It is economically illiterate and it is, of course, morally repulsive.”READ MORE: Ferne Mc Cann’s ex-boyfriend jailed for 20 years for ‘despicable’ acid attack The Boomtown Rats front man and co-writer Midge Ure’s first version of Do They Know It’s Christmas? They gathered a group of musicians together in 1984 for the charity single.
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I had all of them but couldn't believe what I was seeing.The couple admitted they were so stunned after learning they had won half the £66 million jackpot that they initially just sat “looking at each other and drinking lots of tea”.Mr Martin added: “We don’t socialise a lot, and when the girl from Camelot said we will bring some champagne for you on Monday, we thought we don’t have any champagne glasses.” However, the couple had no difficulty in suggesting other ways to spend their money as they spoke to the Press on Wednesday morning.Despite his desire to help, Mr Geldof said he knew the Boomtown Rats were not having hits.His collaboration with other artists on Band Aid helped him get his confidence back, saying: “This required something of the self.“It was not enough that you simply allowed 30 million sentient human beings to die of want in this bizarre world of surplus.”He said it was a “bizarre” social phenomenon linked to the dawn of globalised media and the celebrity status of pop.The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?In addition to newspapers published in Scotland, including Scottish editions of United Kingdom newspapers, a number of local newspapers published in other parts of the British Isles are widely available.• Couple from Scottish Borders scoop half of historic £66m jackpot • Pair's first purchase was £5 champagne glasses as they had none • Modest couple celebrated with tea to 'make sense' of £33m win • Pair to take early retirement, buy country home...Her first response when told her parents had just won the equivalent of 68 million Australian dollars was: “Shut up.” The new multi-millionaires have already given up their jobs after telling their employers for the last three days that they were off work sick.Mrs Martin worked for Boots the chemist in the borders town and her husband worked for Borders Care and Repair, which helps the elderly and disabled with specialist equipment in their homes.