National media briefing: the Castle Gate Family Trust, Barnsley Hospice, the Disasters Emergency Committee, Unicef

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Castle Gate Family Trust, a charity in Gloucestershire that offers support to families of prisoners, is under threat of closure unless more funding can be found.

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Raiders have targeted the Barnsley Hospice’s shops for a fourth time in less than a year, causing up to £9,000 worth of damage.

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Charities have been criticised for using negative imagery in development publicity, with the chief executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee warning of a "race to the bottom".

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Charities including Unicef are calling for the UK’s Privy Council to block an American speculator from taking $100m (£62.86m) from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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