The Guardian Weekly magazine is a round-up of the world news, opinion and long reads that have shaped the week. Inside, the past seven days' most memorable stories are reframed with striking photography and insightful companion pieces, all handpicked from The Guardian and The Observer.
Reign in Spain still unclear, lament for Khartoum, fire hazard
Global report • Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
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Win or lose? • Polls had predicted an election win for the conservative People’s party, in league with far-right Vox. But a hung parliament has left all to play for and delivered a significant blow to Europe’s rightwing populists
REIGN IN SPAIN • Key parties in the coalition negotiations
Has Vox popped? Hardline policies turn off voters as Spaniards buck European trend
On the rise Vox falters, but far right is faring better across the continent
Dismay over government silence on sexual violence
Incendiary talk How ethnic rivalries have been stoked to deadly effect
‘This is barbarism’ Shock at strike on Odesa cathedral • Bombardment of Black Sea port city is part of a campaign by Moscow to disrupt the shipping of grain exports
Beat the bushels What was the Black Sea grain deal and why did it collapse?
A massive Labour win – followed by mudslinging and mistrust • The fallout from a surprise defeat in one byelection overshadowed a recordbreaking success in another
SWITCHING SIDES • Tactical voting in byelections spells bad news for Tories
‘We are at war with fire’ Fear and chaos on Rhodes
Volunteer crews feel the strain of record wildfires • Long hours in the field in often unpredictable conditions are testing the mental health of the dwindling number of firefighters in rural areas
Extreme temperatures are ‘threat to food sources’
How sweet talk from Big Food is fuelling disease risk • Sugar-laden drinks aimed at children are just one example of misleading marketing that can have devastating effects
‘Tourists do not feel safe’ Deadly air crashes cast long shadow
The fungi winning hearts and minds on forest floors
Rain or shine • Climate anxiety is fuelling our interest in weather forecasts and a growing range of apps that cater for all conditions
Will strikes spell trouble for Biden in a summer of discontent?
Gang killing of vigilante leader shows failure to curb cartels
The tragedy of Khartoum • Lives in the capital once seemed to be immune to the dreadful violence that affected people elsewhere in Sudan. The rapid ruin of my former home is difficult to fathom
The frying game • Will spiralling energy and food costs be the death of Britain’s fish and chip shops?
China’s growth is fading, as is its dream of middle-class security
Major sporting events are uns ustainable. A new model is needed
On both left and right, British climate politics are increasingly shoddy
The west has been quick to forgive the Saudi prince – it could prove shortsighted
WRITE TO US
The sound of resistance • From nights at the opera to Ukraine’s best-loved rock stars, music is playing a vital role in opposing the Russian invasion, with many musicians actually taking up arms
Taking the Mickey • Walt Disney is celebrating its centenary year with a touring spectacle – but visitors won’t learn much about the darker side of the company’s past
Time traveller • Jaded from witnessing horrifying violence, a journalist sets off through the Caucasus on foot and discovers cause for optimism
Missing links • Prisoners fight for survival...