Bob Geldof

Diary: Harvey seeks a little charity

Heavyweight concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith has already had one good reason to be displeased by the BBC this year. He and Bob Geldof got a formal apology from the Corporation, after a World Service programme suggested the cash raised for Africa by Band Aid had helped to fund weapons rather than charity.

BBC chief faces crisis of confidence

Director-General accused of undermining impartiality / Key decisions questioned by two most senior journalists / Strike over pensions brings chaos to weekend schedules

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Geldof's return to Ethiopia

Paul Vallely watches the rock star receive a hero's welcome in the country whose suffering inspired the next chapter in his life

Peaches Geldof: Girl about town

The daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates is cutting a swathe through the London social scene. But is her hectic lifestyle taking its toll?

Bob Geldof: An open letter to the leaders of the G8

Just so we're clear... The Live8 concerts that are happening this weekend will be a wonderful musical occasion. But despite the fact that the world's greatest popular musicians are playing, they are not the stars of the show. The 8 of Live8 are not 8 musicians or bands - they are you, the 8 leaders of the G8.