Millions raised for Children in Need

A MASSIVE £19million was raised for Children in Need during yesterday's fundraising extravaganza, it was revealed today.The 28th annual televised fundraiser, hosted by Terry Wogan, raised £19,089,771, which will go towards helping disadvantaged children in the UK.

A MASSIVE £19million was raised for Children in Need during yesterday's fundraising extravaganza, it was revealed today.

The 28th annual televised fundraiser, hosted by Terry Wogan, raised £19,089,771, which will go towards helping disadvantaged children in the UK.

The seven-hour programme featured a range of songs and sketches from some of the UK's most famous faces.

The Spice Girls made a much-anticipated live appearance, singing on UK television for the first time since they reunited earlier this year.

The group performed the official Children in Need single, Headlines (Friendship Never Ends) as well as 1998 release Stop, ahead of their forthcoming world reunion tour.

The BBC newsreaders also performed a hit from the West End musical Chicago.

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Last year's Children in Need event raised £18.3million on the night it was broadcast, and more than £33million in total.