National media briefing: Pride of Britain Awards, anger over rape case jailing, housing charities criticise housing benefit plans, Lions of Bath fail to sell

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Prince Charles, and X Factor judges Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue were among those who attended last night’s Pride of Britain Awards.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

Women's charities have said a decision to jail a woman for "falsely retracting" rape charges against her husband sent a "chilling message" to rape victims.
See BBC News for full story

Housing charities have criticised plans to cap housing benefit payments, which they claim will make parts of London unaffordable for those on low incomes, ahead of a debate by MPs.
See BBC News for full story

The recession has been blamed for the failure to sell 30 of the 100 Lions of Bath that had been installed in the city centre and were being sold to raise money for several local charities.
See BBC News for full story

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