National media briefing: donations on Facebook and Twitter, Scope, Friends of the Earth and Diabetes UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Facebook users are the most frequent charitable donors on social media but Twitter users donate more in total, according to new research.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Cutting legal aid could undermine the government's own welfare reforms, the disability charity Scope has said, warning that the changes would leave thousands of disabled people receiving the wrong benefits or without any support at all.

See Press Association for full story

Environmental organisation Friends of the Earth is to take the government to court over plans to halve subsidies for households that install solar panels.

See BBC News for full story

A quarter of diabetes sufferers are at risk of having their feet amputated because they have not had vital check-ups in the past year, according to a poll to highlight World Diabetes Day by Diabetes UK.

See Daily Mirror for full story

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