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Bob Geldof's Christmas Plans

7th December 2014

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...

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Bob Geldof 'Banned' Paul Mccartney

6th December 2014

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...

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Bob Geldof Urges Re-buy Of Band Aid

24th November 2014

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...

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Bob Geldof Blames Himself For Peaches' Death

16th October 2014

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 4390046

29th September 2014

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...

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Syringe Used By Peaches Geldof Found In Drawer

27th May 2014

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,...

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

16th May 2014

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),...

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Boomtown Rats Reunion Tour Stumbles In Australia

18th April 2013

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...

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Isle Of White Festival Line Up Sees The Boomtown Rats Reunite

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th January 2013

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...

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Peaches Geldof Feels Old

21st August 2012

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...

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Bob Geldof Gatecrashed Indian Wedding

24th May 2012

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...

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Bob Geldolf Is 'Besotted' With New Grandson

14th May 2012

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...

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Bob Geldof Can't Pronounce Grandson's Name

8th May 2012

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...

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Peaches Geldof Gives Birth

22nd April 2012

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...

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

16th January 2012

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...

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Bob Geldof Reunites With Cott For London Show

22nd September 2011

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...

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Peaches Geldof Accused Of Shoplifting

15th March 2011

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...

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Peaches Geldof Dated Transsexual

18th February 2011

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...

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Florence And The Machine Set Recording Date

18th February 2011

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...

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Bob Geldof Not Sure Of Album Sales

28th January 2011

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...

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Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

29th November 2010

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...

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No Boomtown Reunion For Rats

12th October 2010

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...

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Michael Hutchence's Mother Dies

23rd September 2010

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,...

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Peaches Geldof's Family Music Rows

6th September 2010

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...

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The Things They Say 10595

24th December 2008

"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...

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Geldof Criticised By African Chief

12th March 2007

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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Geldof Fights Truancy

21st February 2007

Activist BOB GELDOF is urging the British Government to adopt a text-messaging based scheme to help cut truancy rates in British schools. The former BOOMTOWN RATS singer believes the Groupcall scheme, which alerts parents when...

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Geldof Collects Honorary Doctorate

9th January 2007

Campaigning rocker BOB GELDOF was yesterday (08JAN06) awarded an honorary doctorate from Newcastle University, England in recognition of his charity work with Make Poverty History. Geldof collected his Doctor Of Civil Law degree, honouring his...

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Geldof: 'Peaches Reports Are Nonsense'

5th October 2006

SIR BOB GELDOF has hit out at the press for writing "nonsense" about his daughter PEACHES, because he knows exactly what she gets up to. The former BOOMTOWN RATS singer has three daughters, Peaches,...

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Geldof: 'Paula Lived In Fear'

5th October 2006

SIR BOB GELDOF believes his late ex-wife PAULA YATES' fear of inheriting manic depression from her father contributed to her tragic death. The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman divorced TV presenter Yates in 1996 after she...

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