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Daisy Lowe Still Speaks To Peaches Geldof

Daisy Lowe has kept ''talking'' to Peaches Geldof since her death last year and is sure she has seen her.The 26-year-old model still misses her close friend Peaches, who tragically died of a heroin overdose...

Bob Geldof Marries

Bob Geldof has got married.The 63-year-old rocker and long-term partner Jeanne Marine, 49, were watched by close family members as they tied the knot at an intimate ceremony in the Rayol Canadel Sur Mer in...

Bob Geldof's Meaningful Wedding Venue

Bob Geldof is to wed in the church which held the funeral for his late daughter.The Boomtown Rats star is set to marry his fiancée Jeanne Marine in a ''small, low-key affair'' at the church...

Bob Geldof's Property Burgled

Thieves broke into a shed at the Boomtown Rats frontman's home in Kent, England on Saturday (04Apr15) and stole gardening equipment and a chainsaw. A Kent Police spokesman tells Canterburytimes.co.uk, "We were...

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...

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...

Bob Geldof Blames Himself For Peaches' Death

Bob Geldof ''blames himself'' for his daughter Peaches' death.The Boomtown Rats frontman was left devastated in March when the 25-year-old star died from a heroin overdose and he admits her passing makes him feel like...

Fascinating Fact: 4390046

Bob Geldof and his Boomtown Rats performed their first U.S. show in quarter of a century on Friday night (26Feb14). The I Don't Like Mondays hitmakers hit the stage at New York City's Terminal 5...

Syringe Used By Peaches Geldof Found In Drawer

A syringe used by Peaches Geldof to inject heroin before she died was found in a drawer at her home. The needle was discovered by police who searched the late socialite's house in Wrotham, Kent,...

Midge Ure Wrote Candid Letter To Bob Geldof After Peaches' Death

Midge Ure wrote an emotional letter to his longtime friend Bob Geldof following the death of the Boomtown Rats star's daughter Peaches.The socialite was found dead at her home in Kent, England in April (14),...

Boomtown Rats Reunion Tour Stumbles In Australia

Bob Geldof's Boomtown Rats reunion tour has hit a stumbling block - music fans in Australia don't seem to be interested.A string of shows planned for next month (May13) have been cancelled due to poor...

Isle Of White Festival Line Up Sees The Boomtown Rats Reunite

Bob Geldof's band, The Boomtown Rats will reform to perform at The Isle of White festival, The Guardian understands. It will be the first time they've played together since 1986."Playing again with the Rats and...

Peaches Geldof Feels Old

Peaches Geldof has confessed she feels older than her years.The 23-year-old - who gave birth to her first child Astala in April - believes the lack of sleep and demands of being a mum have...

Bob Geldof Gatecrashed Indian Wedding

Bob Geldof went incognito as he crashed a couple's wedding celebration in India - and was stunned when a guest sang Boomtown Rats hit I Don'T Like Mondays.The 60 year old was on a trip...

Bob Geldolf Is 'Besotted' With New Grandson

Bob Geldolf is ''besotted'' with his new grandson, his daughter Peaches has revealed.The 23-year-old star - whose mother is the late Paula Yates - says her father just can't get enough of two-month-old Astala and...

Bob Geldof Can't Pronounce Grandson's Name

Peaches Geldof's father ''doesn't know'' how to pronounce her son's name.Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof admits he is unhappy with the moniker his 23-year-old daughter and her partner Tom Cohen chose for their baby, Astala...

Peaches Geldof Gives Birth

Peaches Geldof has become a mother for the first time.The 23-year-old star and her fiance, rocker Thomas Cohen, became parents to a baby boy - who they had previously announced they planned to name Astala...

Peaches Geldof's Baby Boy Due On Paula Yates' Birthday

Peaches Geldof has revealed that her first child is set to arrive on what will be already be an emotional day for the 24 year-old - April 24th 2012, the day that would have been...

Bob Geldof Reunites With Cott For London Show

Irish rocker Bob Geldof reunited onstage with his former Boomtown Rats guitarist Gerry Cott for the first time in more than 30 years on Tuesday (19Sep11).The singer thrilled fans at London's Cadogan Hall by inviting...

Peaches Geldof Accused Of Shoplifting

Peaches Geldof has been accused of shoplifting. The 21-year-old socialite was shopping in Camden Stables, in north London, when she allegedly took a £70 dress off a hanger in the Vintage King boutique and ran...

Peaches Geldof Dated Transsexual

Peaches Geldof once dated a transsexual.The 21-year-old star admitted she was "quite into it" when a date three years ago confessed he used to be female and she carried on seeing him after the revelation...

Florence And The Machine Set Recording Date

Florence And The Machine are to start record their album in "April or May".The 'Dog Days Are Over' group have been writing their second album since autumn last year, and guitarist Rob Ackroyd said the...

Bob Geldof Not Sure Of Album Sales

Bob Geldof doesn't think he will sell any copies of his new album.The former Boomtown Rats singer admits he enjoys the irony of the title of his fifth solo LP 'How To Compose Popular Songs...

Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

Bob Geldof has blasted charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' as one of the "worst songs ever".The former Boomtown Rats singer and charity campaigner co-wrote the festive staple - which was recorded by a...

No Boomtown Reunion For Rats

BOOMTOWN RATS star PETE BRIQUETTE has ruled out the possibility of a reunion, insisting the rockers have had too many "disputes" to come together again.Briquette has been in the studio with his former bandmate Bob...

Michael Hutchence's Mother Dies

Late INXS frontman Michael Hutchence's mother has died.Patricia Glassop passed away at her home in Queensland, Australia, yesterday (22.09.10) at the age of 84.Hutchence's brother Rhett Hutchence announced his mother's death in an internet post,...

Peaches Geldof's Family Music Rows

Peaches Geldof's father often argues with her boyfriend. Film director Eli Roth says the socialite's father - former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof - even jokes he doesn't approve of her choice in men because...

The Things They Say 10595

"He may be a great advocate of peace, but in real life he is not at all - he is very argumentative." Former BOOMTOWN RATS singer SIR BOB GELDOF has seen another side to the...

Geldof Criticised By African Chief

Campaigning rocker BOB GELDOF has been criticised by an African chief for "failing to honour his promise" to help develop a town in Ghana. Geldof visited Ajumako-Bisease in 2004 as part of TV series GELDOF...

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