National media briefing: Everton in the Community, the Northamptonshire Parent Infant Project, the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and fewer Britons give to overseas aid

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Everton Football Club's charity arm, Everton in the Community, has asked the Department for Education if it can set up and run a free school.

See BBC News for full story

Andrea Leadsom, the Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire, has set up a social enterprise in Towcester called the Northamptonshire Parent Infant Project to support women after they give birth.

See BBC News for full story

Jeremy Ractliffe, former chief executive of the South African charity the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, has been cleared of illegally possessing diamonds allegedly given to him by the supermodel Naomi Campbell.

See The Independent for full story

Only one in seven British adults gives more than £50 a year and the French, Belgians and Germans are more generous, according to a YouGov poll.

See The Guardian for full story

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