National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, Action on Hearing Loss, Barnardo's, and father accused of defrauding charity set up to help his own son

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Almost 160,000 children start smoking every year in the UK - enough to fill about 5,200 classrooms, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Banks and building societies are making people with hearing loss feel "financially excluded", Action on Hearing Loss has claimed.

See The Scotsman for full story

Poor families are being priced out of heating their homes, threatening their health and well-being, says a new report by the children’s charity Barnardo’s.

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Julian Emms, 46, a businessman, is accused of stealing £16,500 from a charity set up to pay for his son to have stem cell treatment in China for motor neurone disease.

See BBC News for full story

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