Hundreds of people in Northern Ireland are facing homelessness in 2013, according to the Simon Community.
The RSPCA's Freedom Food labelling scheme is failing to crack down on poor environmental standards at Scottish salmon farms, according to the Salmon and Trout Association.
Money worries are leading students to defer or drop their higher education plans, according to the findings of an annual student survey by the charity Credit Action.
Two former members of the rock band Talking Heads have helped a choir of students from Sandy Hook Elementary School record a charity single to raise money in honour of the children and staff who died in last month’s shooting at a school in Connecticut.
Adults with disabilities in England are being deprived of basic care and support and are at risk of being forgotten in the wider reform of the social care system, a coalition of charities including Mencap and Scope has claimed.
Thousands of pupils are being left unable to communicate properly after being allowed to speak for as little as 20 seconds in the average 45-minute lesson, a study by the Communication Trust has found.