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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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Chief Medical Officer expects 'handful of cases' of Ebola in the UK

Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies has said that she expects to see a "handful of cases" of Ebola in the UK in the coming months.

She said that while West Africa remains the focal point, "it will not be surprising if we have spillover into this country so I would expect a handful of cases over the next few months".

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