National media briefing: UK charities act over Africa famine, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, celebrities' restaurant will donate to charity, and Platform 51

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Charities including Save the Children, Oxfam and the Red Cross are urging the public to help millions of people facing starvation in the Horn of Africa.

See BBC News for full story

Half a million families must earn 24 per cent more than last year just to maintain the same minimum standard of living, according to a report by the welfare charity the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The England and Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole is to open a restaurant in London with the US rapper Jay-Z, with a portion of the profits going to charity each month.

See BBC News for full story

A third of women have taken anti-depressants at some point in their lives, according to new research by the women’s charity Platform 51.

See The Independent for full story

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