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National media briefing: Save the Children, Unicef, Strummerville, Cardiac Risk In The Young and Friends of the Earth Cymru

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Four million more children a year are living beyond their fifth birthdays than in 1990, a new report for Save the Children and Unicef has found.

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A special festival to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Joe Strummer, the singer with The Clash, is to be held this August, with proceeds going to Strummerville, a charity supporting aspiring musicians that was set up in the singer's memory.

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The health charity Cardiac Risk In The Young has been inundated with people wanting to be screened for heart conditions since the footballer Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch last month.

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Friends of the Earth Cymru has reiterated its opposition to a controversial method of gas extraction, called fracking, after UK government experts said it should continue.

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