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.
Isis regroups stealthily, Haiti in turmoil, a new-old England
Global report • Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
‘They will never let go’ • In the lowlands near Kirkuk, special forces look for hideouts where militants make plans to rebuild the caliphate
The rise and fall of Isis in Iraq
Isis brides How women in Syrian camps are marrying for freedom • Hundreds of female detainees have been smuggled out of camps using money sent from men they met online
A president murdered, as fear and confusion grip nation
Marked man Conflicting accounts of plot to kill president
Eyewitness United States
Dutch fear a rise in ‘narco crime’ after journalist’s shooting
After Sarah Everard, has anything changed for women?
After the Euros We glimpsed a new England – but the bad old one is still there
Sea change Is it time to rewild our oceans and rivers? • From clams to zebra sharks, scientists hope to replace vanishing species – if they can solve the overfishing problem
Record heat may have killed 1bn sea creatures
As Taliban advances, women take guns into the streets • Armed demonstrations reflect the fear felt by many as Islamist militants seize rural territory after US withdrawal
Power brokers Iran, Russia and Turkey move rapidly into the diplomatic void
‘I didn’t eat for days’ Hunger hits Venezuelan refugees • Health workers struggle to cope as dirty water and malnutrition ravage new arrivals in shanty towns
Dozens disappear in wake of protests
Welcome to hell? The allure of Venus • Our near planetary neighbour has sulphuric acid clouds and a ground temperature of 475C. Three new missions hope to learn what happened and why
The mayoral candidate not afraid to be called a socialist
Rightwing supreme court cadre dig in for the long game
A long shot • Caffeine makes us more energetic, efficient, focused and faster – but we have become so dependent that we need it just to get to our baseline. Has the time come for us to give it up?
Pole position • Lewis Hamilton is Formula One’s most successful driver of all time and its only Black star. Now, he is on a mission to change the elitist sport that made him
Why declining birth rates are good news for life on Earth Laura Spinney
Cruise ships are back and it’s a catastrophe for the environment Kim Heacox
We have yet to plot an accceptable route to herd immunity Mark Honigsbaum
Record-busting heatwaves must destroy all doubts – cutting emissions is critical
Deadlier than the male • On the set of Marvel’s latest spin-off blockbuster, director Cate Shortland explains how she turned Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow from eye candy into a feminist superhero
INQUIRE WITHIN • He’s lived in a rock, hatched a nest of eggs and plans to encase himself in a beehive. What’s inside the mind of French performance artist Abraham Poincheval?
SIMPLY THE BEST • Her Tina Turner musical is coming back with a bang, her TV show about strippers is red hot – and now America’s queen of drama Katori Hall has won a Pulitzer prize
STAR SAILORS • From the moon landings to the search for the next Earth, space exploration is part of human destiny, this analysis argues
AUTEUR TO AUTHOR • You’ve seen the film, now read the master of pop culture’s infectious and fun...