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Bono Hails Britain's Anti-poverty Measures At London Show

The band kicked off a six-date residency at the O2 Arena in the British capital, marking the first stop on the U.K. leg of their world tour. During the show, images of...

Bono's Daughter Eve Hewson Lands Role As Maid Marian In 'Robin Hood: Origins'

Eve Hewson has just landed the coveted role of Maid Marian in upcoming movie, Robin Hood: Origins. The Irish actress, whose father is U2 frontman Bono, is said to have beaten over 100 hopefuls to...

Eve Hewson Tapped For Maid Marian Role

The Knick star is alleged to have beaten out competition from Belle actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vampire Academy's Lucy Fry and Dutch newcomer Gaite Jansen to get the casting call from Peaky Blinders director...

Bono Urges Businessmen To Fight Poverty

The U2 frontman has been a keen campaigner for increased overseas aid for years but he has now admitted private sector commerce could be the solution. The singer told a United Nations...

Bono Thanks Police For Evacuating Stockholm Show

The band's gig at the Ericsson Globe was called off at the last minute and the arena was evacuated amid fears a man with a gun had been let into the venue....

'Security Breach' Causes U2 To Postpone Stockholm Show

U2 were force to cancel Sunday night’s concert in Stockholm, Sweden, following a security breach at the show’s venue, The Globe. The band who are currently on the European leg of their ‘Innocence and Experience...

Jimmy Fallon Needs More Surgery

Jimmy Fallon needs more surgery on his injured hand.The 'Tonight Show' host came close to having his finger amputated in June following a freak accident at the home he shares with wife Nancy Juvonen and...

Bono: 'U2 Won't Quit'

Bono thinks U2 are the ''most interesting'' band around.The 55-year-old frontman insists his group take a lot more risks than anyone else and believes it would be a ''shame'' if they called it a day.He...

Bono Speaks Out On Refugee Crisis During Gig

Aylan Kurdi, three, has become the poster child of the ongoing crisis after images of the tragic tot in the arms of a police officer hit the front pages of newspapers across the...

Bono Changes Lyrics Of U2 Song To Reference Refugee Crisis In Europe

Bono changed the lyrics of one of U2’s songs to make a reference to the current refugee crisis in Europe during one of the band’s live shows last night, and took the time to address...

Larry Mullen Jr. Wants U2 To Play Smaller Gigs

Larry Mullen Jr. thinks U2 need to get smaller.The 53-year-old rocker thinks it would be ''so cool'' if the group took time off to play cover versions for ''fun'' and then shunned their usual stadium...

Bono Not Likely To Play Guitar Again

Bono's chances of playing guitar again are ''not looking good''.The U2 frontman suffered multiple fractures on his face, arm, shoulder and left hand after falling off his bicycle last November, and as two of his...

Bono Steps Up Women's Campaign

The U2 frontman, whose ONE advocacy organisation campaigns on a range of issues including women's rights, is to join leading African musicians including Banky W and D'banj on a remix of protest song...

Bono Rakes In Nearly $1.5 Billion After Investment In Facebook

The U2 frontman bought a 2.3 per cent share in the site for $89.6 million (£56 million) in 2009, with his investment group Elevation Partners, and now the U.K.'s Sunday Mirror reports his...

Larry Mullen, Jr. Had Doubts Over U2 Album Release

The Irish rockers teamed up with bosses at tech giant Apple to make Songs of Innocence available for free download to half a billion users, but the move almost backfired when a glitch...

Bruce Springsteen Rocks Out With U2 On Final Night Of New York Residency

The Irish stars have been joined onstage by special guests including Lady Gaga and Paul Simon during their Big Apple concert run, but they saved the biggest surprise for the end of their...

Bono Honours His Rescuers At New York Gig

The band has been playing a residency at fabled Manhattan venue Madison Square Garden as part of their latest world tour, which was thrown into jeopardy in November (14) when the frontman was...

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

A tribute to the late John Lennon was unveiled in New York on Wednesday, with a tapestry unveiled in a ceremony attended by a number of stars including Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and U2 stars...

U2 Stars Join Yoko Ono For John Lennon Celebration

Lennon endured a long legal battle to live and work in the States after officials attempted to have him deported to his native Britain in the early 1970s, but he eventually had the deportation order...

Yoko Ono Unveils John Lennon Green Card Tribute

Yoko Ono unveiled a tribute to John Lennon in New York City on Wednesday (29.07.15) to mark the 40th anniversary of him becoming an American resident.The 82-year-old artist, the widow of the Beatles legend, unveiled...

Lady Gaga Joins U2 On Stage

Lady Gaga joined U2 on stage on Sunday evening (26.07.15).The band were playing at New York's Madison Square Garden when the 29-year-old star joined them to perform a surprise rendition of 'Ordinary Love', which was...

Jimmy Fallon Joins U2 Onstage At New York Gig

Jimmy Fallon showed that he’s fully recovered from the nasty accident in which he nearly lost his finger by joining U2 onstage at their Madison Square Garden gig last night.Having been photographed without his cast...

Bono Partners With Eyecare Firm To Launch Vision Initiative

The rocker rarely removes his sunglasses in public, and he often wears shades with an orange, blue, or green tint, which he previously claimed was to protect his sensitive pupils. However, he...

Jimmy Fallon Sings With U2

Jimmy Fallon sang with U2 in New York last night (22.07.15).The 42-year-old talk show host - who recently underwent hand surgery after a fall at home - was invited on stage at Madison Square Garden...

U2 Revive Old Hit October For First Night In New York

Bono and his bandmates retired the 1981 tune October after the New Zealand leg of their Lovetown tour in November, 1989, but decided it was time to perform it again. And among...

Leonardo Dicaprio Donates $15 Million

Leonardo DiCaprio is donating $15 million to charity.The 40-year-old actor's self-titled foundation, which he founded in 1998 to fund efforts that protect the planet and endangered species, has pledged the generous sum to more than...

Bono Pays Tribute To Former Israeli Leader's Peace Efforts At Gig

The neighbouring countries have been fighting for several decades, but Bono is hoping Peres can continue to be a voice of reason in the Middle East even though he is no longer in...

Bono's Daughter Wants To Ditch 'Celebrity Kid Cliché'

Bono's daughter doesn't want to become a ''celebrity kid cliché''.Eve Hewson - whose father is the U2 rocker - has insisted she doesn't want to be known for her family connection but rather for her...

U2 Auctioning Signed Guitar For Charity

U2 are auctioning off a signed guitar for charity.The 'With or Without You' hitmakers - featuring Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - have each scrawled their autographs on the instrument, which...

Bono Meets With Canadian Prime Minister To Discuss Foreign Aid

U2 lead singer Bono is once again trying to use his influence in the political world. The frontman, a keen philanthropist and heavily involved in charitable causes, met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and...

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