Will Ferrell takes part in Soccer Aid

Plus Edward Norton, Michael Sheen, Gordon Ramsay, Lewis Moody, Henry Tosh, Natalia Vodianova, Stella McCartney, Phil Spencer, David Cameron and Jamie Laing

Soccer Aid
Soccer Aid

- The actors Will Ferrell, Edward Norton and Michael Sheen and the TV chef Gordon Ramsay were among the celebrities who played in this year's Soccer Aid football match, which raised more than £4.2m for the children's charity Unicef. The game, in which England beat the Rest of the World 3-1, took place at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on 27 May.

- The former England rugby union captain Lewis Moody and the world champion powerlifter Henry Tosh, who both have the bowel disease ulcerative colitis, took part in Crohn's and Colitis UK's Radio Day. The pair did a mixture of live and pre-recorded interviews encouraging people with conditions similar to theirs to get involved in sport. The interviews were played on 154 radio stations last month.

- Famous names including the model Natalia Vodianova and the fashion designer Stella McCartney attended the NSPCC's Pop Art Ball in London on 24 May. The evening's auction helped to raise more than £1.1m for the children's charity.

- The TV presenter Phil Spencer completed the Castle 100 sponsored bike ride in Kent, in aid of the children's medical research charity Action Medical Research on 20 May. Participants could choose to complete a route of either 100km or 100 miles - Spencer did the 100km ride. "It was a terrific day," he said. "Easily my favourite bicycle experience of the year so far."

- David Cameron, the Prime Minister, visited the Alzheimer's Society's London offices on 24 May during Dementia Awareness Week to learn more about the charity's work.

- Jamie Laing, who appears in the TV show Made in Chelsea, hosted the Trust in Fashion catwalk show on 24 May. The event, at the Cafe de Paris in London, was staged to support the Rainbow Trust Children's Charity. "The work Rainbow Trust does to help families in difficult situations is immeasurable and they need our support," said Laing.

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