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Firms' hiring plans at 16-year high

Sun, 2014-08-10 15:03
UK firms intend to hire staff at the fastest rate for 16 years, research by the accountancy firm BDO suggests.

Ethics: Resolving the Ebola dilemma

Sun, 2014-08-10 15:02
What are the ethics of using experimental treatment drugs?

Will a Pakistani-Indian kiss be censored?

Sun, 2014-08-10 15:01
Will Pakistan censor this actress's kiss with an Indian star?

VIDEO: Models shake up Hungry Ghost festival

Sun, 2014-08-10 14:48
A fashion designer in Hong Kong has challenged traditional ways to celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival.

Hunt for schoolgirl missing with man

Sun, 2014-08-10 14:22
Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl last seen on the Isle of Wight in the company of a 33-year-old man.

VIDEO: New truce agreed in Gaza conflict

Sun, 2014-08-10 13:30
Israel and Palestinian factions accept a fresh 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, clearing the way for more talks in Egypt.

In search of Obama's Iraq strategy

Sun, 2014-08-10 12:17
Does Obama have a long term strategy, asks Nick Childs

Radwanska beats Venus to clinch title

Sun, 2014-08-10 11:19
Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska wins her 14th career title at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, beating Venus Williams 6-4 6-2.

Samsung faces Asian mobile rivals

Sun, 2014-08-10 10:59
Xiaomi and Micromax outsell global giant Samsung

VIDEO: At the 'final front line' in Iraq

Sun, 2014-08-10 10:31
US forces carry out strikes around the Kurdish controlled city of Irbil, where thousands of Christians have taken refuge.

'Lucky escape' after tree hits taxi

Sun, 2014-08-10 08:51
Two people have a lucky escape after strong winds bring down trees in East Yorkshire hitting roofs and a taxi.

Broad may wear mask in Oval Test

Sun, 2014-08-10 08:24
England's Stuart Broad may wear a protective mask to play in the final Test against India after suffering a broken nose.

Widnes Vikings 6-28 Castleford Tigers

Sun, 2014-08-10 08:13
Castleford Tigers outplay Widnes Vikings in the Challenge Cup semis to reach Wembley for the first time in 22 years.

VIDEO: Polls close in Turkey election

Sun, 2014-08-10 08:06
Voting ends in Turkey first direct presidential election, as Mark Lowen reports.

UK to 'step up' aid drops to Iraq

Sun, 2014-08-10 07:33
The UK is to "step up" aid supplies and send more "humanitarian advisers" to parts of Iraq under threat from Islamist militants, Downing Street says.

Ukraine pounds rebels in Donetsk

Sun, 2014-08-10 07:13
Ukraine's military pounds the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk city, amid reports that a humanitarian mission could be allowed in.

Iraq 'needs unity' in militant fight

Sun, 2014-08-10 07:02
Iraq needs a "broad unity government" if it is to halt the advance of Islamist militants, warns the French foreign minister, who is in Baghdad.

VIDEO: 'Disaster of amazing proportions'

Sun, 2014-08-10 06:59
Thousands of members of the Yazidi religious minority are trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq after fleeing from Islamist militants. The Telegraph's Jonathan Krohn is on the mountain.

VIDEO: Ramsey scores to double Arsenal lead

Sun, 2014-08-10 06:57
Aaron Ramsey doubles Arsenal's lead against Manchester City in the Community Shield, making it 2-0 before half-time.

Legia Warsaw request Celtic meeting

Sun, 2014-08-10 06:56
Legia Warsaw ask Celtic for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.

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