Children in Need

You Don't Need to Be Bill Gates to Be a Philanthropist - The Young Professionals Are Getting in on the Game

Tim Farron | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Politics
Tim Farron

This is not a party political issue. I'm not saying that we shouldn't sort out those deep structural issues holding us all back. In my view, this is absolutely not a substitute for Government aid and I am incredibly proud that the Lib Dems are making it law for Government to invest 0.7% of GDP in overseas Aid. But 21st Century philanthropy is no longer for the astronomically rich.

Watch 'EastEnders' Ian Come Face-To-Face With Ghosts From The Past

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ian Beale took centre stage in a special sketch for BBC Children In Need on Friday night, as ghosts from his past returned to ‘EastEnders’. Th...

S Club 7 Finally Reunited And It Was Completely Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

After a 10-year wait, S Club 7 finally reunited on Friday night, performing a medley of their hits during the BBC Children In Need telethon. SEE M...

Brucie's Ba-ack...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sir Bruce Forsyth is to re-unite with Tess Daly on Friday night for a ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ special, which will see junior ballroom dancers taki...

Yes, 1D Really Are Heading For Albert Square

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

One Direction fans might be a bit shocked to see the band’s latest performance venue of choice, which is decidedly different from their usual haunts...

'EastEnders' Ian Is In For A Shock

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ian Beale is set to get the shock of his life later this month, when four ghosts from his past turn up in ‘EastEnders’. Luckily for Ian though...

S Club 7 Reunion - Their Charity Record Will Go Nicely Next to Their Criminal Record for Crimes Against Music

Simon Ward | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Simon Ward

I've always thought that S Club 7 reforming was the answer. So long as the question is "What news are you least looking forward to hearing in the next couple of years?" It's for Children In Need, but I honestly can't think of any children who badly need an S Club reunion...

Do You Recognise This Celebrity Superhero?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

We always knew there was something a bit special about Abbey Clancy, and it seems we’re not the only one as she’s been immortalised as a superhero...

Sport Relief

Mark Foster | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

Every year I have to find something new to take part in, that challenges and pushes me outside of my comfort zone and has the effect of terrifying me witless. This year was no different. Thanks to persuasive talents of one Shirley Pinder from BT, I agreed to abseil down the GPO Tower along with Martin Bayfield, Helen Skelton and a few others and a platoon of Royal Marines headed up by the Big Boss, Ed Davis. I know... I'm not sure how that happened either. (Note to self; block all future calls from Abseiling Shirley, as she is affectionately known in our house)...

7 Charity Singles That Never Should Have Been Recorded

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

The charity single is a funny one. Music producers often decide it's ok to leave good taste at the studio door when creating them, knowing that no-one...

How Can We Spread UK Generosity?

John Low | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK
John Low

Our new research revealed that a higher proportion of the UK give money to charity than in any other country in the developed world. The World Giving Index ranks 135 countries on their generosity and allows us to compare the giving environments of nations across the world.

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Comedy

There is, we think, something for everyone in this week's round up of Twitter funnies. Interested in history? Enjoy the JFK tweets! Interested in s...

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Comedy

It was the week David Cameron spoke about austerity while standing next to a gold throne and behind a gold lectern; the week the Conservative Party ap...

Style Soapbox: Bear-Faced Cheek

Alexandra Murphy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Murphy

Did you notice, a couple of weeks ago, on Tuesday 9th November, a whole host of women in your workplace - or on your train, or on your walk home - looking a little paler than normal? A little less defined, a little less 'glowy'?

Making Little Miracles Happen for Children In Need

Nick Knowles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Nick Knowles

Normally the DIY SOS team has nine days to transform an existing two or three bedroom house and add on something like an extension in that time but this would be on a totally different scale. We realised that completely recreating a brand new centre for Little Miracles would be our biggest ever challenge. The 'BBC Children in Need Big Build' quickly became known as the 'Million Pound Build' in the office. The main contractor quoted us a budget of £1 million and informed us that a job of this size and detail would take nine months to complete...

PICTURES: Harry Takes On Sinitta To Re-Enact a-Ha's Legendary Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

When you're thinking of great musical pairings - Rogers and Astaire, Rogers and Parton, Rodgers and Hammerstein - there's one that might just slip you...

Where Your Money Goes...

David Ramsden | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
David Ramsden

Shay's story is just one of many helped by your support, and we're constantly working to help more children and young people across the UK. We are currently providing grants to over 2,700 projects and your donations go towards supporting children and young people facing a wide range of disadvantages...

Robbie And Gary's Big Show

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Gary Barlow and Robbie Williams may not be working together as Take That at the moment but the longtime pals are teaming up for this year's BBC Childr...

Kimberley's Barefaced Cheek!

Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Kimberley Walsh, Suki Waterhouse and Laura Whitmore are amongst the famous faces going makeup-free to help raise money for this year's Children In Nee...

Could Twitter Be Deliberately Exploited to Promote Evil?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Tech
Hugh Salmon

Could we see, one day, the anonymity of Twitter being cold-heartedly exploited in a planned and calculated way by an evil person? Could Twitter be used to incite physical violence and murder?

Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Welcome to the end of the week that was. The week that America celebrated Thanksgiving, and a few people in the Church of England celebrated the vote ...

Lord McAlpine To Donate Libel Compensation To BBC Charity

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Lord McAlpine is donating compensation he receives from defamatory posts on Twitter to BBC Children in Need, it has been revealed. The Tory peer ha...

WATCH: Team GB And Paralympics GB Busk For Children In Need

Posted 17.11.2012 | UK

Singing. Dancing. Raising money for charity. Is there anything Team GB and ParalympicsGB can't do? Check out this video before you answer - feature...

WATCH: Girls Aloud Make Comeback Debut For 'Children In Need'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Girls Aloud have made their comeback debut, performing together on the BBC's Children in Need show. The five sang two songs, the official BBC Chil...

BBC Children In Need: Girls Aloud Make Comeback

Elliot Wagland | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

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