National media briefing: Charity Commission chief's fraud warning, Oxfam, Tony Blair's donation, Scots urged to ban alcohol, J K Rowling and Macmillan Cancer Support

Charities in today's national news

Departing Charity Commission chief executive Andrew Hind warns that further cuts to the regulator’s budget could prevent it from tackling fraud.

See The Independent for full story


Two staff and a volunteer working for Oxfam are killed by a bomb in Afghanistan.

See The Guardian for full story


Tony Blair says he decided to give the proceeds of his autobiography to charity while he was still Prime Minister.

See The Guardian for full story


Voluntary organisations in Scotland are urged to ban alcohol from functions to help tackle the country’s drink problem.

See the Evening Times for full story


Author J K Rowling gives £10m to establish a multiple sclerosis clinic in memory of her mother.

See The Sun for full story


Macmillan Cancer Support urges women to be vigilant after figures reveal a decline in the number of women getting smear tests.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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