People

Jimmy Greaves: the greatest striker England has ever seen 
Jimmy Greaves has died at the age of 81
View from the terraces

Jimmy Greaves: the greatest striker England has ever seen 

World of football pays tribute to the legendary goalscorer and broadcaster 
20 Sep 2021
Emmy Awards 2021 - in pictures
Olivia Colman
In pictures

Emmy Awards 2021 - in pictures

Royal sweep for Netflix as The Crown and The Queen’s Gambit win top gongs
20 Sep 2021
Chris Whitty takes on rap star Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj and Chris Whitty
Why we’re talking about . . .

Chris Whitty takes on rap star Nicki Minaj

Unlikely face-off sparked by her tweets questioning safety of Covid-19 vaccine
15 Sep 2021
Raducanu’s meteoric rise: unknown wildcard to grand slam champion 
Emma Raducanu celebrates her victory at the US Open
Profile

Raducanu’s meteoric rise: unknown wildcard to grand slam champion 

Just three months ago, the British 18-year-old was a ‘schoolgirl waiting for her A-level results’ 
13 Sep 2021
The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs
Pin badges showing face of Cristiano Ronaldo
Expert’s view

The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs

Manchester United hoping to cash in big after securing the Portuguese star’s signature on two-year contract
13 Sep 2021
Leaked details reveal plans for the days after Queen’s death
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) sits with Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh as she delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westm
In Depth

Leaked details reveal plans for the days after Queen’s death

Ten-day schedule is laid out in ‘granular detail’ in secret documents
3 Sep 2021
What is David Cameron doing now?
David Cameron
In Depth

What is David Cameron doing now?

The former prime minister could be set to receive a multi-million-pound windfall
2 Sep 2021

Open. Every issue.

Keep an open mind with The Week magazine. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
Who is Tom Tugendhat? From soldier to ‘possible future Tory leader’
Tom Tugendhat
Profile

Who is Tom Tugendhat? From soldier to ‘possible future Tory leader’

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee won praise for his ‘electrifying address’ on Afghanistan last month
1 Sep 2021
Malala Yousafzai: from child campaigner to Nobel Peace Prize winner
Malala Yousafzai
Profile

Malala Yousafzai: from child campaigner to Nobel Peace Prize winner

Nine years after being shot by the Taliban, the 24-year-old is calling on world leaders to help Afghans
26 Aug 2021
Malala Yousafzai: from child campaigner to Nobel Peace Prize winner
Malala Yousafzai
Profile

Malala Yousafzai: from child campaigner to Nobel Peace Prize winner

Nine years after being shot by the Taliban, the 24-year-old is calling on world leaders to help Afghans
26 Aug 2021
The curious case of Carrie and the animal airlift
Carrie Johnson
Behind the scenes

The curious case of Carrie and the animal airlift

Row breaks out over former marine’s attempt to evacuate cats and dogs
26 Aug 2021
What women can and can’t do in Saudi Arabia
Saudi women
In Depth

What women can and can’t do in Saudi Arabia

Restrictive regulations remain despite social reforms giving women long fought for rights
25 Aug 2021
Charlie Watts: the five best anecdotes
Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones
Profile

Charlie Watts: the five best anecdotes

The famously mild-mannered rock star has died aged 80
25 Aug 2021
Ahmad Massoud: the face of Afghanistan’s anti-Taliban resistance
Afghans protest under an image of the late Ahmad Shah Massoud in Kabul in 2003
Profile

Ahmad Massoud: the face of Afghanistan’s anti-Taliban resistance

Son of famed anti-Soviet militia leader staging fightback in Panjshir Valley
24 Aug 2021
World’s highest-paid football players in 2021
Lionel Messi
In pictures

World’s highest-paid football players in 2021

There’s a familiar face at No.1, but who else is on the football rich list?
24 Aug 2021
Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’
Apple CEO Tim Cook
Profile

Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’

The 60-year-old is celebrating a decade as boss of the tech giant
23 Aug 2021
‘Oppression dress-up’: Lily Cole under fire for burqa Instagram post
Lily Cole posing in a burqa
Why we’re talking about . . .

‘Oppression dress-up’: Lily Cole under fire for burqa Instagram post

The 33-year-old has been criticised for ‘spitting in the face of Afghan women’
18 Aug 2021
Bob Dylan v. JC: the sexual assault claim against singer
Bob Dylan
In Brief

Bob Dylan v. JC: the sexual assault claim against singer

The Nobel-winning folk songwriter is accused of abusing 12-year-old girl in 1965
17 Aug 2021
‘Sad day for tennis’: is this the end of Federer’s glittering career?
Roger Federer waves to the crowd after losing in the Wimbledon quarter-final against Hubert Hurkacz
Today’s big question

‘Sad day for tennis’: is this the end of Federer’s glittering career?

