National media briefing: Howard League for Penal Reform, Sir Alex Ferguson's chewing gum sold for charity, the National Union of Students and Beating Bowel Cancer

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Police in England and Wales take a DNA sample from a child once every 10 minutes on average, figures obtained by the Howard League for Penal Reform using freedom of information legislation suggest.

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The last piece of chewing gum used by Sir Alex Ferguson as a manager has reportedly sold for nearly £390,000, with all proceeds going to charity.

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There are under-recognised problems of stress, depression and suicidal thoughts on university campuses, a survey from the National Union of Students warns.

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It remains to be seen whether a review of the system for approving new medicines will lead to fairer access to drugs for patients, Beating Bowel Cancer has warned.

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