National media briefing: Chancellor announces £35m fines windfall for armed forces charities, Shelter, Unicef and Angus Dog Rescue

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Charities and support groups helping the armed forces are to be handed £35m in fines levied by the Financial Services Authority, the Chancellor George Osborne revealed at the Conservative Party conference.

See The Guardian for full story

Families with children are likely to be hit hardest by Conservative proposals to restrict housing benefit to under-25s, according to the housing charity Shelter.

See The Guardian for full story

Amanda Holden, the Britain's Got Talent judge, is launching a campaign by Unicef to help cut the incidence of newborn babies suffering from tetanus.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Drug dealers are injecting their pet dogs with heroin to make them more aggressive, according to the animal charity Angus Dog Rescue in Scotland.

See the Daily Record for full story

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