New books depict Trump ‘consumed by personal hatred’
Donald Trump on stage
In Brief

New books depict Trump ‘consumed by personal hatred’

A slew of recent releases claim Trump prepared to desecrate the constitution to stay in power
29 Jul 2021
Why England is dropping isolation for EU and US tourists
Border Force staff
Behind the scenes

Why England is dropping isolation for EU and US tourists

Ministers reportedly feared that Covid-19 measure was hobbling the economy
28 Jul 2021
Four key moments from police officers’ Capitol Hill riot testimonies
Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell wipes away tear while giving evidence
In Depth

Four key moments from police officers’ Capitol Hill riot testimonies

Cop tells inquiry he thought he was ‘going to die’ during deadly demonstration
28 Jul 2021
Biden announces withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq
Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in the Oval Office
In Depth

Biden announces withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq

President strikes deal with Iraqi PM to end two decades of fighting
27 Jul 2021
Afghanistan civilian casualty figures hit record high
An Afghan militia member
The latest on . . .

Afghanistan civilian casualty figures hit record high

Deaths rise 47% year-on-year as Taliban exploits departure of foreign troops
26 Jul 2021
Art and ethics: Hunter Biden’s controversial new career
Hunter standing with Joe Biden
In Brief

Art and ethics: Hunter Biden’s controversial new career

Hunter has embarked on new career as an artist and is preparing to hold first solo exhibition in October
22 Jul 2021
Germany strikes US deal on controversial Russia pipeline
Angela Merkel and Joe Biden at the White House
Behind the scenes

Germany strikes US deal on controversial Russia pipeline

Joe Biden accused of ‘total surrender to Putin’ over controversial gas pipeline
22 Jul 2021

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The links between Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein examined
Bill Gates
Behind the scenes

The links between Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein examined

New book sets out alleged contact between Microsoft founder and disgraced billionaire
21 Jul 2021
The Miami tower collapse: a tragedy in slow motion
First responders searching debris for signs of life
In Brief

The Miami tower collapse: a tragedy in slow motion

‘The search for answers is not moving nearly fast enough’
15 Jul 2021
Why Biden is battling Republicans over voting rights
Joe Biden during a speech on state voting laws in Philadelphia
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Biden is battling Republicans over voting rights

US president seeking to reinvigorate national election legislation - but fails to mention all-important filibuster
15 Jul 2021
Taliban seizes cities as Afghan military collapses
Afghan militia arm themselves to aid the military in the fight against the Taliban
The latest on . . .

Taliban seizes cities as Afghan military collapses

More than 1,000 soldiers flee across border as others hand over weapons to insurgents
13 Jul 2021
The ‘heat dome’: blistering temperatures in the Pacific Northwest should act as a wake-up call
People lying on the ground to cool down from blistering temperatures
In Brief

The ‘heat dome’: blistering temperatures in the Pacific Northwest should act as a wake-up call

People are used to hearing of record-high temperatures in desert states such as Nevada or Arizona, but not in verdant Washington and Oregon
8 Jul 2021
Ransomware attacks: the new top threat to national security?
US President Joe Biden
Getting to grips with . . .

Ransomware attacks: the new top threat to national security?

Joe Biden orders probe into latest hack of hundreds of US businesses
5 Jul 2021
What is Nxivm?
Allison Mack
In Depth

What is Nxivm?

Actor Allison Mack jailed for helping sex cult leader Keith Raniere
1 Jul 2021
Why Bill Cosby is walking free after sexual assault conviction
Bill Cosby outside his home after being released from prison
Fact file

Why Bill Cosby is walking free after sexual assault conviction

Surprise reversal of actor’s ten-year prison sentence met with ‘shock and fury’
1 Jul 2021
Critical race theory: America’s latest cultural battleground
Opponents of Critical Race Theory protest in Virginia
In Brief

Critical race theory: America’s latest cultural battleground

Conservatives say it’s a toxic theory poisoning the minds of schoolchildren - others say the whole story is a cynical distraction
1 Jul 2021
Four things we know about Michael Wolff’s third Trump expose
Donald Trump departs for Mar-a-Lago at the end of his presidency
Between the lines

Four things we know about Michael Wolff’s third Trump expose

Former president spoke to journalist while ‘seething with resentment’ at White House exit
29 Jun 2021
Biden’s meeting with Putin: a win for the Kremlin?
Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in Geneva
Global lens

Biden’s meeting with Putin: a win for the Kremlin?

