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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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Ebola arrives in Europe as battle continues in Africa

The Ebola virus arrived in Europe today when a flight from Liberia carrying a Spanish priest who has tested positive for the disease touched down in Madrid.

As he began to receive treatment a state of emergency was declared in the West African nation and soldiers were sent to blockade parts of the country to prevent the disease spreading.

ITV News Sejal Karial reports.

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