National media briefing: World Vision, the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, Hounds for Heroes, a lapsed army hero - and Joanna Lumley

Charities in today's national news

Campaigner and actor Joanna Lumley is criticised by defence minister Kevan Jones for failing to speak out against a legal firm accused of exploiting Gurkha veterans.
See The Independent for full story

Five people working for World Vision in north-west Pakistan have been killed by a grenades set off in the charity's offices by armed attackers.
See The Guardian for full story

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation calls for better monitoring of sex offenders' activities online after the conviction of Peter Chapman for the murder of Ashleigh Hall.
See The Independent for full story

An army major is jailed for three years for stealing more than £100,000 from veterans charities.
See The Daily Mail for full story

Hounds for Heroes, a charity offering assistance dogs to injured and disabled veterans, is launched in Hampshire.
See BBC News for full story


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