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  1. Needles hidden around idyllic home told a tale of Peaches' lost battleRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Independent.ie

    Peaches Geldof was discovered dead from a heroin overdose with a syringe in a sweet box on the floor and a stash of drugs, burnt spoons and needles throughout her countryside family home.

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  2. Peaches Geldof stashed heroin and syringes around home as she tried to hide addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Peaches had been working to stay clean for two and a half years, but on April 7 husband Tom Cohen found her body on a bed after she died of a heroin overdose Troubled Peaches Geldof stashed heroin and syringes around her home as she desperately tried to hide her addiction in a drug battle that ended her life, an inquest heard.

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  3. Peaches Geldof overdosed on high-quality heroin, coroner saysRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Peaches Geldof, shown at a screening in 2013, overdosed on heroin almost twice as pure as that typically sold on the street, a coroner's inquest into her April death has revealed.

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  4. Peaches Geldof: Gravesend inquest to hear details of tragic death of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kent Online

    The full hearing at Gravesend's Town Hall is expected to establish how traces of heroin were found in the 25-year-old's system on April 7. An inquest opening in May confirmed heroin played a part in the death of the mother-of-two, who is the daughter of Faversham-based Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof.

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  5. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Daily Star

    ... the fab Huey Morgan and the Fun Lovin' Criminals with their alternative New York hip-hop sound followed by The Boomtown Rats reminding us that once a rock 'n roll band, always a rock 'n roll band. Rat Trap, Banana Republic and the, let's be honest, ...

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  6. The Rat packa s backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... that's good. He knows, I hope, that we're all with him and behind him. You just have to keep on going." The Boomtown Rats, so named after a gang of children Bob had read about in Woody Guthrie's autobiography, Bound for Glory, exploded out of ...

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  7. A celebration of all that was fun and catchy in 1980s popRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Sunday Herald

    ... else - festival perfection. Sets from acts as diverse as The Sugarhill Gang, The Selecter, Heaven 17, The Boomtown Rats, and 10CC gave a good representation of the decade's diversity. The surprising aspect of even the short sets is the amount of ...

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  8. N.Y. Liberty entered WNBA All-Star break on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Swish Appeal

    ... turnovers and poor shooting were keys to the extremely low 73 efficiency. In 1979, a group by the name of the Boomtown Rats had a hit, 'I don't Like Mondays' . Made one think could the Liberty's Cappie Pondexter start feeling the same about Fridays? ...

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  9. Geldof 'still raw' over PeachesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Scotsman.com

    ... to struggle through the song because they take on whole meanings that I never meant when I wrote them." The Boomtown Rats frontman - who has just announced a national tour with his reconvened band - said his family's life had been "part of the ...

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  10. The Doors Alive and Maybe Gaga pay tribute to GuilFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Surrey Advertiser

    The Boomtown Rats and Fun Lovin' Criminals may have been the big names on day one of GuilFest 2014, but there was plenty of other good music around the site GuilFest is known for booking tribute acts to some of the music world's biggest names, and on the opening day this year it was The Doors Alive and Maybe Gaga taking to the main stage and Good ... (more)

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  11. In pictures: GuilFest crowds day oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... this year after it was cancelled in 2013 - to see a variety of acts including headliners Bob Geldof & The Boomtown Rats and Fun'Lovin Criminals. Get Surrey 's photographers were on site and in the crowds taking snaps of you - so, can you spot ...

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  12. In pictures: The Boomtown Rats at GuilFest 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Surrey Advertiser

    Sir Bob was resplendent in a snakeskin suit which he dug out of storage last year for the band's reunion.

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  13. Review: The Boomtown Rats at GuilFest 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... Ever Be. Rat Trap rounded off the main set and an encore was topped off with a hard house/rock crossover: "The Boomtown Rats." It should not work but good will built up over the hours, and the years, made this the Rats' night.

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  14. GuilFest day one: Fun Lovin' crowds enjoy the sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... return of GuilFest to Stoke Park in Guildford. Despite the threat of more stormy weather during headliner The Boomtown Rats, there was only light rain by the time Bob Geldof and his band were closing their set - but the warning signs were there for ...

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  15. As goes Hillary, so goes the millenniumRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Hill

    ... order. Today we have defunct musicians of dead bands like Pink Floyd's Roger Waters and Bob Geldof of the Boomtown Rats actually guiding presidents and British prime ministers. But it is nature's way for the collective psyche to react. My guess is ...

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  16. The Howard Stern Show - Tuesday, April 8, 2014Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | MarksFriggin.com

    Peaches Geldof Discussed. 04/08/14. 6:00am Show opening bits and songs included: A ''No More Bullshit'' song parody, a Baba Booey song parody, a voicemail from Penn Jillette asking for Robin Quivers' phone number, Robin singing ''Cocaine'' in her booth, Rosie O'Donnell's speech and song from the Howard Stern Birthday Bash, Richard Simmons ... (more)

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  17. GuilFest day one weather forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... predicted a maximum temperature of 27C for Guildford, with blue skies - however, by the time headline act The Boomtown Rats are probably in the middle of I Don't Like Mondays, there is also the chance of a torrential downpour. The maximum ...

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  18. Geldof 'still raw' over PeachesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Scotsman.com

    ... to struggle through the song because they take on whole meanings that I never meant when I wrote them." The Boomtown Rats frontman - who has just announced a national tour with his reconvened band - said his family's life had been "part of the ...

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  19. In the July 19 Irish WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Irish World Newspaper

    Police start a forensic search in the back garden of a house in Islington, where they believe there may be a body.

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  20. Geldof rocks out with Strypes in pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Independent.ie

    AT 62, he is almost four times as old as the teenage stars of The Strypes. But that didn't stop Boomtown Rats frontman, Bob Geldof, joining them on stage for an impromptu performance at the weekend.

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