National media briefing: Lance Armstrong Foundation, Nesta, the Mothers' Union, Community Action Nepal and RNIB Cymru

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National media briefing
National media briefing

The Lance Armstrong Foundation has dropped the name of the disgraced cyclist from its title after the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history. It will now be called the Livestrong Foundation.

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Millions of pounds worth of technology is "languishing unused" in school cupboards because teachers are being duped into buying the latest gadgets, according to a report by the innovation supporting charity Nesta.

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The launch of a debit card for children as young as eight could be a "slippery slope" for young people who become hooked on credit, Reg Bailey has warned. Bailey is David Cameron’s top adviser on childhood and chief executive of the Mothers’ Union charity.

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Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington has auctioned his Olympic torch for £13,500 in aid of Community Action Nepal, which helps Nepalese communities.

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In Wales, one in three blind or partially sighted people is living in poverty, according to the charity RNIB Cymru.

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