National media briefing: Action for Kids, mental health charities criticise Geoffrey Boycott, Unicef, Age UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Lloyd Scott, who once ran the London Marathon in a deep sea diving suit, will take 26 days to finish this year's race dressed as a snail to raise money for children’s charity Action for Kids.

See BBC News for full story

Mental health charities have criticised the BBC pundit Geoffrey Boycott after comments he made about England cricketer Michael Yardy, who has flown home from the World Cup with depression.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Unicef and children’s charities in Pakistan have condemned an amateur video posted on YouTube that shows young boys acting out a suicide attack.

See BBC News for full story

Age UK has warned that the Budget will have an impact on the elderly because they face a £100 cut in their winter fuel payments.

See The Independent for full story

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