Apple employees are pushing back against the iPhone maker’s call for workers to return to the office next month, and major droughts across the globe are having a significant impact on everything from agriculture to tech. Plus, the FT’s Sam Agini explains what a potential deal for Manchester United would mean for the football club.

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