The Observer - 18 Oct 2020

Table of content - The Observer (18 Oct 2020)

One million young Britons ‘face jobs crisis within weeks’
New Trump golf course provokes fury in Scotland
Nadiya Hussain speaks out
30 Books that explain 2020
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The legacy of this prime minister will be a more divided and unequal Britain
‘Covid generation’ will struggle to climb jobs ladder
Top award for Observer science editor Robin McKie
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For your eyes only: tale of the superspy, the taxman and a very British brand
HOW NO 10 ‘DIKTATS’
HOW NO 10 ‘DIKTATS’
Central government
Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland
Andy Burnham/ Steve Rotheram, mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool City regions.
Sadiq Khan, mayor of London
Months of winter lockdown raise new fears for UK’s mental health
Half-term breaks and hotel bookings slump as restrictions bite
Confusion over tier 2 rule keeps the customers away from bars
Months of winter lockdown raise new fears for UK’s mental health
Police callouts to mental health crises soar in number
Test results must come in 24 hours, says Sage advisor
Masks, monsters and socially distanced spooks: families go wild for Halloween at home
Vaccines: an explainer
Masks, monsters and socially distanced spooks: families go wild for Halloween at home
Buy festive presents early, say retailers
Second wave will boost all streamers, but Netflix may reign supreme
How do pandemics end?
30 books to read to understand the world in 2020
Drawing gave me solace in this desperate time, says top artist
Want an arts bailout? Then you’d better praise Sunak & co
Census to ask about sexual orientation for the first time
Rashford’s petition for free school meals signed by 250,000
Top ministers urged Patel to stop attacks on ‘activist lawyers’
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Rashford’s petition for free school meals signed by 250,000
A blanket or hoodie … or both! Prepare to be fleeced again
A blanket or hoodie … or both! Prepare to be fleeced again
McQueen: We need ‘crappy’ black films too
Young Scots rally to independence banner – but doubts linger over scale of the shift in opinion
Gordon Brown: We need a new way to run a truly United Kingdom
Thousands of victims of child trafficking denied right to stay in the UK
Churches tally up their new value to society – at £12.4bn
Churches tally up their new value to society – at £12.4bn
Rhonda Fleming, 1923-2020
Thousands of victims of child trafficking denied right to stay in the UK
‘It’s a change and a challenge’: how Gaelic games took root in loyalist east Belfast
Green light for Trump’s golf course attacked as ‘vandalism’
He busted John, Yoko and Dusty. Now ‘Nobby’ of the Yard grasses up 60s cops
‘Greatest threat in a generation’ faces heritage buildings
Alexa, Siri... Elsa? Children drive boom in smart speakers
From Sudan to the Park Inn Hotel
Flesh Gordon? Artwork reveals erotic version that was never made
Police 999 callouts to mental health incidents soar
It’s a mammoth tusk ... rare sculpture made whole again for Arctic display
In numbers
It’s a mammoth tusk ... rare sculpture made whole again for Arctic display
Johnson’s ‘thin’ deal will damage future trade, says ex-Brexit chief
Comedians with Tourette’s help to show it’s no laughing matter
Snapshot
The Queen unmasked as elitist? Perish the thought
Billie Eilish turned the tables on the body-shamers
Bangers and burgers belong to us vegetarians and vegans too
‘We’re here, we’re alive!’ – Bolivia’s left scents a spectacular comeback
In the age of Covid, sanctions on ‘rogue states’ just spread the misery
‘We’re here, we’re alive!’ – Bolivia’s left scents a spectacular comeback
Ireland for Biden
Fake news?
‘Biden gets Ireland’: why Joe in the Oval Office would thrill Joe in Mayo
Trump ally in peril as battle for the Senate goes to the wire
We will still teach difficult subjects’: French teachers defiant after murder of colleague
How fallout from a star US reporter’s podcast sent a media giant into crisis
Ardern sweeps to second term after election landslide
Trump ally in peril as battle for the Senate goes to the wire
Trump ally in peril as battle for the Senate goes to the wire
How the US Senate might change
A dream team to lead us through a dark winter?
A dream team to lead us all through a long, dark winter?
Democrats eye victory in South Carolina
The American prescient
A dream team to lead us all through a long, dark winter?
Just like the 1980s? This time it feels different in Liverpool MILITANT 1980S
We need a new way to run a truly United Kingdom
Just like the 1980s? This time it feels different in Liverpool MILITANT 1980S
Give way to hedgehogs A rescue route for Britain’s favourite prickly customer
How do pandemics end? In different ways, but it’s never quick and never neat
Why are we so keen to ‘save’ Christmas rather than, say, the sick or the economy?
Just when we need unity, our leaders’ blunders are opening up deep divisions in Britain
Boris Johnson is dancing with danger by threatening a crash-out Brexit
Notebook Rachel Cooke
Riddell’s view
Why are we so keen to ‘save’ Christmas rather than, say, the sick or the economy?
The Audit Long-haul flyer
Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight
May I have a word?
Star falls for a puppy’s charms
Telling it straight to America
PEOPLE
The perfect antidote for trying times
All in it together on climate
The world’s view on… Russia and China’s election to the UN human rights council
Fitting memorials
Beware hypocrisy on Nagorno-Karabakh
Vive la révolution!
No longer proud to be British
For the record
Better out than in
Write to us
Being white won’t hold boys back. Being working class just might...
The freedom to offend is a priceless commodity
A curb on my liberties might be OK if we weren’t led by these clowns
Torsten Bell Remote working? No, we prefer to keep it close to home
Second wave will boost all streamers – but as king of content, Netflix may still reign supreme
BA boss steps down after job cuts row
Net gains?
Vital statistics
UK unemployment rises at record rate
Bank edges towards negative interest rate
Ikea to buy back unwanted furniture
Brixham fishermen hope Brexit will tip the scales for shrinking industry
Catches, quotas and communities: the key issues at stake
Brixham fishermen hope Brexit will tip the scales for shrinking industry
Wetherspoons will weather this storm better than Johnson
Covid showed we are hooked on carbon. Now we’ve a chance to get clean
The Bank must not fear radical action. Britain needs negative interest rates
Livelihoods are being crushed by disease and ideology
How you can help cash-strapped charities stay up and running amid Covid crisis
Flying in the face of the Equality Act over masks?
Weather
Speedy crossword No. 1,307
NOTES
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