National media briefing: the Injured Jockeys Fund and CRUK; Save the Children and the Child Action Poverty Group; Marie Stopes; the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture; and the Multiple Births Foundation

Charities in today's national news

A will writer is jailed for stealing money left to charities, including the Injured Jockeys Fund and Cancer Research UK, and spending it on a cruise on the QE2.

See The Independent for full story

 

Save the Children and the Child Poverty Action Group appeal to the government not to reduce child benefits or tax credits.

See The Guardian for full story

 

The Christian Legal Centre bids to block Marie Stopes International's TV abortion advert.

See The Sun for full story

 

The chief executive of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture is concerned about the impact of spending cuts.

See The Times for full story

 

The Multiple Births Foundation says a 31-year-old mother who gave birth to six babies is the first person in 17 years to have surviving sextuplets.

See BBC News for full story

 

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