Gavin Grant, the chief executive of the RSPCA, earned £160,000 last year, up to 45 per cent more his predecessor.
Lynda Bellingham, the actor and high-profile supporter of Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support, has been diagnosed with cancer.
Google has launched a service that allows charities free use of products that businesses have to pay for.
The director of a gap-year charity has appeared in a UK court charged with sexual offences against children in Kenya. Simon Harris, director of VAE Kenya, was arrested on Sunday.