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.
The EU’s seismic shift, science gives Eve her due, and Naples’ ascent
Global report • Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
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Russia’s invasion has had a major impact on the bloc’s security and energy policies – and even its very raison d’être How the Ukraine war made the EU rethink everything
JOINED-UP EUROPE • A timeline of major events in the history of the EU
‘Solidarity and support’ EU proposes €5bn military aid package after ‘historic’ meeting
Fraud case threatens to end Trump’s family business
Trial run What to know as Trump fraud case begins
Ailing NHS will be Tory achilles heel at election, report says • Party’s standing badly undermined by broken promises made in 2019 manifesto, ministers warned
Health hazard Conservatives’ 2019 pledges may come back to bite them
Under threat One species in six at risk of extinction
Closing net on illegal wildlife traf fickers • For decades the plundering of protected species went unchallenged, but new efforts are being made to halt the trade
Across the divide Tasmania’s battle for an Indigenous voice vote • A bloody colonial past informs the debate in the only state backing a yes vote in historic referendum on constitution
EXPLAINER • What is the Indigenous voice to parliament?
‘It feels like being in hell’: Rio roasts in spring heatwave
Best foot forward Can ‘super shoes’ turn an athlete into a record breaker? • New world-best time for women’s marathon revives debate about hi-tech footwear in athletic performance
All about Eve Why women belong at heart of evolution • American academic Cat Bohannon discusses her myth-busting new book about human development that has taken 10 years to write
‘Dark history’ Parliament’s Nazi amnesia reignites row over its past
Striking a deal Could writers’ AI victory be a model for the future?
Rub of the Green • A year ago, Robert Habeck was one of Germany’s best-liked politicians. Then came the backlash. Can he win the argument all over again?
ONE FALSE MOVE • In a conference room in central London, Nato staf f, military personnel and academics face of f in a contest whose stakes could not be higher. The challenge: to prevent the world plunging into all-out war
Unless Biden steps aside, we must prepare for the return of Trump
What internet fad will replace NFTs now they are all but worthless?
Suella Braverman’s vulgar views humiliate every single migrant
The felling of the Sycamore Gap tree is symbolic of Britain’s wider malaise
WRITE TO US
Napoli ever after • With its decaying beauty and unique way of life inspiring books, films, TV and music, the Italian city has captured the cultural zeitgeist
Michael Gambon 1940–2023 • Beloved as Dumbledore by children the world over, the actor, who died last week aged 82, was also superb in bad-guy roles and made every part a star turn
Divine intervention • Four Quartets made Pam Tanowitz an overnight sensation after 25 years. Now the New York dance veteran is applying her mastery to the Hebrew Bible’s Song of Songs
Into battle • A bravura translation of the Iliad that stands out in a crowded field and revels in the clarity and emotional clout of Homer’s epic
People watching • An overly scientific view of human...