National media briefing: RNID, Save the Children, the Blue Cross and the Northeastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund

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National media briefing
National media briefing

Teenagers are being warned about the dangers of listening to loud music for long periods of time at several events being staged by the RNID in Wales to raise awareness about hearing loss.

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Six out of 1,000 British children will die before their fifth birthdays and only four in five attend pre-school, Save the Children has warned.

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Half a million pet owners have been reduced to feeding their animals with leftovers and a fifth are dropping essentials such as vet visits, according to a survey by the Blue Cross, the animal welfare charity.

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An exceptionally well-preserved Stradivarius violin, the Lady Blunt, which fetched $10m at its last sale in 2008, is to be auctioned by the Nippon Music Foundation, with the entire proceeds going to its Northeastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.

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