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Rowland To Headline Taj Mahal Charity Show

28th March 2006

DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND has signed on to co-host and perform at India's Taj Mahal for the Eighth Wonder Of The World AIDS international benefit concert series. The Agra, India event on 12 April...

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Martinez Challenges Williams To Soccer Match

27th March 2006

French actor OLIVIER MARTINEZ will be playing soccer against singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS in an upcoming charity match to raise money for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Martinez, the boyfriend of pop queen KYLIE MINOGUE,...

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Parker Plans Dream Unicef Trip

11th March 2006

SARAH JESSICA PARKER will realise a lifelong dream next month (APR06) when she becomes children's charity UNICEF's latest celebrity ambassador. The actress is packing her bags and planning a trip to Liberia to meet refugees...

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Liu Upset With Reality Tv Era

4th March 2006

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU fears reality TV has turned Americans away from the world's disasters. The actress recently shot a public information film in Balakot, Pakistan with children's charity UNICEF to show the extent...

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Liu Takes Cameras To Tell Pakistan Horror Story

2nd March 2006

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ambassador LUCY LIU has taken a camera crew to Balakot, Pakistan to film the devastation of October's 7.6 earthquake, which reduced the peaceful town to rubble....

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Chan Joins Fight Against Hiv/aids

15th February 2006

Action star JACKIE CHAN has joined the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in their campaign to help children living with HIV and AIDS. The RUSH HOUR hardman - who has spent years serving as...

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Indonesia Changed Bjork's Charity Outlook

14th February 2006

Icelandic singer BJORK has changed her outlook on large-scale charity fundraising following her emotional visit to Indonesia last month (JAN06). The ALL IS FULL OF LOVE star had always been suspicious of centralised organisations...

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Lee Urges Celebrities To Be Charitable

14th February 2006

Veteran British actor CHRISTOPHER LEE has hit out at stars who are too lazy to use their fame to help those less fortunate - partly blaming them for the "terrible mess" the world is in....

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Cinema For Peace Honours Good Night, And Good Luck

13th February 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY's GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK will be honoured as the Most Valuable Movie Of The Year at today's (13FEB06) charity event Cinema For Peace. Clooney's second project as a director, which he...

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Bjork Blown Away By Banda Aceh Visit

13th February 2006

Icelandic star BJORK is struggling to come to terms with her visit to Banda Aceh in Indonesia last month (JAN06). The PLAY DEAD singer visited the district devastated by 2004's Indian Ocean tsunami and...

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Liu Visits Pakistan

1st February 2006

Hollywood beauty LUCY LIU arrived in Pakistan yesterday (31JAN06) as she began a tour of areas ravaged by October's (06) earthquake. The KILL BILL beauty is expected to spend time with children affected by...

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Kidman Named Un Goodwill Ambassador

26th January 2006

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN is set to promote women's rights around the world in her latest role as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Development Fund (UNIFEM). The 38-year-old star has fulfilled the...

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Barrymore Wants To Be Journalist

25th January 2006

Movie star DREW BARRYMORE is eyeing a back-up career as a travel journalist if her acting career ever goes awry. The 50 FIRST DATES actress, 30, admits she doesn't get enough time to experience...

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Khan To Hit Out At Hurley

22nd January 2006

ELIZABETH HURLEY is under attack from HUGH GRANT's new love JEMIMA KHAN - after Hurley claimed the actor would never marry Khan. Socialite Khan was devastated when Hurley sniped that her former lover Grant...

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Belafonte Praises President Chavez

5th January 2006

Crusading US singer and activist HARRY BELAFONTE has praised Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ for his charitable efforts to help poverty-stricken families in America. The South American politician has put aside his well-publicised condemnation of...

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Mcgregor Pleas For Aids Orphans

16th December 2005

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR made a desperate plea on behalf of Africa's AIDS orphans following a five-day trip to Malawi yesterday (15DEC05). The STAR WARS actor, an ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund...

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Ricky Martin Announces Taj Mahal Show

15th December 2005

RICKY MARTIN has announced plans to play a special show at India's Taj Mahal on 25 February (06). The Latin heart-throb's Agra performance will kick off the 10 show 8th Wonder of the World...

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Williams Chooses Star Line Up For Soccer Team

6th December 2005

British pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS has asked Hollywood actors JUDE LAW and ORLANDO BLOOM to join his charity fundraising soccer team. The FEEL hitmaker, who will captain the team when they play 10 days...

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Mcgregor Gets Back On Bike

13th November 2005

Globetrotting actor EWAN McGREGOR is set to embark on another epic motorcycle journey, travelling from the tip of Scotland to Cape Town, South Africa. The TRAINSPOTTING star is to be accompanied by his friend...

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Quincy Honoured For His Compassion

4th November 2005

Legendary musician and producer QUINCY JONES is to be honoured with children's charity UNICEF's Spirit of Compassion Award at the organisation's annual Snowflake Ball in New York (28NOV05). Unicef bosses chose Jones as the...

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Milano Fights Depression With Good Deeds

24th September 2005

Sexy actress ALYSSA MILANO was so disillusioned with her life as a Hollywood star after returning from a charity trip to South Africa in 2000 she went through a severe bout of depression. Milano...

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Stars Line Up For Halloween Benefit Single

23rd August 2005

SUM 41, the YEAH YEAH YEAHS, BECK, the ARCADE FIRE and SONIC YOUTH are among the acts teaming up to record upcoming charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S HALLOWE'EN? The BAND AID-like supergroup will...

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Aiken Brought To Tears On Africa Trip

29th July 2005

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN was brought to tears on a recent trip to Northern Uganda, when he visited camps for thousands of displaced children. As part of his duties as a UNICEF ambassador,...

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Ricky Martin Vows To Stamp Out Arab Stereotypes

25th July 2005

Puerto Rican pop hunk RICKY MARTIN has vowed to make an effort to change the negative perception of Arabs in the Western world. As part of his trip to Jordan - his first ever...

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Mcgregor To Open Children's G8 Summit

15th June 2005

Scottish screen star EWAN McGREGOR will open the children's version of the G8 summit next month (JUL05) - the C8 summit. Kids from the world's poorest nations will join youngsters from the wealthiest...

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Arrested Development Win Hit Me Baby

7th June 2005

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT won the first heat of America's new reality TV contest HIT ME BABY 1 MORE TIME last week (02JUN05). The PEOPLE EVERYDAY rap-pop group won a $25,000 (GBP13,100) donation to their favourite...

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Spike Lee Directs Harrowing Aids Film

2nd May 2005

SPIKE LEE has joined the list of directors making short films for a new UNICEF project after agreeing to turn a harrowing script written by his siblings into a movie. The movie mogul joins...

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Celine Dion To Honour Tsunami Victims

26th April 2005

CELINE DION will dedicate the 8 May (05) performance of her Las Vegas show NEW DAY to raising money for victims of last year's (04) devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. Proceeds from the US Mother's...

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Kidman: 'Charity Is More Important Than Movies'

22nd April 2005

OSCAR-winning actress NICOLE KIDMAN insists her charity work is more important than pursuing her hugely successful acting career. The Australian star, who sported a pink wristband at last week's (14APR05) British premiere new movie...

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Chaka Chaka Joins Unicef

21st April 2005

South African singer YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA is the latest star to help the UNITED NATION'S CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF), after being named as the agency's spokeswoman for malaria in eastern and southern Africa. The I'M...

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