National Media Briefing: Marie Stopes International, British Pregnancy Advisory Service, Cats Protection, Cancer Research UK, Tibberton

Charities in today's news

David Cameron will oppose an amendment to the law on abortion that would prevent organisations, including charities such as Marie Stopes International and the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, from being able to provide counselling and terminations. See the Daily Mail for full story.

Cats Protection says it is being overrun by homeless black and white cats because people prefer ginger ones. See the Daily Mirror for full story.

Cancer Research UK says it "questions the motivation" of tobacco companies using Freedom of Information requests to extract information about meetings between government officials and researchers who are investigating the public health implications of new smoking policies. See The Independent for full story.

Villagers in Tibberton, Shropshire, are being invited to buy shares for £10 each in a community shop that will award part of any surplus to charities. See BBC News for full story.

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