National media briefing: Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation, ChildLine, Charity collector faked attack, WWF-UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Nobel prize-winning British scientist Sir Richard Roberts has resigned from the charity run by Muammar Gaddafi’s son – the Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation – which gave a £1.5m donation to the London School of Economics, and disclosed that the funding was awarded without the approval of board members.
See The Guardian for full story

Calls to ChildLine from children in care in the UK have risen by 32 per cent in the past five years, the charity has said.
See BBC News for full story

Three innocent schoolboys were arrested when a charity collector faked a street attack on himself, a court has heard told.
See Daily Mirror for full story

A Surrey council has agreed to let the wildlife charity WWF-UK use one of its sites rent free for 20 years.
See BBC News for full story

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