National media briefing: Diabetes UK, charity workers killed in Pakistan, the Prince's Charities Foundation and Prostate Cancer UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The UK has the world's fifth highest rate of Type 1 diabetes, which is mainly diagnosed in children, according to Diabetes UK.

See The Independent for full story

Funerals have taken place in the Swabi area of north-west Pakistan for seven charity workers, six of them women, who were gunned down on Tuesday.

See BBC News for full story  

The supermarket chain Waitrose has given £2.8m to the Prince’s Charities Foundation, founded by the Prince of Wales, after record sales of Duchy Originals products.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Prostate Cancer UK is launching the Sledgehammer Fund, a campaign fronted by the comedian Bill Bailey, in a bid to highlight the scale of the disease in the UK and replicate the success breast cancer charities have had in attracting support.

See Marketing Week for full story

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