A new campaign which aims to take the stigma out of mental health problems is being launched by the armed forces, as the military charity Combat Stress reveals more than eight of 10 veterans would be too embarrassed to admit to having a mental health problem.
Only four MPs have signed up to David Cameron’s big society drive for British workers to give part of their wages to charity, according to figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative, the charity set up by the former Prime Minister to alleviate poverty in Africa, increased the amount of money that it spent on staff by 650 per cent last year to £1.6m.
The company behind the JustGiving charity website enjoyed a rise in profits of 12 per cent last year on the back of an increase in donations.
Unicef has criticised the UK judicial system for locking up children allegedly involved in the August riots and warned ministers that they are likely to be in breach of their UN obligations to children's rights.