National media briefing: community sentences, Jubilee Debt Campaign and War on Want, the Sutton Trust, funeral of murdered aid worker Karen Woo, the Prince's Charities Foundation - and man crosses Irish sea in a bath

Charities in today's national news

Nick Herbert, the policing and justice minister, says the government wants to involve the voluntary and private sectors in running community sentences to make them more rigorous.

See the Press Association for full story


The Jubilee Debt Campaign and War on Want call on the UK government to press international financiers for a cancellation of Pakistan’s debt.

See the Morning Star for full story


Schools would be expected to give priority to poorer children when admitting new pupils, under proposals submitted by the Sutton Trust to education secretary Michael Gove.

See The Guardian for full story


The funeral of Karen Woo, who was murdered in Afghanistan working for the International Assistance Mission charity, takes place in Hertfordshire.

See BBC News for full story


The Prince of Wales’ farm at Highgrove will appear on a TV advert for the first time tonight to promote products that aim to raise money for the Prince’s Charities Foundation.

See the Daily Telegraph for full story


A 65-year-old man raises money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and Friends in Action by becoming the first person to cross the Irish Sea in a bath.

See Belfast Today for full story

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