National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, charity worker jailed for theft, Beatbullying and Hafan Cymru

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The World Health Organisation has classed air pollution in the same category as tobacco smoke, UV radiation and plutonium as a leading environmental cause of cancer, a move that Cancer Research UK says is "not a surprise".

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A charity worker who stole thousands of pounds from vulnerable pensioners while working as an advocate at a support centre at the Royal Cornhill Hospital in Aberdeen has been jailed for two and a half years.

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A number of children’s charities, including Beatbullying, have criticised Facebook’s plans to change its rules so that accounts set up by 13 to 17-year-olds will no longer have an automatic privacy setting to prevent their status updates, photos and videos being publicly available.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Children aged as young as 10 in Carmarthenshire primary schools have been taught about domestic violence in a pilot scheme by the charity Hafan Cymru.

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