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David Beckham Meets Street Kids In Philippines

2nd December 2011

David Beckham has met children who live on the streets in the Philippines. The soccer star - who has four children, Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, nine, Cruz, six, and four-month-old daughter Harper with wife Victoria Beckham...

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David Beckham Visits Filipino Street Kids

2nd December 2011

Soccer superstar David Beckham has jetted to the Philippines to visit children stuck in a life on the streets as part of his role as Unicef Goodwill Ambassador.The sports hero is in the country's capital...

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Uma Thurman, Adrien Brody And Parker Line Up For Unicef Work

30th November 2011

Hollywood stars Uma Thurman and Adrien Brody have offered up their services to help draw attention to United Nations children's campaigns around the world.The actors have been longtime supporters of Unicef (United Nations Children's Fund),...

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Harmon Heading To India For Unicef

30th November 2011

Actress and ex-model Angie Harmon is turning a planned New Year's (12) vacation in India into a humanitarian trip for United Nations officials.The former Law & Order star is set to visit friends in the...

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Shakira Backing Indian Education Drive

17th November 2011

Pop superstar Shakira has met with youngsters in India to highlight the importance of education in the country.The Hips Don't Lie hitmaker serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef and she flew out to the...

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Kate Middleton Sparks Pregnancy Rumours In Copenhagen

7th November 2011

Britain's Kate Middleton has sparked rumours she could be pregnant by deciding against eating some peanut paste. The Duchess of Cambridge turned down an invitation to taste the foodstuff - which is being sent to...

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Duchess Catherine's Aid Work Praised

5th November 2011

Prince William and Duchess Catherine's charity efforts have been praised by former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore.The actor – an ambassador for charity UNICEF – met with the royal couple in Copenhagen, Denmark, where...

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Hindus Take Aim At Susan Sarandon For Nazi Pope Remark

18th October 2011

Hindu leaders have thrown their support behind outraged Catholics and taken aim at actress Susan Sarandon for remarks she made about the Pope.Sarandon branded His Holiness Pope Benedict Xvi a "Nazi" during a film festival...

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Eddie Izzard Visits Africa To Highlight Humanitarian Issues

28th September 2011

British funnyman Eddie Izzard has embarked on a tour of Africa in a bid to raise awareness of humanitarian issues.The Cars 2 star jetted off last week (ends25Sep11) to help Unicef, and he kept his...

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Mia Farrow Visits African Refugee Camp

6th September 2011

Actress and activist Mia Farrow has appealed for aid to stop the "terrible" famine crisis in Africa after a harrowing visit to a refugee camp in Kenya.The Rosemary's Baby star is an outspoken campaigner for...

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Princess Beatrice Couldn't Carry Off Hat

2nd September 2011

Tom Ford says Princess Beatrice didn't have the right skills to pull off the hat she wore to the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.The redheaded royal caused a worldwide sensation when she...

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Klum Trick Or Treating For Unicef

26th August 2011

Supermodel Heidi Klum is preparing to spook kids this Halloween after signing up as the Unicef Trick or Treat Ambassador.The blonde beauty and mum-of-four is fronting the United Nations Children's Fund's annual campaign, which encourages...

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Jack Johnson Donates $30,000 To Africa Famine Relief

24th August 2011

Jack Johnson has donated $30,000 (£18,750) to help feed Africans caught up in the current famine crisis.The singer/songwriter has pledged $10,000 (£6,250) to Unicef, Save the Children, and the World Food Programme, who are all...

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Ewan Mcgregor Signs Up For Yacht Race

5th August 2011

Actor Ewan Mcgregor is hitting the high seas off the coast of Britain to compete in a sailing race for charity.The Trainspotting star will hop onboard a yacht with British sailor Alex Thomson for the...

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David Beckham Appeals For Africa Aid

29th July 2011

New dad David Beckham is urging fans to donate to Unicef's Africa drought and famine fund, insisting he "cannot begin to think" about the effect of the "horrific" crisis.The soccer superstar is a Goodwill Ambassador...

