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Beckham The Un Ambassador

British soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has been appointed a UNITED NATIONS (UN) ambassador. The ENGLAND captain's first mission will be to go to Africa in the new year (05) to encourage impoverished children to...

Farrow Pleas For Peace In Sudan

American actress MIA FARROW is heart-broken, after hearing horrific stories from Sudan refugees about their lives in the war-torn Darfur region. The ROSEMARY'S BABY star, 59, and her son SEAMUS, 14, are visiting the...

Alyssa's Hallowe'en Treat

Actress ALYSSA MILANO thrilled fans on American chat show ELLEN this morning (29OCT04) by dressing up as STAR WARS heroine PRINCESS LEIA to celebrate Hallowe'en. The CHARMED star also draped a cloth over her...

Mcgregor Joins Unicef

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR has vowed to do all he can to help the world's poorest children following his motorbike adventure. The STAR WARS star has become an ambassador for UNICEF UK after seeing...

Leoni Models Jewellery In Aid Of Unicef

Actress TEA LEONI is currently modelling a range of luxury jewellery for children's charity UNICEF. Leoni, wife of DAVID DUCHOVNY, is a goodwill ambassador for the UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND, which her grandmother helped...

Affleck Auctions Dinner Date

BEN AFFLECK is among a list of stars offering fans the chance to dine with him - as long as they make a huge charity donation. The Hollywood hunk will take a fan and...

Mcgregor Finishes Bike Trek Tonight

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR will complete his epic round-the-world motorcycle journey when he arrives in New York tonight (29JUL04). The MOULIN ROUGE star and travelling pal CHARLEY BOORMAN have spent four months trekking through...

Jolie Cancels Olympic Torch Relay Appearance

UNICEF ambassador ANGELINA JOLIE has been forced to cancel her participation in the OLYMPIC torch relay - in order to reshoot scenes for her latest movie. The GIRL, INTERRUPTED beauty was due to carry...

Scott And Woo Make Unicef Film

Hollywood heavyweight movie-makers RIDLEY SCOTT and JOHN WOO have teamed up to make a new movie for children's charity UNICEF. The pair have each contributed one of seven short films about the plight of...

Sir Peter Ustinov Honoured With A Public Memorial Ceremony

OSCAR-winning actor SIR PETER USTINOV was honoured yesterday (03APR04) with a public memorial ceremony in Geneva's ST PETER CATHEDRAL. The London-born actor and entertaining raconteur, who passed away in Switzerland earlier this week (28MAR04),...

Sir Peter Ustinov Dies Aged 82

Acting legend SIR PETER USTINOV has died aged 82. The London-born actor and entertaining raconteur passed away in Switzerland yesterday (28MAR04). His acting career spanned more than 60 years - including ACADEMY AWARDS...

Beckham Wiped From Charity Single

Footage of soccer star DAVID BECKHAM has been scrapped from a new charity music video, after it was included without his permission. ENGLAND captain Beckham threatened legal action after video film of him with...

Liv Tyler's Charity Inspiration

Actress LIV TYLER was inspired to become an Ambassador for children's charity UNICEF by ANGELINA JOLIE and her idol AUDREY HEPBURN. Tyler signed to work as a National Ambassador for the charity's American fund...

Angelina's Terrifying Ordeal

ANGELINA JOLIE most terrifying experience as a UNICEF ambassador was when Sierra Leone authorities tried to confiscate her passport - and her identity. The actress was in the world's poorest country earlier this year...

Bassett + Vance Become Unicef Ambassadors

Hollywood couple ANGELA BASSETT and COURTNEY B VANCE are among the stars who have been appointed ambassadors for the US Fund for THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN FUND (UNICEF). The couple will be joined by...

Indian Actor Signs To Unicef

Indian actor AMITABH BACHCHAN has become a goodwill ambassador for the UNITED NATION'S CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF). The move comes after a successful campaign, spearheaded by the 60-year-old Bollywood star, to promote the Indian Government's...

Shakira Becomes Unicef Ambassador

Latin singer SHAKIRA has been appointed a goodwill ambassador for international kids charity the UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF). The OBJECTION beauty is the first Colombian and the youngest person ever to serve as...

Williams In Child-trafficking Campaign

British singing sensation ROBBIE WILLIAMS has undertaken the role of raising awareness for the issue of child trafficking in his native country. The ANGELS singer has become involved with the UNICEF (UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S...

Brosnan, Dr Brosnan

JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN has a new title, after receiving an honorary doctorate in his native Ireland on Monday (23JUN03). Brosnan was handed an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the DUBLIN INSTITUTE...

Roger Moore Ashamed Of Past Selfish Approach

Newly-knighted JAMES BOND veteran SIR ROGER MOORE is ashamed of himself for ignoring the poverty stricken areas used for many of the spy films he starred in. The actor, who received his knighthood from...

Moore Is Second Sir Bond

JAMES BOND legend SIR ROGER MOORE is celebrating after receiving a knighthood for his work with children's charity UNICEF. Moore, 75, has appeared in 68 movies during his illustrious career, and becomes the second...

Pacemaker For Roger Moore

LATEST: JAMES BOND star ROGER MOORE has left hospital after undergoing surgery to have a pacemaker fitted. The 75-year-old actor and UNICEF goodwill ambassador spent two nights in a New York hospital suffering from...

Roger Moore 'To Leave Hospital'

LATEST: JAMES BOND star ROGER MOORE is expected to leave hospital in New York today (09MAY03) after his collapse during a theatre performance. The 75-year-old actor was appearing as the guest in the...

Mumba's Zambian Pilgrimage

Irish star SAMANTHA MUMBA spent last week (ends25APR03) on an emotional trip to Zambia - the land of her father's birth. Mumba, who has never before visited her African roots, was able to meet...

Hepburn Auction Raises Thousands For Kids

Legendary trend-setter AUDREY HEPBURN raised thousands of dollars for children yesterday (21APR03) - after admirers of the late actress splashed out on a collection of her clothes and personal items. The MY FAIR LADY...

Audrey Hepburn.s Belongings Up For Grabs

Fans of actress AUDREY HEPBURN are being given the opportunity to buy some of her possessions in the first ever auction of the screen legend's personal belongings. The BEAUTY OF COMPASSION BENEFIT AUCTION will...

Danish Rock Stars Rally For Iraq

International rock stars last night contributed handsomely to the victims of the war in Iraq (12APR03) through a live telethon. During the show on national Danish TV, the ROSKILDE FESTIVAL's charitable fund donated GBP143,000...

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