National media briefing: Beatbullying, Unicef, Leicestershire County Council, and Japan to become one of the world's biggest aid recipients

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

More than a third of young people say they have suffered a severe physical or sexual attack by their peers, according to a new survey by the charity Beatbullying.

See Sky News for full story

The Philip Treacy-designed hat Princess Beatrice wore to the royal wedding, which has been subject to widespread comment on the internet, is to be auctioned on eBay for the children’s charity Unicef, according to her mother Sarah Ferguson.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Leicestershire County Council has set aside £850,000 for big society initiatives but is also cutting more than £5m of grants to charities and voluntary organisations, according to a survey

See BBC News for full story

Japan is set to make the leap from being one of the world's most generous aid donors to one of its biggest aid recipients as it begins the task of cleaning up the wreckage left by the earthquake and tsunami in March.

See The Guardian for full story

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