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Williams Launches Soccer Fundraiser For Haiti

ROBBIE WILLIAMS is appealing to the British public to take part in a sponsored soccer event to raise money for Haiti, after a recent charity trip to the country left him feeling "humbled".The Angels hitmaker...

Pitt & Jolie Jet To Sarajevo

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have flown to eastern Europe for a private visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.The Hollywood couple has been staying in Venice, Italy over the last few weeks while Jolie films a...

Geldof Live Aid Weapons Claims

BOB GELDOF has furiously denied allegations from a former rebel commander in Ethiopia, who claimed money raised from the rocker's 1985 Live Aid concerts was used to buy weapons instead of food.The ex Boomtown Rats...

Shakira Visits Obama To Discuss Charity Campaign

SHAKIRA has met with U.S. President BARACK OBAMA to discuss her charity campaign to educate underprivileged kids across the world.The Hips Don't Lie singer, who is an ambassador for UNICEF and runs her own charity...

Wentz Appointed As Unicef Water Spokesman

PETE WENTZ has joined forces with the United Nations to raise awareness about the importance of providing safe drinking water to children around the globe.The rocker and father-of-one has been named the national spokesperson for...

Stars Show How They Can Help Haiti On Tv Special

SUSAN SARANDON, CHRISTIAN SLATER, ASHLEY JUDD, SEAL and RUSSELL SIMMONS were among the stars manning phones as news channel CNN staged a two-hour special to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake relief effort on Monday...

Gisele Gives Big To Haiti

Supermodel and new mum GISELE BUNDCHEN has become the latest star to dig deep and give big to the victims of Tuesday's (12Jan10) Haiti earthquake - she has donated $1.5 million (GBP938,000) to relief efforts.The...

Milano's Charity Birthday Wish

ALYSSA MILANO has decided to "give up" her next birthday - the actress is asking family, friends and fans to donate to charity instead of buying her gifts.The Charmed star, a goodwill ambassador for The...

Shakira Calls For Universal Education In Oxford Speech

SHAKIRA has followed in the footsteps of stars including MICHAEL JACKSON and JON BON JOVI by addressing students at England's prestigious Oxford University - using her speech to call for better access to education across...

Fascinating Fact 8447

Def Jam Records chairman ANTONIO 'L.A.' REID is to be honoured by UNICEF for his children's charity work. The label executive will be recognised for his philanthropy at the 7th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball in...

Farrow Pleads For Peace In The Middle East

Actress MIA FARROW is begging leaders in the Middle East to put past conflicts behind them and make peace for the sake of vulnerable children in war-torn Gaza.Farrow travelled to the occupied territory and Israel...

Bloom Made Unicef Ambassador

British actor ORLANDO BLOOM has been appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).The Pirates of the Caribbean star first joined forces with the non-governmental organisation in 2007 and has since worked...

Folk Star Sosa Dead

Argentine folk star MERCEDES SOSA has lost her battle with ill heath and died in Buenos Aires.The 74 year old was admitted to the Trinidad Clinic in Palermo on 20 September (09) after suffering heart...

Gomez Sets $1 Million Unicef Goal

Singer/actress SELENA GOMEZ aims to raise $1 million (£666,670) for the United Nations Children's Fund by the end of 2009.The Disney star was appointed an ambassador for the charity last month (Sep09) after lending her...

Celeb Portraits Raise Cash For Unicef

Portraits of stars including EVA LONGORIA PARKER, EMILY BLUNT and SIENNA MILLER have raised $224,000 (£149,000) for UNICEF.The Desperate Housewives star and actress Blunt's portraits had the highest price tag, selling for $30,000 (£20,000) each...

Farrow Heads To Africa

Campaigning Hollywood star MIA FARROW is heading to Africa to visit refugees uprooted by conflict.Farrow, a longtime spokesperson for those affected by conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan, is turning her attention to other...

Styler Launches Water Campaign For The Amazon

STING's actress wife TRUDIE STYLER is spearheading a new campaign to get clean drinking water to rainforest tribespeople who are dying of thirst in South America.Styler recently visited natives whose water supply has been polluted...

Gomez Gifted With Traditional Ghanaian Outfit

Disney star SELENA GOMEZ has a very special souvenir to remember her recent trip to Africa as a new UNICEF ambassador - she was presented with a handmade traditional outfit from Ghanaian tribeswomen.The teenage singer/actress...

Gomez Made Unicef Ambassador

Disney singer/actress SELENA GOMEZ has been appointed an ambassador of the United Nations Children's Fund.The teenage star joined forces with UNICEF last year (08), speaking out on issues such as children's rights, and now she...

Watson Not Designing Clothing Range

HARRY POTTER star EMMA WATSON has brushed off reports she's designing her own clothing range.The actress was reportedly in talks to launch her own fashion line for teenagers, with proceeds going to children's charity UNICEF,...

Watson 'To Design Fashion Line'

HARRY POTTER star EMMA WATSON is putting her fashion know-how to good use as she tries her hand at designing a clothing range.The stylish actress was unveiled earlier this month (Jun09) as the new face...

Moore Demands End To Child Sex Abuse

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE has demanded officials around the world put a stop to the sexual exploitation of children - by pursuing paedophiles across international borders.The 81 year old was speaking in...

Hayek, Thurman & Messing Saluted As Charity Mums

SALMA HAYEK, UMA THURMAN and DEBRA MESSING are among the hard-working mums who will be honoured for their charitable efforts at the third annual Cookie magazine awards. The film stars will be among seven mothers celebrated...

Grieving Redgrave's Charity Performance Rescheduled

Bereaved actress VANESSA REDGRAVE has pushed back a planned appearance in a charity theatre show following the death of her daughter NATASHA RICHARDSON. The acting great was scheduled to star in a performance of The Year...

Clooney & Farrow Step Up Darfur Aid Campaign

Hollywood activists GEORGE CLOONEY and MIA FARROW are stepping up their campaigns to publicise the plight of refugees in the Sudan with a series of visits to the country's war torn Darfur region. Clooney has been...

Neeson Planning To Return To Unicef To Fight Sex Trade

Irish movie star LIAM NEESON is considering a return as a UNICEF ambassador - because he wants to fight the sex slave epidemic.The actor quit as an UNICEF ambassador for Ireland because he feared people...

Hayek Suckled Another Mum's Sick Baby

SALMA HAYEK is so fond of breastfeeding she suckled the starving child of a woman who couldn't express milk during a recent trip to Sierra Leone. The actress, who told the Huffington Post website last year...

Madden + Richie To Light Up Christmas In Beverly Hills

GOOD CHARLOTTE star JOEL MADDEN and his girlfriend NICOLE RICHIE will flip the switch on Los Angeles shopping mecca Rodeo Drive's Christmas lights. The couple will be the special guests at the UNICEF + City...

Rihanna Is New Face Of Gucci's Unicef Range

R+B star RIHANNA has been unveiled as the spokesmodel for fashion house Gucci's new campaign for The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The Umbrella hitmaker will front the Italian designer's Tattoo Heart range of products....

Moore Honoured In France

SIR ROGER MOORE was awarded one of France's highest honours during a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday (28Oct08). The former James Bond star was presented with the Order of Arts and Letters by French Culture...

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