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Cameron calls on EU to double Ebola funding

David Cameron has called for EU leaders to double their funding in the fight against Ebola to £800 million.

It comes after one of the doctors who discovered the virus, Professor Peter Piot, said the rest of Europe was not doing enough to tackle the epidemic.

Downing Street said the current total contribution from the EU was just £400 million.

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Emirates suspends flights to Guinea over Ebola virus

Dubai's Emirates airline has suspended its flights to Guinea after the west African country became affected by an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.

Emirates airline has suspended its flights to Guinea until further notice. Credit: Robert Schlesinger/DPA/Press Association Images

Emirates flights will be suspended from today until further notice, the airline said in a statement on its website.

"The safety of our passengers and crew is of the highest priority and will not be compromised," it added.

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