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26 May 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Sir Ian Botham has threatened the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds with a lawsuit, claiming the charity made libellous comments about him on the BBC last week.

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Charities considering changing their name must first find out exactly what their staff, beneficiaries and supporters think of the change before proceeding, according to a free guide published today.

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