National media briefing: Comic Relief, Shelter, the Teenage Cancer Trust and a poll on the overseas aid budget

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A host of celebrities, including Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, are lending their support to this year's Comic Relief Red Nose Day.

See BBC News for full story

Tenants are resorting to measures such as payday loans and dipping into their children's savings in order to hang on to their homes, according to the housing charity Shelter.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The musician Noel Gallagher has accused several top-name bands of "wriggling out" of the charity concerts he’s helping to organise in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

See the Orange website for full story

An Ipsos Mori poll shows that more than half of voters want the Chancellor, George Osborne, to cut the overseas aid budget – a move that could affect international development charities. 

See the Daily Mail for full story

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