National media briefing: MapAction, Sleep Scotland, the Royal British Legion and Cancer Research UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Volunteers from the charity MapAction have been sent to Japan to help with the international relief operation after a request from the United Nations for help.

See Sky News for full story

Resources to teach teenagers how to get enough sleep are to be offered to schools in Scotland by the charity Sleep Scotland.

See BBC News for full story

The Royal British Legion has accused the government of reneging on its commitment to enshrine a 'military covenant', the bond between a nation and its armed forces, into law.

See The Guardian for full story

A Cancer Research UK charity shop has had to close after being told by the Health and Safety Executive that it must have a £25,000-a-year boss to enforce health and safety rules.

See The Sun for full story

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