Thousands of teenagers in England are being denied access to free mental health care because of funding cuts, the charity Young Minds has claimed.
Charities, including the British Heart Foundation, are urging chefs to use less salt in their food after a survey of nearly 700 popular meals served in celebrity chef and High Street restaurants found half were high in salt.
Child neglect should be taken as seriously as physical or sexual abuse because some cases will lead to death or long-term damage, the NSPCC is warning.
The government has failed to bring Britain in line with European laws on human trafficking, according to charities including Care and Ecpat UK, who say victims of the crime are being left vulnerable to further abuse.
Unwillingness to face up to getting older threatens to condemn the newly retired to spend their final years in isolation or institutions, a coalition of experts, including the heads of 13 charities, has warned.