National media briefing: Tusk Trust, War Child, Age UK and the Consumer Credit Counselling Service

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, a royal patron of wildlife charity the Tusk Trust, is calling for action to stop the illegal trade in rhino horns, warning that the animals are being slaughtered at such a rate they could soon be extinct.

See BBC News for full story

Singer Paul Weller has released a cover of The Beatles' song Birthday as a 70th birthday tribute to Sir Paul McCartney, which will raise money for the War Child charity.

See BBC News for full story

More than 220,000 pensioners break their bones as a result of falls every year, according to figures from Age UK.

See Press Association for full story

The number of homeowners over the age of 60 who are struggling with their mortgages has jumped by nearly half in two years, the Consumer Credit Counselling Service has warned.

See the Daily Mail for full story

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