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.
Disgraced PM’s fall, Uber’s tactics exposed and a hellish holiday
Headlines from the last seven days
Dishonesty has been the one constant in Boris Johnson’s career. In the end, the deceit proved too much to bear
Who’s next? Tories brace for a race to the bottom • Sunak is off to a strong start – but bad blood seems likely, whoever moves in to No 10
A FORM GUIDE TO BRITAIN’S POSSIBLE NEW PRIME MINISTERS
Leak reveals tech firm’s international lobbying operation
Inside lane A guide to the cab-hailing firm’s ruthless market tactics
There are good reasons for us all to be wary of disruptive innovation Rafael Behr
House party Crowds invade leaders’ luxury residences
Wise cracks Mykolaiv’s leader uses humour to resist Putin • Taekwondo-practising governor loves to joke about the Russians but is serious about defeating his foe
The chilling prospect of an end to gas on tap
Cost of living crisis Accra’s yam sellers feel the pinch • As in other parts of the world, soaring food and energy costs are hitting people hard, and many think the government is to blame
Parents who go hungry to ensure their children eat
Bookseller of Kabul seeks a new chapter in the UK
Knight’s tale The Sanskrit journeys of Don Quixote • A long-lost translation from an English version of the literary classic has been rescued from oblivion
Shinzo Abe From force of change to prime minister • The long-serving conservative former leader, who was assassinated last week, was known for his signature ‘Abenomics’ economic policy
Moonies linked to motive in shooting
Spectre of one-term presidency haunts the White House
Deal or no deal Can Elon Musk walk away from taking over Twitter?
Cabin fever • When passengers boarded the MS Zaandam in March 2020, they were preparing for the holiday of a lifetime. Within a week they would be confined to their rooms on a ship not welcome in any port
The slow death of the Po • Once feared for its flooding, the mighty Italian river is vanishing as a result of drought, industrialisation and other damaging interventions. Tobias Jones uncovers its fascinating history and culture
The west needs strong, trustworthy leaders to turn tide on autocrats Simon Tisdall
Could new countries really be founded on the internet? Sam Venis
The Tory party can’t just wash out its stains after Boris Johnson Nesrine Malik
All work and no play might have made June a dull mathematician
Life in motion • Since the birth of film, stories of travel have been a mainstay. Why does the road movie continue to have such appeal?
Direction of travel Iran’s hit road trip movie
Whale tales • Working with marine scientists, the military and other artists, Mhairi Killin has assembled an exhibition exploring the links between sound, people and the biggest creatures on the planet
A growing problem • Modern farming isn’t working. George Monbiot and Sarah Langford propose contrasting solutions to make us think again
A woman’s place • This thoughtful sequel to The Miniaturist contains pleasing echoes as it charts the lot of women in golden-age Amsterdam
Hot spot • A Chornobyl ‘stalker’ explains the desolate beauty and freedom that dr aws him back to the exclusion zone
BOOKS OF THE MONTH • The best new...