National media briefing: Scope, Barnardo's, Diabetes UK, Wikimedia UK and Crisis

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National media briefing
National media briefing

Many disabled people in Britain feel media coverage ofmbenefit cheats has hardened attitudes towards them, according to a survey by Scope.

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Schools must do more to tackle the root causes of bad behaviour, Barnardo's has warned.

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Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of having their feet amputated because of an "appalling" lack of specialist services, according to Diabetes UK.

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Ashley Van Haeften, the chairman of the charity Wikimedia UK, which promotes Wikipedia in Britain, has been banned from editing the online encyclopaedia after a series of clashes over the inclusion of pornography.

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Homelessness has risen by a quarter in the past three years as cash-strapped councils have cut spending, according to the housing charity Crisis.

See Metro for full story

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