National media briefing: Scope, the Prince's Trust, Ash and Cancer Research UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A report by the disability charity Scope says that disabled people pay a "financial penalty" on everyday living costs, spending on average an extra £550 a month.

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Youth unemployment will not fall back to pre-recession levels until 2018, two years later than the overall joblessness rate, according to the Prince’s Trust.

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The chief executive of the anti-smoking charity Ash has called for tighter regulation of e-cigarettes after several reported incidents in which they have burst into flames.

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Tony Phoenix-Morrison, a.k.a. Tony the Fridge, who attempted to run the London marathon four times in 24 hours with a fridge on his back in aid of Cancer Research UK, was forced to give up his mission after suffering from sunstroke.

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