris Johnson in New York City
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson must explain his 180-degree shift in attitude towards global warming’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 Sep 2021
Are higher energy bills here to stay?
Gas hob flame
Today’s big question

Are higher energy bills here to stay?

Ofgem chief warns that more suppliers may fail amid soaring gas prices
23 Sep 2021
What is Boris Johnson’s record on climate change?
Boris Johnson speech at UN
In Depth

What is Boris Johnson’s record on climate change?

PM tells world leaders to ‘grow up’ on tackling climate change
23 Sep 2021
TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News
Piers Morgan in 2019
In Depth

TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News

Piers Morgan has been hired as the star of the new channel
23 Sep 2021
Nadine Dorries: a minister for the culture wars?
Nadine Dorries
Profile

Nadine Dorries: a minister for the culture wars?

The politician best known for eating ostrich anus on I’m a Celebrity has been made Minister for Culture
23 Sep 2021
All aboard the new Yacht Britannia
An artist’s impression of the new national flagship yacht issued by Downing Street
Fact file

All aboard the new Yacht Britannia

Boris Johnson wants a new ‘national flagship’ for Britain. Is it a good idea?
23 Sep 2021
Does Keir Starmer have a PR problem?
Keir Starmer
Why we’re talking about . . .

Does Keir Starmer have a PR problem?

Conference widely viewed as leader’s last chance to make his mark and appeal to voters
23 Sep 2021
Why Operation Ark is under investigation
A dog rescued by Nowzad in Kabul
The latest on . . .

Why Operation Ark is under investigation

Charity watchdog says it is looking into the financial arrangements of the animal airlift from Afghanistan
23 Sep 2021
Aukus: the rift with France
French President Emmanuel Macron: ‘humiliation’
In Depth

Aukus: the rift with France

French fury over the new submarine pact has been something to behold
23 Sep 2021
Hairdressers warn of post-Covid hair dye allergies
A hair salon
Getting to grips with . . .

Hairdressers warn of post-Covid hair dye allergies

Scientists at Imperial College are investigating how the virus could be reprogramming our immune system
23 Sep 2021
Saracens’ triumphant return to Premiership Rugby
Alex Lozowski’s kicking performance was ‘sensational’
In Focus

Saracens’ triumphant return to Premiership Rugby

On evidence they deserve to be the bookies’ favourites for this year’s title
23 Sep 2021
Edible grasshopper sweets launched in Israel
Edible grasshoppers
Tall Tales

Edible grasshopper sweets launched in Israel

And other stories from the stranger side of life
23 Sep 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 23 September 2021
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Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 23 September 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
23 Sep 2021
‘How far-right conspiracy theories seduced the left’
Anti-vaccine demo
Instant Opinion

‘How far-right conspiracy theories seduced the left’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
22 Sep 2021
‘Netflix of sport’ DAZN in advanced talks to buy BT Sport 
DAZN cameraman
In Focus

‘Netflix of sport’ DAZN in advanced talks to buy BT Sport 

Deal would see the streaming company acquire Premier League rights
22 Sep 2021
Boris Johnson and his ‘notoriously complex’ baby count
Boris Johnson in New York City
Why we’re talking about . . .

Boris Johnson and his ‘notoriously complex’ baby count

Even PM’s biographer has struggled to pinpoint how many children the Tory leader has fathered
22 Sep 2021
‘Variant-proof’ Covid vaccine begins trials
A nurse with a vaccine
Getting to grips with . . .

‘Variant-proof’ Covid vaccine begins trials

On-trial jab may offer better protection against new strains of coronavirus
22 Sep 2021
Hopes fade for UK-US trade deal: what’s the alternative?
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden in the White House
Today’s big question

Hopes fade for UK-US trade deal: what’s the alternative?

London eyeing US-Mexico-Canada pact but economists say benefits of joining would be extremely limited
22 Sep 2021
Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 
Peloton exercise bikes
In Focus

Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 

Exercise equipment company going ‘beyond the home’ following Precor acquisition
22 Sep 2021
Who will be the next Green Party leader?
A Green Party rosette
In Depth

Who will be the next Green Party leader?

Trans rights and unity are key issues in ‘most intriguing leadership contest in the party’s history’
22 Sep 2021
The countries where euthanasia is legal
Euthanasia injection
In Depth

The countries where euthanasia is legal

British Medical Association’s recent vote to adopt neutral stance on assisted dying could pave way for UK legalisation
22 Sep 2021
What is Cop26 and what could be achieved?
A climate change protest outside the Palace of Westminster
Fact file

What is Cop26 and what could be achieved?

Delegates expected to land in Scotland in matter of weeks
22 Sep 2021
What next for Angela Merkel?
Angela Merkel
In Depth

What next for Angela Merkel?

The second-longest serving chancellor in German history will remain in post until new government is formed
22 Sep 2021
Jesus ‘returns as a shark’
A shark
Tall Tales

Jesus ‘returns as a shark’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
22 Sep 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 22 September 2021
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Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 22 September 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
22 Sep 2021
When are the 2022 UK bank holidays?
Deck chairs
In Depth

When are the 2022 UK bank holidays?

Brits to enjoy a four-day summer break thanks to additional day off next June
21 Sep 2021
Backstage in the White House: what is at stake for Boris Johnson?
Boris Johnson in New York
Behind the scenes

Backstage in the White House: what is at stake for Boris Johnson?

Prime minister to travel by rail for meeting with ‘train nut’ president where Afghanistan and climate change will be discussed
21 Sep 2021
How high could UK inflation rise?
Pound coins and bank note
Today’s big question

How high could UK inflation rise?

MP warns cost of living may be the ‘biggest political issue’ in the next decade
21 Sep 2021
Insulate Britain: who are they and what do they want?
Insulate Britain protesters
Profile

Insulate Britain: who are they and what do they want?

The climate activists have blocked M25 repeatedly over past week
21 Sep 2021
‘Why is there a shortage of CO2? Well, it’s got naff all to do with Brexit’
Piglets
Instant Opinion

‘Why is there a shortage of CO2? Well, it’s got naff all to do with Brexit’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Sep 2021
Evergrande: why China’s property crisis matters for the world
A housing complex by Evergrande
Getting to grips with . . .

Evergrande: why China’s property crisis matters for the world

Investors fear collapse of debt-laden firm could trigger global financial contagion
21 Sep 2021
Liz Truss’s five biggest challenges as foreign secretary
Liz Truss
In Depth

Liz Truss’s five biggest challenges as foreign secretary

France accuses UK of ‘opportunism’ as row over Aukus security pact grows
21 Sep 2021
Why discomfort could save pandas from extinction
A waving panda bear
In Brief

Why discomfort could save pandas from extinction

Experts say too much happiness can stop the bears from searching for new mates
21 Sep 2021
Woman discovers gynaecologist is her father
A doctor
Tall Tales

Woman discovers gynaecologist is her father

And other stories from the stranger side of life
21 Sep 2021
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 21 September 2021
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 21 September 2021

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
21 Sep 2021
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