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.
Europe’s next move, the new activism and a Pogue looks back
Headlines from the last seven days
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SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
EUROPE UNDER THREAT • Anxious Lithuania wants a huge increase in Nato militarisation. Poland wonders for how long it can maintain a welcome for millions of refugees. Germany faces an economic earthquake without Russian energy. And, in France, a far-right ally of Putin is on the brink of the presidency. Can the continent withstand the fallout from Ukraine?
‘A RECESSION WORSE THAN ANY OTHER’ THE PAINFUL PROSPECT OF CHANGING TO LIFE WITHOUT RUSSIAN GAS
Businesses feel absence of tourist rouble
War games in the Baltics Nato’s ‘achilles heel’ faces uncertain time
How much longer will refugees be met with open arms?
Patel sorry as just 12,000 arrive in UK
‘I WATCHED BODIES BEING EXHUMED’ THE GRIM GATHERING OF EVIDENCE • Getting war criminals tried at the ICC is the ultimate goal for Ukraine’s prosecutor, who wants to succeed where others have failed
Eastern front The battle for Kyiv is over – but the Donbas will be a different story
Can Macron claw hostile electorate back from Le Pen?
Ultra Marine How Le Pen softened her image to reach French voters
‘It’s the inauthenticity’ Has Rishi Sunak blown his chance of becoming PM? • Once the favourite to be next Tory leader, the chancellor’s stock has fallen over family tax claims and a fractured relationship with No 10
War stories Kyiv stroll with Zelenskiy may deliver a bounce for Johnson
No money, no medicine, no food Sri Lankans unite in fury
Old and new Sharif family returns to power with PM Shehbaz
Pet or pest? Debate rages over how to rein in the domestic cat
In Andalucía, an ancient irrigation system flows back to life
Social outing Palestinians use tech to combat elite Israeli agents
Darfur war crimes trial opens in The Hague
Lost in translation • A high proportion of global scientific evidence gets overlooked just because it is not published in English. How can the language gap be bridged?
Making history Ketanji Brown Jackson’s blazing trail to the bench
How Chris Smalls defied the might of Amazon to form a union
Lights, tankers, direct action • Earlier this month, the nonviolent protest group Just Stop Oil tried to paralyse Britain by disrupting fuel supplies. Dorian Lynskey went behind the scenes with them
A man you don’t meet every day • Shane MacGowan shot to fame with the Pogues, before notoriety overtook and his songs became standards. So what became of him?
Putin’s friends in the west are quiet now – but for how long? Jonathan Freedland • Comment is free, facts are sacred CP Scott 1918
Hope is a dangerous thing – but it can be found in local activism Moya Lothian-McLean
Scientists have revealed how to solve the climate crisis, but will we listen? Simon Lewis
Britain’s non-dom tax laws: one rule for the rich and another for everyone else
Paper dreams • As digital passes and QR codes replace physical tickets to shows and events, Guardian writers and readers celebrate some of their prized souvenirs
The Wiggles are back… and cool • For 30 years, the children’s music group have charmed generations of fans. A new covers album proves the lasting appeal of one of Australia’s biggest exports