National media briefing: Children's Rights Alliance for England, Hillsborough Justice Collective, Wicklow Hospice Foundation, and the British Heart Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Britain will be breaking international law unless it introduces an immediate ban on smacking, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England has claimed.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Accountancy firm Deloitte has confirmed that cash raised by HMV from the sale of charity record releases, including the Hillsborough Justice Collective single, will be paid "in full as soon as possible".
See The Guardian for full story

An auction in Dublin, attended by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, and actors Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, in aid of the Wicklow Hospice Foundation, raised €143,000 for the charity.
See The Scotsman for full story

Staff at a British Heart Foundation shop refused to give a coat to an injured pensioner after he had a fit in the street, because he hadn't paid for it.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


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