23rd December 2014
NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
1:21 PM — The National AIDS Trust has welcomed a commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison, to maintain current levels of funding for national HIV prevention for a further year.
19th December 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Government confirms it will not cut HIV prevention budget 4
7:39 PM — The Government has refuted claims that it was to halve its HIV prevention budget for 2015, reiterating support for the strategy and saying "It will continue".
Lesotho: Prince Harry visits children with HIV 2
4:50 PM — Prince Harry has visited children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho.
18th December 2014
Petition calls for Government to reconsider 50% HIV prevention cuts 7
5:14 PM — A petition has been started, calling on the British Government to reconsider its reportedly announced 50% cut to HIV prevention funding for 2015.
Comment: Cutting the HIV prevention budget by 50% will massively undermine the fight against HIV 35
4:00 PM — Charles Smith, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Maidenhead, writes of his concern at reports the government may cut funding to the National HIV Prevention programme for England by 50%.
16th December 2014
Birmingham: LGBT charity gets new sexual health services contract
2:22 PM — An LGBT charity in Birmingham is set to deliver new sexual health services for the city’s LGBT community.
15th December 2014
Charities slam government plans to cut HIV prevention budget by 50 percent 14
7:39 PM — The British government is planning to halve the funding it provides for HIV prevention in England next year.
13th December 2014
HIV activists mock UKIP branch forced out their offices after ‘horse s**t’ protest 41
8:10 PM — A group of HIV activists who dumped horse manure outside UKIP's offices have reacted to the party being kicked out by their landlords.
11th December 2014
Study: HIV most often passed on by younger gay men who have not been diagnosed 4
4:24 PM — A study shows the vast majority of HIV infections for gay men in Britain occur in men with undiagnosed HIV who are under 35.
9th December 2014
London: ACTUP to protest outside Department of Health in call for PrEP 6
11:48 AM — ACTUP are holding a protest on Wednesday outside the Department of Health in a bid to speed up access to PrEP.
3rd December 2014
Arizona pastor: We could cure AIDS by Christmas if we stone homos to death 117
4:01 PM — A Christian pastor has claimed that the world could be cured of AIDS "by Christmas" if "homos" were stoned to death.
2nd December 2014
Study: HIV becoming less deadly – but still far from harmless 2
1:14 PM — New research suggests HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, although scientists warn the virus is still an awfully long way" from becoming harmless
UKIP denies tweeting that World AIDS Day is a ‘reminder’ to ‘tighten our borders’ 53
12:36 PM — UKIP is in complete confusion over a Twitter account that claimed to represent its Cheltenham branch and said World AIDS Day was a "reminder" for Britain to "tighten" its borders.
Kieron Richardson: Hollyoaks HIV storyline is not a stereotype 1
10:56 AM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson says his character’s upcoming HIV-related storyline is not a stereotype but based on modern-day reality.
1st December 2014
Ed Miliband: Nobody anywhere in the world should face discrimination for having HIV 2
4:17 PM — Labour Leader Ed Miliband has made a video in support of World AIDS Day 2014, in which he puts an emphasis on the importance of early diagnosis, and says tackling stigma associated with HIV is hugely important.
Apple stores turn logo red for World AIDS Day 1
2:58 PM — Apple stores across the world are lighting up their logos in red today, to mark World AIDS Day.
Prince Harry reveals his biggest secret 30
1:18 PM — Prince Harry has opened up about a personal secret for World AIDS Day.
Peter Tatchell: Gay blood ban should be cut to 3 months 6
12:04 PM — Peter Tatchell has called for the ban on gay men giving blood to be relaxed to three months.
Obama: No one should be left behind in the fight against AIDS
11:35 AM — In a statement on World AIDS Day, US President Barack Obama has called for renewed action against HIV.
A year on – the BBC still won’t allow its presenters to wear AIDS ribbons 41
11:24 AM — A year after causing controversy by blocking its presenters from wearing red ribbons for World AIDS Day, the BBC still appears to be enforcing the ban.