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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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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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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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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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Clay Lands Unicef Role

16th November 2004

AMERICAN IDOL favourite CLAY AIKEN has a new job - he has been named the National Ambassador for the US Fund for UNICEF. As an ambassador, the singer will help "save, protect and...

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Beckham The Un Ambassador

12th November 2004

British soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has been appointed a UNITED NATIONS (UN) ambassador. The ENGLAND captain's first mission will be to go to Africa in the new year (05) to encourage impoverished children to...

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Farrow Pleas For Peace In Sudan

8th November 2004

American actress MIA FARROW is heart-broken, after hearing horrific stories from Sudan refugees about their lives in the war-torn Darfur region. The ROSEMARY'S BABY star, 59, and her son SEAMUS, 14, are visiting the...

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Alyssa's Hallowe'en Treat

1st November 2004

Actress ALYSSA MILANO thrilled fans on American chat show ELLEN this morning (29OCT04) by dressing up as STAR WARS heroine PRINCESS LEIA to celebrate Hallowe'en. The CHARMED star also draped a cloth over her...

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Mcgregor Joins Unicef

3rd October 2004

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR has vowed to do all he can to help the world's poorest children following his motorbike adventure. The STAR WARS star has become an ambassador for UNICEF UK after seeing...

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Leoni Models Jewellery In Aid Of Unicef

29th September 2004

Actress TEA LEONI is currently modelling a range of luxury jewellery for children's charity UNICEF. Leoni, wife of DAVID DUCHOVNY, is a goodwill ambassador for the UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND, which her grandmother helped...

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Affleck Auctions Dinner Date

23rd September 2004

BEN AFFLECK is among a list of stars offering fans the chance to dine with him - as long as they make a huge charity donation. The Hollywood hunk will take a fan and...

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Mcgregor Finishes Bike Trek Tonight

29th July 2004

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR will complete his epic round-the-world motorcycle journey when he arrives in New York tonight (29JUL04). The MOULIN ROUGE star and travelling pal CHARLEY BOORMAN have spent four months trekking through...

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Jolie Cancels Olympic Torch Relay Appearance

22nd June 2004

UNICEF ambassador ANGELINA JOLIE has been forced to cancel her participation in the OLYMPIC torch relay - in order to reshoot scenes for her latest movie. The GIRL, INTERRUPTED beauty was due to carry...

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Scott And Woo Make Unicef Film

18th May 2004

Hollywood heavyweight movie-makers RIDLEY SCOTT and JOHN WOO have teamed up to make a new movie for children's charity UNICEF. The pair have each contributed one of seven short films about the plight of...

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Sir Peter Ustinov Honoured With A Public Memorial Ceremony

4th April 2004

OSCAR-winning actor SIR PETER USTINOV was honoured yesterday (03APR04) with a public memorial ceremony in Geneva's ST PETER CATHEDRAL. The London-born actor and entertaining raconteur, who passed away in Switzerland earlier this week (28MAR04),...

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Sir Peter Ustinov Dies Aged 82

29th March 2004

Acting legend SIR PETER USTINOV has died aged 82. The London-born actor and entertaining raconteur passed away in Switzerland yesterday (28MAR04). His acting career spanned more than 60 years - including ACADEMY AWARDS...

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Beckham Wiped From Charity Single

14th January 2004

Footage of soccer star DAVID BECKHAM has been scrapped from a new charity music video, after it was included without his permission. ENGLAND captain Beckham threatened legal action after video film of him with...

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Liv Tyler's Charity Inspiration

4th December 2003

Actress LIV TYLER was inspired to become an Ambassador for children's charity UNICEF by ANGELINA JOLIE and her idol AUDREY HEPBURN. Tyler signed to work as a National Ambassador for the charity's American fund...

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Angelina's Terrifying Ordeal

24th November 2003

ANGELINA JOLIE most terrifying experience as a UNICEF ambassador was when Sierra Leone authorities tried to confiscate her passport - and her identity. The actress was in the world's poorest country earlier this year...

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Bassett + Vance Become Unicef Ambassadors

19th November 2003

Hollywood couple ANGELA BASSETT and COURTNEY B VANCE are among the stars who have been appointed ambassadors for the US Fund for THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN FUND (UNICEF). The couple will be joined by...

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Indian Actor Signs To Unicef

3rd November 2003

Indian actor AMITABH BACHCHAN has become a goodwill ambassador for the UNITED NATION'S CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF). The move comes after a successful campaign, spearheaded by the 60-year-old Bollywood star, to promote the Indian Government's...

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Shakira Becomes Unicef Ambassador

24th October 2003

Latin singer SHAKIRA has been appointed a goodwill ambassador for international kids charity the UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF). The OBJECTION beauty is the first Colombian and the youngest person ever to serve as...

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Williams In Child-trafficking Campaign

25th June 2003

British singing sensation ROBBIE WILLIAMS has undertaken the role of raising awareness for the issue of child trafficking in his native country. The ANGELS singer has become involved with the UNICEF (UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S...

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