The plight of children in Iraq is "one of the world's most neglected crises", the charity War Child says.
Facebook is to delete videos of people being decapitated, which had been appearing on its site, after charities criticised the social networking site.
The National Trust has updated its list of 50 things to do before you are 11¾ because so many children have already completed the list – it has added old favourites such as playing Poohsticks and making a daisy chain.
A report from the Stroke Association suggests that stroke survivors are leaving hospital depressed, stressed and unable to cope emotionally with the disabilities they develop as a result of a stroke.
Charities including Action Aid have criticised the UK after the government announced it would stop direct aid to South Africa in 2015.
Charities including Oxfam have reacted angrily after the Prime Minister, David Cameron, hinted that part of the government's overseas aid budget could be switched to the Ministry of Defence.