Prince Harry has agreed to become a patron of the 25th anniversary appeal of the mine-clearing charity the Halo Trust.
The Inland Waterways Association has accused the Canal & River Trust of letting a 300-year-old Gloucestershire lock fall into disrepair.
More than a million children living in poverty in England are missing out on free school meals, according to the Children's Society.
Two years of intense fighting in Syria have wrecked its healthcare system, according to a report by the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières.
Domestic violence figures are disturbingly high, says Citizens Advice; the charity received reports of attacks from 13,500 people – 80 per cent of them women – in 2012.