The government's focus on alleged fraud and overclaiming to justify cuts in disability benefits has caused an increase in resentment and abuse directed at disabled people, charities including Scope, Mencap an the National Autistic Society have warned.
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The comedian John Bishop is to undertake a gruelling triathlon for charity – he will attempt to cycle, row and run 290 miles from Paris to London in five days as part of his BT Sport Relief Challenge.
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Fred Goodwin, the former head of RBS who was stripped of his knighthood, has resigned as a trustee of the Queen’s personal charity, the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Trust.
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The US breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure has reversed a decision to cut funding to reproductive health group Planned Parenthood, after a furious outcry.
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