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Bono: 'I Knew Blair Would Be A Great Leader Because He Was A Guitarist'

27th June 2007

U2 frontman BONO knew former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR would be a great leader, because he can play guitar. Blair played the instrument during his teenage years in rock band Ugly Rumours - something...

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Campaigning Clooney Advised By Bono

19th June 2007

GEORGE CLOONEY sought advice from campaigning rocker BONO before he decided to speak out against the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The Good Night, And Good Luck star wanted to make sure he...

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Mccartney Steals Bono's Wardrobe

15th June 2007

Former Beatle SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY took a jacket intended for BONO to wear during their 2005 Live 8 duet without his permission. The U2 frontman was stunned to see the former Beatle sporting his clothes...

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Bono Slams G8 Pledge

8th June 2007

Campaigning rocker BONO has blasted the G8's pledge to spend $60 billion (GBP30 billion) on the fight against Aids, malaria and tuberculosis in Africa - insisting only a fraction of that sum will be spent....

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Bono Slams 'Misleading' G8 Aids Fund

8th June 2007

U2 star BONO has slammed world leaders for "deliberately misleading" the world with their pledge to fight Aids and other diseases.Speaking after the G8 summit in Germany, Bono told Reuters that he was "exasperated" that...

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Bono And Geldof Put Pressure On Bush

8th June 2007

Campaigning anti-poverty rockers BONO and BOB GELDOF teamed up this week (begs04Jun07) to put pressure on U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH ahead of the G-8 summit in Germany. The pair, accompanied by Senegalese singer Youssou...

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Bono Guest Edits Variety

6th June 2007

Rocker BONO has become the first guest editor of Variety, and has made his mark by giving the July (07) issue of the U.S. magazine 20 different covers. The crusading U2 singer has published a...

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Appeals Court Overturns Fcc's New Indecency Rules

5th June 2007

A federal appeals court on Monday overturned the FCC's revised standards for determining indecency, when it ruled in favor of News Corp's Fox television network, which had been chastised by the commission for airing four-letter...

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Bono Praises Bush For African Aids Pledge

3rd June 2007

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on American President George W. Bush for pledging $30 million (GBP15 million) toward the fight against AIDS in Africa. The U2 singer is delighted by the decision to divert...

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Bono To Receive Liberty Medal

25th May 2007

Crusading U2 rocker BONO has been named the recipient of this year's (07) Liberty Medal for helping bring public attention to humanitarian and economic issues in Africa. The annual award, decided by America's non-profit National...

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Bono Joins Hunger Task Force

22nd May 2007

U2 rocker BONO is continuing efforts to raise awareness of world poverty by joining the Irish government's Hunger Task Force. The campaign was launched in capital city Dublin last month (Apr07) and also includes experts...

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Impromptu Gig Accompanies U2 3d Premiere

20th May 2007

U2 have played a free gig to hundreds of fans in Cannes to mark the world premiere of their upcoming debut movie, which was filmed entirely in 3D.The 90-minute film, titled U2 3D, is due...

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Flowers Lives Childhood Dream

17th May 2007

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS still gets starstruck when he's socialising with his childhood idols SIR ELTON JOHN and BONO. The rocker met the music superstars when The Killers hit the big time, and he...

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Bono In Fireplace Furore

16th May 2007

U2 rocker BONO has dismissed reports he upset neighbours at his New York apartment block, insisting his complaint over smoky fireplaces was about "health and safety". The singer, real name Paul Hewson, was reported to...

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Bono Criticises World Leaders Over Aid Shortfall

16th May 2007

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...

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Bono Backs Education Plans

2nd May 2007

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...

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Bono + Bowie Honour Lou Reed

1st May 2007

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...

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Bono Tells Travellers To 'Move Out' Of Building

1st May 2007

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...

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

26th April 2007

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...

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Bono + Dave Stewart Pen American Idol Aid Anthem

25th April 2007

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....

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Bono + Dave Stewart Pen American Idol Aid Anthem

25th April 2007

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....

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U2 Guitar Sells For $240k

22nd April 2007

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...

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Bono And Edge Items Help Raise Millions For Hurricane Katrina Fund

22nd April 2007

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...

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

21st April 2007

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...

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Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

19th April 2007

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...

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Bono Wins Support Of World Leaders In Africa Plea

17th April 2007

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...

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Bono And The Edge To Pen Spider-man Musical?

17th April 2007

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...

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Borrell Makes Fashion History

11th April 2007

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...

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Blood Brothers For Blanchett And Bono?

6th April 2007

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...

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Two Princes Aim For 'Biggest Show Possible'

4th April 2007

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...

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