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...

 
 
 



Styrian GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton claims wet-weather pole position

Styrian GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton claims wet-weather pole position

Lewis Hamilton claimed a brilliant first pole of the 2020 season with a wet-weather masterclass in treacherous track conditions at the Styrian GP. Read more ...

Liverpool vs Burnley LIVE score - Team news, TV channel and live stream details

Liverpool vs Burnley LIVE score - Team news, TV channel and live stream details

Liverpool continue their pursuit for Premier League history when they host Burnley, with the action getting underway at 3pm at Anfield Read more ...

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 ...

6 talking points as Burnley end Liverpool's 100 per cent home record

6 talking points as Burnley end Liverpool's 100 per cent home record

Liverpool's pursuit of a record points tally hit a slight bump as the Reds could only draw with Burnley - as Andy Robertson and Jay Rodriguez traded goals Read more ...

Norwich claim unwanted record as West Ham defeat confirms relegation from...

Norwich claim unwanted record as West Ham defeat confirms relegation from Premier League

Norwich have been bottom of the Premier League since Boxing Day Norwich became the first team in history to be relegated from the Premier League for a fifth time after Michail... Read more ...

The start of something special for Antonio at West Ham?

The start of something special for Antonio at West Ham?

Michail Antonio has showed exactly why West Ham will be so keen to tie him down to another contract at the end of this season as he scored all four goals in a 4-0 victory over... Read more ...

Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool draw with Burnley feels like a defeat

Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool draw with Burnley feels like a defeat

Jurgen Klopp admitted that Liverpool failing to take their chances gave Burnley their opportunity to take something away from Anfield. Burnley became the first team to visit... Read more ...

Dana White hi fight between Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal could be UFC's...

Dana White hi fight between Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal could be UFC's biggest ever event

UFC president White believes that a scrap between Masvidal and McGregor could be the biggest in UFC history and believes that the Irish former champion has not retired for good. Read more ...

Victoria Beckham gushes over son Brooklyn's engagement to Nicola Peltz

Victoria Beckham gushes over son Brooklyn's engagement to Nicola Peltz

The former Spice Girls star says she couldn't be happier after her eldest son Brooklyn, 21, shared the new of his engagement to model Nicola Peltz Read more ...

Brooklyn Beckham's love life as he proposes to Nicola Peltz: Chloe Grace...

Brooklyn Beckham's love life as he proposes to Nicola Peltz: Chloe Grace Moretz to Hana Cross

Brooklyn Beckham has popped the question Brooklyn Beckham is officially engaged to his ‘soulmate' Nicola Peltz and our hearts have melted. Confirming the rumours with a... Read more ...