Twenty years ago this month, the first Eurostar service left London’s Waterloo station for Paris. The service still its challenges as many of the carriages feel dated, while wifi is not available. Photograph: Reuters

Zipping through the sedate countryside of northern Belgium, the distinctive blue and yellow blur of the Eurostar can be seen, darting through the tunn(...)

An employee of a factory tries on special Ebola gear in Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands. The WHO has declared Nigeria Ebola free after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed. Photograph: Remko De Waal/EPA

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria Ebola free after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed.“Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” WH(...)

The Oireachtas health committee heard that although the risk of Ebola coming to Ireland from overseas remained low, there could still be ‘several suspected cases’ of the virus in the country. 3:09

It is time for Ireland to step up its preparedness for tackling Ebola disease in response to the threat it poses, according to Minister for Health Leo(...)

Enhanced screening for Ebola will begin at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 1 tomorrow. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Passengers arriving from countries affected by Ebola will have their temperatures taken at UK borders starting at Heathrow tomorrow.Health secretary J(...)

A burial team wearing protective gear places the body of Diana Flomo, who died giving birth prematurely, in a graveyard adjacent to the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit near Gbarnga, Liberia. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

Questions have been raised about British government plans to introduce enhanced screening for Ebola at major UK airports and terminals after Gatwick A(...)

A health worker takes the temperature of US marines arriving to take part in Operation United Assistance near Monrovia, Liberia, yesterday. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

Macedonian authorities have has said they are checking for the Ebola virus in a British man who died within hours of being admitted to hospital in the(...)

“Sclerotic, hopeless and downbeat” France was “finished”, John Lewis Partnership managing director Andy Street   told an audience of entrepreneurs in London. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Andy Street of the John Lewis Partnership is not the first company boss to crack an excruciating joke, and he certainly won’t be the last. Remember Ge(...)

Gare du Nord in Paris, described as the “squalor pit of Europe” by Mr Street

The head of British retailer John Lewis has apologised after saying France is such a hopeless country where nothing works that investors should pull t(...)

Nexala’s contract with SNCF will allow it to manage critical components and parts on the French rail company’s fleet of trains. Photograph: Reuters/Vincent Kessler

Irish technology firm Nexala has signed a contract with French state-run rail firm SNCF. The contract, which has an initial value of €3.5 milli(...)

The remains of the tower of one of the two twin windmills of Greetsiel, northern Germany. Photograph: Ingo Wagner/AP

Mainland Europe began a massive clear-up job on Tuesday after the previous evening’s storm, one of the most powerful in years, left at least 13 people(...)