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From hero to pariah: Juan Carlos’ exile sparks anger in Spain put into local lockdown after jump in cases and Japan close in on post-Brexit trade deal a nation brought to its knees Tencent’s WeChat would hit both Chinese and US businesses chancellor defends plan to end job retention scheme foreign policy mandarin Brent Scowcroft dies aged 95 Yiming, tech baron caught in a bind Saudi official accuses crown prince of assassination attempt estate agents bask in hot summer trade of British Airways’ staff braced for job cuts added 1.8m jobs in July as virus surge slowed rebound ‘won’t hesitate’ to widen quarantine list, says Rishi Sunak Trump: ‘At least the Borgias supported the arts’ suspect Wirecard was looted before collapse takes additional $2bn hit for 1MDB settlement seeks to woo ‘suburban housewives of America’ is Silicon Valley so chilled about the cold war with China? erupt in Beirut as fury against Lebanese authorities grows Life Aberdeen profits fall sharply amid market turmoil Tinto CEO faces calls to resign after ancient cave demolition Srebrenica: old scars, new wounds‘This is the first time Belarusians believe we can change something’ ‘hyper-casual’ games are winning the mobile market Kong’s wealthy move gold out of city on security law fears fear negative real yields are driving the ‘everything rally’ on track for best week since global financial crisis issues ban on US groups dealing with TikTok and WeChat
Coronavirus latest: US death toll jumps by more than 1,000 for third day running to spend £200m on helping GB goods flow to N Ireland team outlines plan to crack down on US-listed Chinese groups flawed plan to solve England’s housing shortage grows on Sunak to extend UK furlough scheme for Uber Eats fails to offset ride-sharing collapse in England virus cases highlights flaws in tracking system signals long route to recovery invites private sector to ‘adopt’ the Amazon Paribas pulls back from financing commodity traders Johnson’s planning shake-up comes under fire York attorney-general seeks to dissolve the NRA next virus pandemic is not far away expands TikTok takeover ambitions to entire global business served pub bonds dip as sector fears another lockdown officials urge ministers to relax US travel restrictions’s count age backwards as we get older registers 1.2m new jobless claims construction sector reports sharpest rise in almost five years Bramson renews activist campaign against Barclays’ investment bank lira hits record low in sharp decline pleads for aid as city reels from explosion look to support small builders in planning shake-up chief hints at pulling insurer out of international markets scraps $2.6bn dividend warns UK economy will not exceed pre-Covid-19 levels until end of 2021 chief resigns after less than 18 months at $400bn fund start for CDS index reveals challenge for sustainable investment deal tests Microsoft’s decades of experience in China Boris Johnson lost control Putin: Kremlin faces revolt in the regions to close the gender pay gap: solutions from Sheryl Sandberg, Kathy Matsui and more fall and gold nears high as traders eye US stimulus talks freezes account of Trump presidential campaign latest: US reports biggest jump in deaths in a week
India’s yogi tycoon angers critics with coronavirus ‘cure’ kit earnings boosted by lockdown gaming habits explosion: video analysis seeks to reclaim smartphone crown with foldable device of world’s largest coal mine slashed by $1.4bn business partner reported dead in Philippines’s Einhorn says Wirecard fraud was ‘hiding in plain sight’ and Japan rush to secure post-Brexit trade deal class of Covid-19: can US college students really go back? snaps up in $4.7bn deal examine fresh allegations against prosecutor Lauber & Johnson strikes $1bn Covid-19 vaccine deal with US explosion: in pictures backers declare victory after ‘largest ever stress test’ reimposes lockdown on Aberdeen after ‘significant outbreak’ defeat for Donald Trump is not a defeat for autocracy explosion: ‘In the blink of an eye, the whole world changed’ group Segro boosted by rise in online shopping Biden aims to outspend Donald Trump on TV ads ahead of US election in rapture after selling song rights to Hipgnosis fund Q&A: How have you juggled childcare with working from home?’s economy shrank less than eurozone’s at height of pandemic Office drops ‘biased’ visa algorithm insurer Hastings to be taken private in £1.7bn deal takes greater loan loss from Wirecard than Covid-19 debt owner Konstantin Strukov denies seeking to acquire Petropavlovsk Fargo to dramatically cut consultancy spend after internal backlash new workplace perks: beers, baking and poke bowls pulls back but holds above $2,000
Tokyo Olympics chief strikes defiant tone as sceptics question viability latest: California cases slow as Texas records surge in deaths plans a digital debut for ‘Mulan’ WTO’s role is more important than ever official Wormald leads race to become UK’s top civil servant employees at Nike object to company’s new ad revives plans to manage Brexit border delays of Fox emails proves Russia alerts were ignored, says Grieve