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Peaches Geldof's Family To Set Up Charity?

Peaches Geldof's widower and father want to set up a drugs charity in her honour.The 25-year-old socialite died from a heroin overdose last April and Thomas Cohen - with who she had sons Astala, now...

Peaches Geldof's Family Don't Want 'Sad' Anniversary

Peaches Geldof's family are determined the anniversary of her death will not be a ''sad day''.The 25-year-old socialite - who had sons Astala, two, and Phaedra, 22 months, with husband Thomas Cohen - died of...

Pixie Geldof Lands Record Deal

Bob Geldof's daughter Pixie is set to follow her father into the music industry after landing a record deal.Pixie Geldof has been signed to Stranger Records, which boasts singer Lana Del Rey on the books,...

Ed Sheeran Leads Star-studded Marriage Proposal

A host of celebrities including Ed Sheeran, Bob Geldof and Nile Rodgers have teamed up to help a British man propose to his girlfriend of 12 years.Jim MACAulay spent four years recruiting stars to film...

Bob Geldof Spending Christmas With Peaches' Children

Bob Geldof is easing his pain as he faces his first Christmas since the death of daughter Peaches by surrounding himself with her children.Peaches passed away aged 25 after a heroin overdose at her home...

Rita Ora's 'Indescribable' Obama Performance

Rita Ora says it was an ''indescribable honour'' performing for the Obamas. The 24-year-old star took to the stage at the 33rd annual Christmas in Washington concert on Sunday (14.12.14) at the National Building Museum...

Fifi Geldof Contracts Pneumonia

Bob Geldof's daughter Fifi has been struck down with pneumonia.The 31 year old took to Instagram.com to tell followers about her painful symptoms, which include coughing up blood and difficulty breathing. Fifi shared a...

Bob Geldof Pens Article Urging Public To Ignore Band Aid Criticism

Bob Geldof has written a newspaper article encouraging the public to ignore criticism of the recent Band Aid single and buy the track to raise money to tackle the Ebola crisis.A number of celebrities have...

John Lydon Blasts Band Aid

Outspoken rocker John Lydon has criticised Bob Geldof's Band Aid project for "eating up" charitable donations on administration costs.The Sex Pistols star fears the fundraising initiative for good causes in Africa wastes a lot of...

Bob Geldof Launches Band Aid Challenge

Bob Geldof has urged fans to take part in the Band Aid Challenge.The Boomtown Rats frontman is hoping to raise more money for Ebola relief with a social media effort similar to the Ice Bucket...

Ebola Survivor Will Pooley Calls Band Aid 30 "Culturally Ignorant"

Will Pooley, the British aid worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, has criticized Bob Geldof's Band Aid 30 charity single, calling it "culturally ignorant" and "cringeworthy."Sir Bob Geldof says he doesn't really care about...

Bob Geldof Defends Leaving Paul Mccartney Out Of Band Aid 30

Rocker Bob Geldof has defended his decision to leave Sir Paul Mccartney out of his recent Band Aid 30 project.The Boomtown Rats singer rallied stars including Bono, One Direction, and Ed Sheeran to re-record his...

Bob Geldof's Christmas Plans

Bob Geldof will spend Christmas with his family.The Boomtown Rats singer - who lost his daughter, Peaches Geldof, in April this year to a heroin overdose when she was just 25-years-old - has revealed that...

Bob Geldof 'Banned' Paul Mccartney

Bob Geldof ''banned'' Paul McCartney from performing on the new Band Aid track.Stars including One Direction, Ed Sheeran and U2's Bono were handpicked by Bob to sing on the latest version of 'Do They Know...

Kasabian Hit Out At Band Aid 30

Rockers Kasabian have hit out at Bob Geldof's Band Aid 30 project, branding it inappropriate and old fashioned.The Boomtown Rats singer last month (Nov14) rallied stars including Bono, One Direction, and Ed Sheeran to re-record...

Bob Geldof Teams Up With Bruni For French Band Aid

Bob Geldof enlisted Carla Bruni to write a French version of Band Aid 30.The 63-year-old singer has revealed he has been involved in the translation of the classic Christmas song 'Do They Know It's Christmas?',...

One Direction Give Up Day Off For Band Aid

One Direction gave up their only day off to record Band Aid 30.Harry Styles convinced his band mates Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson to come into the recording studio to help...

Angelina Jolie Says Bob Geldof Is A 'Wonderful Man'

Angelina Jolie thinks Bob Geldof is a ''wonderful, wonderful man''.The former Boomtown Rats star has been criticised for his part in the Band Aid 30 single, which is considered patronising by some, but Angelina, 39,...

Rita Ora Stays Cool About 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Role

It's clear that Rita Ora has got a lot on her plate at the moment, with anticipation surrounding her next movie 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' at an all time high especially, but she still found...

Liam Payne: There Were Divas Recording Band Aid 30

Liam Payne claims there were ''divas'' at the recording of the Band Aid 30 single.The One Direction singer insists he and his bandmates - Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan - weren't...

Bob Geldof Urges Re-buy Of Band Aid

Bob Geldof has urged people to delete and re-download the Band Aid 30 single.The Boomtown Rats frontman is pleased 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?' single - which is raising money to fight Ebola in...

Emeli Sande Addresses Band Aid Song Controversy

British singer Emeli Sande has offered an apology to fans and thrown her support behind Bob Geldof following accusations the new lyrics in Do They Know It's Christmas? enforce negative stereotypes about Africa.The Next To...

Lily Allen Snubs 'Smug' Band Aid

British singer Lily Allen refused to take part in Bob Geldof's latest Band Aid single because she fears the charity project comes across as "a bit smug".The Smile hitmaker reveals Geldof asked her to take...

Emeli Sandé Wants New Band Aid Track

Emeli Sandé is not happy with Band Aid 30 and wants a ''whole new song''.The 27-year-old featured on the fourth incarnation of the charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' but was unhappy with the...

Sam Smith Nearly Missed Band Aid Call

British pop star Sam Smith nearly missed Bob Geldof's invitation to join Band Aid 30 because he refuses to answer his phone to private numbers.The Stay With Me singer asked a member of his band...

Olly Murs Wants To Organise New Live Aid Gig

Olly Murs wants to organise a Live Aid concert with Bob Geldof for 2015.The 30-year-old pop star was invited to sing on the Band Aid 30 recording of 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' by Bob...

Fuse Odg: 'I Was Shocked And Appalled By Band Aid 30 Single'

British-Ghanaian singer Fuse Odg pulled out of Bob Geldof's latest Band Aid project after he asked for the song's re-written lyrics and was "shocked and appalled" by what he read.The Antenna hitmaker, who was born...

Bob Geldof Eyes Solo Versions Of Band Aid Hit

Bob Geldof wants to release solo versions of Do They Know It's Christmas? as he is so impressed by Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith's unique performances on the collaborative single.The British stars contributed to the...

Bob Geldof Stands Up For Politician In Court Case

Rocker Bob Geldof has stepped in to defend a British politician after he was accused of patronising police officers guarding the gates of Downing Street.Conservative Member of Parliament (Mp) Andrew Mitchell resigned from his prestigious...

Bob Geldof Wants Solo Band Aid Tracks

Bob Geldof wants to release Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran's solo versions of 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The artists taking part in Band Aid 30 - which is raising money for the Ebola crisis...

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