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National media briefing: the Diana Award, Cancer Research UK, the Trussell Trust, the Tusk Trust and Oxfam

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Diana Award youth charity could receive a six-figure donation from the sale of a painting of Diana, Princess of Wales, by the American artist Todd White.

See BBC News for full story


Tobacco companies have targeted children by using "colourful and slick" cigarette packaging, Cancer Research UK has alleged.

See the Press Association for full story


The number of people visiting food banks across the UK this year has more than doubled, partly because of government delays in paying benefits, the poverty charity the Trussell Trust has said.

See the Financial Times for full story


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the premiere of a film that celebrates African wildlife and will raise funds for the Tusk Trust, a conservation charity of which Prince William has been the patron of since 2005.

See BBC News for full story


The clothes retailer Marks & Spencer has teamed up with Oxfam to encourage customers to hand over an old or unwanted garment whenever they buy a new one, to encourage a phenomenon it has dubbed "shwopping".

See The Guardian for full story

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