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October 3, 2018 12:13 AM STI rise in Wales: What do young people think of safe sex?

Dating apps and a lack of funding are behind a spike in sexually transmitted infections in Wales, a health expert has said. Cases of syphilis rose by 53% from 2016 to 2017 and diagnoses of gonorrhoea went up 21%, according to Public Health Wales' latest figures. Dr Olwen Williams, president of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV, said: "Certainly 12

September 1, 2018 7:18 PM Sexual health services are at 'breaking point' after 3.3million people visit clinics in one year

The Tinder effect? Sexual health services are at 'breaking point' after 3.3million people visit clinics in one year, councils warn Sexual health services in England are ‘stretched to the limit’ as a record 3.3million people visited clinics last year, council leaders are warning. The rise in demand comes as local authority public health service budgets 15

August 31, 2018 10:56 PM Meghan Markle accidentally lets slip her pet name for Prince Harry

'Can you see, my love?' Meghan collapses into giggles after accidentally revealing her VERY affectionate pet name for Harry This is the toe-curling moment the Duchess of Sussex accidentally let slip her husband's pet name in front of dozens of onlookers. Meghan and Harry were posing for a group photo with the cast of hit musical Hamilton in London on Wednesday 9

August 8, 2018 3:55 AM New figures reveal HIV diagnosis rate for Swindon

Twelve people in Swindon were newly-diagnosed with HIV in 2016, the latest figures available from Public Health England. While that’s higher than the south west regional rate of 5.4 people per 100,000, it’s significantly lower than the national rate of 10.3 diagnoses. Those already diagnosed in Swindon are living longer, meaning there are more people 18

June 19, 2018 10:08 PM U2's Bono calls on US lawmakers to end family separations

Irish rocker and global activist Bono met with American lawmakers Tuesday, urging them to press President Donald Trump to abandon his "completely un-American" practice of separating families at the southern border with Mexico. Fresh off concerts in the Washington area this week, the U2 frontman met with Republicans and Democrats and addressed the plight 6

June 5, 2018 5:24 PM Sussex Beacon in Brighton receives £500 from police

A CHARITY supporting people living with HIV has received a generous donation of £500 from Sussex Police. The money was given to Sussex Beacon, a Brighton-based charity in St James's Street. The contribution comes from the Police Property Act Fund, made up of monies received by the police from the sale of property confiscated by order of the courts and then sold. Lisa Marshall 13

May 18, 2018 9:56 AM Donald Trump didn’t know difference between HIV and HPV, according to Bill Gates

Gates spoke about meeting Trump twice, once in 2016 and once in 2017. Gates specified he had never met Trump before his election and even mentioned avoiding him at an event during his presidential campaign. elect at Trump Tower in December 2016, Gates said their conversation covered several subjects, including health, energy and education. Gates then advised 19

May 13, 2018 7:58 AM Conchita Wurst's HIV diagnosis is a 'non-issue'

According to Courtney Act, Conchita Wurst's HIV diagnosis is a "non-issue". The 36-year-old drag queen is a long-time friend of the Austrian singer, who recently revealed she's HIV-positive, but Courtney has insisted her pal has come to terms with her situation. Courtney told BANG Showbiz: "It's something that's she's been living with for years, and has been a non-issue 40

May 7, 2018 1:15 PM LGBT fundraising show at York Barbican

MEMBERS of the local LGBT+ community are hoping a fund-raising night at the Barbican will be a big boost to their local projects. “Bring on Tomorrow” by local writer Steven Clark will bring well-known gay and straight artists and celebrities to York on July 8, including Mr Gay Europe, Matt Rood, Mr Gay Scotland, Steven Whyte and HIV Activist Jonathan 196

April 20, 2018 12:42 PM Gay Irish man ‘will never go out’ after being branded a ‘HIV-ridden bastard’ and kicked in the head

A 23-year-old Irish man has said that he is too scared to go outside after he was branded a ‘HIV ridden-bastard’ and kicked in the head in a homophobic attack. After Wheeler was told that a taxi would take an hour to pick him up, he decided to walk home and encountered a group of abusive men. “I was going out to the shop when I heard ‘queer boy’ being 31