The Observer - 2 Aug 2020

Table of content - The Observer (2 Aug 2020)

Staycation Special
Now teachers sound alarm over plans to reopen schools
Woman of the match
Unite chief warns Labour of funding review
Diane Morgan
The Murdochs
Fear in No 10 is that the public will be much less tolerant of a resurgence
Britain urges US to speed up new Trident warhead
Corbyn fury at refusal to give ally a peerage
McCluskey says Labour payoffs are abuse of members’ money
A nuclear space race? It seems we’ve learned nothing from Hiroshima
Len McCluskey interview
The house of ill repute
The British spy, a coup that changed the Middle East – and the cover-up
The PM thought the worst would now be over. But normal looks a long way off…
Politics v science: an upbeat PM and a gloomy chief medical officer
Cramped workplaces, parties … the factors fuelling local spikes in infection, and how other countries cope This section,
The PM thought the worst would now be over. But normal looks a long way off…
Politics v science: an upbeat PM and a gloomy chief medical officer
Cramped workplaces, parties … the factors fuelling local spikes
Van ordinaire: the bars and coffee shops that have taken to four wheels
Why Johnson is suddenly spooked about a new spike
New rules mean holiday firms can’t get a break
Expect more lockdowns until low-paid workers are able to isolate without fear of poverty
Cramped workplaces, parties … the factors fuelling local spikes
Parties
That’s right up your street… rise of the coffee (and prosecco) vans
‘My disability stops me wearing a mask but the abuse is relentless’
Teachers’ fears over school reopening
That’s right up your street… rise of the coffee (and prosecco) vans
Once again, Johnson hits the brakes far too late Observer
McCluskey: ‘Labour should not be taking Unite’s money for granted’
London night tsar faces down calls to quit: ‘I will be judged for what I do’
London night tsar faces down calls to quit: ‘I will be judged for what I do’
Rita Ora and Labrinth join music’s protest after Wiley’s antisemitic rant
Bannon hails ‘brilliant’ Cummings and predicts lurch to right for No 10
Brexit fuels brain drain as skilled Britons head to EU
The images of ordinary Soweto life that captured apartheid’s anger and injustice
Take one mammoth tusk, drill holes, change the course of history…
‘End the prejudice against Travellers’ – police chief
Radio’s Iain Dale opens up over trauma of attempted rape
Poetry and pretence: the phoney Native American who fooled the Bloomsbury set
Gaddafi’s prophecy comes true as foreign powers battle for Libya’s oil
A nuclear space race? It seems we’ve learned nothing from Hiroshima
Gaddafi’s prophecy comes true as foreign powers battle for Libya’s oil
Rage against the dimming of the light
Russia’s doping whistleblower: ‘The Kremlin still wants to kill me if it can’
Six hours that exposed the great divide – and a fateful US choice
A tawdry attempt to subvert American democracy
Cubans bid farewell to the ‘saviour of Havana’
Beijing repression forces HK opposition into new tactics
Books pulled from the library shelves, songs banned... it’s the new normal in Hong Kong
Rage against the dimming of the light: Irish rebel over lighthouse LED makeover
Is this the beginning of the end for ‘Europe’s last dictator’?
Rage against the dimming of the light: Irish rebel over lighthouse LED makeover
Sun, sand, sea … staycation
A history of Britain beside the seaside
A history of Britain beside the seaside
Sun, sand, sea … staycation
New quarantine crushes revival hopes of holiday firms
Will Covid waiver spoil our holiday?
Staycations: holidays are here
Putin’s No 1 enemy: ‘The Kremlin still wants to kill me if it can’
Putin’s No 1 enemy: ‘The Kremlin still wants to kill me if it can’
How departure of James laid bare the Murdoch family rifts
Has big tech lost its ‘nerd immunity’?
Succession star Nicholas Braun’s Love in a Covid climate
The tech giants are too big – too big to break up
Now Google is going after our health too
How to live longer Secrets of Earth’s oldest beings
Illness, obesity, racism; who gets blamed for our crises? The poor of course
Books pulled from the library shelves, songs banned... it’s the new normal in Hong Kong’
Deflecting the Covid blame risks opening fatal divisions
Trump is making a tawdry attempt to subvert US democracy
Why Boris Johnson is suddenly spooked by the spectre of a second spike
Riddell’s view
Notebook Tim Adams
Books pulled from the library shelves, songs banned... it’s the new normal in Hong Kong
The Audit Mammals in decline
This isn’t a tough new food policy for post-Brexit UK. It’s thin gruel and easy to set to one side
More money than she can count and glad to give it away
Thrice snubbed: are you having a laugh, ref?
Love in a Covid climate
PEOPLE
Covid-19: a glimmer of hope
At home on the high street
Britain’s view on… the government’s £2bn pledge to boost cycling
Russian meddling at the heart of Brexit
For the record
Flip-flops? Flop-flops, I’d say
Killer cars
With this new lot, the Lords looks ever more like a house of ill repute
Please let the plucky salons at least do our eyebrows
Taylor Swift’s superfans must learn to live with her critics
Don’t bank on Britain’s foppish, lazy elites to save us from deep fakery
Britain might look to Germany to heal the north-south divide
HSBC treads a fine line: anger China, or alienate the west
Largest UK pension fund goes green
Flattening the sombrero
Vital statistics
Boeing to stop making 747s
Hundreds more jobs slashed in pandemic
Big four tech firms record strong results
Holiday firms can’t get a break as quarantines crush faint recovery
Holiday firms can’t get a break as quarantines crush faint recovery
Empty Barcelona rues its reliance on tourist trade
Yes, the tech giants are too big. But it doesn’t mean they’ll be broken up
US slump made more horrifying by imminent benefit switch-off
The bank dividend ban was wise. Prolonging it wouldn’t be
Our health is all we have. But now Google wants it too
Broadband is vital: but that’s no reason to pay over the odds
It’s a postcode lottery
Will a Covid-19 waiver spoil our package trip?
UK and Ireland Noon today
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