National media briefing: Diabetes UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, Inquest and Changing Faces

Charities in today's national press

National media briefing
National media briefing

The number of people with diabetes is expected to increase by 700,000 to 4.4 million by 2020 because of Britain’s obesity epidemic, putting further financial strain on the cash-strapped health service, Diabetes UK has warned.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Buckingham Palace and other famous London landmarks have been turned pink in support of Breast Cancer Campaign's action month.

See the Press Association for full story

The lessons learned from deaths in police and prison custody are being repeatedly ignored or lost because there is no official body to enforce them, according to Inquest, a charity that supports bereaved families at inquests.

See The Guardian for full story

Changing Faces has welcomed a ruling by the BBC’s editorial standards committee that the Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s joke comparing a Japanese car to the Elephant Man was offensive to people with facial disfigurements.

See The Guardian for full story

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