Charities in today's national news
Almost two-thirds of people rely on alcohol to relax in the evenings, the charity Drinkaware has warned.
The Missing People charity has welcomed a move by ministers to introduce a certificate that declares someone "presumed dead" – it is to be brought in to help families resolve the affairs of missing persons.
About 120,000 children living in the UK face destitution, the Children’s Society has told MPs.
The brightest children are being let down by England's school system, a study for education charity the Sutton Trust has said.