Tullow Oil has sold its majority stakes in two UK North Sea gas fields for $75.6 million (£45 million) plus royalty payments on future developm(...)

An image showing the ebola virus. Image: Getty

Guinea has received confirmation that a mysterious disease that has killed up to 59 people in the West African country, and may have spread to (...)

Seleka fighter Cisco gestures outside a mosque where bodies of people killed during fighting are gathered in Bangui, Central African Republic, today. Rival militia forces fought fierce battles in Central African Republic’s capital yesterday and the UN authorised French military action to halt Muslim-Christian sectarian violence that threatens to escalate into widespread civilian massacres. Photograph: Emmanuel Braun/Reuters

France rushed troops to Central African Republic today, its second major African intervention in a year, to stem Muslim-Christian violence that has(...)

Dortmund’s Marco Reus (right) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (second-right) celebrate a penalty against Hanover. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang certainly does not lack confidence. Last summer, when asked by a German newspaper how quick he really is, the Borussia Dort(...)