Charities in today's national news
The Ocean Youth Trust Northern Ireland sailing charity has been fined for failing to operate safely after an investigaion into why its 70ft yacht sank in June 2010.
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust has expressed concern after new figures show that one in every four women in Wales fails to go for a smear test.
The NSPCC has warned that government plans to make forced marriages a criminal offence could push the problem further underground.
Charities, including Age UK, have called for a radical shake-up of the pension system after new figures found British pensioners are among Europe’s poorest.