WHY LIVE 8? The background to the event
Why is Live 8 happening?
Live 8 is part of a day of action across the world to highlight the problem of global poverty.
Listen to Radio 4's Today Programme and Five Live report on the stories and debates around Live 8.
Make Poverty History is the campaign being promoted by the Live 8 concerts. Radio 1's Newsbeat looks at the cause.
The G8 comprises seven of the world's leading industrialised nations, and Russia. Radio 1's Newsbeat profiles the group.
What happens when pop stars get political and do they really make a difference?
More sites on bbc.co.uk and the internet about Live 8 and the background to it.
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The Live 8 Event
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The issues and debates around the event
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