Good week for:
Barack Obama, who posted the most “liked” tweet in history. More than three million Twitter users endorsed his tweet in response to racist protests in Charlottesville, in which the ex-president quoted Nelson Mandela: “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.”
Unemployment, which has fallen to its lowest level since 1975. In the three months to June, unemployment in Britain dropped to 4.4%, down from 4.6% in the previous quarter.