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David Beckham Meets Street Kids In Philippines

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...

David Beckham Visits Filipino Street Kids

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...

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

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),...

Harmon Heading To India For Unicef

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...

Shakira Backing Indian Education Drive

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...

Kate Middleton Sparks Pregnancy Rumours In Copenhagen

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...

Duchess Catherine's Aid Work Praised

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...

Hindus Take Aim At Susan Sarandon For Nazi Pope Remark

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...

Eddie Izzard Visits Africa To Highlight Humanitarian Issues

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...

Mia Farrow Visits African Refugee Camp

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...

Princess Beatrice Couldn't Carry Off Hat

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...

Klum Trick Or Treating For Unicef

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...

Jack Johnson Donates $30,000 To Africa Famine Relief

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...

Ewan Mcgregor Signs Up For Yacht Race

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...

David Beckham Appeals For Africa Aid

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...

Harrison's Widow Rallies Stars For Africa Fundraising

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...

Ferguson Hired Princess Beatrice Stylist After Wedding Hat Disaster

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...

Mena Suvari Backs Famine Campaign

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...

Mcgregor's Tv Appeal For Unicef

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...

Shakira Meets With School Children And World Leaders In Israel

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...

Shakira Heading To Israel To Discuss Children's Education

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...

Jack Black Sings Karaoke For Charity

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...

Bids For Princess Beatrice's Hat Reach 18k

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...

Princess Beatrice Sells 'Jellyfish Hat' On Ebay

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...

Stars Sign Up For Karaoke Concert

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...

Jennifer Lopez's Fashionable Daughter

Jennifer Lopez's three-year-old daughter is already showing signs of becoming a fashion icon.The 'American Idol' judge - who is regarded as one of the world's most stylish women - says little Emme is very into...

David Beckham Wants Balls For Birthday

Sports star David Beckham has asked fans to celebrate his upcoming birthday by helping him donate thousands of soccer balls to charity.The soccer ace turns 36 years old on 2 May (11) and he wants...

Mcgregor Supports Unicef Campaign

Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor is backing a new Unicef campaign to provide medical equipment to save the lives of expectant mothers in the Third World.The Trainspotting star, a longtime U.K. ambassador for the organisation, is...

Rihanna And Swift Back Unicef Tap Water Campaign

Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez are backing a campaign to force restaurant owners to charge for tap water to help fund clean drinking fluid around the world.The singers have added their name to Unicef's...

50 Cent To Hand Gaddafi Cash To Unicef

Rapper 50 Cent has become the latest star to hand over tainted concert cash from Gaddafi family gigs to charity.The In Da Club hitmaker has confirmed he performed at an event linked to Libyan leader...

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