National media briefing: Amy Winehouse charity single, bra-linking world record fails, Paul Scholes plays charity football match and Crimestoppers

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A duet Amy Winehouse recorded with the easy listening legend Tony Bennett is to be released as a single, with the proceeds going to a charity set up by the late singer's father to help people struggling with addiction.

See BBC News for full story

A charity event to beat the world record for the most linked bras came to a grinding halt after they became tangled up, making them too difficult to unclip. The event was set up to raise money for women's charities such as Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Women's Aid.

See Metro for full story

The footballer Paul Scholes has come out of retirement to play in a charity match for his son’s team, two months after his last game for Manchester United in the Champions League final defeat to Barcelona in May.

See the Daily Mail for full story

The faces of some of Britain's most wanted suspected fraudsters, including a man suspected of falsely collecting for charity, have been published by the national charity Crimestoppers in an effort to bring them to justice,

See The Guardian for full story

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