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Harrison's Charity Super Concert To Be Remembered

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...

Baby Shiloh Gets Waxed

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...

Farrow To Report Back To Un On Darfur

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...

Stone Furious At Unfulfilled Malaria Pledges

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...

Williams Would Swap Tour For World Cup

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...

Farrow To Continue Working For Unicef

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...

Williams Anxious About Charity

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...

Williams Accuses UK Press Of Bigotry

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...

Lange And Loren's Kids Campaign

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...

Williams' Soccer Talk With Blair

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...

Chan Films Bird Flu Warning

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...

Bonham Carter Turns To Fashion

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,...

Mouskouri: 'I Won't Fade Away'

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...

Campbell And Jones Meet Mandela

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)...

Director Puttnam Plans Film Comeback

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...

Rowland To Headline Taj Mahal Charity Show

DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND has signed on to co-host and perform at India's Taj Mahal for the Eighth Wonder Of The World AIDS international benefit concert series. The Agra, India event on 12 April...

Martinez Challenges Williams To Soccer Match

French actor OLIVIER MARTINEZ will be playing soccer against singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS in an upcoming charity match to raise money for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Martinez, the boyfriend of pop queen KYLIE MINOGUE,...

Parker Plans Dream Unicef Trip

SARAH JESSICA PARKER will realise a lifelong dream next month (APR06) when she becomes children's charity UNICEF's latest celebrity ambassador. The actress is packing her bags and planning a trip to Liberia to meet refugees...

Liu Upset With Reality Tv Era

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU fears reality TV has turned Americans away from the world's disasters. The actress recently shot a public information film in Balakot, Pakistan with children's charity UNICEF to show the extent...

Liu Takes Cameras To Tell Pakistan Horror Story

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ambassador LUCY LIU has taken a camera crew to Balakot, Pakistan to film the devastation of October's 7.6 earthquake, which reduced the peaceful town to rubble....

Chan Joins Fight Against Hiv/aids

Action star JACKIE CHAN has joined the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in their campaign to help children living with HIV and AIDS. The RUSH HOUR hardman - who has spent years serving as...

Indonesia Changed Bjork's Charity Outlook

Icelandic singer BJORK has changed her outlook on large-scale charity fundraising following her emotional visit to Indonesia last month (JAN06). The ALL IS FULL OF LOVE star had always been suspicious of centralised organisations...

Lee Urges Celebrities To Be Charitable

Veteran British actor CHRISTOPHER LEE has hit out at stars who are too lazy to use their fame to help those less fortunate - partly blaming them for the "terrible mess" the world is in....

Cinema For Peace Honours Good Night, And Good Luck

GEORGE CLOONEY's GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK will be honoured as the Most Valuable Movie Of The Year at today's (13FEB06) charity event Cinema For Peace. Clooney's second project as a director, which he...

Bjork Blown Away By Banda Aceh Visit

Icelandic star BJORK is struggling to come to terms with her visit to Banda Aceh in Indonesia last month (JAN06). The PLAY DEAD singer visited the district devastated by 2004's Indian Ocean tsunami and...

Liu Visits Pakistan

Hollywood beauty LUCY LIU arrived in Pakistan yesterday (31JAN06) as she began a tour of areas ravaged by October's (06) earthquake. The KILL BILL beauty is expected to spend time with children affected by...

Kidman Named Un Goodwill Ambassador

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN is set to promote women's rights around the world in her latest role as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Development Fund (UNIFEM). The 38-year-old star has fulfilled the...

Barrymore Wants To Be Journalist

Movie star DREW BARRYMORE is eyeing a back-up career as a travel journalist if her acting career ever goes awry. The 50 FIRST DATES actress, 30, admits she doesn't get enough time to experience...

Khan To Hit Out At Hurley

ELIZABETH HURLEY is under attack from HUGH GRANT's new love JEMIMA KHAN - after Hurley claimed the actor would never marry Khan. Socialite Khan was devastated when Hurley sniped that her former lover Grant...

Belafonte Praises President Chavez

Crusading US singer and activist HARRY BELAFONTE has praised Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ for his charitable efforts to help poverty-stricken families in America. The South American politician has put aside his well-publicised condemnation of...

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