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The NSPCC, premature baby charity Tommy's and Friends of the Earth hit today's headlines

The NSPCC launches an emergency £2m appeal and warns that the economic crisis could result in an increase in child abuse.
See Thesun.co.uk for full story

Pressure group Migrationwatch calls for the "rapid and effective removal" of illegal immigrants.
See Telegraph.co.uk for full story

Research funded by premature baby charity Tommy's suggests that obese first-time mothers are twice as likely to give birth to low birthweight babies.
See Times Online for full story

Armed forces charities say they're in for a tough year despite exceeding fundraising targets recently.
See Times Online for full story

Friends of the Earth says it won't fight plans to dismantle a French aircraft carrier in Hartlepool, despite opposition from other environmental groups.
See Times Online for full story

Steven Roest, the Green Party parliamentary candidate for Twickenham is injured in clashes with Japanese whalers during protests by environmental charity Sea Shepherd.
See Telegraph.co.uk for full story

Scottish tycoon Sir Tom Hunter is accused of withholding cash from Glasgow schools as he announces the decision not to fund the final part of a charitable project.
See Times Online for full story

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