National media briefing: National Autistic Society Scotland, One Billion Rising, the Motsepe Foundation and inquest into London Marathon runner's death

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The actor Richard Wilson delivered a report by the National Autistic Society Scotland to the Scottish parliament that calls for more to be done to tackle a "palpable frustration" among people with autism that their views are not being heard by organisations meant to help them.

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Politicians in the European parliament in Brussels tried out a few dance moves as part of a fundraising event by the charity One Billion Rising, which highlights violence against women across the world.

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Patrice Motsepe, South Africa's only black billionaire, has donated half his fortune to the Motsepe Foundation, a charity he launched with his wife to help poor and disadvantaged people in his country.

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Claire Squires, the runner who collapsed and died during the London marathon and subsequently raised £1m for the Samaritans, had significant levels of an amphetamine-like fat-burning supplement in her system, an inquest has heard.

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