The Week Evening Review
International allies, Italy's volcanoes, and the nation's 'shoe mender-in-chief'

TODAY'S BIG QUESTION

Who are Starmer's allies on the world stage?

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THE EXPLAINER

Italy is a hotbed of volcanic activity

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'm pleased I'm real too, thank God."

Poll watch

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

James Timpson: the new prisons minister

Good day 🎭

Bad day 🏠

picture of the day

Reins of power

Puzzles
THE WEEK RECOMMENDS

A long weekend in Torshavn

Statistic of the day

instant opinion

Today's best commentary

word of the day

Phubbing

In the morning

Image credits, from top: Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg via Getty Images;  Illustration by Stephen Kelly / Getty Images;  Focus Images Ltd / Shutterstock; Gavriil Grigorov / Sputnik / Kremlin / Pool / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock; Shutterstock / Dmitry Pistrov