2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
In Brief

2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
Novichok put in Navalny’s underwear, says FSB spy
Alexei Navalny
Stranger than fiction

Novichok put in Navalny’s underwear, says FSB spy

FSB agent tricked into revealing bizarre details of plot to kill Putin’s chief critic
22 Dec 2020
Alexei Navalny poisoned with negroni after being ‘tailed by hit squad’
Alexei Navalny speaks with journalists during a rally
In Brief

Alexei Navalny poisoned with negroni after being ‘tailed by hit squad’

Reports say the FSB squad had been tracking Navalny since 2017
15 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Conservatives ‘hollowing the state’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Conservatives ‘hollowing the state’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 30 November
30 Nov 2020
Is Russia set to snatch Belarus’s independence?
Pro-democracy protestors demonstrate in Minsk, Belarus.
In Depth

Is Russia set to snatch Belarus’s independence?

Officials from Moscow descend on Minsk as President Alexander Lukashenko clings to power
27 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’
Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 11 November
11 Nov 2020
Who are the winners and losers in a post-Trump world?
Donald Trump attends the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.
In Depth

Who are the winners and losers in a post-Trump world?

Britain looks set to remain high on list of Washington’s allies - but some will be cursing Biden’s election victory
11 Nov 2020

An open mind on the issues that matter

The Week magazine is simple and clever. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
GCHQ launches war against Russian anti-vaccine propaganda
Vaccine
In Brief

GCHQ launches war against Russian anti-vaccine propaganda

State-sponsored disinformation campaigns are being blocked and agents locked out of their accounts
9 Nov 2020
Russians spreading fake news about Oxford vaccine
Coronavirus vaccine
In Brief

Russians spreading fake news about Oxford vaccine

Online disinformation campaign targets countries where Russia’s immunisation jab is being marketed
16 Oct 2020
Quiz of The Week: 10 - 16 October
Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty at the announcement of the government's new three tier lockdown system
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 10 - 16 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
16 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson should ‘hug Starmer close’
Boris
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson should ‘hug Starmer close’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 14 October
14 Oct 2020
Electing rights abusers will ‘discredit’ UN, dissidents warn
Vladimir Putin addressing the UN General Assembly.
In Depth

Electing rights abusers will ‘discredit’ UN, dissidents warn

China, Russia and Saudi Arabia among nations set to win seats on the council
13 Oct 2020
What does Alexi Navalny’s return mean for Putin?
Alexi Navalny addresses reporters in Moscow.
In Depth

What does Alexi Navalny’s return mean for Putin?

Leading dissident vows to ‘destroy’ Russian leader following full recovery from novichok attack
2 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court
Romney
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 25 September
25 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 September
Venus
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 September

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
18 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Internal Market Bill ‘isn’t radical enough’
Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Internal Market Bill ‘isn’t radical enough’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 17 September
17 Sep 2020
Donald Trump campaign ad features Russian fighter jets
MIG-29
In Brief

Donald Trump campaign ad features Russian fighter jets

Fundraising promo ‘to support the troops’ shows silhouettes of MiG-29 aircraft and AK-47 assault rifles
15 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’
Xi Jinping
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 15 September
15 Sep 2020
Russian hackers again targeting US election, Microsoft warns
Hacker
In Brief

Russian hackers again targeting US election, Microsoft warns

Tech giant claims Kremlin-backed group is trying to infiltrate Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigns
11 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 5 - 11 September
Boris Johnson
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 5 - 11 September

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
11 Sep 2020
Michael Cohen: four key claims in ex-lawyer’s Trump memoir
Michael Cohen
In Depth

Michael Cohen: four key claims in ex-lawyer’s Trump memoir

The president’s former fixer claims his then boss made sexual comments about underage daughter
9 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson’s ‘Brexit bluster’ will cost the UK
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson’s ‘Brexit bluster’ will cost the UK

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 8 September
8 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 29 August - 4 September
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Quiz of The Week: 29 August - 4 September

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
4 Sep 2020
Russian agency ‘created fake left-wing news site’
Computer, internet, laptop, Facebook
In Brief

Russian agency ‘created fake left-wing news site’

Facebook says real reporters were hired by fake editors to write about US corruption
2 Sep 2020
Vladimir Putin prepares force to put down Belarus protests
Alexander Lukashenko welcomes Vladimir Putin prior to a Collective Security Treaty Organisation summit in 2017
In Brief

Vladimir Putin prepares force to put down Belarus protests

Russian president confirms he is ready to send support to bolster Alexander Lukashenko’s rule
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’
Kellyanne Conway
In Depth

Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 25 August
25 Aug 2020
Corbyn’s refusal to condemn Russia was ‘wrong’, says ex-aide
gettyimages-1170112111_cropped.jpg
In Brief

Corbyn’s refusal to condemn Russia was ‘wrong’, says ex-aide

New book claims refusal to condemn Russia over Skripal poisoning fuelled ‘doubts’ of both Labour MPs and voters about his leadership
25 Aug 2020
Quiz of The Week: 15 - 21 August
Gavin Williamson
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 15 - 21 August

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
21 Aug 2020
Has Alexei Navalny fallen foul of a ‘Putin poisoning’?
In Brief

Has Alexei Navalny fallen foul of a ‘Putin poisoning’?

Russian opposition leader in Siberian hospital after falling ill on plane
20 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 20 August
20 Aug 2020
Belarus election crisis: will Russia intervene?
Putin Lukashenko
In Depth

Belarus election crisis: will Russia intervene?

Minsk approaches Moscow for support amid violent protests over alleged election rigging
17 Aug 2020
Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 August
Cheese
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 August

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
14 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: BLM is ‘threat to racial progress’
gettyimages-545735716.jpg
In Depth

Instant Opinion: BLM is ‘threat to racial progress’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 13 August
13 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘I still don't know why I was stopped’
gettyimages-1157668755.jpg
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘I still don't know why I was stopped’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 11 August
11 Aug 2020
Free 6 issue trial then continue to