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By Robert Skidelsky LONDON – Since I believe that the Scots are sensible, I think that they will vote “no” this week to independence. But, whichever way the vote goes, the spectacular rise of nationalism, in Scotland and elsewhere in Europe, is a symptom of a diseased political mainstream.

The European Commission has today announced €140m of funding for the countries currently affected by the Ebola virus in West Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. €38 million of the new package is specifically designed to help those governments bolster their health services (for example through reinforcing treatment centers …

Visit comes amidst possible new sanctions by the EU and the US against Russia over its military engagement in Ukraine  In what could be seen as Russia’s diplomatic effort to win Africa’s favor to its contested military role in eastern Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s is expected to pay …