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Bono Praises Tony Blair But Calls For More

U2 rocker BONO has praised British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and Treasury chief GORDON BROWN for negotiating a new debt deal for the developing world - but now wants them to focus on fair trade....

Bono Takes The Stand In A Bid To Win His Trousers Back

LATEST: U2 frontman BONO yesterday (28JUN05) accused the band's former stylist of blackmail in a Dublin, Ireland court. The VERTIGO singer wants a batch of personal belongings - which are worth circa $6,300 (GBP3,500)...

Killers Desperate For Respect

Rockers THE KILLERS regard the approval of their peers as important as a number one record. The band have won over a impressive list of celebrity fans - and frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is thrilled....

Mccartney 'Demanded' Top Spot At Live 8

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY reportedly only agreed to perform at the Live 8 concert in London on Saturday (02JUL05) after organisers agreed to let him open and close the charity extravaganza. The former BEATLE insisted...

U2 To Donate Millions To Africa

Irish rockers U2 will donate $6 million (GBP3.3 million) of their own money towards eliminating poverty in Africa. BONO, ADAM CLAYTON, THE EDGE and LARRY MULLAN, who will be performing at the London leg...

Bono Writes Tv Comedy

Rock superstar BONO is writing a TV comedy show about an Irish musician. The programme is about a man who moves to Las Vegas to play in a show band and will be called...

Bianca Jagger Criticises Live 8 Celebrities

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-wife BIANCA has hit out at stars such as BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF for using "hype" to highlight poverty. Jagger, a dedicated human rights campaigner herself, is concerned the public...

Boone Brings Stars Together For Billy Graham Tribute

Crooner PAT BOONE has brought together a host of stars for a video tribute to US evangelist BILLY GRAHAM. The born-again-Christian singer invited BONO, LeANN RIMES, KENNY ROGERS and MICHAEL McDONALD, among others, to...

Bono Turns To Buffet For American Advice

U2 frontman BONO consulted stock market investor WARREN BUFFET about how he could best persuade "mad" Americans to support LIVE 8. The legendary money mogul told Bono the US responds to anything which appeals...

Bono Hails Simmons For Live 8 Involvement

U2 frontman BONO has praised hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS for getting America involved with the LIVE 8 cause. The Irish rocker had tried to emulate SIR BOB GELDOF by rousing the US into action...

Campbell: 'Where Were The War Songs?'

UB40 frontman ALI CAMPBELL has praised fellow rockers BONO and STING for using their celebrity profiles to raise political awareness - but is astonished no one spoke out about the devastating war in Iraq....

Corrs Beg To Be Part Of Scotland's Live 8

Irish band THE CORRS are so desperate to be part of the LIVE 8 concert in Edinburgh, Scotland next month (06JUL05), they would be happy if they only swept the stage. The RUNAWAY group...

Bono Desperate For Darkness

U2 frontman BONO hates the summer - because he's forced to perform gigs in the daylight. The Irish rocker kicked off the band's UK VERTIGO tour at the City of Manchester stadium, England earlier...

Bono Shocked By Muslim Women's Reaction To Breastfeeding

U2 frontman BONO was horrified during a visit to Ethiopia, when he saw local women pelting a breast-feeding aid worker with stones. The American woman was oblivious of the offence she was causing, and...

Bono Shaken By Plight Of African Children

U2 singer BONO was left devastated during his first visit to Ethiopia in 1985, when poverty-stricken Africans begged him to take their children back to the UK with him. The VERTIGO rocker found rejected...

Bono And Williams To Headline Live 8 Follow-up

BONO and ROBBIE WILLIAMS are set to headline this year's (05) second most eagerly anticipated music event - a follow-up to next month's (02JUL05) LIVE 8 concerts. The U2 frontman and Williams will join...

Bono Recommends Marital Mystique

U2 frontman BONO is still madly in love with his wife of 23 years - and insists the secret behind a happy marriage is maintaining a distance from your partner. The VERTIGO singer never...

Bono Takes On Ozzy's Swearing Habit

U2 frontman BONO loves impersonating OZZY OSBOURNE - because it gives him a chance to swear at his own children. The VERTIGO singer's daughters JORDAN, 15, and EVE, 13, make fun of their rockstar...

Dabbo Pitt Receives Hero's Welcome In Ethiopia

BRAD PITT is known as Dabbo in the Ethiopian village where he's become a father figure to kids hungry to learn - because locals are convinced he's called Bread. The movie star has pumped...

Bono: 'Dylan's Eccentricities Are A Facade'

Irish rocker BONO is suspicious of BOB DYLAN's "so-called eccentricity" - he is convinced the legendary singer is hiding behind a mask. The U2 frontman claims BLONDE ON BLONDE star Dylan conceals his true...

Pope Wore Bono's Shades

POPE JOHN PAUL II once wore a pair of U2 frontman BONO's trademark sunglasses during a meeting between the two men. The Irish singer was granted an audience with the late pontiff to mark...

Bono: 'The Stones Are Gents'

U2 frontman BONO has destroyed THE ROLLING STONES image as rock hellraisers, revealing SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS are fantastic fathers with wonderful children. The sixties rockers have cultivated their images as partyloving,...

Yorke Unperturbed By Gallagher Criticism

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is unconcerned about recent criticism LIAM GALLAGHER directed at campaigning rockers, because he believes in the causes he champions. Yorke, who earlier today (25MAY05) backed British charity FRIENDS OF THE...

Razorlight Sign Up To Make Poverty History Campaign

British rockers RAZORLIGHT are the latest celebrities to join the high-profile MAKE POVERTY HISTORY coalition - which aims to stamp out Third World Debt and champion fair trade. The GOLDEN TOUCH band recently filmed...

U2 Set To Re-record Pop

Irish rockers U2 are stepping back in time to release a brand new version of their 1997 album POP - because they were disappointed with the original result. Charismatic frontman BONO admits touring commitments...

Martin Brands Critics Of His Charity Campaigns 'C*nts'

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has hit back at cynics who have criticised his political campaigning for MAKE TRADE FAIR - insisting everybody should be involved in politics. The 28-year-old IN MY PLACE rocker is...

Campbell Joins Brazilian Campaign

NAOMI CAMPBELL has joined forces with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA to fight poverty in the South American country and attract more foreign tourists. The London-born supermodel is promoting 'We Love Brazil'...

Bono Treats Extras To Impromptu Gig

Irish rockers U2 thrilled fans by performing an impromptu gig to thank them for starring in the band's latest music video for forthcoming single CITY OF BLINDING LIGHTS. The VERTIGO stars advertised on their...

Mandela To Join Bono And Will Smith At Aids Concert

NELSON MANDELA will lead an all-star line-up alongside BONO and WILL SMITH at an AIDS charity concert in Norway this summer (05). South Africa's first black president is set to travel to Tromsoe, Norway,...

Pitt's Africa Charity Trip

LATEST: Movie star BRAD PITT visited ANGELINA JOLIE in Africa during a charity trip to the poverty-ravished continent. The actor was photographed on the beach in Monbassa, Kenya with Jolie and her adopted son...

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