Red Nose Day

The UK has turned the right to education into a charitable cause. How 19th century

Cake sale, plant sale, quiz … austerity is causing school fundraising to get out of hand<p>My nine-year-old son looks at me anxiously. “Mum, you definitely, definitely have my sponsor money plus an extra pound, which I need for the fundraising games. We have to bring it in today.”<p>I search through my …

Breast Cancer

MAMMA MIA HERE WE GO AGAIN Cast Partner with Omaze for Red Nose Day USA Best Friends Animal Society

The cast of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, including Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and writer Richard Curtis have joined …

Salt Lake City

Victoria Beckham has designed a limited-edition Spice Girls t-shirt

Spice Girls fans rejoice: Victoria Beckham may not be joining the group on tour, but the star has designed a limited-edition Spice Girls T-shirt for …

Victoria Beckham

The Beckhams Just Celebrated Victoria's Birthday with the Cutest Family Portrait

Even Brooklyn is back.<p>Victoria Beckham is celebrating her 44th birthday in style, thanks to her husband.<p>Victoria revealed that David Beckham reunited the entire family for her birthday, even making sure that Brooklyn was in town for the occasion. The designer looked elated to be posing with her …

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Victoria Beckham Launched a Limited-Edition Spice Girls T-Shirt — and It's All For a Good Cause

Victoria Beckham has always been passionate about helping others, and the designer recently put her fashion skills to good use by teaming up with Red Nose Day USA. For the annual campaign to end child poverty, the mom of four created a limited-edition t-shirt featuring an iconic image of the Spice …

Shopping

Dermot O' Leary has "near miss" with car crash while filming Comic Relief

Dermot O'Leary was filming a documentary for Comic Relief in Kenya, when he was nearly caught up in a fatal car accident.<p>The TV presenter, who is set …

Filmmaking

Red Nose Day is coming: TODAY viewers share their fun photos

A time to have fun while helping raise money to end child poverty, Red Nose Day is May 24, but people are already sharing their photos using the hashtags #RedNoseDay and #NosesOn. TODAY’s Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room. (By TODAY with our sponsor Walgreens)

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Akbar Gbajabiamila on Preparing to Run the 'American Ninja Warrior' Course for First Time

The longtime 'Ninja Warrior' host will finally tackle the course himself in NBC's 'Celebrity Ninja Warrior' special for Red Nose Day.

Dancing with the Stars

American Ninja Warrior’s Akbar Gbajabiamila talks Red Nose Day, season 10 and training with Kevin Bull

He’s going from host to competitor, if only for one night for charity, but Akbar Gbajabiamila’s American Ninja Warrior experience just keeps on …

American Ninja Warrior

Walgreens Launches the Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Fourth Annual Red Nose Day in the U.S.

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today launched its Every One Counts Hometown …

Walgreens

Nikki Bella’s Running The ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Course For A Great Cause

If you’ve been watching NBC or <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> regularly for the past few years, you probably know something about Red Nose Day, an annual charity jam that takes over the network’s programming and helps to raise money in an attempt to end child poverty. You can read more about the charity at …

American Ninja Warrior

Stars Line Up for 'Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day'

"Celebrity Ninja Warrior" is returning for Red Nose Day this May, with some big NBC stars suiting up to take on the obstacle course — including the …

Gangnam Style

Host Akbar Gbajabiamila and DWTS' Derek Hough to compete on American Ninja Warrior

It’s a big first for <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>: Host Akbar Gbajabiamila will be running the course during NBC’s Red Nose Day celebration.<p>“When it comes …

Celebrity News

Victoria Beckham Debuts Red Nose Day T-Shirt | HYPEBAE

Victoria Beckham Debuts a Limited-Edition Spice Girls T-Shirt<p>For Red Nose Day 2018.<p>By //Fashion<p>1 of 2<p>2 of 2<p>You may also like<p>And we’re crying.<p>By / Feb …

Victoria Beckham

Noses On! Walgreens Welcomes Red Nose Day Back to America as the Exclusive Retailer of the New Sparkle Red Nose

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Walgreens proudly returns as the exclusive retailer of the Red Noses for the fourth annual Red Nose Day, helping …

Red Nose Day

Host Akbar Gbajabiamila and World of Dance's Derek Hough to compete on American Ninja Warrior

It’s a big first for <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>: Host Akbar Gbajabiamila will be running the course during NBC’s Red Nose Day celebration.<p>“When it comes …

Celebrity News

Sneak Peek at Chris Hardwick & More Stars in NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special' 2018

Plus, the host previews this year's star-studded special combatting childhood poverty.

