National media briefing: NSPCC, National Numeracy, Médecins Sans Frontières and aid charities petition government about global hunger

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National media briefing
National media briefing

Almost a fifth of sexual assaults against children in Northern Ireland are committed by a member of the child's immediate family, according to research by the NSPCC.

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The government's plans to reintroduce rote-learning maths teaching in primary schools are "seriously flawed" and will undermine attempts to raise standards, the charity National Numeracy has warned.

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The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda appears to be under control, the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières says.

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Petitions from aid charities, signed by 500,000 people, calling for government action to combat global hunger have been handed in to Downing Street.

See BBC News for full story

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