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Hollywood Stars Turn Out For Unicef Charity Auction

29th November 2012

Stars including Uma Thurman, Selena Gomez and Katy Perry gathered in New York earlier this week (27Nov12) for the annual Snowflake Ball to raise money for Unicef.Crooner Tony Bennett performed at the star-studded charity auction...

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Mariska Hargitay And Lucy Liu To Be Honoured For Activism

9th November 2012

Actresses Mariska Hargitay and Lucy Liu are set to be honoured at the 32nd annual Muse Awards next month (Dec12) for their commitment to helping women through various acts of charity.The Law & Order: Special...

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Roger Moore Lands Top Unicef Award

2nd November 2012

Sir Roger Moore was honoured with Unicef's inaugural U.K. Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday (01Nov12) in recognition of his 20-year tenure as a goodwill ambassador for the organisation.The James Bond legend has worked tirelessly for...

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Selena Gomez Crowned Glamour's Woman Of The Year

1st November 2012

Singer/actress Selena Gomez has been named Glamour magazine's Woman of the Year.Justin Bieber's girlfriend was chosen by editors at the U.S. publication in recognition of her career success and her extensive charity work, which includes...

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Chloe Grace Moretz Trick Or Treating For Unicef

16th October 2012

Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is putting her Halloween to good use this year (12) after signing up as the Unicef Trick or Treat Ambassador.The Hugo star is fronting the United Nations Children's Fund's annual campaign,...

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David Beckham Calls For Action Over Child Growth Problems

15th October 2012

David Beckham has visited Sierra Leone in a bid to highlight the scandal of children suffering growth problems due to a lack of nutrients.The soccer superstar jetted to the impoverished nation as part of his...

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Bond Producer Keen To Get Her Hands On Daniel Craig's Swimming Trunks

3rd October 2012

Bond movie fans bidding for Daniel Craig's CASINO ROYALE swimming trunks at an upcoming memorabilia auction could find themselves up against producer Barbara Broccoli.The movie mogul, who took over the 007 film franchise from her...

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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Face Off For J-14 Teen Icon Awards

13th September 2012

Pop couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift are all set for a Halloween to remember after leading all nominees for the 2012 J-14 Teen Icon magazine awards.Announced on Thursday (13Sep12), Bieber leads...

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Daniel Craig Up For More James Bond Movies - Report

6th September 2012

Daniel Craig is set to become the third longest-serving James Bond after signing on to play 007 in another two blockbusters.The British actor has already agreed to make one more Bond movie after upcoming film...

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James Bond's Aston Martin Set To Sell For $150,000

6th September 2012

Among some of the items available at an almighty sounding charity auction coming up in London next month, is arguably one of the most sought after cars of all-time, with a classy version of the...

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Robbie Williams Thrilled With Record-smashing Soccer Aid

6th September 2012

British singer Robbie Williams has thanked fans after learning this year's (12) Soccer Aid showdown pulled in a record-breaking $7.8 million (£4.9 million) for charity.The pop star, who co-founded the biennial celebrity fundraiser, served as...

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Nicole Kidman To Be Honored By New York Film Festival

22nd August 2012

Nicole Kidman is to be celebrated with a gala tribute at the New York Film Festival, reports the Associated Press. Her latest movie The Paperboy is also included in the festival's main slate.This year's New...

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Eddie Izzard Backs Unicef's Child Hunger Campaign

9th August 2012

British actor Eddie Izzard has thrown his support behind a campaign calling for an end to child malnutrition and urged his fans to sign a petition backing the cause.The funnyman is a longtime supporter of...

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David Beckham Heading To Downing Street For Child Malnutrition Meeting

26th July 2012

Soccer ace David Beckham is preparing to meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday (26Jul12) to discuss how to combat child malnutrition.The athlete, who is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children's...

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David Beckham To Visit British Prime Minister

26th July 2012

David Beckham will visit the British Prime Minister David Cameron today (26.07.12) in an attempt to convince him to take immediate action in combating malnutrition in very young children around the world.The LA Galaxy soccer...

