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.
Eyewitness South Africa
Spying crisis, penalty kick for Johnson and ubiquitous dispensers
Global report • Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
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Eyewitness • Dancing queens A team waits backstage on the final day of the World Irish Dancing Champion ships last Sunday. The contest in Belfast was taking place for the first time in three years after Covid lockdowns.
FROM RUSSIA WITH NO LOVE • The war has prompted an exodus from the west of Russians accused of espionage, which some feel is long overdue. Why were the clandestine activities of so many ‘diplomats’ indulged for so long?
‘They said the crew was evacuated. It’s a cruel, cynical lie!’ Relatives despair for the Moskva’s missing
‘I AM CRYING EVERY DAY’ IN THE STANDS WITH UKRAINIANS AS DYNAMO KYIV PLAY ONCE MORE • Football club kicks offits ‘match for peace’ series in Warsaw, watched by thousands of refugees and fans seeking national solidarity
Cleaning up the chaos Charred houses, ruined lawns, broken bridges – and unexploded bombs
A fine mess Going, going … but how is Johnson still not a goner? • In-depth reporting and analysis
Out of sight Wh at will Tories achieve by sending asylum seekers abroad?
Round two Macron and Le Pen battle to win over left’s voters
Protests in Shanghai reveal public mistrust of ‘zero Covid’
Facebook in Africa Network struggles to curb west African disinformation tide • Social media campaigns pushing an anti-western, pro-Russian agenda seem to have laid the ground for a series of coups in the Sahel
Meta pays for cables to reach new users
‘A disaster’ Raptors in peril from poison and persecution
‘Extinct’ US woodpecker sighted again, scientists say
Foraging free Rising prices fuel trend for gathering wild food
Michelin-starred chefs turn their talents to space food
Dream Island backlash in race to open first casino
War games Taipei rehearses for invasion • As Ukraine conflict revives fears over China, interest is growing in grassroots groups that train civilians in disaster management response
What primates reveal about us • Ape behaviour explains a lot about human sex and gender says primatologist Frans de Waal, whose new book on the subject is stirring controversy
Balancing act Could rising prices sink the Democrats’ midterm hopes?
If Netflix is stumbling, will Wall Street renew or cancel?
Almost invisible by virtue of their ubiquity, automated snack dispensers work around the clock to those in need of a little pick-me-up. But who keeps hold of the levers?
Great and small • From a teacup piglet to a hoary pig, from a menacing owlet to a magnificent hunter – Gerrard Gethings’ animal portraits show there’s grace at every age
Rape as a weapon in Ukraine must be treated as a war crime Gaby Hinsliff
Will Smith. Weinstein. What drives us to link unrelated events? Rachel Connolly
Britain sending refugees to Rwanda isn’t ‘burden sharing’. It’s exploitation Joshua Surtees
The cost of living crisis: a quarter of a billion people face extreme poverty
True stripes • It’s 20 years since the White Stripes frontman was anointed as rock royalty. Out of lockdown, he has two new albums and is on the road again
Footprints of ruin • From toxic lakes to barren landscapes scarred by mining, Edward Burtynsky has chronicled mankind’s...