National media briefing: the Prince's Trust, Macmillan Cancer Support, Guide Dogs and the Australian Charity and Not-for-profits Commission

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Thousands of young people are in danger of being trapped in a lifetime of unemployment, the Prince's Trust is warning.

See BBC News for full story

Survival rates for cancer patients in England continue to improve, but charities including Macmillan Cancer Support have warned that treatments for some types of cancer are still lagging behind others. 

See The Independent for full story

Guide Dogs has welcomed government plans to increase the maximum prison sentence to 14 years for people who own dogs that are involved in fatal attacks, but said it would have preferred to see a longer maximum sentence.

See The Independent for full story

Fifty-six charities in Australia have been investigated over fraud allegations in the seven months that the Australian Charity and Not-for-profits Commission, the national charity regulator, has been operating.

See The Guardian for full story

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