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What happened to Zara Aleena?
Zara Aleena
In Brief

What happened to Zara Aleena?

Man charged after law graduate was attacked in Ilford on Sunday morning
29 Jun 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell: from high society to ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell in 2005
Profile

Ghislaine Maxwell: from high society to ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail

British socialite has already spent two years in prison accused of enabling Jeffrey Epstein
29 Jun 2022
Pope urges mothers to stop ironing their boys’ shirts
Pope Francis
Tall Tales

Pope urges mothers to stop ironing their boys’ shirts

And other stories from the stranger side of life
29 Jun 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 29 June 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 29 June 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
29 Jun 2022
How will the Ukraine war end?
Workers clear the rubble of the Amstor mall in Kremenchuk, the day after it was hit by a Russian missile strike
Today’s big question

How will the Ukraine war end?

Russian forces are inching closer to capturing the Donbas region – now Moscow’s primary objective
28 Jun 2022
When is the next general election – and who will win?
A sign directs voters to a polling station
In Depth

When is the next general election – and who will win?

Prime minister has new powers to call early vote so could gamble with snap election this year
28 Jun 2022
The richest man in Ukraine sues Russia
Rinat Akhmetov
Profile

The richest man in Ukraine sues Russia

Steel magnate says invasion has cost him billions and violated his property rights
28 Jun 2022
Who killed Jill Dando?
Jill Dando posing for a photo
Why we’re talking about . . .

Who killed Jill Dando?

French court papers suggest the murderer may have mistaken Dando for another BBC journalist
28 Jun 2022
A history of defecting MPs
Douglas Carswell with Nigel Farage after defecting to UKIP in 2014
In Depth

A history of defecting MPs

Politicians have crossed the floor for reasons ranging from Brexit to bids to reshape Britain’s two-party system
28 Jun 2022
‘Boris Johnson measures success in biceps rather than brain power’
Boris Johnson with G7 leaders
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson measures success in biceps rather than brain power’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
28 Jun 2022
Trip of the week: driving across the American desert
Grand Canyon
The big trip

Trip of the week: driving across the American desert

For freedom, fun, and sheer crazy ‘Americanness’, RV holidays rule
28 Jun 2022
How the world reacted to US Supreme Court’s abortion ruling
Protesters descend on the US Supreme Court
Global lens

How the world reacted to US Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

Pro-choice groups fear global impact of overturning of Roe vs. Wade
28 Jun 2022
Is Ukraine’s retreat from Severodonetsk a turning point in the war?
Severodonetsk
Talking point

Is Ukraine’s retreat from Severodonetsk a turning point in the war?

The city has seen heavy fighting as Moscow’s forces aim to control the entire Donbas
28 Jun 2022
Mystery over moon rocket crash
The moon
Tall Tales

Mystery over moon rocket crash

And other stories from the stranger side of life
28 Jun 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 28 June 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 28 June 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
28 Jun 2022
Are we facing a brain fog epidemic?
Rise in brain fog cases linked to long Covid
Getting to grips with . . .

Are we facing a brain fog epidemic?

Loss of mental clarity and inability to concentrate linked to long Covid
27 Jun 2022
‘Asking posties to act as community watchmen is an inspired idea’
A Royal Mail postal worker
Instant Opinion

‘Asking posties to act as community watchmen is an inspired idea’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
27 Jun 2022
When will paper £20 and £50 notes expire?
Paper banknotes
Business Briefing

When will paper £20 and £50 notes expire?

Old notes will soon be taken out of circulation by the Bank of England
27 Jun 2022
Prince Charles, the sheikh and a suitcase of cash
Prince Charles in Qatar in 2014
Why we’re talking about . . .

Prince Charles, the sheikh and a suitcase of cash

Heir to throne facing questions over personal judgement after revelations of unusual donations to his charities
27 Jun 2022
Le bromance: have Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron really turned the page?
Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Le bromance: have Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron really turned the page?

PM and French president find consensus over Ukraine during G7 summit in Bavaria
27 Jun 2022
A guide to Wimbledon 2022
The Wimbledon women’s and men’s singles trophies on display at Centre Court
In Focus

A guide to Wimbledon 2022

The grass-court grand slam gets under way at SW19 today
27 Jun 2022
Roe vs. Wade overturned: what the ruling means for other American rights
Rally For Reproductive Freedom in Austin, Texas
Expert’s view

Roe vs. Wade overturned: what the ruling means for other American rights

A Supreme Court scholar explains the impact of ‘revolutionary’ abortion ruling
27 Jun 2022
Political leaders have ‘no plan’ for alien contact
Aliens seen in the woods
Tall Tales

Political leaders have ‘no plan’ for alien contact

And other stories from the stranger side of life
27 Jun 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 27 June 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 27 June 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
27 Jun 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 26 June 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 26 June 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
26 Jun 2022
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 25 June 2022
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 25 June 2022

The Week’s daily digest of the news agenda, published at 8am
25 Jun 2022
Is now a good time to fix your energy bills?
Woman reads utility bill
In Depth

Is now a good time to fix your energy bills?

Fixed tariffs may be tempting but it could still be a gamble to act before autumn price cap rise
24 Jun 2022
Quiz of The Week: 18 - 24 June
Ed Davey and Richard Foord
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 18 - 24 June

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
24 Jun 2022
‘The Tories have no idea that worse is to come’
Boris Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘The Tories have no idea that worse is to come’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
24 Jun 2022
Immunotherapy, unions and a house revival
Medical scan
Podcasts

Immunotherapy, unions and a house revival

Can our immune systems help us fight cancer? Have unions finally cracked the tech sector? And is 90s house music making a comeback?
24 Jun 2022
The 6 January hearings: a reckoning for Trump?
The US Capitol
The latest on . . .

The 6 January hearings: a reckoning for Trump?

The congressional hearings are unlikely to rescue the Democrats from the midterms – but they could save US democracy
24 Jun 2022
The road to a second Scottish independence referendum
Nicola Sturgeon
The latest on . . .

The road to a second Scottish independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon launched her latest bid for Scottish independence last week
24 Jun 2022
The Mediterranean cities preparing for a tsunami
A tsunami in 2011 in Japan
Fact file

The Mediterranean cities preparing for a tsunami

Cannes, Marseille and Istanbul are among the places that should be bracing for a tidal wave, says Unesco
24 Jun 2022
What a recession would mean for the UK
Consumer spending would drop sharply in a recession
Today’s big question

What a recession would mean for the UK

Latest data signals that we should prepare for a shrinking economy – and all the negatives that come with it
24 Jun 2022
What by-election defeats mean for Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

What by-election defeats mean for Boris Johnson

The PM faces a trio of challenges after two heavy losses at the polls
24 Jun 2022
The most expensive divorces in the world
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall
Why we’re talking about . . .

The most expensive divorces in the world

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch is to divorce for the fourth time
24 Jun 2022
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