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Jackie Chan Donates $200,000 To Flood Relief In Thailand

10th July 2012

Action man Jackie Chan donated $200,000 (£125,000) to officials in Thailand on Sunday (08Jul12) to help boost the country's flood relief fund.The Rush Hour star, a United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Goodwill Ambassador, toured orphanages...

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Jackie Chan Fighting Child Trafficking In Myanmar

3rd July 2012

Action man Jackie Chan is putting up a fight against child trafficking by jetting to Myanmar this week (begs02Jul12) to advocate for human rights.The Rush Hour star and United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Goodwill Ambassador...

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Alessandra Ambrosio Shows Off New Baby

27th June 2012

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has shown off her month-old baby boy for the first time in a series of touching family photographs.The Brazilian beauty gave birth to little Noah, a brother for her and businessman fiance...

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Tom Meighan Is A Dad

29th May 2012

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is celebrating after becoming a first-time father.The rocker's girlfriend Kim gave birth to daughter Mimi Malone a few weeks ago, according to Britain's The Sun. The publication reports Meighan's bandmate Serge...

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Gordon Ramsay And Will Ferrell Injured At Soccer

29th May 2012

Gordon Ramsay was rushed to hospital after falling ill during a charity soccer match.The 'Hell's Kitchen' star ended up being removed from the football pitch after a run in with former professional England player Teddy...

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Soccer Ace Insists He Mistimed Gordon Ramsay Tackle

28th May 2012

Former England soccer star Teddy Sheringham is adamant he did not intend to injure celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay during a charity match on Sunday (27May12), insisting he mistimed his challenge.Hell's Kitchen star Ramsay was given...

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The Things They Tweet 2656

28th May 2012

"Huge thanks to everyone who helped to make socceraid 2012 such an amazing success... A whopping £4m (plus) has been raised for unicef_uk so far!" Robbie Williams is thrilled after Sunday's Soccer Aid event in...

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Will Ferrell And Gordon Ramsay Injured In Charity Soccer Match

27th May 2012

Funnyman Will Ferrell and chef Gordon Ramsay were left injured as England beat the Rest of the World 3-1 in celebrity sporting event Soccer Aid on Sunday (27May12).Hell's Kitchen star Ramsay was given oxygen on...

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Robbie Williams To Have A Girl

25th May 2012

Robbie Williams' wife is expecting a girl.The 'Angels' singer is ''very excited'' about the impending arrival but admitted his spouse Ayda Field had asked him to keep quiet about the gender of their unborn baby.He...

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Keira Knightley Emotional During Chad Charity Trip

24th May 2012

British actress Keira Knightley was overcome with emotion on a charity trip to West Africa after witnessing the plight of malnourished children living in poverty.The Atonement star made the trip to Chad to support Unicef,...

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Robbie Williams Overwhelmed By Mexico Unicef Trip

23rd May 2012

British singer Robbie Williams felt overwhelmed meeting children on a recent charity trip to the slums of Mexico City, as the visit came just months before he's set to become a first-time father.The Angels hitmaker...

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Ewan Mcgregor's Emotional Trip To India

21st May 2012

Ewan Mcgregor has recalled his heartache following an emotional visit to one of the poorest parts of India.The actor visited the city of Patna in the state of Bihar in November (11) to record a...

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Selena Gomez Cuts Spending To Support Unicef Campaign

8th May 2012

Pop star Selena Gomez has vowed to live off just $1.50 (£0.93) a day this week (begs07May12) to support a United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) campaign in aid of starving African kids.The singer has served...

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Kasabian's Serge Joins The Rest Of The World For Soccer Aid 2012

4th May 2012

Kasabian guitarist Sergio Pizzorno joins the Rest of the World squad for Soccer Aid 2012, along with funny men Will Ferrell ('Anchorman'), Mike Myers ('Austin Powers') and Patrick Kielty; actors Gerard Butler ('300') and James...

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Ewan Mcgregor Films New Unicef Campaign Ad

25th April 2012

Actor Ewan Mcgregor has filmed a new public service announcement for Unicef, calling for help to save more than one million children in west Africa from the threat of starvation.The Trainspotting star is a longtime...

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