National Media Briefing

Killers jailed, children's TV warning, beer for charity, Trust's £3.6m warning, cancer treatment praise

Three former Khmer Rouge soldiers have been sentenced to 20 years in jail by a Cambodian court for the murder in 1996 of a British charity worker and his translator. Christopher Howes worked as a mine clearer for MAG.
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Kidscape is urging the broadcasting regulator Ofcom to make parents aware of the dangers to very young children of watching too much television.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

A new beer is raising money for The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association. The association will receive 10 pence from each bottle of AH 6.4, named after the Apache helicopter.
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The National Trust claims erosion and flooding along parts of the Dorset coast will mean relocation costs of £3.6m for its visitor centre.
See Daily Echo for full story

Cancer Research UK has praised the Scottish Medicines Consortium after the drugs advisory organisation approved an oral chemotherapy tablet for NHS use that allows bowel cancer patients to receive treatment at home.
See The Herald for full story

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