Apple has confirmed plans for another of its high street retail stores, this time in sunny Devon, in Exeter.

The company has begun recruiting staff for its new store, which it plans to open in the redeveloped Princesshay area of the city.

Apple also confirmed it is recruiting for four additional stores in Brighton, Glasgow, Milton Keynes and Solihull.

The company is rumoured to be also planning to open for business in Edinburgh and Liverpool.

Apple's already open chain of nine UK retail outlets, include: Birmingham, Bullring Centre; Kent, Bluewater Centre; Kingston's Bentall Centre; London, Brent Cross and Regent Street; Manchester's Arndale and Trafford Centres; Sheffield's Meadowhall; and Southampton's West Quay.

The company is also planning to expand its retail chain across Europe and Australia.