National media briefing: the NSPCC, the National Trust, the League Against Cruel Sports and Comic Relief

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Schools are failing in their official duty to protect girls as young as four from female genital mutilation because teachers are not trained to identify when pupils are at risk, the NSPCC has warned.

See Evening Standard for full story


Visitors to Britain's historic houses should be able to treat them as their own, the chairman of the National Trust has argued, and said they should be welcome to ride Penny Farthings, play billiards and take a sherry in the library.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


Remote control aircraft could be used by the anti-hunting charity, the League Against Cruel Sports, to gather evidence of hunts breaking the law.

See BBC News for full story


Fiona Mactaggart, MP for Slough, has donated more than £14,000 to Comic Relief after promising £1 for every retweet she received on Twitter.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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