HIGHLIGHTS FROM The Observer

  • Tory leader’s £1bn office buying spree ‘leaves dangerous legacy’ for council
  • The lynx effect: Iberian cat claws its way back from brink of extinction
  • Why China's dramatic economic recovery might not add up
  • Dread of history repeating itself grows in Italian town as infections rise again
  • How a canny Kilmarnock grocer took whisky from the glens to the world