National media briefing: African Children's Fund, Macmillan Cancer Support, Refuge, Friends of the Earth

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The chief executive of Oxford-based charity the African Children’s Fund has been killed while on a mission to Kenya.

See Daily Mail for the full story

Medical advances, new drugs and greater awareness of symptoms means patients are now living longer than ever after being diagnosed with cancer, according to Macmillan Cancer Support.

See Daily Telegraph for the full story

Children in London living in violent households are neglected by the services that are supposed to protect them, according to a report by domestic violence charity Refuge.

See BBC News for the full story

Friends of the Earth has warned that if ministers give shale gas the green light it could wreck UK climate targets

See The Guardian for the full story

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