National media briefing: Murdoch to donate £1m to charity, Tommy's, Bewdley Youth Café and more charities provide benefits to affluent areas

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Rupert Murdoch is set to donate £1m to charity as part of a multi-million pound settlement over the News of the World’s hacking of the murdered Surrey schoolgirl Milly Dowler's phone.

See the Press Association for full story

Almost 10,000 babies born every year face a higher risk of dying or having long-term health problems because their mothers were obese during pregnancy, according to the baby charity Tommy’s.

See the Press Association for full story

The Worcestershire charity Bewdley Youth Café, which offers a safe place for disadvantaged children before and after school, might close if it fails to find new funding.

See BBC News for full story

A survey by the University of Southampton has found that there are approximately three times as many charities providing benefits to more affluent areas.

See The Guardian for full story

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