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.
Massive leak of US intelligence documents, armed conflict in Sudan and a furry menace
Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
The leak that was waiting to happen • How did a low-level air guardsman apparently have access to such sensitive material? A post-9/11 switch from ‘need-to-know’ to ‘need-to-share’ might provide the answer
For their eyes only What the files contain – and the possible consequences
Privacy breach How Discord video game chat platform landed in the spotlight
Spotlight • Khartoum power struggle as rivals battle for control
Power struggle Why is there f ighting and what is at stake in the region?
Free spirits An Easter with candles, incense – and no Moscow
Have voters f inally tired of Erdoğan’s personality and politics?
Revealed Value of jewellery in the king’s collection • Charles has inherited gems estimated to be worth at least £533m from the late queen
THE ROYAL PREMIUM • Estimating the value of family gems
Clean age kicks Feargal Sharkey’s unlikely second act as an activist • The former Undertones frontman was only looking for a retirement hobby. How did he become the face of the fight for Britain’s rivers?
Cof fey blasted for ‘throwing in the towel’ over pollution
Chez Serge The method and mess of Maison Gainsbourg
In Santiago’s backstreets, an outdated cafe culture clings to life
Nubians fight to save an ancient language and identity
Power play The board game with a political point
Mars, Texas • Four volunteers are about to spend a year in a bunker that simulates life on the red planet. Can a small step into a Houston warehouse help realise the age of interplanetary travel?
‘I’m home’ Biden delivers an Irish ode to the American dream
Sun king? DeSantis’s plan to turn all the states into Florida
THE MAN WHO WALKED AROUND THE WORLD • When Tom Turcich was 17, the death of a close friend prompted an existential crisis – and a 45,000km search for the meaning of life
The squirrel supremacy • Clever and cute? Or destructive and better eaten? Britain’s booming population of grey squirrels, armed with razor-sharp teeth and tiny, hand-like paws, divides opinion
Old rabbits die hard • New Zealand wants virus for bunny ‘plague’
This obsession with a ‘new elite’ hides the real roots of power
Germans have been jolted out of affluent ease by war in Ukraine
Old and gaffe-prone he may be, but only Biden can stand up to Trump
Macron’s pension reforms may be legal but protests in France will not stop
WRITE TO US
Laa-laa land • Children’s TV favourites Teletubbies are having an unexpected renaissance. Why are designers, artists and activists taking inspiration from Po and co?
A ‘cathartic’ vision of a school shooting • Sung in nine languages, with music by one of the world’s best composers, Innocence is already being hailed as a defining work of our time
Different for girls • Judy Blume‘s chronicles of female adolescence in the 1970s still resonate today – and her best-loved character, Margaret, is about to hit cinemas
When hope fails • A remarkable meditation on friendship, success, madness and violence that refuses to oversimplify
Meandering tales • London life after Grenfell is powerfully portrayed in this sequel-of-sorts to Ordinary People