The Russian and US presidents met last week, but didn’t look into each others’ souls
25 Jun 2021
Going for their guns: the surge in the US murder rate
A candlelight vigil following a shooting in Boulder, Colorado
Getting to grips with . . .

Going for their guns: the surge in the US murder rate

Last year saw the largest recorded increase in homicides in US history - but why?
24 Jun 2021
Kamala Harris: is Joe Biden setting up the vice-president to fail?
Kamala Harris
In Brief

Kamala Harris: is Joe Biden setting up the vice-president to fail?

Harris is already unusually ‘unpopular’ for a veep, with a recent YouGov poll showing her approval rating at 41%
18 Jun 2021
Biden vs. Putin: the state of relations before the first meeting
Joe Biden during the G7 summit in Cornwall
Behind the scenes

Biden vs. Putin: the state of relations before the first meeting

Tensions high as two leaders meet today for first time since US president took office
16 Jun 2021
G7 split over Joe Biden’s call for probe into origins of Covid-19
Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Cornwall
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G7 split over Joe Biden’s call for probe into origins of Covid-19

European leaders at odds at Cornwall summit as US president’s push for investigation widens rift over China
14 Jun 2021
Has Johnson’s feared falling out with Biden been averted?
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden on the seafront in Cornwall
Today’s big question

Has Johnson’s feared falling out with Biden been averted?

Two leaders hail ‘special relationship ’after papering over Northern Ireland row at pre-summit meeting
11 Jun 2021
The Week Unwrapped: Pride flags, Denmark and animal magic
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Podcast

The Week Unwrapped: Pride flags, Denmark and animal magic

Why won’t the Pentagon fly the flag for gay pride? What led Denmark to deport Syrian refugees? And how do birds see through magicians’ tricks?
11 Jun 2021
Dr Jill Biden: meet the ‘Philly girl’ first lady
Joe and Jill Biden exit on Air Force One after flying into RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk
Profile

Dr Jill Biden: meet the ‘Philly girl’ first lady

The US president’s other half is also a community college teacher, cancer research campaigner and grandmother
10 Jun 2021
Will Biden force Johnson’s hand in the Northern Ireland dispute?
Joe Biden addresses US Air Force personnel at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Today’s big question

Will Biden force Johnson’s hand in the Northern Ireland dispute?

President suggests ‘inflaming’ tensions in Brexit customs row could threaten UK-US trade deal
10 Jun 2021
Donald Trump hits campaign trail to demand Republican loyalty
Donald Trump
In Brief

Donald Trump hits campaign trail to demand Republican loyalty

Former president urges supporters to back his allies at next year’s mid-terms ahead of potential 2024 re-election bid
7 Jun 2021
‘Black Wall Street’: America’s forgotten massacre
The Tulsa race riot of 1921
In Depth

‘Black Wall Street’: America’s forgotten massacre

Joe Biden marks 100th anniversary of Tulsa Massacre with pledge to ‘fill the silence’ on historic racial violence
2 Jun 2021
Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity
Pro-Palestine protestors at a demonstration in central London
In Depth

Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity

Outbreak of violence in Gaza prompts vocal support from racial inequality movement
2 Jun 2021
Queen Elizabeth and the US presidents - in pictures
Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Queen
In pictures

Queen Elizabeth and the US presidents - in pictures

A look back at previous royal rendezvous as Joe Biden gears up to visit Her Majesty next month
27 May 2021
What convening of New York grand jury means for Donald Trump
Donald Trump
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What convening of New York grand jury means for Donald Trump

Pundits suggest investigators are moving closer to seeking criminal charges against former president
26 May 2021
Timeline: one year since the death of George Floyd
Members of the clergy gather in front of a George Floyd mural in June, 2020
In Focus

Timeline: one year since the death of George Floyd

Police killing of the unarmed African American prompted moment of reckoning for US race relations
25 May 2021
Why the US is ‘getting serious’ about UFOs
A US navy pilot prepares to take off from the USS George H. W. Bush
Stranger than fiction

Why the US is ‘getting serious’ about UFOs

Congress to be briefed next month on military sightings of unidentified flying objects
21 May 2021
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