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Red Nose Day, on 15th March, has raised £75.1m and counting for Comic Relief, the highest total raised on the night in its 25 year history.

The charity is still...

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Dr Rory Brooks and his wife Elizabeth donated £1.33m to The University of Manchester, on 4th March, taking their total donations to the university to £4m since 2004.

The money...

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Richard and Joan Branson are among five UK billionaires who signed up to the Giving Pledge, co-founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, on 19 February2013. 

Along with...

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The ninth annual Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) fundraising gala dinner earlier in May raised an impressive £14.1m in one evening, though down from a peak of...

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Laurence Graff, society jeweller and one of Britain's richest men, is returning some of his wealth to one of the diamond supplying countries that helped create...

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It did not take long for the world media to turn from reporting the horrific aftermath of the Haiti tragedy to criticism of the aid agencies struggling to get relief through. Before long, the reports...

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Oxfam GB has pledged a package of between £2m and £4m in emergency aid after Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti which is thought to have killed tens of...

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A £30k-a-year Oxford University academic has pledged to donate £1m, two thirds of his expected future earnings, to effective overseas charities involved in tackling poverty.

Dr Toby Ord, a practical ethics researcher...

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Donations to the most recent disaster appeal in the Asia-Pacific region remain buoyant despite the continuing recession, according to a survey of around 1000 UK adults (16 plus) released this...

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Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

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