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.
A week in the life of the world 23 September 2022 • Queen is laid to rest, Russia’s war flaws and YouTube strangeness
Global report • Headlines from the last seven days
The kingdom to come • Queen Elizabeth II was a political and diplomatic asset who spoke with the moral weight of the wartime generation. How will Britain face her loss?
OPINION • A very modern pilgrimage: in the queue with Waitrose bags, pizza and tired legs
PAKISTAN A climate warning for the world • Fears rise in border city that war will spill over from Ukraine
Fire power • Russian military looks good on paper, so why has it faltered?
UKRAINE • A distressing search for answers amid Izium’s mass graves
With Moscow seemingly on the back foot, others sense opportunity
ANALYSIS ITALY • Big brothers With Meloni, the far right anticipates its return to power
BRAZIL • ‘Hope is here’ Lula voters sing out for a heroic comeback
GERMANY • Now eagles can fly past windfarms high, and it’s thanks to AI
LEBANON • Forest force Lebanese and Syrians unite to take on wildfires
CHINA • The ‘hidden epidemics’ that could reshape a nation
JAPAN • Chateau Fukushima? Winery shakes off toxic image
MEDICAL RESEARCH Rack to the future: robot labs are here • At high-end labs in the US and UK, anybody, anywhere, can conduct experiments by remote control cheaply and efficiently. Is the rise of the robot researcher now inevitable?
UNITED STATES • No platform Republicans draw the curtain on TV debates
COMMON CAUSE? • SPECIAL REPORT: THE KING AND THE COMMONWEALTH
Canada • Ties to the crown are loosening but cutting them could be tall order
Kenya • ‘A brutal legacy’: Queen’s death met with anger as well as grief
Jamaica • A moment of reckoning as calls grow louder from republicans
India • ‘There hasn’t been closure’: the wait goes on for a British apology
New Zealand • Apathy – but little desire for change – as Charles’s reign begins
Australia • Albanese plays the long game and parks his desire for a republic
Peter Pomerantsev • The west needs to take on Putin at his own information game
Gina Gustavsson • Perhaps we Swedes were never as liberal as everyone supposed
George Monbiot • Truss is preaching the discredited and toxic gospel of neoliberalism
Ministers who are out of step with the new King could be a Tory nightmare
Head of the family • She was tired of fame at 10. Now, as her fifth album is released, the daughter of Will and Jada is still learning to live in the spotlight
The genius who tore up cinema’s rule book • Jean-Luc Godard was the French New Wave’s inspired maverick, Lennon to Truffaut’s McCartney, and kept his radical imagination to the very end
Chasing pavements • On the streets of European cities, colourful mosaics are popping up where once there were cracks and potholes. It’s all thanks to street artist Ememem, France’s answer to Banksy
POLITICS • Battle lines From Korea to Ukraine, a brilliantly illuminating study of the politics and personalities that drive modern conflicts
FICTION • Capital punishment Kate Atkinson’s witty ensemble tale brings the highs and lows of London’s criminal underworld between the wars vividly to...