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Harrison's Widow Rallies Stars For Africa Fundraising

28th July 2011

Eric Clapton, Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias and Ringo Starr are among celebrities who have teamed up with the widow of Beatles star George Harrison to raise money for the victims of drought and famine in...

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Ferguson Hired Princess Beatrice Stylist After Wedding Hat Disaster

25th July 2011

Former British royal Sarah Ferguson was so upset about the furore surrounding her daughter Princess Beatrice's bizarre royal wedding hat, she hired the youngster a stylist.The Duchess of York wasn't invited to Prince William and...

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Mena Suvari Backs Famine Campaign

21st July 2011

Actress Mena Suvari is calling on her fans to support a campaign to end famine in east Africa.The American Beauty star has urged her followers on Twitter.com to donate cash to Unicef's drive to raise...

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Fascinating Fact 11769

14th July 2011

Celebrated Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi has been appointed a goodwill ambassador for The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef). The star, known to fans as Tuku, joins fellow representatives such as Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg and...

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Mcgregor's Tv Appeal For Unicef

13th July 2011

Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor is fronting a new Unicef television appeal urging British fans to donate money to help children survive in drought-hit east Africa.The Trainspotting star, who is a longtime U.K. ambassador for the...

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Shakira Meets With School Children And World Leaders In Israel

21st June 2011

Colombian singer Shakira met with world leaders in Israel on Tuesday (21Jun11) to discuss the need for free, quality education for all children.The Unicef Goodwill Ambassador toured the Max Payne Hand In Hand School for...

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Shakira Heading To Israel To Discuss Children's Education

16th June 2011

Colombian pop superstar Shakira is heading to Israel next week (begs20Jun11) to highlight the importance of education for children across the world.The Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Hips Don't Lie hitmaker has been invited to attend...

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Fascinating Fact 11490

23rd May 2011

The quirky Philip Treacy hat Princess Beatrice wore to the royal wedding last month (Apr11) has sold for $130,000 (£81,100) on eBay.com. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Unicef and the Children in Crisis charity.

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Jack Black Sings Karaoke For Charity

19th May 2011

Actor/rocker Jack Black has used his vocal skills to raise money for charity after taking part in a celebrity karaoke fundraiser.The School Of Rock star headlined Unicef's Playlist for A-List event, which benefits the Schools...

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Fascinating Fact 11471

18th May 2011

Bids for the quirky Philip Treacy hat Princess Beatrice wore to the royal wedding last month (Apr11) have passed $30,000 (£18,700) in an online auction. The sale ends on Sunday (22May11) and proceeds will benefit...

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Bids For Princess Beatrice's Hat Reach 18k

18th May 2011

Princess Beatrice's royal wedding hat has attracted a bid of £18,400.The 22-year-old royal listed the bizarre Philip Treacy creation on auction website eBay in order to make money for the Little Bee Initiative, a charitable...

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The Things They Tweet 1591

13th May 2011

"Shall I bid for the glorious Princess Beatrice Philip Treacy hat? It is for Unicef after all. And such a fine lid." Veteran British actor Stephen Fry is considering bidding for the designer Philip Treacy...

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Princess Beatrice Sells 'Jellyfish Hat' On Ebay

12th May 2011

Princess Beatrice, the 22-year-old daughter of Sarah Ferguson, is selling her bizarre royal wedding hat on Ebay. Princess Beatrice became the subject of ridicule after she attended the Royal Wedding at Westminster Abbey wearing the...

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Fascinating Fact 11436

12th May 2011

Princess Beatrice is auctioning off the designer Philip Treacy hat she wore to the royal wedding last month (Apr11) to raise funds for Unicef and the Children in Crisis charity.

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Stars Sign Up For Karaoke Concert

9th May 2011

Hollywood stars Kristen Bell, Jack Black and Christian Slater are set to sing for charity at an upcoming karaoke fundraiser.Rita Wilson, Kyle MacLachlan, James Denton and Lori Loughlin will also step up to the mic...

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