National media briefing: PDSA, Shelter, the RSPB, Oxfam and Save the Children

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The animal charity PDSA has organised a weight-loss contest for obese pets to highlight the plight of household animals that are overfed.

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Families now need to earn a combined salary of £52,000 a year to be able to rent a two-bedroom home affordably in London, according to the housing charity Shelter.

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The number of starlings seen in people's gardens has fallen by almost four-fifths since 1979, the RSPB has warned.

See The Guardian for full story

Charities including Oxfam and Save the Children have criticised a House of Lords report that says the government should abandon its spending target for development aid, and say that it will put children’s lives at risk.

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