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Geldof Receives Courage Award

SIR BOB GELDOF has been awarded the 2006 Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award from the Holocaust Museum in Houston, Texas. Geldof was honoured for organising the 1985 Live Aid concert at the museum's annual...

Williams Defends Geldof And Bono

ROBBIE WILLIAMS insists rockers-turned-activists SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO should be supported in their actions, even if their reasons are "self-serving". The English singer is disgusted by critics who mock the megastar Make Poverty History...

Albarn Hit Out At Rock 'Do-gooders'

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN is fed-up of "hypocritical" rock stars who campaign for human rights, because he believes they are only increasing their own star power. Albarn, who is currently establishing a charity programme to...

Geldof: 'African Corruption Is Blocking Aid'

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF fears corruption in Africa is blocking billions of dollars in aid from reaching those dying from poverty. The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman is appealing to governments in the continent,...

Hutchence Family Fury At Film

LATEST: The family of late INXS star MICHAEL HUTCHENCE are furious after film bosses failed to consult them about making a movie chronicling the singer's life. British film director and friend of Hutchence NICK EGAN,...

Geldof's Adultery With British Tv Star

SIR BOB GELDOF's saintly image has been tarnished after British TV star CLAIRE KING claimed she had a secret affair with the anti-poverty campaigner - while he was married to his late ex-wife, PAULA YATES....

Shakira Eyes Latin 'Live Aid'

Latina singer SHAKIRA is following in the footsteps of Live Aid and Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF by planning a charity event to help the poor in South America. The WHENEVER, WHEREVER hitmaker claims...

Walsh Slams 'Jagger Impersonator' Geldof

Pop mogul LOUIS WALSH has slammed activist rocker BOB GELDOF over his claims show bands have destroyed the music scene. The WESTLIFE manager is furious at Geldof's comments at the Irish Record Industry Awards (IRMA)...

Geldof Slams China For Sudan Crisis

Human rights crusader SIR BOB GELDOF today (10APR06) blamed China for perpetuating the raging civil war in Sudan. The former BOOMTOWN RATS rocker insists China supports the Sudanese government - who, he claims, are "killers"...

Paltrow Is Best Dressed

Actress GWYNETH PALTROW has been voted the most stylish British woman in an annual poll in Harper's Bazaar magazine, despite being American. The SLIDING DOORS star, who lives in London with her COLDPLAY singer husband...

Geldof Honoured

SIR BOB GELDOF has been honoured with a prestigious IRMA award for his contributions to music - and he hopes the accolade will force the world to "take Irish people seriously". The Live Aid/Live 8...

Geldof's Bad Hair Day

SIR BOB GELDOF's tousled grey locks are sporting a new pink glow after the crusading rocker took part in an Indian light festival. The poverty awareness campaigner, who attended the traditional party with his girlfriend...

Peaches Proud Of Odd Name

SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES is proud of her unusual name and enjoys watching people's reactions when they are introduced to her. The 16-year-old also plans on giving her own children odd monikers -...

Bono: 'Geldof Almost Spat On Blair'

U2 frontman BONO had to separate SIR BOB GELDOF from TONY BLAIR to prevent him from spitting at the British Prime Minister. The crusading rocker came to the rescue after Geldof's discussion with the UK...

Madonna And Geldof Triumph In Germany

Pop superstar MADONNA and crusading rocker SIR BOB GELDOF were the big winners at Germany's annual Echo music awards last night (12MAR06). The MATERIAL GIRL was voted Best Female Artist at the Berlin prize giving,...

Yates' Mother: 'How Geldof Broke The News'

The mother of SIR BOB GELDOF's former wife PAULA YATES has told how he broke the news of her troubled offspring's death in 2000. HELENE THORNTON lost her TV presenter daughter, 41, to an accidental...

Camilla Triumphs In Best Dressed List

British royal CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL has beaten competition from younger regal females including ZARA PHILLIPS to make a surprise debut in the top ten of the world's best dressed women. PRINCE CHARLES' second wife...

Geldof Receives Freedom Award In Dublin

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF declared himself "flattered and honoured" to be awarded with the Freedom of the City in his Irish hometown of Dublin, yesterday (05MAR06). The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman was presented...

Peaches Geldof To Write Book

Rock campaigner BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES GELDOF is set to invade the literary world with her first novel. Not content with writing a newspaper column and having her own TV show, 16-year-old Peaches is...

Weller Blasts Crusading Rockers

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has questioned the sincerity of politically active musicians including SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO - branding their crusades "a bit suspect". The former THE JAM frontman, who snubbed last summer's (05)...

Ure Gets Second Degree

Poverty campaigner MIDGE URE will be made an honorary Doctor of Music by Edinburgh University this summer (JUN06). It will be the Live 8 organiser and former ULTRAVOX singer's second honorary award - he received...

Peaches Geldof Blasts 'Emaciated' Richie And Beckham

SIR BOB GELDOF's outspoken daughter PEACHES has slammed "emaciated" stars including NICOLE RICHIE and VICTORIA BECKHAM as the reason why so many girls have eating disorders. The 16-year-old Brit reserves a particular dislike for...

Peaches: 'Geldof Is Scary'

Crusading rocker BOB GELDOF has been branded an "angry Irishman" by his own daughter, who insists he is over-protective and volatile when it comes to her media exposure. PEACHES GELDOF claims her father worries...

Bono Presents Nme Award To Geldof With Four-letter Tirade

BONO shocked the organisers of last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London by delivering a tirade of four-letter words. The U2 frontman was introducing SIR BOB GELDOF, who won the Hero Of The Year...

Treble Triumph For Arctic Monkeys At Nme Awards

Indie icons ARCTIC MONKEYS were the big winners at last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London, scooping three awards including Best British Band. The four-piece, whose album WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT...

Bono Blames Geldof For Lack Of Black Live 8 Artists

Campaigning rockers BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF clashed over the lack of African artists performing at July's (05) Live 8 extravaganza. The U2 frontman aired his concern over the predominantly white line up, including...

Weller Slams Ordinary Boy

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has added THE ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON to the list of musicians he can't stand, after seeing the young singer appear on a reality TV show. Preston has reignited...

Wilson Unimpressed With Weller's Moans

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON is disappointed in his idol PAUL WELLER, after hearing the veteran rocker attack a host of other musicians. Weller hit the headlines last week (ends03FEB06) when he declared he...

Lydon Slams Geldof Over Live 8 Lies

JOHN LYDON is furious with SIR BOB GELDOF for using the SEX PISTOLS to promote Live 8 without his permission. The band was rumoured to be reuniting for the gig, but Lydon accuses Geldof...

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