TEN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY: SATURDAY 11 JUL 2020

Trump commutes prison sentence of Roger Stone Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend and former adviser...

Junk food discount deals to be axed as Boris Johnson begins war on obesity

JUNK FOOD DISCOUNT DEALS TO BE AXED AS BORIS JOHNSON BEGINS WAR ON OBESITY

Credits Scott Barbour/Getty Images Alt Text The rise in fast food outlets has been partly blamed for Britain's obesity epidemic Government...

 
 
 
Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely from place to place

CORONAVIRUS: WHY ANTIBODY RATES VARY SO WIDELY FROM PLACE TO PLACE

Description Tests show that likely levels of immunity range from 68% in parts of New York to less than 1% in India Credits Jeff Pachoud/Getty...

The truth about active vs. passive investing

THE TRUTH ABOUT ACTIVE VS. PASSIVE INVESTING

Making the case for a balanced approach Advertisement Feature The Week Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:29pm When we talk about disruption...

 
 
 
Racism claims and officers convicted of crimes: is UK policing due an overhaul?

RACISM CLAIMS AND OFFICERS CONVICTED OF CRIMES: IS UK POLICING DUE AN OVERHAUL?

Description Watchdog to investigate use of force against BAME groups as separate probe reveals criminal offenders in forces nationwide Credits Alex...

Rishi Sunak: the next Tory leader in waiting?

RISHI SUNAK: THE NEXT TORY LEADER IN WAITING?

Description The free-spending chancellor has far higher approval ratings than Boris Johnson Credits Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images...

 
 
 
Review: four Airbnb bookings you might have seen on TV

REVIEW: FOUR AIRBNB BOOKINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE SEEN ON TV

Credits Airbnb Alt Text Casa Ramos The small screen has lent added glamour to these luxury stays One-Minute Read Friday, July 10, 2020...

Instant Opinion: the year is 2022 - so ‘what does life look like'?

INSTANT OPINION: THE YEAR IS 2022 - SO ‘WHAT DOES LIFE LOOK LIKE'?

Credits Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 10 July Reaction The Week Staff Friday,...

 
 
 
Why violent protests have broken out in Belgrade

WHY VIOLENT PROTESTS HAVE BROKEN OUT IN BELGRADE

Credits Oliver Bunic/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Protests Serbia Europe's first major uprising over strict lockdown rules linked...

Cabinet Office gives officials ‘guide to the thinking' of Dominic Cummings

CABINET OFFICE GIVES OFFICIALS ‘GUIDE TO THE THINKING' OF DOMINIC CUMMINGS

Credits Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Alt Text Dominic Cummings Civil servants instructed to read 20-page synopsis of the No. 10 advisor's...

 
 
 
Quiz of the Week: 4 - 10 July

QUIZ OF THE WEEK: 4 - 10 JULY

Credits Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Have you been paying attention to The Week's news? Review James Ashford Friday, July 10, 2020...

The Week Unwrapped podcast: Vaccines, animal labour and psychological ads

THE WEEK UNWRAPPED PODCAST: VACCINES, ANIMAL LABOUR AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ADS

Are we on the verge of eradicating HIV? Could a political advert get under Donald Trump's skin? And should humans set animals to work? Analysis The...

 
 
 

TEN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY: FRIDAY 10 JUL 2020

WHO says coronavirus pandemic is ‘getting worse' The spread of Covid-19 is accelerating globally, with infections doubling in the past...

Trucker fights off snake at 70mph

TRUCKER FIGHTS OFF SNAKE AT 70MPH

Credits Matt Cardy/Getty Images And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:43am An...

 
 
 
Why Boris Johnson's Brexit border plan is causing cabinet concern

WHY BORIS JOHNSON'S BREXIT BORDER PLAN IS CAUSING CABINET CONCERN

Description Leaked internal letter suggests ministers are ‘making things up as they go', says Labour Credits Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty...

Hong Kong: what is the Lamcao movement?

