National media briefing: the NSPCC, the Royal British Legion, charity single from Royal Wootton Bassett and Rhythmix

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The NSPCC has claimed that babies in Scotland are 12-times more likely to be abused or killed than older children.

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Vendors on eBay have been criticised for reselling crystal poppy brooches, designed to raise money for the Royal British Legion and featured on The X Factor, at inflated prices.

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A charity song performed by the people of Royal Wootton Bassett to honour fallen war heroes is to be released.

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Music mogul Simon Cowell has abandoned his attempt to trademark the name Rhythmix, just weeks after changing the name of a girl band on The X Factor, after pressure from a Brighton-based children’s charity of the same name.

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