Several UK-based charities, including Hope and Aid Direct, which are raising money for foreign countries that will no longer receive aid from the UK, have told of their deep concern over the plans.
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Four years after performing at a private concert for Libya's Gaddafi family, the singer Nelly Furtado has announced she will donate her £615,500 fee to charity.
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The pop star Justin Bieber used his birthday to boost charity: water's funds by asking his millions of Twitter followers to make donations.
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Non-native garden plants pose a threat to the countryside including national parks, a report by the charity Plantlife has revealed.
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