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Geldof's Tv Programming Outrage

SIR BOB GELDOF is furious his new teaching channel has been positioned between stations broadcasting adult material by digital TV suppliers. The LIVE 8 campaigner has launched Teachers' TV through his Ten Alps production...

Weller Slams Music Legends

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has lashed out at past winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brit Awards - just two weeks before he receives the prestigious honour. THE JAM star...

Geldof: 'I Will Make Aid Pledges Happen'

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF has vowed to ensure politicians stick to the aid pledges they made at last year's (JUL05) G8 summit in Scotland. The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman plans to campaign...

The Black Eyed Peas Take Two French Music Awards

THE BLACK EYED PEAS were the big winners at the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France, on Saturday night (21JAN06), scooping the Best International Group and Best International Album accolades. However, the WHERE IS...

Peaches Geldof Calls For End To Silly Names

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES is appealing to celebrities to give their children normal names, insisting her seven-word moniker has made her life hell. The 16-year-old, whose full name is PEACHES HONEYBLOSSOM MICHELLE CHARLOTTE...

The Killers: 'We'll Never Top Live 8'

THE KILLERS are terrified they won't be able to replicate the success they enjoyed last year (05) - culminating in their performance at the London Leg of the Live 8 charity extravaganza in July (05)....

Lynott Tricked Geldof With Heroin

Late THIN LIZZY rocker PHIL LYNOTT once "slipped" SIR BOB GELDOF a line of heroin so he could bed his girlfriend behind his back. The two Irishmen were partying in the late 1970s when...

Geldof Given Special Gift By Neighbours

SIR BOB GELDOF was presented with a very special Christmas gift by his friends and neighbours in recognition of his high profile charity work. The anti-poverty campaigner, who organised Live Aid in 1985 and...

Geldof: 'I Am No Conservative Politician'

LATEST: Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has denied supporting Britain's Conservative political party, despite agreeing to develop the group's policy on tackling world poverty. The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman, who organised musical charity extravaganza...

Geldof To Be Conservative Consultant

Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF is to advise the UK's Conservative political party on how to tackle global poverty. Geldof, who helped organise the Make Poverty History campaign earlier this year (05), is to...

Geldof Slams World Trade Deal

SIR BOB GELDOF has dismissed the deal struck at last week's (ends18DEC05) World Trade talks as "thin gruel" for Africa. The Irish singer is a committed campaigner and organised the Live 8 concerts in...

Geldof Urges Middle East To Give More To Africa

SIR BOB GELDOF attacked Arab nations for not donating more money to ease poverty in Africa, at a Dubai conference on Friday (16DEC05). The Live 8 organiser accused the Middle East region of...

Bono: 'U2 Thought I Would Destroy Them'

Irish singer BONO has become so politically active that his band U2 were once afraid he would ruin them. The ELEVATION hitmaker, who teamed up with SIR BOB GELDOF to organise the Live 8...

Swayze Gets Stellar Support For Tv Show

LATEST: PATRICK SWAYZE has recruited ethically-minded superstars STING, BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF to lend support to his highly-anticipated conservation reality TV series. The DIRTY DANCING star insists reality TV can save the world...

Geldof Slams Eu At Prize-giving

LATEST: Rocker SIR BOB GELDOF accepted the Man For Peace Award at a ceremony in Rome today (24NOV05), and took the opportunity to attack the European Union (EU) for failing to aid fair trade with...

Geldof To Be Named Nobel 'Man For Peace'

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF will receive the Man For Peace award at the annual Nobel Peace Prize laureates meeting in Rome, Italy, on Thursday (24NOV05). The charity campaigner will be presented with...

Geldof: 'Why I Am So Miserable?'

BOOMTOWN RATS frontman SIR BOB GELDOF can't understand why he's always so miserable - because he's blessed with the perfect life. The Live 8 organiser, who is famous for his grumpy persona, blames his...

Geldof Contemplated Suicide

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF was so depressed after ex-wife PAULA YATES divorced him he contemplated suicide.. British TV presenter Yates - who died of a drug overdose in 2000 - left Geldof...

Geldof Honoured For Poverty Campaigning

Veteran campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF will be presented with a European human rights awards on Monday (21NOV05), in recognition of his work to alleviate poverty in the developing world. The 54-year-old Live 8 organiser,...

Williams' Former Manager Fears He Will Self-destruct

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS' former manager is terrified he will self destruct. NIGEL MARTIN-SMITH managed Williams when he was a member of 1990s boyband TAKE THAT and he worries the ANGEL singer will...

Peaches Goes Muslim

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES will spend a fortnight at an all-female Muslim commune for a TV documentary - in a bid to remind viewers there is more to the religion than fundamentalism. The...

Geldof: 'I Hate Campaigning'

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF has blamed his constant depression on his long-standing battle to make poverty history. The campaigner and former BOOMTOWN RATS star is desperate to eradicate starvation in the developing...

Madonna Pays Tribute To Geldof

Superstar MADONNA paid tribute to Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) last night (03NOV05), despite declaring the former BOOMTOWN RAT "drives me crazy, you f**ker". The MATERIAL...

Live 8 Concerts Pull In Huge Surplus

July's (05) worldwide Live 8 concerts have generated a $12 million (GBP6.6 million) surplus - even though they weren't intended to be fundraisers. The series of supergigs, organised by SIR BOB GELDOF, were organised...

Eminem Ignored Bono's Live 8 Calls

Live 8 organisers SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO were furious when rapper EMINEM refused to return their phonecalls about performing at the poverty awareness bash. They sent the STAN hitmaker photographs of African fans...

Geldof: 'No More Live 8'

SIR BOB GELDOF has vowed never to arrange another LIVE 8 gig - because he is getting too old. The poverty-awareness campaigner, who has just been named 2005 Man of Peace, organised Live Aid...

Geldof Named Man Of Peace

SIR BOB GELDOF has been named the 2005 Man Of Peace by winners of the Nobel Peace Prize for his "outstanding contribution to international social justice and peace". The Live 8 organiser will be...

Geldof Hails Live 8 'A Devastating Bomb'

Crusading rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has warned politicians the Live 8 concerts this summer (2JUL05) were "not the blinking of an eye but a devastating bomb" that will spur today's youth to fight against global...

Madonna Upset Her Kids With Live 8 Performance

MADONNA considered snubbing SIR BOB GELDOF's offer to perform at the London leg of Live 8, because she was unrehearsed and had promised her kids a trip to the countryside. The MATERIAL GIRL agreed...

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