National media briefing: Macmillan Cancer Support, Lovewise, 4Children and Save the Children

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Lynsey Sharp, who will run in the 800 metres for Great Britain in the Olympics, is hitting the running track to launch a campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support that aims to raise £10m for a cancer charity.

See the Press Association for full story

The Christian charity Lovewise has come under fire after it emerged that it is teaching schoolchildren that abortion causes holes in the womb, depression and infection.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Ministers have been accused of creating a childcare crisis after a survey by the charity 4Children showed that Sure Start centres in England are cutting back on places, reducing numbers of qualified staff and charging for services that were previously free.

See the Press Association for full story

Children in the UK continue to enjoy some of the best standards of living in the world despite a global increase in child hunger, according to research by Save the Children.

See The Independent for full story

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