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Workers of the world, log in: LinkedIn has already shaken up the way professionals are hired. Its ambitions go far beyond that

Workers of the world, log in: LinkedIn has already shaken up the way professionals are hired. Its ambitions go far beyond that

Fever rising: The spread of Ebola in west Africa is deeply troubling for the region and the world

Fever rising: The spread of Ebola in west Africa is deeply troubling for the region and the world

Live chart: Why America grows faster when a Democrat is in the White House

Daily chart: How shipbuilding has changed over the past 100 years

Daily chart: How shipbuilding has changed over the past 100 years

Daily chart: The disparity of attention and casualties among global conflicts

Daily chart: The disparity of attention and casualties among global conflicts

Treating the fair sex fairly: Female ministers are fewer than their male colleagues, but equally effective

Treating the fair sex fairly: Female ministers are fewer than their male colleagues, but equally effective

More bang for your buck

We have dissected data from an international review site with profiles of 190,000 female prostitutes. The results show that gentlemen really do prefer blondes, who charge 11% more than brunettes. The scrawny look beloved of fashion magazines is more marketable than flab—but less so than a healthy weight. Prostitutes themselves behave like freelancers in other labour markets. They arrange tours and thanks to the internet, take bookings online, like gigging musicians.

Passing the baton: Colombia overtakes Peru to become the region’s fastest-growing big economy

Passing the baton: Colombia overtakes Peru to become the region’s fastest-growing big economy

In foreign fields: How Britain’s former dominions remember the war that propelled them to independence

In foreign fields: How Britain’s former dominions remember the war that propelled them to independence

The usual suspects: Latin American countries are the most likely to default

The usual suspects: Latin American countries are the most likely to default

Israel and the worldThe pummelling of Gaza has cost Israel sympathy not just in Europe, but also among Americans. Israelis are debating how to respond

Daily chart: The current ebola outbreak is the worst on record. So far this year there have been 1,201 confirmed, suspected or probable cases of the disease in west Africa, while over 670 people have died. 

Daily chart: The current ebola outbreak is the worst on record. So far this year there have been 1,201 confirmed, suspected or probable cases of the disease in west Africa, while over 670 people have died

Remembrance: A chart of the first world war’s casualties on the centenary of the outbreak

Remembrance: A chart of the first world war’s casualties on the centenary of the outbreak

Battle scars: see how the first world war changed the shape of Europe with our interactive map

Battle scars: see how the first world war changed the shape of Europe with our interactive map

Choose your parents wisely: There is a large class divide in how Americans raise their children. Rich parents can afford to ease up a bit; poor parents need help