HONG KONG: WHAT IS THE LAMCAO MOVEMENT?

Description Radical protestors warn China that ‘if we burn, you burn with us' Radical protestors warn China that ‘if we burn, you burn...

 
 
 
Instant Opinion: it's up to women ‘to save Britain's economy'

INSTANT OPINION: IT'S UP TO WOMEN ‘TO SAVE BRITAIN'S ECONOMY'

Credits Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Rishi Sunak Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 9 July Reaction Thursday,...

Six-a-year anti-HIV injection ‘more effective' than daily pill

SIX-A-YEAR ANTI-HIV INJECTION ‘MORE EFFECTIVE' THAN DAILY PILL

Description A further study of whether Cabotegravir is safe and effective in women is already underway. Credits Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty...

 
 
 
US Election 2020: what might Kanye West's policies be?

US ELECTION 2020: WHAT MIGHT KANYE WEST'S POLICIES BE?

Description Rapper and fashion designer comes out against abortion, vaccinations and Joe Biden Credits Getty Images Alt Text Kanye...

Government spent £10bn on botched test-and-trace system

GOVERNMENT SPENT £10BN ON BOTCHED TEST-AND-TRACE SYSTEM

Description A health worker at a drive-through coronavirus testing site in Wolverhampton Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt...

 
 
 



England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85

England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85

England World Cup hero and Leeds United legend Jack Charlton has died. Read more ...

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks out on her relationship with August Alsina

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks out on her relationship with August Alsina

Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband Will Smith candidly spoke about her relationship with August Alsina in a Red Table Talk video. Read more ...

David Beckham visits Captain Sir Tom Moore as he is elected honorary captain...

David Beckham visits Captain Sir Tom Moore as he is elected honorary captain of Lionhearts squad

David Beckham has paid a visit to Captain Sir Tom Moore to award him with a frame football shirt as he is made honorary captain of the Lionhearts squad. Read more ...

Norwich City vs West Ham, Premier League: live score and latest updates

Norwich City vs West Ham, Premier League: live score and latest updates

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Skeleton of 'murdered' Iron Age man found during HS2 works in Buckinghamshire

Skeleton of 'murdered' Iron Age man found during HS2 works in Buckinghamshire

The skeleton of a man with his hands tied - believed to be a murder victim from the Iron Age - has been discovered by archaeologists working on the HS2 project. Read more ...

FP3 delayed, qualifying could be Sunday

FP3 delayed, qualifying could be Sunday

Formula 1 has three main alternative options if the rain prevents FP3 and qualifying happening on Saturday at the Red Bull Ring . The heavy rain has arrived at the Styrian... Read more ...

Styrian Grand Prix qualifying in doubt as F3 race abandoned with FP3 cancelled

Styrian Grand Prix qualifying in doubt as F3 race abandoned with FP3 cancelled

The F3 feature race at the Red Bull Ring was abandoned after Sebastian Fernandes crashed out with a decision to be made on F1's Styrian Grand Prix qualifying. Read more ...

Mikel Arteta opens up on being coached by Spurs rival Jose Mourinho at Barcelona

Mikel Arteta opens up on being coached by Spurs rival Jose Mourinho at Barcelona

The Arsenal boss will take charge of his first north London derby on Sunday and goes up against a manager who he knows well Read more ...

Love Island's Lucie Donlan and Luke Mabbott confirm couple status with selfies

Love Island's Lucie Donlan and Luke Mabbott confirm couple status with selfies

They didn't appear on the show together but love works in strange ways after they found their way into each other's arms thanks to some fast fingers on Instagram over lockdown Read more ...

Gareth Bale infuriates fans as he jokes about falling asleep during Real...

Gareth Bale infuriates fans as he jokes about falling asleep during Real Madrid's victory at Alaves

Gareth Bale has enraged Real Madrid fans yet again by pretending to nod off during Real Madrid's clash with Alaves, trolling his detractors yet again as the Welshman was left... Read more ...