National media briefing: the Blue Cross, the NSPCC, plans to overhaul the Dangerous Dogs Act, the Kanye West Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Blue Cross animal charity has urged people not to buy Easter bunnies after a 65 per cent rise in dumped and unwanted rabbits this spring.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The number of serious child abuse cases referred to police or social services by the NSPCC reached an all-time high last year, the children's charity has said.
See BBC News for full story

Animal charities have welcomed new legislation being drawn up by the government that says dog owners would face prosecution if their animal were to bite someone on private property.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The rapper Kanye West has closed down the Kanye West Foundation – a charity that he set up to reduce high-school drop-out rates in 2007.
See the Daily Mail for full story

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