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Liu Humbled By Unicef Trip To Lesotho

20th April 2005

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU has just returned from impoverished Lesotho in southern Africa on her first mission as children's charity UNICEF's latest celebrity ambassador. The actress admits she was humbled by the experience,...

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Valderrama Jets To Japan To Party With Moore

19th April 2005

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA proved he remains devoted to his exgirlfriend MANDY MOORE, when he flew all the way to Japan to celebrate her 21st birthday with her. The singer and actress, who welcomed her...

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Agnes Chan Visits War-torn Darfur

18th April 2005

Singer AGNES CHAN is urging her fellow Japanese citizens to donate money to Sudan's war-torn Darfur region - after meeting victims displaced by over two years of conflict between government forces and ethnic minority rebels...

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Bjork Left Charity Single In Fans' Hands

5th April 2005

Icelandic singer BJORK invited her fans to remix hit 1995 single ARMY OF ME to raise funds for the UNITED NATION'S CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF) - and she was overwhelmed by the response she received....

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Aiken Visits Tsunami Victims

25th March 2005

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN flew to south-east Asia earlier this month (MAR05) to visit children affected by 26 December's (04) devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. The 26-year-old INVISIBLE singer, who became a UNICEF ambassador...

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Jolie Brought Down To Earth By Sierra Leone Refugees

11th March 2005

ANGELINA JOLIE giggles about her status as a Hollywood superstar when she visits poverty-stricken women in far flung places around the globe - because many of them don't know what an actress is. The...

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Jolie Upset By Judging Americans

11th March 2005

ANGELINA JOLIE is often appalled and upset by her fellow Americans' thoughts about foreign countries - because they reprimand her for taking her son to supposed trouble spots. The actress and UNICEF ambassador was...

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Grammy Charity Song Debuts High

24th February 2005

The star-studded tsunami-relief charity single, recorded live at the GRAMMY AWARDS, has become the highest BILLBOARD chart debut of 2005 after crashing into the new Hot 100 list at number 22. The version of...

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Mcgregor Wants To Motorcycle Through Africa

6th February 2005

EWAN McGREGOR is to embark on another long-trek motorcycle journey - this time through Africa. The TRAINSPOTTING actor and friend CHARLEY BOORMAN want to ride across the continent - six months after their...

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Clinton Launches Tsunami Relief Total Request Live

4th February 2005

Former US President BILL CLINTON introduced a special edition of MTV show TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) on TV yesterday (03JAN05) - to thank young Americans who have donated money to the victims of the south...

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Macpherson Promotes Breast-feeding At Hospital

20th January 2005

Mother-of-two ELLE MacPHERSON visited a hospital maternity ward yesterday (19JAN05) to promote breast-feeding for UNICEF (THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND). The Australian supermodel was shown around the maternity section of the Royal Durham Hospital...

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Nemcova: 'I've Not Profitted From Tsunami Injuries'

17th January 2005

Supermodel PETRA NEMCOVA has hit out at reports she was paid $1.5 million (GBP790,000) by an American magazine to pose for pictures while laying injured in a Thai hospital. The Czech catwalk queen broke...

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Ricky Martin Appeals To Celebs To Help Tsunami Victims

13th January 2005

Latino hunk RICKY MARTIN has travelled to Thailand to tour the beaches ruined by the 26 December (04) tsunami, as part of an appeal to celebrities to help victims of the disaster. The UNITED...

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Celine Plans Special Show For Tsunami Victims

13th January 2005

Generous CELINE DION is giving the proceeds from one special Las Vegas, Nevada, show to UNICEF's tsunami relief effort in south east Asia. The Canadian singer will hand over what she hopes will be...

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Bjork To Release Remixes Of Decade-old Track For Charity

12th January 2005

Singer BJORK is releasing multiple remixes of her 10-year-old track ARMY OF ME to raise cash for the UNITED NATION'S CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF). The Icelandic star has decided to revive the song, taken from...

