National media briefing: Forest YMCA, Headway, the RSPCA, the Carers Trust, Human Rights Watch and a social network for pets

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Young homeless people in east London could soon be living in converted shipping containers as part of plans by Forest YMCA to help them save up for permanent homes.

See BBC News for full story 

Prince Harry is to follow in the footsteps of his late mother as he opens a new home for the brain injury charity Headway next week.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

A man who is thought to be Britain's most prolific shoplifter has been jailed for his 342nd offence after admitting stealing from an RSPCA charity shop and from a Carers Trust charity box.

See the Daily Mail for full story  

The Syrian government has carried out repeated, indiscriminate and sometimes deliberate, air strikes against civilians, a report from Human Rights Watch says.

See Channel 4 for full story  

Charities are using a new social network set up for pets and their owners, called My Social Petwork, to find new homes for abandoned pets. 

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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