News round-up, 9 August

News round-up, 9 August

Upcoming interviews? Need some help with commercial awareness? The Lex 100 rounds up some of the day’s interesting stories.

World Championships: Isaac Makwala withdrawal decision defended by IAAF – BBC

Worldpay agrees £9.3bn tie-up with Vantiv – The Telegraph

UK citizens to get more rights over personal data under new laws – The Guardian

Darling: ‘Alarm bells ringing’ for UK economy – BBC

North Korea threatens attack on Guam after Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ warning – The Times

FT journalists revolt over colleague’s sacking – The Telegraph

The Guardian view on data protection: a vital check on power – The Guardian