National media briefing: honorary degree for Dalglish, the British Polio Fellowship, a charity for the Winter Gardens, the Great Escape from Oxfam and the Coalition Against Breast Cancer

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Kenny Dalglish, the manager of Liverpool Football Club, has received an honorary degree from the University of Ulster in recognition of his services to football and charitable activity.

See the Belfast Telegraph for full story

Doctors have a "shockingly low" awareness of a life-long medical condition caused by polio, according to the British Polio Fellowship, with only one in five GPs able to diagnose the affliction.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

A new charity is being launched to support the redevelopment of Blackpool's Winter Gardens.

See BBC News for full story

A rare first-hand account of the real-life heroics behind the Great Escape of the Second World War has been unearthed at an Oxfam bookshop.

See the Daily Express for full story

Bosses at an allegedly bogus breast cancer charity in the US, the Coalition Against Breast Cancer, have been accused of fraudulently spending $9m of donations after using the organisation as a "personal cash machine".

See the Daily Mail for full story

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