National media briefing: ScotsCare, Severn Hospice, musical interruption in aid of cancer charity, and Goldman Sachs considers charity donation

Charities in today's national news

ScotsCare, a London-based charity that looks after Scottish expatriates in the south, has caused controversy by shortlisting former MSP Tommy Sheridan, convicted last month of perjury, for its Scot of the Year award.

See The Scottish Sun for full story

Severn Hospice pleads for £10,000 of sponsorship money still outstanding after several major events it yeayeaheld last year.

See BBC News for full story

The musical tie that interrupted a House of Commons debate yesterday was worn by Nadhim Zahawi, Conservative MP for Stratford-upon-Avon, in support of a cancer charity.

See BBC News for full story

The investment bank Goldman Sachs is considering donating in excess of $1bn (£627m) to charity to deflect criticism about bonus sizes.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


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