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Madonna Adoption Attacked By Neeson

12th January 2007

LATEST: Pop superstar MADONNA's adoption of a Malawian baby has come under renewed attack - this time from Hollywood star LIAM NEESON. The actor and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ambassador admits he has "a...

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Liu's Charity Trips Cancelled Due To Sick Aid Worker Deaths

2nd January 2007

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU has had recent UNICEF trips to Sri Lanka and Darfur cancelled due to fears for her safety. The globe-trotting actress and humanitarian was planning to visit refugees and children in...

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Ewan Mcgregor Thrilled With Miss Potter Bike Buy

18th December 2006

Motorbike fanatic EWAN MCGREGOR is whizzing around London on a vintage racing bike after buying it from a museum in the Isle of Man, while shooting new movie MISS POTTER. The actor couldn't resist a...

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Liu Shocked By Ridiculous Chinese Aids 'Cures'

29th November 2006

UNICEF ambassador LUCY LIU felt compelled to play a pregnant Chinese girl with AIDS in new movie 3 NEEDLES after learning of the methods hill tribes use to battle the killer disease. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS...

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Farrow Steps Up Darfur Campaign

22nd November 2006

LATEST: Crusading actress MIA FARROW has spoken out about atrocities in war-torn Sudan after returning to the US from a visit there. The ROSEMARY'S BABY star, an ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF),...

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Farrow Campaigns In Chad

14th November 2006

Crusading actress MIA FARROW has arrived in the African nation of Chad to raise awareness of the plight of people in neighbouring war-torn Sudan. The ROSEMARY'S BABY star, an ambassador for the United Nations Children's...

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Martin Planning To Adopt

14th November 2006

Latino pop star RICKY MARTIN is planning to follow in the footsteps of ANGELINA JOLIE and MADONNA by adopting a brood of underprivileged children. The SHE BANGS singer is already helping to house Indian street...

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Miller To Date Teenager

5th November 2006

JUDE LAW's actress girlfriend SIENNA MILLER is making a 16-year-old's dreams come true - by going on a date with him. The lucky teenager won the Kiss Kiss Bang Bang auction in aid of the...

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Fascinating Fact 2332

29th October 2006

Actress TEA LEONI's grandmother HELENKA PANTALEONI was the president of the US Fund for UNICEF for 25 years.

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Parker Passes On Family Tradition

27th October 2006

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is reliving her youth by accompanying three-year-old son JAMES on a Halloween tradition. The actress, 41, is a huge fan of the spooky season, which she used...

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Martin Defends Madonna

26th October 2006

Pop star RICKY MARTIN has hit out at press for criticising MADONNA's adoption of 13-month-old DAVID BANDA, insisting she's an "exemplary" mother and an inspiration for others thinking of adoption - including himself The...

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Liu Auctions Art

20th September 2006

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU is auctioning off her art to raise funds for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). An artist for 20 years, the actress is selling pieces from her own collection, admitting...

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Khan's Charity Work Inspired By Guilt

6th September 2006

HUGH GRANT's girlfriend JEMIMA KHAN confesses she is dedicating all her time to charity projects because she feels guilty about her privileged life. The socialite daughter of late billionaire SIR JAMES GOLDSMITH is an ambassador...

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Tagore Humbled By Aids Orphan

18th August 2006

Indian film legend SHARMILA TAGORE was humbled when she met a 12-year-old AIDS orphan in Uganda, who was bringing up her five siblings alone. The MISSISSIPPI MASALA actress, 59, visited the African nation last year...

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Tagore Urges India To Act Over Aids Crisis

18th August 2006

Bollywood star SHARMILA TAGORE has urged the Indian government to act quickly and educate youngsters about the country's burgeoning AIDS crisis. The DHADKAN actress, 59, has been studying the disease and HIV since becoming a...

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Harrison's Charity Super Concert To Be Remembered

31st July 2006

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's landmark Concert For Bangladesh is to be remembered at the New York venue where it took place on its 35th anniversary. Harrison's widow, OLIVIA, will attend a ceremony tomorrow (01AUG06) at...

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Baby Shiloh Gets Waxed

26th July 2006

Sculptors at Madame Tussaud's in New York have paid tribute to Hollywood's top family by recreating ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's baby SHILOH in wax to join her parents' likenesses in the famous museum. The...

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Farrow To Report Back To Un On Darfur

19th June 2006

Campaigning actress MIA FARROW has pledged to do all she can to help quash the uprising in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The Hollywood star is in the African country with her teenage son...

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Stone Furious At Unfulfilled Malaria Pledges

16th June 2006

SHARON STONE has lashed out at business moguls who pledged thousands of dollars towards helping fight malaria but refuse to pay up. The BASIC INSTINCT star urged the corporate tycoons to delve into their pockets...

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Williams Would Swap Tour For World Cup

8th June 2006

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS would happily trade his upcoming world tour for the opportunity to play in the FIFA World Cup, which gets underway in Germany this evening (08JUN06). The ANGELS singer recently captained...

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Farrow To Continue Working For Unicef

5th June 2006

Actress MIA FARROW insists her return to acting will not interfere with her efforts as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The 51-year-old star, who suffered from polio as a child, now...

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Williams Anxious About Charity

23rd May 2006

Singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS admits he is anxious about helping others, because he doesn't want to be seen as a wealthy celebrity using charity work for his own means. The star recently visited orphans in South...

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Williams Accuses UK Press Of Bigotry

22nd May 2006

British singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS refused to take part in a charity soccer match against Germany - because the UK press revel in slamming the European country. The ANGELS hitmaker is captaining the England team at...

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Lange And Loren's Kids Campaign

21st May 2006

Screen stars SOPHIA LOREN and JESSICA LANGE have teamed up to raise awareness of children who are HIV-positive in Russia. The actresses-turned-UNICEF ambassadors spoke out at the Heart of Gold ceremony in Russian capital Moscow...

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Williams' Soccer Talk With Blair

15th May 2006

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS is appealing to British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for soccer tactics - in a bid to publicise his fundraising celebrity match. The ANGELS star hopes teams featuring the likes of JUDE...

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Chan Films Bird Flu Warning

12th May 2006

Kung fu king JACKIE CHAN is starring in a new short - he appears in a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) public service announcement warning children about the dangers of bird flu. The goodwill ambassador...

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Bonham Carter Turns To Fashion

26th April 2006

Oscar-nominated actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER has joined forces with swimwear designer SAMANTHA SAGE to form new fashion duo, the Pantaloonies. The pair's first collection, Bloomin' Bloomers, will be launched by London's luxury department store Harrods,...

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Mouskouri: 'I Won't Fade Away'

11th April 2006

Greek superstar NANA MOUSKOURI is ditching pop even though her voice is still strong, as she is determined to go out with a bang. The bespectacled singer and UNICEF ambassador, 71, has launched her Last...

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Campbell And Jones Meet Mandela

4th April 2006

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL's meeting with former South African President NELSON MANDELA has been shrouded in secrecy amid fears her much-publicised assault charge could mar her charity efforts. The catwalk beauty was arrested last week (30MAR06)...

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Director Puttnam Plans Film Comeback

3rd April 2006

Award-winning director LORD PUTTNAM is planning a return to movie-making - but the CHARIOTS OF FIRE star insists he'll be steering clear of his usual Hollywood hits. David Puttnam, who was awarded an Academy Fellowship...

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