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Liu Donates $200,000 To Tsunami Appeal

12th January 2005

Movie beauty LUCY LIU has donated $200,000 (GBP105,000) to the victims of last month's (26DEC04) Indian Ocean tsunami. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS star, 36, was "inspired" by Egyptian millionaire MOHAMED AL FAYED's generous donation to...

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Nelson Raises Hordes Of Cash At Tsunami Aid Concert

11th January 2005

LATEST: Country star WILLIE NELSON is elated after raising $75,000 (GBP39,473) for victims of the 26 December (04) tsunami tragedy during his charity show in Texas. Nelson and his fellow performers' show at the...

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Beckham Heads Tsunami Appeal

10th January 2005

LATEST: Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM will front a worldwide appeal to raise money for children affected by last month's (26DEC04) devastating tsunami in South East Asia. The 29-year-old, a hero to millions in the...

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Kidman Heading To Indonesia

8th January 2005

MOULIN ROUGE! star NICOLE KIDMAN and her sister ANTONIA are heading to Indonesia to aid the victims of 26 December's (04) South Asian tsunami tragedy. The Hawaii-born actress plans to jet into the country...

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Yun-fat Donates Photo To Tsunami Relief Auction

7th January 2005

Hong Kong superstar CHOW YUN-FAT is auctioning a photograph he took to raise funds for the Asian tsunami disaster recovery operation. The HARD BOILED actor, who last week (30DEC04) donated 200,000 Hong Kong dollars...

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Kilmer Joins United Nations

7th January 2005

Actor VAL KILMER has been named a UNESCO (UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION) ambassador. The HEAT star is delighted with his new role and hopes he can reunite his ALEXANDER castmates ANGELINA...

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Queen Donate Musical Profits To Tsunami Victims

7th January 2005

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR have generously pledged to donate profits from the 1,000th performance of their hit London musical to UNICEF's tsunami disaster fund. WE WILL ROCK YOU - the West...

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'Devastated' Dicaprio Donates To Tsunami Victims

6th January 2005

Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has made a donation to UNICEF after being "devastated" by the shocking 26 December (04) tsunami in Asia. DiCaprio has been watching the news in horror since the dramatic events,...

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Christina And Sheryl Step Up For Tsunami Victims

5th January 2005

LATEST: CHRISTINA AGUILERA, SHERYL CROW and country star TIM McGRAW have signed up to perform on an upcoming US TV telethon which aims to raise funds for the victims of the 26 December (04) tsunami....

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Dicaprio And Beckham To Visit Tsunami Zone

4th January 2005

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and DAVID BECKHAM are to pay separate visits to the area left devastated by last month's (DEC04) Asian tsunami, in an effort to boost morale in the region. DiCaprio filmed his hit...

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Sting Offers Yoga Sessions As Auction Prize

3rd January 2005

Rock superstar STING has agreed to teach yoga to two superfans for more than $250,000 (GBP131,580). The singer offered to raise money for the United Nation's Children's Fund (UNICEF) in London by pledging his...

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Hong Kong Stars Dig Deep

30th December 2004

Hong Kong superstars JACKIE CHAN and CHOW YUN-FAT have pledged money to charities helping victims of the tsunami that struck south-east Asia on Sunday (26DEC04) - and are encouraging others to do the same....

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Church 'Too Shy' To Talk To Sting

15th December 2004

Teenage singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH was "too shy" to talk to STING at a charity party - even though she would love to duet with her musical hero. The VOICE OF AN ANGEL star was...

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Halliwell Gatecrashes Charity Ball

15th December 2004

British singer GERI HALLIWELL stunned guests at a charity fundraiser by turning up unannounced with four friends. The former SPICE GIRL refused to let the fact that she had not bought any of the...

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Marley's Birthday Bash

11th December 2004

Reggae legend BOB MARLEY's 60th birthday is to be celebrated in Ethiopia in February (05) with a month-long run of special shows. The late great superstar's children and his former backing singers the I-THREE...

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