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U2 In Shock Charity Gig Set

U2's Bono and Edge amazed fans at a charity gig in north London last night with a surprise appearance.The 250-strong crowd at the Mencap Little Noises Sessions at Union Chapel had been told to expect...

By on 24 November 2007

Geldof And Bono Criticised For Worsening African Plight

The head of a leading African AIDS charity has blasted philanthropic efforts by the likes of SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO for helping to increase problems in the continent instead of relieve them. Jobs Selasie,...

Cruz Hits Out At Manipulative Press

PENELOPE CRUZ has accused the press of manipulating photographs to make her friendship with rocker BONO look like a romance. The pair were recently snapped holding hands as they walked along a beach - prompting...

Universe Pair For Stage Spidey

Across The Universe director Julie Taymor has confirmed she wants to reunite the leads from her Beatles musical for the upcoming Spider-Man stage show.Taymor played an integral role in the Broadway success of The Lion...

By on 22 November 2007

Activism Makes Bono Appreciate U2 More

Outspoken BONO's activism has helped save his career as a rock star in U2 - because he's always so grateful for recording session time with his bandmates. The Where The Streets Have No Name singer...

Bono: `I Understand Blair's Terrorism Dilemma'

BONO has great sympathy for former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - because he couldn't win the battle with terrorism. The outspoken Irish rocker insists Blair had no choice but to join President George W....

Bono Urged U.s. Leaders To Meet With British Army Vets

U2 star BONO urged America's top politicians to speak with British soldiers who had occupied Northern Ireland before choosing to extend the war in Iraq. The outspoken Irish rocker has never wasted an opportunity to...

Clinton Turned To Bono For Sinn Fein Visa Advice

Former U.S. President BILL CLINTON turned to rocker BONO for advice when he was trying to solve a visa headache over Sinn Fein leaders MARTIN MCGUINNESS and GERRY ADAMS. The U2 frontman admits he was...

Keys Honours Bono At Aids Fundraiser

U2 frontman BONO has been honoured by ALICIA KEYS for his charity work at an Aids fundraiser in New York. The Black Ball event, which was also attended by Gwen Stefani and Sheryl Crow, is...

Bono Denies Spice Girls Collaboration

Rocker BONO has laughed off speculation he will team up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits album before Christmas (07) and...

Kidnappers Targeted Bono's Daughter

U2 frontman BONO's daughter was the centre of a $8 million ($4 million) kidnap plot when she was just four years old. Five Irish criminals targeted Jordan Hewson, now 18, and staked out Bono's Dublin...

Bono's Hotel Plans Anger Locals

U2 rocker BONO has infuriated Irish environmental authorities with his plans to expand the Dublin hotel he owns with bandmate THE EDGE. The singer has submitted new designs for the expansion of The Clarence Hotel...

Stars Join Clinton At Youth Activism Event

BONO, SHAKIRA, ALICIA KEYS and WYCLEF JEAN were among the stars who joined former U.S. President BILL CLINTON for a roundtable discussion on youth activism in New York City on Saturday (29Sep07). Clinton hosted the...

Bono Collaborates With The Spice Girls

Rocker BONO has teamed up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song - to help boost their appeal and widen their fanbase. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits...

Bono Expects Spider-man Musical To Set New Standards

LATEST: U2 rocker BONO is confident the SPIDER-MAN musical he is currently working on will dazzle audiences, because it will be "something the likes of which no-one has seen or heard". The singer is creating...

Bono Praying For Peace In Burma

Irish rocker BONO is having sleepless nights over the crisis in Burma and is praying the campaign against its military rulers will triumph. The U2 frontman expressed concern over the spiralling violence that has left...

Bono Awarded Liberty Medal

U2 frontman BONO has been awarded the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. The Irish rocker, who became the first non-politician to receive the award in 18 years, was awarded for his continual campaigning to persuade...

Spider-man Musical Seeks Broadway Stage

Broadway director JULIE TAYMOR is hunting for a New York theatre big enough to house the SPIDER-MAN music she is creating with U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE. Lion King creator Taymor has written a...

Bono Goes Under The Hammer

U2 frontman BONO will go under the hammer next month, when an oil painting showing him receiving an honorary knighthood is auctioned in Dublin. The artwork, painted by Irish artist David Nolan, is expected to...

Bono Oil Painting Auctioned

A painting of U2 rocker BONO receiving his knighthood is set to go up for auction in Dublin, Ireland. The oil canvas, by artist David Nolan, is based on a press image by photographer Julien...

Bono And Geldof Head Up Top Partnerships Poll

Rock pairs BONO and BOB GELDOF and SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS have been named among the most respectable partnerships in the world. The Irishmen were runners up in a list of business and...

Pavarotti's Funeral Begins

The funeral service for LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has begun in his hometown of Modena, Italy, with singers PLACIDO DOMINGO, JOSE CARRERAS and U2 rocker BONO among the stars in attendance. The Italian maestro, who lost his...

Pavarotti To Be Laid To Rest

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be laid to rest in his hometown of Modena, northern Italy, today.The opera singer's family had asked for his funeral to be a private affair, but thousands of people are...

By on 08 September 2007

Modena Crowd Mourns Pavarotti

Crowds took to the streets of Modena last night to pay their respects to Luciano Pavarotti, the legendary opera singer who died yesterday.The Italian town's most famous son passed away at the age of 71...

By on 07 September 2007

Carreras, Elton, Bono And Sting Add To Pavarotti Tributes

LATEST: JOSE CARRERAS, SIR ELTON JOHN, STING and BONO have paid tribute to Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, who died on Thursday (06Sep07) at the age of 71. The Nessun Dorma tenor passed away at...

Jolie Is Like Bono/lennon For Pitt

BRAD PITT has heaped praise on his partner ANGELINA JOLIE in a new magazine interview, likening her efforts to better the world to those of BONO and JOHN LENNON. The movie star credits his Mr....

Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

Queen Stars To Perform At Mandela Concert

BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR, members of legendary rock band QUEEN, will perform at a concert next year to celebrate the 90th birthday of South Africa's former president, NELSON MANDELA.The statesman and his musician pals...

By on 30 August 2007

Mexican Filmmaker Relieved To Get Bono's Permission

Mexican director EDUARDO ARROYUELO was relieved to receive rocker BONO's approval to use U2 music and footage in his movie 7 DIAS - because he'd already shot the movie. Newcomer Arroyuelo decided to forego asking...

Bono Gets Handfuls Of Praise From Cruz

U2 singer BONO has been snapped hand-in-hand with actress PENELOPE CRUZ, seemingly without his wife ALI HEWSON.The Irish rock star, 47, was photographed holding hands with Cruz on a beach in Saint Tropez and in...

By on 27 July 2007

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