Ebola death toll rises to above 2,600

More than 2,600 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported more than 5,000 cases across west Africa, describing the crisis as "unparalleled in modern times".

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Immigration centre detainee tests negative for Ebola

A woman from Sierra Leone who was taken ill at an immigration removal centre has tested negative for Ebola.

The woman was being held at Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire when she fell ill and was taken to hospital to undergo tests for the virus which has killed at least 1,145 people across west Africa.

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