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Bono Criticises World Leaders Over Aid Shortfall

Campaigning rocker BONO has criticised world leaders for failing to give effective help to poor countries across the globe. The U2 star insists that while financial aid to Africa has grown by $2.3 billion (GBP1.15...

Bono Backs Education Plans

U2 frontman Bono has given his backing to proposed US legislation which aims to expand the provision of free basic education to children in the world's poorest countries.The rock star and anti-poverty campaigner described the...

By on 02 May 2007

Bono + Bowie Honour Lou Reed

BONO and DAVID BOWIE were among friends, students and fans who left rocker LOU REED visibly touched as he was honoured by New York's Syracuse University. Bowie and Bono joined in a 'Lou' chant when...

Bono Tells Travellers To 'Move Out' Of Building

U2 frontman BONO has ordered a group of travellers to move out of land he is planning to turn into luxury apartments in the Irish capital Dublin. The rocker has tolerated the family setting up...

Bono, New Order + Mode To Play At Curtis Biopic Premiere?

NEW ORDER, BONO and DEPECHE MODE are tipped to give next month's (May07) Cannes Film Festival in France a musical boost by performing at a party following the premiere of Ian Curtis biopic Control. The...

Bono + Dave Stewart Pen American Idol Aid Anthem

BONO and DAVE STEWART have teamed up to write a new aid anthem for TV talent show American Idol. The rockers' new tune, American Prayer, will debut tonight (25Apr07) during TV fundraiser Idol Gives Back....

Bono + Dave Stewart Pen American Idol Aid Anthem

BONO and DAVE STEWART have teamed up to write a new aid anthem for TV talent show American Idol. The rockers' new tune, American Prayer, will debut tonight (25Apr07) during TV fundraiser Idol Gives Back....

U2 Guitar Sells For $240k

A guitar with more than a little sentimental value to U2's The Edge has sold at a charity auction in New York.The Hard Rock Café auction run by Julien's Auctions saw the Gibson Les Paul...

By on 22 April 2007

Bono And Edge Items Help Raise Millions For Hurricane Katrina Fund

Iconic items belonging to U2 pair THE EDGE and BONO helped fetch $2.4 million (GBP1.2 million) yesterday (21Apr07) at an auction to benefit musicians who lost everything in Hurricane Katrina. The Edge's beloved Gibson Les...

Bono And The Edge Will Score Spider-man: The Musical

LATEST: U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE have confirmed that they will pen the soundtrack for new Broadway show SPIDER-MAN: THE MUSICAL. The rockers will work with Tony-Award winning Lion King director Julie Taymor for...

Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

U2 frontman Bono and guitarist the Edge have reportedly signed up to write music for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.The musicians will be working with the show's producers to create a soundtrack for the webbed crusader's...

By on 19 April 2007

Bono Wins Support Of World Leaders In Africa Plea

U2 frontman BONO has successfully brought the issue of African poverty to the world's wealthiest nations. The Irish rocker, a campaigner for third world debt relief, met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday (17APR07) where...

Bono And The Edge To Pen Spider-man Musical?

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE are reportedly in negotiations to pen the score for a new Broadway SPIDER-MAN musical. Tony-Award winning Lion King director Julie Taymor is the brains behind the ambitious production, according...

Borrell Makes Fashion History

British rocker JOHNNY BORRELL will make history this week as only the seventh man ever to appear on the cover of Vogue UK. The RAZORLIGHT frontman, who will feature alongside Russian supermodel NATALIA VODIANOVA, succeeds...

Blood Brothers For Blanchett And Bono?

Actress CATE BLANCHETT and rocker BONO are among the big names being lined up to rescue a planned screen adaptation of stage hit BLOOD BROTHERS. Director ALAN PARKER is desperate to land the all-star cast...

Two Princes Aim For 'Biggest Show Possible'

Princes William and Harry are reportedly determined to make the memorial concert for their mother's death the biggest event possible  and are targeting US stars to gain maximum appeal.The show, which will mark ten...

By on 04 April 2007

Arise Bono, 'Lord Of Lords'

U2 frontman Bono has been awarded an honorary knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin.The Irish rock legend was presented with the title by the British ambassador, David Reddaway, but will not take the appellation of...

By on 30 March 2007

Bono Accepts Honorary Knighthood

U2 frontman BONO has accepted an honorary British knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin. The rocker - real name PAUL HEWSON - was joined at the ceremony by his wife ALI HEWSON and their four...

Sick Cheadle Misses Bono Concert Tribute

A stomach complaint cost HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE one of his proudest moments - when he had to leave a U2 concert early. Rocker BONO invited the actor to a show in Los Angeles...

Artist Turns U2 Court Battle Into A New Painting

Irish artist KEVIN SHARKEY has turned U2's court battle with a former stylist into a new art piece. The Irish rockers took LOLA CASHMAN to court last year (06), claiming she had stolen items from...

Minister Turns Eucharist Service Into U2 Tribute

An Episcopalian minister from Maine has raised more than $60,000 (GBP30,770) for AIDS and poverty charities by turning regular services into U2 tributes. Rock fan PAIGE BLAIR staged the first `U2charist' service at her church...

Salma Hayek Engaged And Pregnant

Mexican beauty Salma Hayek is engaged and expecting their first baby, the Academy Award-nominated actress has revealed.The Ugly Betty actress and producer announced her engagement to the billionaire businessman through her publicist over the weekend.Francois-Henri...

By on 12 March 2007

American Idol Gives Back With Two-night Charity Push

The producers and stars of US TV phenomenon AMERICAN IDOL will be giving back next month (APR07) as part of a massive charity push featuring BONO, BORAT, ANNIE LENNOX, PINK and GWEN STEFANI. In a...

Bono's Red Hits Back At Criticism

RED, the campaign backed by singer and campaigner Bono to raise money for Aids in Africa, has hit back at an article criticising its performance.The trade magazine Advertising Age described as "meagre" the $18 million...

By on 09 March 2007

Parker Lends Support To 'Victimised' Bono

LATEST: WEEDS star MARY-LOUISE PARKER has leaped to the defence of rock star BONO amid recent press reports his charity campaign Red was spending more money on marketing than AIDS victims in Africa. Yesterday (08MAR07),...

Bono's Red Campaign Slams Financial Assessment

LATEST: Sources close to rock star BONO's charity campaign RED are slamming media reports claiming the organisation has spent more on marketing than raising funds. The high-profile campaign raises money for the Global Fund...

Bono's Red Campaign Overspends

Rocker BONO's charity campaign Red has been criticised for spending more money on marketing than it has raised to fight AIDS in Africa. The high-profile scheme, which was the brainchild of the U2 rocker, sees...

Tomkat Get New Flat In Nyc

TOM CRUISE and wife KATIE HOLMES have been given the green light to move into the legendary Dakota building in New York City, after passing the strict entry interviews.The exclusive apartment building, which was the...

By on 07 March 2007

Bono To Guest Edit Vanity Fair

U2 frontman BONO will serve as guest editor for the July (07) issue of style magazine Vanity Fair. The Irish singer has also had stints guest editing British newspaper The Independent and France's Liberation. Bono,...

Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards

FOREST WHITAKER and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins. Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator...

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