Bob Geldof

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Southern Water: Geldof backs non-payment campaign over sewage dumping
Singer and activist supports protest by Kent residents over firm’s continued discharges into sea

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Message in a wine bottle: how Sting got stung when he bought a vineyard
The singer and his wife, Trudie Styler, bought an Italian wine-producing estate after being given a glass of plonk by the owner. There was just one problem...

18, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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TV tonight: the story of Bob Geldof's Irish punk
A new documentary examines the legacy of the Boomtown Rats. Plus: State of Happiness comes to an end. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier, Ellen E Jones and Paul Howlett

23, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'No rear view mirror in this car': Bob Geldof on love, loss and lockdown
The Boomtown Rats’ new album, their first in 36 years, coincides with a BBC documentary on the band

Sarah Hughes

22, May, 2020 @2:28 PM

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Morning glory: why Channel 4 should resurrect The Big Breakfast
It was the star-making TV sensation that brought cheeky irreverence to the pre-pre-watershed slot. At a time of crisis, we need it back more than ever

Matt Charlton

10, Apr, 2020 @11:31 AM

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The Boomtown Rats: Citizens of Boomtown review – nostalgia and toe-curling currentness
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Citizens of Boomtown has succeeds best when at its most understated. But then they added the rap track …

Michael Hann

13, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Bob Geldof's firm's use of tax haven is legal, but the system hurts African nations
Private equity company 8 Miles channels funds through Mauritius in a ‘depressingly routine’ arrangement

Martin Hearson

31, Jul, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Rita Ora answers your questions
How to curb your phone addiction? What happens when your flatmate has unsavoury toilet habits? The pop star turns agony aunt

Interview by Leonie Cooper

24, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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‘Cultural jail’: Brexit could bring booming industry to its knees
Top UK musicians tell PM in open letter why Europe is so important to their industry

Nosheen Iqbal

06, Oct, 2018 @9:07 PM

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Stormzy is a political pop hero young people can truly believe in | Jeffrey Boakye
The grime artist, who called out Theresa May over Grenfell, couldn’t be more different to pious celebrities like Bono and Geldof, writes author Jeffrey Boakye

Jeffrey Boakye

14, May, 2018 @9:19 AM

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HMS Brexit sticks it to the man – by tossing two dead fish overboard | John Crace
Jacob Rees-Mogg distances himself from a box full of smelly haddock as Farage’s bid to hijack another political stunt deflates

John Crace

21, Mar, 2018 @2:51 PM

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Bob Geldof hands back Freedom of Dublin in Aung San Suu Kyi protest
Campaigner renounces honour rather than share it with Myanmar leader in protest over treatment of Rohingya Muslims

Isabel Bennett

13, Nov, 2017 @4:52 PM

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