What the Sunday papers said

Independent on Sunday: G4S accused over Guantanamo Bay deal

The security firm G4S has been reported to the Government by the human rights group Reprieve for accepting a multi-million-pound contract to provide “janitorial services” to the US’s Guantanamo Bay naval base which holds terrorism suspects. Reprieve said that G4S “may contribute to ongoing human rights violations”.

Ruby McGregor-Smith says teachers are often unable to give the right careers

Ruby McGregor-Smith: 'I couldn’t be a senior female CEO and not help others'

Ruby McGregor-Smith, the head of  Mitie, wants to remove barriers for women. She tells Margareta Pagano why quotas are not the solution

RAF photos of a Soviet spy trawler in 1968: there are now concerns that national hostilities have moved into the digital age

Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Fears are mounting that Vladimir Putin has instructed hackers to target banks like JP Morgan

Problems at RBS suggest that lack of focus persisted during Stephen Hester’s tenure

More skeletons in the RBS closet?

As a £14.5m fine for poor mortgage advice highlights organisational issues at the bank, James Moore wonders what other revelations may emerge

Down time: an employee of Google uses the slide to get to the canteen

Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder

As it is revealed that one newspaper office pumps out the sound of typewriters to increase productivity, Gillian Orr explores the other devices designed to motivate staff

Burger King buys Tim Hortons: The 'hypocrisy' of Warren Buffett

As Warren Buffett is criticised for helping the fast food chain move to Canada, it’s clear the issue of good corporate governance in the US is not going away

The Week Ahead: Antofagasta, Petrofac and 888 Holdings among companies giving results in four-day week

It may be a four-day week but there’s a slew of companies putting out results.

Day-to-day life in a slum in the Ebola-affected Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone, where mining had been thriving before the outbreak

Along came a virus and hauled three nations out of recovery

Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had all been shaking off recent unstable histories until Ebola decimated mining production, halted economic recovery and sent it back into reverse

Shoppers are happy with lower prices but Tesco is mulling a dividend cut which could affect our pension funds

War on the aisles sees first fall in food sales

Supermarkets have cut prices so hard that we’re actually spending less. But what’s good for shoppers will be bad for shareholders

A report from the Association of Graduate Recruiters predicts a 17% rise in graduate job vacancies this year

Got the degree – now for the job

Many of the students who graduated this summer are having great difficulty finding work and, as Amy Denman explains, it’s often down to not having the necessary work experience

HSBC has already closed bank accounts belonging to Syrian refugees and students in the UK, such as Majid Maghout

Paying the price for sanctions: The customers with Iranian links being ditched by British banks

HSBC and others deny discrimination, but have hefty fines led to some banks being far too cautious?

Gerard Lopez took the wheel at the Lotus team five years ago with his business partner Eric Lux

Gerard Lopez: An F1 car helps for a man in a hurry

He has investments ranging from real estate to Charlie Chaplin. But right now he has Lotus on his mind

Edi Truell wants to emulate the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in boosting pension funds in London

Edi Truell: For his next trick, saving pensions

What do rhinos and retirement funds have in common? This investor and deal maker has an interest in both, and many projects besides. Jamie Dunkley tries to keep up

Tidal Lagoon Power see the proposed structure as providing social space as well as producing energy

Wave hello to British sea power

A seawall and 16 turbines in Swansea Bay could generate electricity for 120,000 homes

A shopper poses on an enamel throne at the Luxury China exhibition in Beijing. The ‘golden age’ of China’s luxury consumption is over – but brands are recovering

Luxury leaps the Great Wall again

High-end goods are starting to recover from the hangover of China’s assault on business ‘gifting’, says Laura Chesters. But the brands can no longer take their cachet for granted

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Dave Lewis has to understand quickly that retailing is about much more than logistics and production, writes Chris Blackhurst
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In France growth is flat and unemployment is rising, but more austerity is on the menu
More austerity in France when fiscal and monetary policy are both too tight is a plan for disaster, writes David Blanchflower
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Zurich's Langstrasse (Long Street)
Workers in the financial sector are spending less on the sex industry
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Small Talk: Lord Bilimoria speaks to Lucy Tobin
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In July loans to SMEs (small and medium-size enterprises) fell £400m
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The brand is marking the achievement with a pop up shop on the Southbank in London
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Alexander Fury: The designer names to look for at fashion week this season

The big names to look for this fashion week

This week, designers begin to show their spring 2015 collections in New York
Will Self: 'I like Orwell's writing as much as the next talented mediocrity'

'I like Orwell's writing as much as the next talented mediocrity'

Will Self takes aim at Orwell's rules for writing plain English
Meet Afghanistan's middle-class paint-ballers

Meet Afghanistan's middle-class paint-ballers

Toy guns proving a popular diversion in a country flooded with the real thing
Al Pacino wows Venice

Al Pacino wows Venice

Ham among the brilliance as actor premieres two films at festival
Neil Lawson Baker interview: ‘I’ve gained so much from art. It’s only right to give something back’.

Neil Lawson Baker interview

‘I’ve gained so much from art. It’s only right to give something back’.
The other Mugabe who is lining up for the Zimbabwean presidency

The other Mugabe who is lining up for the Zimbabwean presidency

Wife of President Robert Mugabe appears to have her sights set on succeeding her husband
The model of a gadget launch: Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed

The model for a gadget launch

Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed
Alice Roberts: She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

Alice Roberts talks about her new book on evolution - and why her early TV work drew flak from (mostly male) colleagues
Get well soon, Joan Rivers - an inspiration, whether she likes it or not

Get well soon, Joan Rivers

She is awful. But she's also wonderful, not in spite of but because of the fact she's forever saying appalling things, argues Ellen E Jones
Doctor Who Into the Dalek review: A classic sci-fi adventure with all the spectacle of a blockbuster

A fresh take on an old foe

Doctor Who Into the Dalek more than compensated for last week's nonsensical offering
Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

As the collections start, fashion editor Alexander Fury finds video and the internet are proving more attractive
Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall... and it's not the cast of the Tudor trilogy

Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall...

... and it's not the cast of the Tudor trilogy
Weekend at the Asylum: Europe's biggest steampunk convention heads to Lincoln

Europe's biggest steampunk convention

Jake Wallis Simons discovers how Victorian ray guns and the martial art of biscuit dunking are precisely what the 21st century needs
Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

Lying is dangerous and unnecessary. A new book explains the strategies needed to avoid it. John Rentoul on the art of 'uncommunication'
Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough? Was the beloved thespian the last of the cross-generation stars?

Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough?

The atomisation of culture means that few of those we regard as stars are universally loved any more, says DJ Taylor