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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
Instant Opinion: ‘The emperor runs out of clothes’
Philip Green
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘The emperor runs out of clothes’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 2 December
2 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Snake-oil salesmen rediscover expertise’
Michael Gove
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Snake-oil salesmen rediscover expertise’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 1 December
1 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
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
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson’s ‘tone-deaf lies fall flat’
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street wearing a face mask.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson’s ‘tone-deaf lies fall flat’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 7 October
7 Oct 2020
The Week Unwrapped: Green China, Amnesty and online politics
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In Depth

The Week Unwrapped: Green China, Amnesty and online politics

Will China save us from climate change? Are modern leaders immune to shame? And what can we learn from online party conferences?
2 Oct 2020

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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
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
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
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
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
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’
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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’
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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
Instant Opinion: ‘Lebanon’s worst enemy is its government’
Lebanon
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Lebanon’s worst enemy is its government’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 10 August
10 Aug 2020
What Delhi’s Covid outbreak can teach us about herd immunity
India coronavirus
In Brief

What Delhi’s Covid outbreak can teach us about herd immunity

Large number of Indians thought to have antibodies raising hopes of avoiding a second spike
23 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: why was Britain last on face masks?
Tube, Underground, coronavirus
In Depth

Instant Opinion: why was Britain last on face masks?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 14 July
14 Jul 2020
How coronavirus eventually gripped India
India coronavirus
In Depth

How coronavirus eventually gripped India

It now has more cases than anywhere in the world except Brazil and the US
6 Jul 2020
Why is there a North and South Korea?
Korean War
In Depth

Why is there a North and South Korea?

Seven decades after the two countries went to war a delicate armistice is beginning to fray
25 Jun 2020
Plane crashed ‘as distracted pilots discussed Covid fears’
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In Brief

Plane crashed ‘as distracted pilots discussed Covid fears’

Preliminary report says ‘human error’ to blame for crash in Pakistan that claimed 98 lives
25 Jun 2020
High drama: India and China brawl in the Himalayas
Pangong lake, on the border between China and India
In Depth

High drama: India and China brawl in the Himalayas

Indian soldiers ‘beaten to death’ in first fatal clashes for 45 years
17 Jun 2020
Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 May
Dominic Cummings
In Depth

Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
29 May 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Newcastle’s Saudi takeover
St James’ Park is the home stadium of Premier League club Newcastle United
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Newcastle’s Saudi takeover

Controversial £300m deal hangs in balance as WTO rules kingdom is behind pirate TV channel
29 May 2020
Instant Opinion: PM’s advisers should ‘come out of shadows’
Alastair Campbell
In Depth

Instant Opinion: PM’s advisers should ‘come out of shadows’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 27 May
27 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Cummings ‘makes the public feel like fools’
Dominic Cummings
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Cummings ‘makes the public feel like fools’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 26 May
26 May 2020
The fatal viruses that the world has learned to live with
Ebola WD
In Depth

The fatal viruses that the world has learned to live with

WHO experts say coronavirus may become endemic like HIV
15 May 2020
Why has coronavirus not run rampant in India?
Chennai policeman
In Depth

Why has coronavirus not run rampant in India?

Experts puzzled by populous South Asian country’s limited outbreak
5 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 April
24 Apr 2020
Instant Opinion: launching HS2 now ‘is a disgrace’
HS2
In Depth

Instant Opinion: launching HS2 now ‘is a disgrace’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 17 April
17 Apr 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Corbyn’s supporters were right. So what?’
newspapers
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Corbyn’s supporters were right. So what?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 15 April
15 Apr 2020
Man gets magnets stuck in nose during coronavirus experiment
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In Brief

Man gets magnets stuck in nose during coronavirus experiment

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 1.3 billion Indians placed into lockdown
India coronavirus
In Brief

Coronavirus: 1.3 billion Indians placed into lockdown

21-day restriction imposed to tackle spread of virus
25 Mar 2020
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