National media briefing: Comic Relief, the Education Endowment Foundation, the NSPCC and Mencap

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A Comic Relief sketch featuring Rowan Atkinson as the Archbishop of Canterbury has led to more than 2,200 complaints being made to the BBC.

See BBC News for full story

Thousands of pupils from inner-city primary schools will be given lessons in chess as part of a scheme funded by the Education Endowment Foundation.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story 

Girls at risk of genital mutilation are not being helped because their teachers lack training in how to deal with this type of abuse, the NSPCC has warned.

See BBC News for full story  

There are more than 1,200 avoidable deaths of people with mental disabilities every year in the UK, according to research commissioned by Mencap.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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