National media briefing: Icelandic banks, a bequest from an abuser, St John Ambulance and ShelterBox

Today's national charity news

A report claims the Bank of England knew Iceland's banking system was unsafe but did not pass on the news, jeopardising millions of pounds invested by charities.

See the Daily Mail for full story

 

A photographer convicted of sexually abusing three girls has left more than £1m to charities, including the Girl Guides.

See BBC News for full story

 

St John Ambulance is starting a campaign to educate people about life-saving skills.

See The Times for full story

 

Cornish charity ShelterBox says it expects to have sent enough aid relief boxes to have helped 150,000 victims of the Haiti earthquake by May.

See BBC News for full story

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