40-year-old Swiss maestro will have a third operation on his right knee  
16 Aug 2021
Messi on PSG, Neymar and winning the Champions League
Lionel Messi speaks to the press in Paris
In Focus

Messi on PSG, Neymar and winning the Champions League

What the Argentine superstar said at his first press conference in Paris
11 Aug 2021
Messi to leave Barcelona: how the football world reacted
Lionel Messi
View from the terraces

Messi to leave Barcelona: how the football world reacted

‘Financial and structural obstacles’ scupper Argentine’s new deal with cash-strapped Catalans
6 Aug 2021
Meghan Markle at 40: five things you didn’t know about the Duchess of Sussex
Duchess of Sussex
In Depth

Meghan Markle at 40: five things you didn’t know about the Duchess of Sussex

From working on Deal or No Deal to being an expert calligrapher, the actor-turned-royal is a jack of many trades
5 Aug 2021
Sky Brown: ‘I’m so stoked - I really hope I inspire some girls’
Sky Brown, 13, won bronze in the women’s skateboarding park event
Profile

Sky Brown: ‘I’m so stoked - I really hope I inspire some girls’

A year after a horror fall the skateboarder, 13, becomes Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist
4 Aug 2021
Prince Charles fears ‘being dragged into’ Tory ‘cash-for-access’ scandal
Prince Charles
Why we’re talking about . . .

Prince Charles fears ‘being dragged into’ Tory ‘cash-for-access’ scandal

Conservative chairman Ben Elliot accused of making money from meetings between wealthy businessmen and Prince of Wales
2 Aug 2021
Billionaires in space: essential innovation or ‘costly vanity project’?
Blue Origin’s New Shepard crew posing after flying into space
In Focus

Billionaires in space: essential innovation or ‘costly vanity project’?

‘One very small step for mankind, one giant ego trip for Jeff Bezos’
30 Jul 2021
Bring on Paris: ‘so much more to come’ from Dujardin and Gio
In Tokyo Charlotte Dujardin won two bronze medals riding Gio
Profile

Bring on Paris: ‘so much more to come’ from Dujardin and Gio

With two medals in Tokyo Dujardin is now Britain’s most decorated female Olympian
29 Jul 2021
Tom Daley: the perfect Hollywood ending for Team GB’s golden boy
Tears well up in the eyes of Tom Daley after his gold at Tokyo 2020
Profile

Tom Daley: the perfect Hollywood ending for Team GB’s golden boy

There were tears of joy after Daley and Matty Lee won diving gold in Tokyo
27 Jul 2021
Who is Kate Shemirani? Anti-vaxxer speech investigated over ‘Nuremberg’ cry
Kate Shemirani
Profile

Who is Kate Shemirani? Anti-vaxxer speech investigated over ‘Nuremberg’ cry

Former nurse has become face of the anti-vaccination movement
26 Jul 2021
Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat
chequers.jpg
In Depth

Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat

Prime minister quarantining after being ‘pinged’ by NHS track-and-trace
22 Jul 2021
What happened to Peter Falconio?
Joanne Lees and Peter Falconio
Today’s big question

What happened to Peter Falconio?

Police in Australia still searching for body of British backpacker shot dead on remote highway
14 Jul 2021
Boris Johnson’s family: a guide to the PM’s colourful relatives
The Johnsons
In Depth

Boris Johnson’s family: a guide to the PM’s colourful relatives

Tight-knit clan never shy about speaking out on Downing Street policy
12 Jul 2021
A timeline of the Wagatha Christie libel battle
Coleen Rooney
Getting to grips with . . .

A timeline of the Wagatha Christie libel battle

Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy still locked in feud over private Instagram leak
8 Jul 2021
Gareth Southgate: a likeable leader’s ‘quiet revolution’
England head coach Gareth Southgate celebrates after the semi-final win over Denmark
Profile

Gareth Southgate: a likeable leader’s ‘quiet revolution’

England manager’s ‘DNA’ has defined the run to the Euro 2020 final
8 Jul 2021
Emma Raducanu: the 18-year-old who wowed Wimbledon
Emma Raducanu reached the last-16 at Wimbledon
Why we’re talking about . . .

Emma Raducanu: the 18-year-old who wowed Wimbledon

British tennis fans celebrated their new star on ‘Raducanu Ridge’
8 Jul 2021
The Week Footer Banner