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.
Biden on a hot streak, Partition 75 years on and Rushdie stabbing
Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
Global report United Kingdom
Flying high, hitting a new low • A raid by FBI agents on Donald Trump’s Florida home is just one of the ex-president’s legal worries. Meanwhile, Joe Biden enjoyed climate success and buoyant economic news, giving the Democrats hope for November’s midterms
Gore hails ‘critical turning point’ for clean energy • Former vice-president says momentum for change created by $370bn support package will be ‘unstoppable’
Rebuke for Republicans making ‘dangerous’ FBI claims • Vocal supporters of the former president are warned against ‘jumping to conclusions’ and sowing distrust of the law
Great divide 75 years on, the scars of Partition are yet to heal
Lost years Families meet again after a lifetime apart
Rushdie faces long road to recovery after knife attack
How book triggered a tsunami of outrage • The writer’s fourth novel unleashed a torrent of anger and became a litmus test of freedom of expression
Out of sight • A life in literature
A year under Taliban rule ‘Women don’t want to stay here any longer’
Occupied Kherson nervously looks to future • People in Russian-controlled region brace for Moscow’s next steps – which include plans for a referendum
Fighting by nuclear plant is ‘international matter’
The rivers run dry as drought is called ‘worst in 500 years’ • Power plants, freight traffic, crops, fish populations and industry are all devastated by continent’s dry conditions
England may face water restrictions into next year
A racial undercurrent on Riviera, say activists
‘Change is coming’ Preparing for climate apocalypse • At his remote woodland home in Saxony, an Englishman is trying to stay positive about a collapse of the food supply
The miners surviving from one gold nugget to the next • Thousands are lured to the pits by dreams of riches hidden underground, but fortunes rarely materialise
Prey for me • Pet cats kill birds and other wildlife by the million. Animal experts are divided over how much of a threat they really pose, but should cats, as some argue, be kept indoors for good?
Wave theory The strange return of the meme-stock trading craze
Xi balances Taiwan, economic woes and a third term
The tin baron who saved thousands from the Nazis • History remembered Moritz Hochschild as an exploitative mine owner until the discovery of a cache of documents told of his secret humanitarian work
Less is more • British naturism is booming at a rate not seen since the 1920s. And recent converts are happy to be naked everywhere, from working without clothes to baking in the buff.
Either we defend free speech, or we live in tyranny Margaret Atwood
Serena’s achievements and attitude are a beacon to all Black girls Etan Thomas
Beware the invisible blob in this grotesque Dickensian reality show Marina Hyde
One year on from the return of the Taliban, Afghans live with repression and hunger
A WEEK IN VENN DIAGRAMS
‘Whatever I do, I do it to excess’ • Musician and performance artist Cosey Fanni Tutti is revisiting her life in the company of two other women who succeeded against the odds
Hydra stays in the artistic sun • The Greek island has worked its magic for more...