Ebola: why the fight against the disease is far from over

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Mar, AT 10:38

As Liberia releases its last Ebola patient, the virus continues to spread in other West African nations

Ebola: charity to investigate how British nurse caught the virus

One-Minute Read
Mon 5 Jan, AT 09:59

Save the Children will 'leave no stone unturned' as Pauline Cafferkey's condition worsens in London hospital

Which of these diseases is the greatest threat?

Wed 15 Oct, AT 11:49

Ebola is a frightening disease, but others kill far more people without generating international alarm

Health workers

Ebola response: who has donated the most?

Fri 17 Oct, AT 12:43

The UN launches an emergency appeal for funds as China is criticised for its failure to contribute

Cameron warned to improve or face no-confidence vote

First Reaction
Fri 1 Feb, AT 10:53

Tory plotters are 'polishing their knives', telling the PM he has until summer 2014 to lift his game


You're either Downton Abbey or Homeland – or a lunatic

Opinion digest
Tue 16 Oct, AT 12:16

Opinion digest: the Sunday night dilemma, African leaders, absurdity of the ‘feminist' Julia Gillard


Brown's Leveson turn reminded us of when we had strong leaders

Opinion digest
Tue 12 Jun, AT 11:44

Opinion digest: the Leveson Inquiry, changing voter preferences and immigration

Charles Taylor given 50 years in British jail for war crimes

One-Minute Read
Wed 30 May, AT 13:13

Ex-Liberian president is convicted by the International Criminal Court of offences including murder and rape

Charles Taylor found guilty of aiding Sierra Leone war crimes

First Reaction
Thu 26 Apr, AT 13:06

Former president of Liberia helped rebels plan atrocities and was paid in 'blood' diamonds