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.
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A failed coup, people power in Iran and pages of inspiration
Global report • Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
Enemies of the state • Were the Reichsbürger plotters a sinister rightwing group aiming to overthrow Germany’s government, or a ragtag bunch of internet-fuelled conspiracy theorists?
Under arrest Star chef and judge among suspects
Far-right threat Global terrorism today has a new face: it is young, racist and white
Safety of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant hangs in the balance
Trading places Arms dealer for basketball star – but did Moscow really win out?
Sharp pain About-turn on Covid policy will take toll on aged population
Fears over triple hit of respiratory viruses • Combination of RSV, flu and Covid is causing a heightened threat to children’s health in Europe and the Americas
Gang attack Goldminers carve road in Amazon reserve • Aerial photos show largest Indigenous territory under threat from excavators smuggled into rainforest
Up for appeal Ex-president may stay out of jail but verdict upends politics
Warm spaces bring shelter from a cold economic climate
Our charity appeal 2022 Help local communities to tackle cost of living crisis
Turf’s up Peat burning on the rise as energy costs soar
Storm clouds gather over Ramaphosa as ruling party meets
Fear of the F-word as hunger spreads • It is the country’s worst drought for 40 years, but declaring a food emergency would risk the loss of vital financial aid just as hopes of a peace deal are rising
What’s your poison? • As the party season kicks in, so will the effects of having one too many. Here are the sobering facts behind hangovers and tactics that might help you avoid them
The lawsuit that may put Murdoch and Fox News out for the count
Epidemic of violence rages on as anti-cartel strategy fails
Iran’s moment of truth • Three months after the uprising began, demonstrators are still risking their lives. Will this generation succeed where previous attempts to unseat the Islamic hardliners have been crushed?
Where is everyone? • The company now known as Meta has spent $100bn on creating an immersive successor to the traditional internet. But is its big gamble on virtual reality backfiring?
The US is a rogue state leading the world towards ecological collapse George Monbiot
Harry & Meghan offers a long-overdue chance to acknowledge racism Nels Abbey
Let’s agree that Brexit is a disaster and unite to repair the damage Peter Hain
Rightwing extremists will not be good for either Israel or the Palestinians • Founded 1821 Independently owned by the Scott Trust
A WEEK IN VENN DIAGRAMS
Culture • SEASON OF GOOD READINGS
FICTION • Impressive debuts, the return of familiar authors, wry delights and dazzling invention
CRIME • Cosy escapes, dodgy cops, a murder told backwards and Frankie Boyle’s funny and moving first novel
GRAPHIC NOVELS • A brilliant pandemic collaboration, an artist in the making and an avian society on the moon
FOOD • Tasty eulogies to snacks, growing up in a takeaway and the best of Indian and Jamaican cuisine
HISTORY & POLITICS • The newsy wit of Marina Hyde, the historical roots of British nostalgia and insights on a...