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Bono Concerned About Tour Flop

4th June 2010

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...

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Bono's Activist Offspring

3rd June 2010

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...

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Bono Feared Permanent Injury

28th May 2010

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...

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Rascal Was Ready For U2'S Glastonbury Slot

27th May 2010

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...

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Albarn Sends Best Wishes To Bono

27th May 2010

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...

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The Things They Say 16655

26th May 2010

"I spoke to Bono a few hours after he came out of the operation, but he was not making any sense. I can tell you, whatever he was on... But he didn't remember any of...

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The Things They Say 16653

26th May 2010

"I was joking that this will probably be the most rest he's had in decades." U2 rocker THE EDGE is convinced BONO will benefit from the imposed two-month break following his back surgery.

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Fascinating Fact 9370

26th May 2010

U2 frontman BONO was extra disappointed to have to cancel the band's appearance at Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival following his back surgery - because they wrote a new song especially for the event.

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The Edge Thankful For Bono's Swift Treatment

26th May 2010

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...

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U2 Cancel Tour And Glastonbury Gig

25th May 2010

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...

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U2 Pull Out Of Glastonbury

25th May 2010

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...

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Bono Urged Keys To Use Fame For Good

25th May 2010

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...

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Coldplay To Take U2'S Glastonbury Slot?

24th May 2010

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...

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Dizzee Rascal To Replace U2 At Glastonbury?

24th May 2010

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...

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Bono Undergoes Back Surgery

22nd May 2010

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...

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Bono Has Emergency Back Surgery

21st May 2010

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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Bono Has Emergency Back Surgery

21st May 2010

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

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Stars Mark Richardson's Birthday With Memorial

11th May 2010

Stars including UMA THURMAN, BONO and SARAH JESSICA PARKER joined NATASHA RICHARDSON's family in New York on Monday (10May10) for a memorial service to mark the late actress' birthday.Richardson, who would have turned 47 on...

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Bono And Cocker Win At Sony Radio Awards

11th May 2010

BONO and former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER were the big winners at the U.K.'s annual Sony Radio Academy Awards on Monday (10May10).The event in London honoured the best of British radio talent, and Cocker, who...

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Bono Turns 50

10th May 2010

U2 frontman BONO is celebrating his 50th birthday on Monday (10May10), marking a career which has taken him from early rehearsals in a pal's kitchen to international rock star, leading campaigner on humanitarian issues, and...

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Stars Shop With 40 Cents For New Hiv Campaign Ad

8th May 2010

BONO, BENICIO DEL TORO and Spanish movie couple PENELOPE CRUZ and JAVIER BARDEM have teamed up for a star-studded new Lazarus Effect Campaign ad to raise awareness for medication in Africa.The stars all show off...

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Chaz Bono Officially A Man

7th May 2010

Cher's gender-swap daughter has officially become a man.Chastity Bono - the 41-year-old offspring of the 'Believe' singer and her late husband Sonny - legally changed her name to Chaz and gender to male in the...

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Bono Meets With Obama To Discuss Africa

3rd May 2010

Irish rocker BONO was granted an audience with U.S. President BARACK OBAMA on Friday (30Apr10) to discuss America's policies on foreign aid.The U2 frontman is a long time campaigner over issues blighting Africa, spending years...

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Weller Blasts 'Conceited' Bono & Sting

28th April 2010

PAUL WELLER has slammed STING and U2 frontman BONO, branding the rockers "conceited" and their music "rubbish".The former The Jam star opens up about his grievances with the stars in the latest edition of Britain's...

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Ben Barnes Living The Dream

16th April 2010

Ben Barnes says acting is his "dream job".The British star - who appears in new comedy 'Killing Bono', by director Nick Hamm - feels incredibly lucky to be able to do what he loves for...

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The Things They Say 16090

12th April 2010

"Bono’s a performer pretty much like I am. He’s not a dancer; he’s not jumping around. He’s having a conversation. He’s using his stillness as movement." JAY-Z likens himself to U2 star BONO onstage.

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Gately, Bono & Lynott Among Ireland's Greatest

6th April 2010

Tragic BOYZONE star STEPHEN GATELY, BONO and late THIN LIZZY rocker PHIL LYNOTT have topped a new list of Ireland's greatest people.Bosses at broadcasting network RTE asked Irish radio listeners and TV viewers to vote...

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Chris Martin Has No Solo Plans

3rd April 2010

Chris Martin thinks his solo album would be "cringeworthy".The Coldplay singer has no plans to ever break away from the rest of the group because he doesn't think people would find him "acceptable" alone.He explained:...

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Bono Is Worst Investor In America

27th March 2010

Irish rocker BONO has been named and shamed as the Worst Investor in America for his backing of troubled smart telephone maker Palm Inc.The U2 frontman and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners ploughed...

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The Edge Faces Neighbourhood Row

23rd March 2010

U2 guitarist The Edge is fighting protesters in California who want to stop him building a five-home development. The 47-year-old musician - real name David Evans - insists his plans to build on 156 acres...

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