National media briefing: Macmillan, International Rescue Corps, Kate Middleton's charity fashion show dress, think tank call to turn charity shops into homes, and Bapen

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Macmillan, the cancer charity, is calling for a major overhaul of care in Wales, warning the number of patients is set to double within 20 years.

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A row broke out between the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, and the disaster rescue charity International Rescue Corps after a team of British experts was forced to abandon its mission to the Japan earthquake over an alleged failure by diplomats to provide the necessary paperwork.

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The see-through dress worn by Kate Middleton at a charity fashion show at St Andrew's University has gone on display in advance of being auctioned.

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Planning rules should be changed to allow charity shops and bookmakers in run-down high streets to be turned into homes, a report by the Conservative think tank Policy Exchange says.

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More than one in three people admitted to hospital across the UK are at risk of malnutrition, according to the nutrition charity Bapen.

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