National media briefing: Help for Heroes, the Fisher House Foundation, the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Children in Crossfire

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Finishing touches are being made to a building in Birmingham for the families of injured forces personnel. The £4.2m facility has been funded by charities including Help for Heroes and the US-based Fisher House Foundation.

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Facebook has been accused of making financial contributions to charities that independently advise it on child protection.

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Thousands of worthless horses not fit for human consumption have been given false passports and sold for hundreds of euros for slaughter in Ireland, according to an investigation by the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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The Dalai Lama will visit Londonderry in April as part its UK City of Culture year and will be a guest of honour at the charity Children in Crossfire's Culture of Compassion event.

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