The new Band Aid 30 track will be recorded on 15th November and will be available on 17th. It will not be available on Spotify until January.
Sir Bob Geldof said that they have yet to discuss the VAT options with the government but are hopeful that they will reach a deal to ensure more money goes to the charity.
Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure have confirmed some of the artists that will be involved in the Band Aid 30 track.
- Chris Martin
- Ed Sheeran
- Emeli Sande
- Ellie Goulding
- Ollie Murs
- Sam Smith
- One Direction
Artists will start recording the updated Band Aid track this weekend Midge Ure has said:
#bandaid30 "Nothing to do with nostalgia," says Sir Bob. US and some European countries will also record their versions.
Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure have called the announcement that a new version of the Christmas hit Do They Know It's Christmas? is "the worst kept secret this year."
He went on to say that the lyrics to the song will be changed to reflect the Ebola epidemic that the track will be in aid of.
The full line up for the 2014 offering of Do They Know It's Christmas? is expected to be announced later today.Read the full story ›
Bath's powerhouse says becoming a father has made him even stronger.
The 27-year-old lock forward, who grew up and started his playing career in Bristol before moving to Gloucester and Bath, will start his first England match in over a year on Saturday against the All Blacks.
His first born child arrived earlier this week but, rather than distracting him, Attwood insists fatherhood has given him renewed focus:
The England rugby team test themselves against world champions New Zealand at Twickenham tomorrow with seven Bath players in the match-day squad.
And, fittingly ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Lance Corporal Rokoduguni will become the first serving soldier for fifteen years to represent his country.
Our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth caught up with our players ahead of the big match:
England newest debutant, Semesa Rokoduguni, says he's honoured to represent the entire British armed forces when he faces New Zealand at Twickenham.
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard has just been named the Premiership's Player of the Month after a string of powerful performances on the wing for Bath.
And ahead of Remembrance Sunday the Fijian-born flyer says, "For those guys out there in the operational field - I will dedicate all the game to you guys."
A narrowboat that capsized in the Kennet and Avon Canal is still stuck in a lock in Bath.
The boat is believed to have been hired by a stag party. It tipped over after one end became stuck on a ledge in the lock at Widcombe. No one was injured.
The waterway remains closed while the Canal River Trust works out the safest way to remove it.
It comes eight months after the canal was blocked by another hired narrowboat. Read more here.
Police have released an image of a man and a woman on CCTV who they would like to speak to following vandalism at a pub in Bath.
The iconic stained glass front windows of the Coeur de Lion pub in Northumberland Passage were smashed early on Saturday morning.
Officers would like anyone who recognises them, or with information, to call them on 101 quoting reference number 113530/14.