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Peaches Claims Gbp250,000 Salary

SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES claims she banks GBP250,000 ($450,000) every year, despite being a schoolgirl. The 17-year-old describes herself as a "writer, journalist, documentary pro, mover and shaker" on her MySpace page, and...

Hutchence/yates Meeting 'Number One' Rock Interview

Late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's meeting with PAULA YATES on British TV show THE TUBE in 1986 has been named the best TV music interview of all time. Yates, who wed SIR BOB GELDOF later...

Geldof's Row With Neighbours

SIR BOB GELDOF has been threatened with legal action over plans to build a flat to house his ageing father. The 54-year-old former BOOMTOWN RATS singer was granted permission to build a basic apartment, but...

Hutchence's Mother: 'Tiger Lily Wants To Leave Geldof'

MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's mother PATRICIA GLASSOP claims her granddaughter TIGER LILY wants to leave her home in Britain with her half-sisters and adoptive father SIR BOB GELDOF, to live with her Australian family. Tiger Lily, 10,...

Peaches Slammed For 'Bono Must Die' Endorsement

PEACHES GELDOF has come under fire from her own dad SIR BOB GELDOF - for endorsing a British rock band called BONO MUST DIE. The 17-year-old socialite adores the alternative group, and has listed them...

Geldof Ticket Fiasco

An embarrassed SIR BOB GELDOF has been forced to axe two concerts in Italy at the last minute after selling a meager 345 tickets. The rocker was due to play Milan and Rome but jetted...

Teens Admire Geldof

Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has been hailed as teenagers' top role model in a poll by UK youth scheme the Duke of Edinburgh Award. While an impressive 19 per cent of youngsters admire...

Geldof's Row With New Zealand

SIR BOB GELDOF has landed into a row with the New Zealand government after branding the country's contribution to foreign aid "pathetic" and a "disgrace". The campaigning rocker claims New Zealand has handed over just...

Geldof's Row With New Zealand

SIR BOB GELDOF has landed into a row with the New Zealand government after branding the country's contribution to foreign aid "pathetic" and a "disgrace". The campaigning rocker claims New Zealand has handed over just...

Peaches Hides Tattoos From Sir Bob

Tearaway teen PEACHES GELDOF risks the wrath of her rocker father SIR BOB GELDOF after confessing she has some secret tattoos. The socialite has had three designs inked on her neck, craftily hidden by her...

Geldof And Bono Like Brothers

Rock campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF is so close to his fellow charity campaigner BONO, he has likened their relationship to "brothers". The former BOOMTOWN RAT and U2 frontman, who are both members of the campaign...

Geldof Praises Bush

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF has praised US President GEORGE BUSH for his aid work in Africa. The BOOMTOWN RATS singer is part of campaign group Debt, Aid, Trade And Africa, who are pushing...

Geldof Conference Cancelled

A business conference which was due to be hosted by SIR BOB GELDOF in Melbourne, Australia, today (11JUL06) has been cancelled following poor ticket sales. THE INFLUENTIALS event was aimed at business leaders and offered...

Geldof Wants Press To Leave Peaches Alone

SIR BOB GELDOF wishes the British media would leave his daughter PEACHES alone, because they portray her as a party animal when she is just a normal teenager. The former BOOMTOWN RAT accepts he can't...

Jagger Jokes About Lost Love

MICK JAGGER has poured his heart out about a lost love that escaped THE ROLLING STONES' history in a new spoof rockumentary. Fun-loving Jagger tries to keep a straight face as her pretends to reminisce...

Peaches Geldof Bemused At Fame

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES is struggling to work out why she is famous in her native UK. The teenager is a columnist for British publications The Daily Telegraph and ElleGirl, but is bemused at...

Cocker Releases Live 8 Rant

British pop star JARVIS COCKER is releasing his first solo work online - a revealing new track inspired by last year's Live 8 concerts. The former PULP singer's song C**TS ARE STILL RUNNING THE WORLD...

Geldof Subject Of Hate Campaign

SIR BOB GELDOF's socialite daughter PEACHES is being harassed by fans of British TV comic NOEL FIELDING, after she reportedly pretended to be dating the star. Peaches previously surprised visitors to her MySpace page by...

Nighy: 'Richard Curtis Should Be Recognised As A Great Brit'

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY is calling for British movie-maker RICHARD CURTIS to be given a major national award for his tireless devotion to solving world hunger. Nighy teamed up with the writer/director for ensemble...

Bono And Geldof Criticise Blair Over G8 Pledges

Campaigners SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO have hit out at the G8 countries, because they are failing to keep promises they made over debt aid to Africa. Britain and other members of the G8 group...

Rossi's Blurry Band Aid Memories

STATUS QUO guitarist FRANCIS ROSSI admits he was intoxicated with drugs when he recorded the Band Aid single in 1984. The CAROLINE band joined DURAN DURAN, GEORGE MICHAEL, BANANARAMA, SPANDAU BALLET, U2 and SIR PAUL...

Geldof's 'False' Dating Claims

SIR BOB GELDOF's socialite daughter PEACHES has sparked fury after claiming she is dating British TV comic NOEL FIELDING. Peaches recently split from long-term boyfriend RUPERT GRAVES and surprised visitors to her MySpace page by...

Geldof's Phone Power

Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF's power and influence is so great, he can speak to most of the world's leaders at the touch of a button. The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman admits he finds it...

Geldof Employs Dad As Security

SIR BOB GELDOF has enlisted his 92-year-old father to help protect his $27 million (GBP15 million) London mansion from "thieves and vandals". The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman has been repeatedly targeted by thieves who have...

Geldof To Check Up On G8

Irish rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has been selected by British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to police a G8 poverty deal, which will evaluate the progress made in the fight against poverty. The former BOOMTOWN RATS...

Midge Ure To Receive Second Degree

MIDGE URE is to be made an honorary Doctor of Music by Scotland's University of Edinburgh. It will be the Live Aid and Live 8 organiser's second such honour - last year (05) he was...

Stewart Creates Biopic For 'Fictitious' Band

EURYTHMICS star DAVE STEWART has created a fictitious 1970s supergroup for a quirky new rockumentary. Inspired by films like THE RUTLES and THIS IS SPINAL TAP, the guitarist has teamed up with songwriter KARA DioGUARDI...

Geldof's Daughter's Exam Trauma

Rock campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES is facing exam hell this summer (06) - after breaking her arm. The 17-year-old is currently revising for her GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Levels in History Of...

Ure Asks Leaders To Speed Up Free African Healthcare

Veteran campaigner MIDGE URE has urged world leaders to abolish fees for medical treatment in Africa. The former ULTRAVOX frontman, who masterminded Live Aid and Live 8 alongside SIR BOB GELDOF, has just returned from...

Geldofs: 'We're Not Britain's Hiltons'

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has hit out at comparisons between her and PARIS HILTON. The 17-year-old and her younger daughter PIXIE have been described Britain's answer to the Hilton sisters, Paris and NICKY, because...

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