National media briefing: BBC Children in Need, the NSPCC, the Road Safety Foundation and Cafod

Charities in today's national news

The actor Michelle Dockery, the TV presenter Fiona Bruce and the broadcaster Vanessa Feltz have ditched their lipstick, mascara and blusher to pose cosmetics-free for photos in support of BBC Children in Need.

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The NSPCC has launched two new services in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, that aim to educate vulnerable children about the risk of abuse.

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A road in the Peak District has once again been named Britain's most dangerous, despite efforts to combat drivers' "racetrack mentality" on the route, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation.

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The aid charity Cafod says it supports government plans to discourage tax evasion by publishing a list of "shell companies" where firms keep money offshore.

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