National media briefing: Children's Society, Everton FC free school, bookshops attack charity shops, academy schools

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Tens of thousands of children run away from home every year in England, but only a small minority are reported to the police as missing by their parents, according to a report by the Children’s Society.

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Everton Football Club has become the first Premier League club in the country to be granted government permission to open a free school, which will be run by the club’s charity.

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A battle has broken out on the high street after bookshops criticised charity shops for using tax breaks to undercut them.

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Charities that run chains of academy schools are using public funds to pay senior staff six-figure salaries, with some on £240,000 or more, according to research by The Guardian.

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