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2009-07-05 00:10:16

Rocker turned philanthropist Bob Geldof became editor-for-a-day Saturday of La Stampa, an Italian newspaper, helping prepare a special edition on Africa. The Sunday paper is part of the run-up to the Group of Eight meeting scheduled for next week in L'Aquila, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Mario Calabresi, editor in chief of the Turin daily, said Thursday Geldof's responsibilities as his co-editor would include assisting with page design, choosing photographs and writing headlines....

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.

2005-07-03 02:11:56

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - For someone so often called a saint, BobGeldof has an uncanny ability to irritate and offend.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.