Police and members of the media at    the scene where 14 migrants were hit and killed by a train near Veles  in Macedonia on April 24th, 2015. Photograph: Ognen Teofilovski/Reuters

Fourteen suspected migrants walking in the dark along train tracks towards the European Union have been killed by an express train in a remote river g(...)

Syrian refugees protest outside of the Greek parliament in Athens. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

From the top of Syntagma Square in Athens, it looks like the typical Sunday morning routine as the ceremonial changing of Greece’s presidential gua(...)

Scotland’s Archie Gemmill scores against the Netherlands in 1978. Coming in a 3-2 win for the Scots, it was one of the most memorable goals in World Cup history. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Scots were once so proud as to be picky about the way in which they qualified for major championships, a fact that makes the last 16 years of stay(...)

Staff at the Royal Victoria Infirmary hospital in Newcastle, England take part in a   national exercise to test Britain’s readiness for an Ebola outbreak. Photograph: PA

1) The virus is deadly, but not in all cases Despite its reputation, lots of people survive Ebola; the mortality rate in the present outbreak i(...)

Scotland’s Grant Hanley (right) is out of the game against Poland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Grant Hanley has withdrawn from the Scotland squad for the 2016 European Championship qualifier against Poland tomorrow night, the Scottish FA have c(...)

A woman holds a message titled ‘Be strong Teresa!’ as several people protest in Madrid, Spain, against Ebola infected nurse Teresa Romero’s dog ‘Excalibur’ who was killed following Ms Romero’s Ebola diagnosis. Photograph: Victor Lerena/EPA

Three more people are under observation in a Madrid hospital, boosting the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.A nursing assista(...)

A woman crawls towards the body of her sister as Ebola burial team members take her for cremation in Monrovia, Liberia. Photograph:  John Moore/Getty Images

The number of people known to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak on record had risen to 4,033 out of 8,399 cases in seven countries by Wednesday of(...)

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(...)

China’s infrastructure spend in the past few years has been immense and rail spending has been the cornerstone of much of the outlay. China had more t(...)