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‘Cabinet angry at defending Johnson again’
Today’s newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘Cabinet angry at defending Johnson again’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
5 Jul 2022
No. 10 tells Peter Andre: siestas wouldn’t work here
Peter Andre on stage
Tall Tales

No. 10 tells Peter Andre: siestas wouldn’t work here

And other stories from the stranger side of life
5 Jul 2022
What we know about the Copenhagen mall shooting
Shoppers react after shooting spree
In Brief

What we know about the Copenhagen mall shooting

Lone gunman had mental health issues and not thought to have terror motive, police say
4 Jul 2022
How the build-up of troops in Europe compares to the Cold War
Joe Biden speaks to a US soldier
Expert’s view

How the build-up of troops in Europe compares to the Cold War

Security expert analyses the US pledge to increase military presence in eastern Europe
4 Jul 2022
Grey squirrels could run up £37m tree bill
A grey squirrel
Tall Tales

Grey squirrels could run up £37m tree bill

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Jul 2022
The history of Pride
People celebrating Pride in London
In Depth

The history of Pride

This year marks 50 years since the first UK protest for equality
1 Jul 2022
The countries that have banned conversion therapy
Conversion therapy protest
Why we’re talking about . . .

The countries that have banned conversion therapy

Former PM Theresa May has urged UK government to ban practice for transgender people
1 Jul 2022

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‘Playground insults’: what world leaders have said about Vladimir Putin
G7 leaders
Getting to grips with . . .

‘Playground insults’: what world leaders have said about Vladimir Putin

‘Extraordinary banter’ from G7 met with more intense Russian missile strikes
1 Jul 2022
Quiz of The Week
Protesters outside US Supreme Court
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
1 Jul 2022
John Lee: Hong Kong’s new chief
John Lee
Profile

John Lee: Hong Kong’s new chief

Former chief secretary takes top job in ceremony attended by President Xi Jinping
1 Jul 2022
A sunshine state of mind: the mass exodus to Florida
Miami as seen from a helicopter
In Focus

A sunshine state of mind: the mass exodus to Florida

Could Florida be the new New York?
1 Jul 2022
North Korea blames Covid outbreak on ‘alien things’
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un
Tall Tales

North Korea blames Covid outbreak on ‘alien things’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
1 Jul 2022
How R. Kelly escaped justice for decades
R Kelly
In Depth

How R. Kelly escaped justice for decades

Singer jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing multiple fans
30 Jun 2022
Russia’s debt default: what impact will it have on the Putin regime?
Russian President Vladimir Putin with finance minister Anton Siluanov
Business Briefing

Russia’s debt default: what impact will it have on the Putin regime?

Last week, the country was pushed into official default for the first time in decades
30 Jun 2022
Kaliningrad crisis: why Lithuania is feeling nervous about Russia
Kaliningrad port
Getting to grips with . . .

Kaliningrad crisis: why Lithuania is feeling nervous about Russia

Trade blockage and cyberwarfare have unsettled relations between neighbouring territories
30 Jun 2022
Nato vs. Russia: who would win in a war?
Nato troops
Today’s big question

Nato vs. Russia: who would win in a war?

Turkey, Finland and Sweden reach agreement to allow the two Nordic states to join Nato
30 Jun 2022
Radio station plays Rage Against The Machine track non-stop
A hand turning a dial on a card radio
Tall Tales

Radio station plays Rage Against The Machine track non-stop

And other stories from the stranger side of life
30 Jun 2022
Is Putin’s invasion down to ‘toxic masculinity’?
Vladimir Putin
Talking point

Is Putin’s invasion down to ‘toxic masculinity’?

Boris Johnson describes Ukraine invasion as a ‘crazy, macho war’
29 Jun 2022
Why Turkey changed its mind on Finland and Sweden’s Nato bid
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Between the lines

Why Turkey changed its mind on Finland and Sweden’s Nato bid

Nordic nations agreed not to support groups deemed terrorists by Erdoğan regime
29 Jun 2022
Capitol riot: what was going on in the White House?
Cassidy Hutchinson
Behind the scenes

Capitol riot: what was going on in the White House?

A former Trump aide has given a first-hand account of the days and hours leading up to the 6 January riot at the Capitol
29 Jun 2022
The countries where abortion is illegal
US abortion-rights activists march toward the White House
In Depth

The countries where abortion is illegal

Millions of US women have lost their right to terminate pregnancies following Supreme Court ruling
29 Jun 2022
Is France’s far-right a threat to the EU?
Marine Le Pen
Podcasts

Is France’s far-right a threat to the EU?

Recent election results ‘cemented’ status of Marine Le Pen’s Eurosceptic party as ‘mainstream’ opposition
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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