National Media Briefing

Aid agencies plead for Congo donations; the plight of forward-facing babies; and Prince Charles's fears for rural communities faced with immigration

The UK's leading aid agencies have made a desperate appeal for donations as the humanitarian crisis in the Congo worsens.
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A study commissioned by the National Literacy Trust has revealed that babies placed in forward-facing buggies are more likely to grow into anxious adults.
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The charity Friends, Families and Travellers has welcomed a scheme that will provide land for Travellers but says too many are still forced to live "on the side of the road" without basic amenities.
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Cancer Research UK has claimed that Britain needs to do more to match the survival rates of cancer patients in the rest of Europe.
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A report by one of the Prince of Wales's official charities has revealed that rural communities struggle to cope with immigration.
See telegraph.co.uk for full story

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