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FIFA initiate investigation on Zuñiga's World Cup-ending tackle on Neymar

Brazil grappled with the injury blow which ruled Neymar out of the World Cup on Saturday as FIFA said it was investigating the tackle which saw the star striker stretchered out of the tournament.<p>Neymar's tournament-ending injury cast a pall over Brazil's 2-1 quarter-final win over Colombia on …

Debates

Representing the sides<p>Moderator<p>Lena Schipper, The Economist<p>Lena Schipper is Seoul bureau chief for <i>The Economist</i>. Previous to this role she worked as …

Human Rights

Taking tablets

I LOVE books. I collect them—or rather, they seem to find their way into my home. But they do not always make the lightest of travelling companions. …

Non-EU nationals who come to the UK for more than six months could be charged at least £200 a year to access NHS treatment. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is expected to announce a public consultation, said he was "determined to wipe out abuse in the system". Do you think the charge is fair? http://bbc.in/12G1YD7

Wales becomes first country in the UK to approve opt-out organ donation system

Wales will become the first country in the United Kingdom to have an opt-out organ donation system after assembly members voted in favour of a change …

Liz Jones: My columns have left me with no friends

Liz Jones came to worldwide attention last week after her article about Rihanna became an internet sensation. This was partly because, in response, …

Thursday's Daily Telegraph front page: 'Cameron threat to prosecute oil bosses'

The amount of time it takes for an accidental fire to reach flashover, the point at which everything flammable in a room spontaneously ignites, has reduced. Thanks to well-insulated modern homes and fixtures stuffed with hydrocarbon-based foams, American firefighters no longer have the luxury of scouting out a domestic blaze before it takes hold http://econ.st/10VfAtm

Behind bars at last?

THE arrest of Naser Kelmendi (pictured above), one of the most notorious gangsters in the Balkans, has unleashed a stream of speculation in the …

An inconclusive election at an unhappy time

THREE months after the resignation of the government of Boyko Borisov (pictured above) on the back of the biggest demonstrations in 16 years, …

The bloody stalemate persists

“IT’S hard to explain how it feels to watch your country implode,” says a woman from Sweida, a town in southern Syria. She was speaking of two recent …

Middle East

2 Million Cigarette Butts Removed from Ocean, Group Says

2 million cigarette butts were found during a recent cleanup of the ocean, said a conservatory group.<p>The Ocean Conservancy said that volunteers took …