A new charity, Families After Murder, has been set up to campaign and advise the families of murder victims. It was founded by Joyce Young, whose son James was murdered in Glasgow in 2007.
Oxfam has warned that the break-up of the eurozone could cost the world's poorest countries nearly £20bn a year in lost trade and investment – the equivalent of almost a quarter of global aid.
The Hollywood actor Kevin McKidd is releasing a charity album of folk music described as a "love letter to Scotland" to raise money for Save the Children.
The director of the mental health anti-stigma campaign Time to Change, run by Mind and Rethink Menal Illness, has praised the MPs Charles Walker and Kevan Jones for speaking out about their struggles with mental health problems in Parliament yesterday.
The Chelsea footballer John Mikel Obi is launching the Mikel Obi Foundation to help homeless people in his native country, Nigeria.