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2013-09-05 16:25:02

The musician, actor, and philanthropist Sir Bob Geldof, is to be granted the Freedom of the City of London at a ceremony which will take place on the 16th of September 2013. LONDON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The musician, actor, and philanthropist Sir Bob Geldof, is to be granted the Freedom of the City of London at a ceremony which will take place on the 16th of September 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130905/MN74753) Sir Bob is already a freeman of...

2005-07-06 12:28:48

OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian member of parliament nominated Irish rocker and charity champion Bob Geldof on Wednesday for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for his work to help poor nations. The peace prize is awarded annually by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Those qualified to nominate candidates include members of national parliaments around the world. The nomination came as leaders of the Group of Eight rich nations gathered in Scotland to discuss aid for Africa under pressure from the...

2005-07-02 17:30:01

By Paul Majendie and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - A galaxy of rock stars staged theworld's biggest live concert on Saturday to pressure richnations into doing more for the poor. People power rose up across four continents as Irish rockerBob Geldof urged music fans at Live 8 gigs around the globe tocry "No more excuses" to the G8 leaders of the world's leadingindustrialized nations. "Mahatma Gandhi freed a continent, Martin Luther King freeda people, Nelson Mandela freed a country. It...