Bob Geldof

Ebola Is Spreading Because We Don't Care About Poor People, Says Geldof

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

Sir Bob Geldof has hit out at the drastic gulf in resources, wealth and medical capabilities when it comes to tackling Ebola in west Africa and in the...

Geldof 'Blames Himself' For Death Of Peaches

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sir Bob Geldof has said he "blames himself" for the death of his daughter Peaches, who died of a heroin overdose earlier this year. The Boomtown Rats ...

Thirty Years Ago, a News Video Shocked the World - Here's What We Learned About Famine Since Then

Hans Zomer | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK
Hans Zomer

On 23 October, it will be exactly 30 years since a BBC report alerted the world to a famine in Ethiopia. Michael Buerk's harrowing reports for BBC...

This Is What Happened When Passport Control Was Set Up At The Scottish Border

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

After Ed Milliband told Scottish First Minster Alex Salmond that border guards and passport checks may be needed if Scotland decides to go it alone, a...

Scots Are *Very* Unimpressed By Irishman Geldof's Thoughts On Indyref

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

Celebrities (not from Scotland) including Bob Geldof have faced a furious backlash after urging Scottish voters not to break up the UK "family" at a L...

Fifi Geldof Reveals Depression Battle, And Why She's Never Told Dad Bob

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Fifi Geldof has given her first ever interview, revealing that she has battled depression since she was 11 years old, but has never told her father Bo...

Bob Speaks For The First Time Since Peaches' Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sir Bob Geldof has given his first television interview since the death of his daughter Peaches Geldof, who died in April 2014. The Boomtown Rats ...

'I'll Sleep Well Tonight For The First Time In Weeks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sir Bob Geldof says his comeback gig with his band the Boomtown Rats was a cathartic experience following the death of his daughter, Peaches. Speak...

Bob Geldof To Marry Partner Jeanne Marine After 18 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Peaches Geldof's death has brought a fresh wave of sadness to her family, but there is some good news to report - that her father Bob has reportedly b...

Peaches' Funeral Takes Place In Kent

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Peaches Geldof’s family and friends have gathered at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence church in the Kent village of Davington for the star’s fune...

Easter Funeral For Tragic Peaches

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Peaches Geldof will be given a fond farewell at the same church that both she and her mother Paula Yates were married, and where Paula's ashes were sc...

Peaches Geldof's Body Released To Family

PA/Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Peaches Geldof’s body has been released to her family, who can now begin making funeral arrangements. The former model and mother-of-two died on...

Peaches: The Troubled IT Girl Who Turned Her Life Around

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

As I woke up at 4am to do a nappy change last night, grappling with the darn thing half asleep myself and trying not to wake the sleeping baby, it suddenly dawned on me... Who would be doing this for Peaches Geldof's two boys now she has gone, and how on earth was their father Tom Cohen going to cope?

Peaches Geldof Post-Mortem Proves 'Inconclusive'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

A post-mortem investigation into the circumstances surrounding Peaches Geldof's death has come back "inconclusive". The star was found dead at the ...

Fifi Geldof Posts Emotional Tribute To Peaches

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Fifi Geldof has posted an emotional tribute to her sister Peaches, who died on Monday at the age of 25, on her Instagram page. Fifi posted this pic...

Peaches Geldof Dead: Another Tragedy Hits Family

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

The death of Peaches Geldof is another tragedy to hit the family - 14 years after she was left grieving the loss of her own mother, Paula Yates. Peach...

Peaches Left A Final Tragic Tweet

Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just hours before her death Peaches Geldof used social media to leave messages which now, just hours after her death, give a glimpse into her seemingl...

Bob Geldof Said WHAT About Bitcoin?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Sir Bob Geldof has sharply dismissed the prospects of Bitcoin succeeding as an alternative payment system, warning that the digital currency "simply w...

'Russell Brand's Revolution Is Right, We Have To Change'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Sir Bob Geldof has thrown his weight behind Russell Brand's call for a political revolution, warning that the current system of democracy "may not be ...

Peaches Geldof 'Facing Police Probe After Tweeting Names Of Mothers In Ian Watkins Trial'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Peaches Geldof could face a criminal investigation after she named two women who allowed their babies to be abused by disgraced rock star Ian Watkins....

Ethiopia - Time to Discover It for Yourself

Adam Stones | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Stones

Many people feel sad when they think of Ethiopia; they think of the news reports, the aid work, the conflict - but they generally think of Ethiopia as it was in 1984 when Geldof and Ure amplified the world's attention to its plight.

Gen Y Can Influence Change in Leadership and Governance

Charles Oliver | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Charles Oliver

Youth unemployment levels cannot be wholly improved without effective policy by national governments, nor education in our schools that needs to adapt to the requirements of the 21st century. Arguably, global business will struggle to become more responsible without an element of legislative steer too.

News Punch: New York Pumpkin Theft / Geldof Says The World Is Ending

Marc Paterson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

October, millions of us are trying to quit smoking, Peter Higgs has won the Nobel Prize for Physics and Halloween is just around the corner, as are th...

The Protection Of Future Generations

One Young World | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK
One Young World

Counsellors Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, Sir Bob Geldof, musician and Activist and Ahmed Kathrada, apartheid prisoner and close friend to Nelson Mandela were panelists during the Session.

The Opening Ceremony: The Night We Had Been Waiting For

One Young World | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK
One Young World

It was the night we had all been waiting for. Some have been waiting longer than others but all anxious. It was the first night that the 1,250 delegates from all four corners of the world were gathered under one "roof"... in this case, the incredible Soccer City in Johannesburg.