National media briefing: Fortnum & Mason owners' charity giving, Includem, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's charities, the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and Save the Children

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The family behind retail assets including the department store Fortnum and Mason has given an estimated £58m to charity after revenue and profits climbed last year.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

A pilot project run by Strathclyde Police and the charity Includem, working with teenage gang members in Glasgow, has seen a drop in their offending, according to a report by the charity.

See BBC News for full story

Charities hand-picked by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to benefit from their wedding day could have to wait until next year before they receive any of the £1m raised.

See the Daily Mail for full story

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, founded by the composer, is to fund a new theatre in Inverclyde, Scotland, for some of the UK's most socially disadvantaged youngsters.

See The Guardian for full story

Somali refugees have been abandoning babies at a camp in Dadaab, Kenya, according to Save the Children, which has placed record numbers of Somali children with foster families in recent months.

See The Guardian for full story

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