National Media Briefing

Call for Icelandic banks probe called 'inappropriate'; 20 years in jail for child abuser in Albania; and the NUS welcomes a lost contract for student maintenance allowance delay company

An MP's call for the Government to look into ways of helping a children's hospice that had £5.7m invested in Icelandic banks has been dismissed as "inappropriate".
See BBC News for full story

A British charity worker has received a 20-year jail sentence after being found guilty of abusing children who stayed at the Albanian orphanage he set up.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The National Union of Students has welcomed the announcement that the company behind recent delays in student maintenance allowances has lost its contract.
See BBC News for full story

Former Bee Gee Robin Gibb is to record a song with an Isle of Man choir to raise funds for a hospice on the island.
See BBC News for full story

The RSPB has revealed that the number of house sparrows in Britain has fallen by 68 per cent in the past three decades.
See BBC News for full story

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus