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National media briefing: the Ocean Youth Trust Northern Ireland, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, the NSPCC and Age UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Ocean Youth Trust Northern Ireland sailing charity has been fined for failing to operate safely after an investigaion into why its 70ft yacht sank in June 2010.

See BBC News for full story


Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust
has expressed concern after new figures show that one in every four women in Wales fails to go for a smear test.

See BBC News for full story


The NSPCC has warned that government plans to make forced marriages a criminal offence could push the problem further underground.

See the Press Association for full story


Charities, including Age UK, have called for a radical shake-up of the pension system after new figures found British pensioners are among Europe’s poorest.

See The Independent for full story

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