Jonathan Ball

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A nurse vaccinates a child against Ebola in Beni, Congo DRC: the WHO has declared an international health emergency. Photograph: AP Photo/Jerome Delay

A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from the Democratic Republic of the Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World H(...)

Then taoiseach Albert Reynolds shakes hands with Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams and SDLP’s John Hume outside Government Buildings on September 6th, 1994. Hume and Adams began a dialogue in 1993. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

This week the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Proni) is releasing files mainly relating to 1993 as a result of a decision by legislative ord(...)

Mosquitos, in the world’s largest mosquito factory   in Guangzhou, China, used for Zika research. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Scientists in the US believe they are a step closer to developing a vaccine to protect people from Zika. Research on mice has shown that two vaccines (...)

Work continues at Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

A leading scientist has said Rory McIlroy is taking “a perfectly sensible precaution” by staying from the Rio Olympics if he is intending to become a (...)

Colin Parry (left) with his wife Wendy and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness during the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace event this evening. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, marking the 20th anniversary of the Warrington bombs that killed two children, tonight said that “regrettably the past (...)