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Johnson warns of ‘critical moment’ in battle with second wave of coronavirus

Johnson warns of ‘critical moment’ in battle with second wave of coronavirus

The country is at a “critical moment” in the battle with coronavirus, Boris Johnson said as England’s chief medical officer warned hospital admissions and intensive care cases are “heading the wrong way”. The Prime Minister used a Downing Street press conference to urge people to follow rules aimed at curbing the spread of the virus …

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‘Wait over’ for rollout of HIV prevention drug in England

‘Wait over’ for rollout of HIV prevention drug in England

An HIV prevention drug is being rolled out across England after years of delay. Sexual health advocates have welcomed the move after years of campaigning for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to be made widely available. The treatment uses anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) – also used for treating people with diagnosed HIV – to stop those at highest …

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Johnson’s Brexit bill clears Commons as Theresa May stays away

Johnson’s Brexit bill clears Commons as Theresa May stays away

Boris Johnson’s controversial Brexit bill has cleared its final Commons hurdle – even though a number of senior Tories failed to vote for it.   Former prime minister Theresa May and two ex-attorney generals, Geoffrey Cox and Jeremy Wright, were among 21 Conservatives who did not vote for the UK Internal Market Bill at third …

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Donald Trump and Joe Biden trade insults in opening election debate

Donald Trump and Joe Biden trade insults in opening election debate

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden attacked and interrupted each other during the first 2020 presidential debate as they discussed the coronavirus pandemic, job losses and the Supreme Court.   The event, held in Cleveland, Ohio, began in a civil manner, with the president striding deliberately to his lectern and Mr …

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Cross Tay Link Road and Schools Up for Discussion During Interim Budget

Perth and Kinross Councillors are today discussing the future of some of Perth and Kinross’s biggest upcoming expenses. The controversial £118m Cross Tay Link Road (CTLR) is the largest expense which the Councillors will be discussing, alongside the replacement for Perth High School and the redevelopment of the City Hall. Perth & Kinross Council leader …

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Bankfoot South Junction Comes Under Traffic Management Tonight

LISTEN: Gemma Montrose explains the two way traffic light signals which will be in place From Wednesday 30 September at 8:30 PM until 6:00 AM Thursday 1 October, Transport Scotland will be operating these lights on the Bankfoot South junction. These lights will be operating overnight to cause the least amount of disruption to locals …

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Weekend News Roundup 26th September 2020

Join Greg Russell with this past weekend’s News Roundup, this weekend he’s joined by Gavin Price who organised this year’s Great British Pub Heroes Award with Aberfeldy’s own Feldy Roo. Gemma Montrose explains the upcoming roadworks on the Bankfoot South junction and Derek Alexander tells us about the National Trust for Scotland’s Hidden History Trail …

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Ofcom receives 235 complaints over Amanda Holden’s Britain’s Got Talent outfit

Ofcom receives 235 complaints over Amanda Holden’s Britain’s Got Talent outfit

Ofcom has received 235 complaints over a dress worn during Britain’s Got Talent by Amanda Holden.   The judge, 49, was criticised on social media for wearing a low-cut dress in the latest semi-final of the ITV programme. She wore a blue gown when she appeared alongside Ashley Banjo, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams on …

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