National media briefing: the Trussell Trust, Comic Relief, Brake and the RSPB

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Senior government figures have described claims by charity the Trussell Trust that almost a million people have had to resort to emergency supplies from food banks in the past year as "misleading and emotionally manipulative".

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Comic Relief says communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being hurt by high fees charged by money transfer operators.

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The road safety charity Brake has warned new motorists against driving recklessly, as figures show that about 200 new drivers had their licences revoked each week in 2012.

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Grey squirrels are the most-spotted species of wildlife in the UK, according to an RSPB survey.

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