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Stewart Considers Faces Reunion Despite Lack Of Material

17th October 2006

ROD STEWART has confirmed he's considering a reunion of his iconic British rock act THE FACES - if they can come up with enough material for a one-off concert. The MAGGIE MAY singer admits he...

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Bono Gives Evidence At Stetson Appeal

17th October 2006

Irish rocker BONO has renewed his efforts to keep hold of a Stetson hat 'stolen' by a former stylist, by giving evidence at her appeal in Dublin, Ireland earlier today (17OCT06). LOLA CASHMAN alleges she...

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Bono And Oprah Shop For Africa

13th October 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO and talk show host OPRAH WINFREY joined forces to shop for Africa in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday (12OCT06). The famous friends embarked on a high-profile shopping trip to publicise the new 'Red'...

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Moss Tops 'Most Influential' Celeb List

9th October 2006

Supermodel KATE MOSS has been named the most influential celebrity in the world, beating U2 singer BONO, soccer star DAVID BECKHAM, and pop queen MADONNA to the number one spot. The list was compiled by...

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Stars Parade Clothes For Charity

9th October 2006

Hollywood stars JENNIFER GARNER, PENELOPE CRUZ and DON CHEADLE are donning garments from clothing giants GAP to raise awareness for African woman and children affected by HIV/AIDS. The kind-hearted movie stars are among the celebrities...

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U2 Switch Labels To Mercury

9th October 2006

Irish rockers U2 have sensationally ended their 27-year relationship with Island Records in advance of their upcoming Greatest Hits Collection. Media reports hint the move to Mercury may be prompted by its new president, JASON...

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Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

4th October 2006

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. Longoria's representative announced on Friday (29SEPT06) that...

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Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

2nd October 2006

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. Longoria's representative announced on Friday (29SEPT06) that...

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Stewart Thrilled To Work With Mandela

1st October 2006

British musician DAVE STEWART felt a unique sense of pride after working with former South African president NELSON MANDELA, because he had helped turn the activist's negative experiences into something positive. The former EURYTHMICS star...

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Fascinating Fact 2178

28th September 2006

Rocker BONO will be the first celebrity pal former EURYTHMICS star DAVE STEWART will interview as part of his new music-themed interview show for US cable channel HBO.

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The Things They Say 3005

27th September 2006

"When there's a disaster, it's like, 'Call U2.'" Rocker BONO accepts he and his group are disaster relief experts.

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The Things They Say 3003

27th September 2006

"When there's a disaster, it's like, 'Call U2.'" Rocker BONO accepts he and his group are disaster relief experts.

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Armani Edits British Newspaper

25th September 2006

Italian fashion king GIORGIO ARMANI followed in the footsteps of stars including U2 frontman BONO by guest-editing British newspaper The Independent. Armani took on the temporary editorship for the broadsheet's special Africa edition, of which...

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Armani Blames Media For Skinny Models

22nd September 2006

Designer GIORGIO ARMANI has hit out at suggestions the fashion industry fosters eating disorders, blaming the media for the increase in skinny models. Speaking at the star-studded after party of his London Fashion Week catwalk...

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U2 Success Down To Chemistry

20th September 2006

THE EDGE insists U2 have enjoyed such longevity in the music industry because the four bandmembers compliment each other perfectly. The guitarist, real name DAVID EVANS, believes the band's winning combination of ambition, soul, creativity...

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Bono Risked Lives To Help Sarajevo

19th September 2006

U2 frontman BONO agreed to do a television interview and concert in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo in 1997 to help the city's war ravaged people, despite knowing it would put him and his bandmates in...

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Fascinating Fact 2114

19th September 2006

Hip-hop mogul Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter has become just the third African-American to make it onto this year's (06) Vanity Fair Annual New Establishment Power List. The rapper ranks number 46, behind OPRAH WINFREY (9) and...

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Bono Launches Charity T-shirt Line In Los Angeles

18th September 2006

Rocker BONO brought Los Angeles mall The Grove to a standstill yesterday (17SEP06) when he launched his new special edition T-shirt line, One. The U2 star stunned shoppers as he met with 200 lucky fans...

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Doherty Eyes Radio Production Slot

18th September 2006

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has been named as an unlikely guest editor on one of the BBC's most established current affairs shows. BBC Radio 4's long-running TODAY programme has already hosted a string of celebrities...

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Norton Hits Out At Bono's Tax Dodge

18th September 2006

Irish comedian GRAHAM NORTON has criticised U2 frontman BONO for avoiding paying tax in Ireland. Norton is furious the band moved its business empire from Ireland to The Netherlands to avoid paying Irish taxes on...

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U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

15th September 2006

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

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Bono Terrified Of High Notes

13th September 2006

U2 frontman BONO has sleepless nights before concerts because he gets terrified he will let fans down by failing to hit his high notes. The VERTIGO hitmaker is highly critical of his own performances and...

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Wood Slams Celebrity Activists

25th August 2006

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD has criticised fellow musicians BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF for involving themselves in politics. The START ME UP rocker refuses to get mixed up in high-profile causes like Bono and...

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Bono Launches T-shirt Line For Africa

21st August 2006

Rocker and humanitarian BONO is hoping to save lives in Lesotho, Africa by selling T-shirts. The U2 star has recruited celebrities like LINDSAY LOHAN, NAOMI WATTS, ROSARIO DAWSON, GARY OLDMAN and KATE BOSWORTH among others...

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Hutchence's Brother: 'Kylie And Bono So Respectful To Michael's Memory'

15th August 2006

Late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's brother RHETT made sure the upcoming biopic about his brother was kind to former lover KYLIE MINOGUE and friend BONO, because they have both been so respectful of the singer's...

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U2 Underfire From Irish Government

9th August 2006

LATEST: U2 have come under fire from Irish politicians following reports the rockers have transferred part of their publishing company to a Dutch finance firm in a bid to lower their tax bills. The ELEVATION...

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Bono Invests In Forbes

7th August 2006

Irish rocker BONO has invested in a stake in publishing giant Forbes' offshoot company Forbes Media. The U2 frontman and staunch human rights campaigner's decision may cause a stir among fans with the move, which...

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Sachs Slams Madonna Cynicism

6th August 2006

Economic guru JEFFREY SACHS has leaped to the defence of pop superstar MADONNA, insisting her charity efforts in Africa are sincere. The MATERIAL GIRL was spurred to raise at least $3 million (GBP1.7 million) to...

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Depp Records Sea Shanties Album

2nd August 2006

JOHNNY DEPP has recorded a star-studded album of sea shanties which will appear in the final PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie. The actor has joined forces with rocker pals including BRYAN FERRY, BONO and folk...

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Bono Named Most Influential

1st August 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has been named the most influential pop star of the past 25 years in a survey by Britain's MTV channel. The U2 frontman, well known for his campaigns for fair trade and...

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