Chris Hardwick

Patrick Kielty's father was shot dead by loyalist paramilitaries who falsely claimed comedian's dad was an IRA chief

Today he is father and husband with a successful career as a comedian and television presenter but in 1988 he was just like any teenager.<p>Patrick …

Northern Ireland

'White Saviours' No Longer User-Friendly for African Aid Appeals

British Olympic champion Mo Farah is supporting a newly launched charity appeal for more than 16 million people facing starvation in East Africa …

Africa

Victoria Beckham tells of the strength and courage she found in the slums of Nairobi

Humbled by the women she met, <b>Victoria Beckham</b> tells of the extraordinary strength and courage she found in the slums of Nairobi in Kenya, as she …

Celebrity News (UK)

British charity praised for swapping celebrities with local heroes...

LONDON, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A British charity’s decision to move away from celebrity-fronted fundraising appeals for Africa has been praised as daring by the aid watchdog that helped trigger the move, and which had branded an ad starring singer Ed Sheeran as “poverty …

Celebrity Gossip

British charity praised for swapping celebrities with local heroes in Africa

In December, the charity was awarded a Norwegian advocacy group's Rusty Radiator Award for the worst appeal of 2017<p>By Umberto Bacchi<p>LONDON, March 23 …

Africa

Comic Relief Ditches 'White Saviour' Celebrities From Appeals

A clip featuring Ed Sheeran won an award for 'most offensive' charity video.<p>Comic Relief<p>'It's more about Ed Sheeran than the situation in …

Ed Sheeran

Comic Relief plans to ditch celebrity appeals after "poverty tourism" criticism

"You'll see people talking for themselves."<p>Comic Relief has announced plans to ditch celebrity appeals during its shows, after criticism that …

Television (UK)

Charities may lose money as Comic Relief drops 'white saviour' celebrity campaigns, CEO admits

The head of Comic Relief admits charities may lose money as a result of its move to stop celebrities fronting fundraising campaigns, amid concerns about white saviour stereotypes.<p>Liz Warner, a former TV commissioning editor and executive who received awards for her commitment to diversity in the …

Business (India)

Comic Relief to ditch celebrity 'white saviour' appeals

Comic Relief will stop using celebrities for appeals that reinforce 'white saviour' stereotypes.<p>An aid watchdog had described the habit of sending …

UK News

Sport Relief 2018: When is it, who’s hosting, what are the highlights and how to donate

Sport Relief fever is sweeping the nation and the TV spectacular which rounds off the annual charitable activities is due to air this Friday.<p>Every …

Red Nose Day

Why Matt Lauer is Biking from Boston to New York City

And why he may be donning a red clown nose while he does it<p>When you watch Matt Lauer on television, he’s usually wearing a suit and sitting behind a desk on the <i>TODAY</i> show. But for the next 5 days, the news anchor will trade in his suit for spandex, and bike 277 miles from Fenway Park in Boston to …

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​Watch 'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Plow Through the 'American Ninja Warrior' Course

​The CW star has always wanted to take on the challenge, and he made the most of his chance<p>In case you didn’t know (and we don’t know why you would) Stephen Amell, the star of The CW’s superhero show, <i>Arrow</i>, has always wanted to plow his way through the <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> course. (If you have …

TV

'The Simpsons' Paid Perfect Tribute To Fan And Guest Star Stephen Hawking

"I think he saw that there’s a certain absurdity in everything."<p>Tributes to theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking have poured in since his death last …

The Simpsons