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Geldof In Live 8 Tax Wrangle

SIR BOB GELDOF is fighting the projected tax bill which will be incurred by the LIVE 8 ticket text lottery - which is being set up to cover costs for this summer's (02JUL05) rock extravaganza...

Geldof Invites Pope, Mandela And Dalai Lama To Live 8

SIR BOB GELDOF has asked the world's most prominent figures, including POPE BENEDICT XVI, the DALAI LAMA and NELSON MANDELA to take part in the anti-poverty rally and LIVE 8 charity concert this summer (06JUL05)...

Ferry Spared Jail For Parliament Protest

LATEST: Rocker BRYAN FERRY's son OTIS was convicted of a public order offence yesterday (26MAY05) but was spared jail - for storming Britain's Houses Of Parliament in a pro-hunt campaign last September (04). The...

Yorke Plans To Push Blair To Cut Carbon Emissions

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is pleased British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has begun to accept the climate change problem needs addressing - but he refuses to stop campaigning until the UK government meets targets to...

Ferry Sneaked Into Parliament

LATEST: The son of rocker BRYAN FERRY broke into Britain's Houses of Parliament after dressing as a builder and entered the chamber of the House of Commons through a broken security door, a court heard...

Geldof Urges Blair To Pressurise Bush Into Helping Africa

LATEST: Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has urged British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to secure "payback" for Britain's role in the Iraq war, by pressurising US President GEORGE W BUSH to increase his foreign aid...

Geldof Blasts World Leaders Over Africa

Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has slammed international efforts to eradicate poverty in Africa as "a complete and utter disgrace". Speaking at the Scottish Parliament's Conference On Africa event in Edinburgh yesterday (16MAY05), Geldof...

Rai To Star As Battered British Wife Who Fought Back

Bollywood beauty AISHWARYA RAI has signed up to star in a controversial new British film about a real-life murder. In PROVOKED, the BRIDE + PREJUDICE star will portray an Anglo-Indian woman who killed her...

Curtis Premieres New Film At G8 Summit

Acclaimed movie maker RICHARD CURTIS has moved the premiere of his new film THE GIRL IN THE CAFE to Scotland to coincide with the G8 Summit meeting. The first screening will take place...

Ferry's Son Arrested After Election

Rocker BRYAN FERRY's son was arrested this morning (6MAY05) after confronting and verbally abusing British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR following his victory in yesterday's (5MAY05) General Election. OTIS FERRY - a fox-hunting campaigner angry...

Irons Backs Opposition

British actor JEREMY IRONS has turned his back on the country's ruling LABOUR PARTY, after helping them get into power in 1997. The OSCAR winner campaigned for TONY BLAIR as part of the 'cool...

Nighy And Geldof To Protest Outside G8 Summit

LATEST: Actor BILL NIGHY is urging fans to join him and SIR BOB GELDOF when they protest outside July's (05) G8 Summit meeting in Scotland, to prompt leaders of the world's eight largest industrial countries...

Grant Tops Prime Minister Poll

British actor HUGH GRANT's role as Prime Minister in romantic comedy LOVE ACTUALLY was so convincing, 1,800 Britons have voted for him to replace premiere TONY BLAIR in a new survey. DVD company SILVERSCREEN...

Sir John Mills Dies

Legendary actor SIR JOHN MILLS has died following a battle with a chest infection. He was 97. The British star of over 100 films passed away at his Buckinghamshire, England, home yesterday (23APR05) after...

Eno Backs Liberal Democrats In UK Election

Veteran rocker BRIAN ENO has lent his support to British political party the Liberal Democrats in advance of next month's (05MAY05) general election in the UK. Eno, who recently announced he's reunited with his...

Rock Fans Want Coldplay Star For UK Leader

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has been named the UK's fantasy Prime Minister in a new poll. The survey, conducted by British rock magazine the NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS (NME), asked readers which musicians they would...

Carradine And Sands Take On Bush And Blair

Actors KEITH CARRADINE and JULIAN SANDS are teaming up on the Los Angeles stage to play US President GEORGE W BUSH and UK Prime Minister TONY BLAIR, respectively. The seasoned screen stars will star...

Gallagher Urges Fans To Vote Labour

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is urging the British public to vote for a continuing LABOUR government - to stop PHIL COLLINS returning to the charts. Drummer Collins has previously threatened to relaunch his chart...

Mccartney's Eldest In Marriage Split

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's eldest daughter MARY has separated from her television producer husband ALISTAIR DONALD after six years of marriage. According to friends, Donald has "been plagued by feelings of inadequacy" whilst living in...

Geldof To Publish Book On Travel Around Africa

SIR BOB GELDOF is set to publish a book on his travels in Africa. The Irish rocker-turned-activist, who has spent decades campaigning on behalf of the continent, will release GELDOF IN AFRICA in June...

Postlethwaite: 'Blair's Guildford Four Apology Came Too Late'

Actor PETE POSTLETHWAITE has blasted British Prime Minster TONY BLAIR's apology to the Irishmen wrongly convicted of IRA bomb attacks in England in 1974. Postlethwaite played GIUSEPPE CONLON in 1993 movie IN THE NAME...

Geldof Orders Blair To Swear At Bush

SIR BOB GELDOF has ordered British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to deliver an expletive-laden message to US President GEORGE W BUSH to wipe out poverty in Africa. The BAND AID star shocked the launch...

Leigh Directs Prime Minister's Wife

Film-maker MIKE LEIGH has directed British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's wife CHERIE in a new advert to raise money for breast cancer research. The VERA DRAKE creator filmed the commercials with the premier's spouse...

Gere Urges British To Vote Out Blair

Hollywood star RICHARD GERE has urged the British public to vote out Prime Minister TONY BLAIR at the next UK general election. The PRETTY WOMAN actor is baffled by Blair's alliance with US President...

Young Chased By Leading UK Political Parties

British singer WILL YOUNG is being courted by both the UK's leading political parties to sing their election campaign songs, but has yet to decide who he'll be voting for. The LEAVE RIGHT NOW...

Napalm Death Make Love Album

NAPALM DEATH lash out at US President GEORGE W BUSH and British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's terrorist hysteria on their upcoming album, because they are concerned people are being duped into supporting draconian laws and...

Cowell Recruits Fitness Guru

Music mogul SIMON COWELL was so shocked by how fat he looked on TV - he's hired celebrity lifestyle guru CAROLE CAPLIN to help him get into shape. The AMERICAN IDOL and X FACTOR...

Kerr Slams Bono For Political 'Suck Up'

British rock star JIM KERR has slammed U2 frontman BONO for "shamefully sucking up" to leading politicians. The SIMPLE MINDS singer hit out at Bono after he appeared with British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR...

Bono Congratulates Blair

Campaigning rocker BONO has praised British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for his contribution to eradicating poverty in Africa - but insists he isn't afraid to criticise heads of state when he thinks they aren't doing...

Stars Go On UK Radio To Raise Tsunami Funds

BRYAN ADAMS, MELANIE CHISHOLM, JAMELIA and RONAN KEATING are taking part in a fund-raising marathon on nearly 300 UK radio stations today (17JAN05). The stars are performing during the 12-hour event to raise money...

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