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Bono To Make Stage Comeback In August

Recovering rocker BONO will return to the stage in August (10) to kick off U2's European tour, three months after undergoing emergency back surgery.The Irish band was forced to postpone the North American leg of...

P. Diddy Blocked From Party

P. Diddy got turned away from his own party last week.The music mogul - real name Sean Combs - was due to host a bash at New Jersey's Atlantic City in celebration of Independence Day...

Bono Buys A Bigger Stake In Facebook

Irish rocker BONO is cashing in on the popularity of social networking website Facebook.com - the U2 frontman has nearly doubled his investment in the company.Bono and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners have...

Eavis Hopes For U2 Glastonbury Return

Glastonbury music festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS is adamant U2 will perform at the legendary event in the future - after they were forced to cancel their slot this year (10) because of frontman BONO's back...

Ali Hewson's Poverty T-shirt

Bono's wife Ali Hewson has created a T-shirt range with the aim of "alleviating poverty". Ali - the founder of ethical brand Edun - unveiled the collection, which has been made in collaboration with children...

Another Courtroom Loss For Sag's Membership First

Yet another court has dismissed the lawsuit filed by former Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg and three other members of the hard-line Membership First faction, who claimed that the "written assent" vote to fire...

Bono Pleased With Bloody Sunday Report

U2 frontman BONO has praised the British government's inquiry into the Bloody Sunday shootings, insisting the newly-published report on the tragedy will help the victims' families "heal".Thirteen civilians in Northern Ireland were shot dead by...

Warren Beatty's Daughter Wants To Be Man

Warren Beatty and Annette Bening's daughter Kathlyn wants to undergo gender reassignment. The 18-year-old is said to currently be living under the name Stephen Ira and wants to have the surgery now she is an...

U2 To Lose £100million

Bono could cost U2 £100million.The lead singer of U2 has been told by doctors to rest for two months following emergency back surgery and will now miss out on the start of the group's US...

U2 To Lose £100million

Bono could cost U2 £100million.The lead singer of U2 has been told by doctors to rest for two months following emergency back surgery and will now miss out on the start of the group's US...

U2 'To Lose $150 Million' Over Cancelled Tour

Rockers U2 stand to lose up to $150 million (£100 million) from the cancellation of their world tour after BONO underwent emergency back surgery, according to a new report.The Irish band were forced to postpone...

Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Hopes

Damon Albarn hopes his Glastonbury set with Gorillaz will draw in some famous faces.The 42-year-old frontman admits he is concerned that many of the guest artists who appear on the group's current LP plastic beach...

Gorillaz Were First To Offer U2 Glastonbury Replacement Slot

GORILLAZ landed a headlining slot at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival because they were the first act to offer to replace U2 following news of BONO's back injury.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out...

Lawyers Stand By Ready To Defend Accused Pirates

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has gathered the names of some 75 attorneys who have agreed to come to the aid of anyone accused by the U.S. Copyright Group (USCG) of illegally downloading movies from BitTorrent...

Kasabian's Glastonbury Plans

Kasabian would love to play Glastonbury next year.The `Fire' hitmakers had such a good time performing at last year's event that they are hoping to be asked to top the bill at the world-famous music...

Bono Back On His Feet

U2 star BONO is back on his feet following emergency surgery last month (May10) - he has been seen out enjoying a lunch date as he recuperates in the South of France.The Irish rockers were...

Bono Concerned About Tour Flop

Bono worried U2's 360 Degrees world tour would flop.The 'With or Without You' hitmakers - who performed on a futuristic spider-like stage to allow fans 360 degrees of viewing opportunities - revealed the logistics of...

Bono's Activist Offspring

U2 frontman BONO has warned the world he's not the only activist in his family - his two daughters are even more vocal on world issues than he is.The Irish rocker is famed for his...

Bono Feared Permanent Injury

Bono feared he would spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair after injuring his back. The frontman - who suffered a slipped disc while preparing for the group's upcoming 'U2360' tour - put...

Rascal Was Ready For U2'S Glastonbury Slot

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is convinced he could have taken over from U2 as the headlining act at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury, after the band was forced to pull out following BONO's back surgery.The...

Albarn Sends Best Wishes To Bono

DAMON ALBARN has sent his best wishes to injured rocker BONO after his band GORILLAZ was drafted in to replace U2 at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of...

The Edge Thankful For Bono's Swift Treatment

U2 rocker THE EDGE is relieved his bandmate BONO consulted doctors about his back injury - because if the singer had left it any longer he would have suffered "serious and permanent damage".The band's frontman...

U2 Cancel Tour And Glastonbury Gig

Irish rocker BONO is "heartbroken" after U2 were forced to postpone their entire North American tour and cancel their appearance at legendary British music festival Glastonbury following his emergency back surgery.The 50-year-old singer was admitted...

U2 Pull Out Of Glastonbury

U2 have pulled out of performing at the Glastonbury Festival.Lead singer Bono underwent a spinal operation last week following an accident while preparing for the upcoming 'U2360' tour, and the band have been forced to...

Bono Urged Keys To Use Fame For Good

ALICIA KEYS was inspired to launch her own charity after U2 frontman BONO urged the singer to put her fame to good use.The Fallin' hitmaker is a prominent campaigner against the spread of AIDS in...

Coldplay To Take U2'S Glastonbury Slot?

Rockers COLDPLAY have reportedly been approached to take over U2's headlining slot at the famed Glastonbury festival - after frontman BONO underwent emergency spinal surgery on Friday (21May10).Organisers of the U.K.'s leading music festival are...

Dizzee Rascal To Replace U2 At Glastonbury?

Dizzee Rascal is being lined up to replace U2 at this year's Glastonbury festival.The 'Bonkers' rapper has been asked by the British music event's organiser Michael Eavis to fill in for the Irish band after...

Bono Undergoes Back Surgery

Bono has had emergency back surgery, putting world tour plans in jeopardy. The U2 singer suffered an injury while preparing for a globe-trotting run of shows, and attended a specialist neurosurgery clinic in Munich for...

Bono Has Emergency Back Surgery

U2 frontman BONO has undergone emergency back surgery at a hospital in Munich, Germany.The rocker, 50, was taken to a medical facility on Friday (21May10) after sustaining an injury during preparation for the band's 360...

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