National media briefing: tycoon gives $2bn, Carers Wales, Guardian Charity Awards and an X Factor rumpus

Charities in today's national news

Indian software tycoon Azim Premji is to donate nearly $2bn (£1.3bn) to fund rural education and development programmes.

See BBC News for full story

About 18,000 people are missing out on £51m in allowances, says Carers Wales, which is highlighting the issue to mark Carers' Rights Day in Wales.

See BBC News for full story

Five social welfare groups supporting vulnerable people, including sex workers and people with learning difficulties, have been named winners of The Guardian’s Charity Awards.

See The Guardian for full story

Angry MPs have condemned the X Factor amid claims that show reject Gamu Nhengu has been banned from promoting her Christmas charity single.

See the Daily Express for full story

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