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Bono Has Glaucoma

18th October 2014

Bono has had glaucoma for the last 20 years.The U2 frontman is often seen sporting a pair of sunglasses when he appears in front of photographers, but the 54-year-old singer says he does this in...

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Bono Cheated Death As A Teen

18th October 2014

Bono ''should have'' died in a bomb attack.The U2 frontman believes a decision to ride his bike to a record store in Dublin, Ireland in 1984 stopped him from being in the midst of a...

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Bono Reveals Why He Always Wears Sunglasses: "I Have Glaucoma"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th October 2014

Bono explained why he wears sunglasses seemingly all the time whilst appearing on a British talk show.Bono spotted in London on Thursday (16th Oct.).Read More: Bono Apologies Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2's New Album.The U2...

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Patrick Carney Slams U2 Album Giveaway

18th October 2014

Patrick Carney has slammed U2's album giveaway.The Black Keys drummer has attacked the band following their decision to make their 'Songs of Innocence' LP free on iTunes last month and claims the move has ''devalued...

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The Edge's Cheese Sandwich Diet

17th October 2014

U2 guitarist The Edge ate cheese sandwiches every day for his lunch for 14 years.The 53-year-old musician admits his mother Gwenda was not a great cook and her packed lunches were particularly hit and miss...

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Bono: 'I Have Glaucoma'

17th October 2014

Rocker Bono has been suffering from glaucoma for 20 years.The U2 frontman famously never removes his sunglasses in public, and he often wears shades with an orange, blue, or green tint. He has previously...

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Bono's Vocal 'Gift' From Dad

16th October 2014

Bono claims his voice improved after his father died.The U2 frontman believes he was given a ''gift'' by his late dad Bob Hewson - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001 - after he...

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Bono Apologises Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2'S New Album

By Ed Biggs | 16th October 2014

U2 frontman Bono has issued an apology to iTunes users over the release of their recent album Songs of Innocence. Users of the software had a free copy of the new album automatically downloaded to...

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Neil Young Recalls The Time Bono Tried To Give Him Song Writing ‘Advice’.

By Stephanie Chase | 15th October 2014

You might have felt angry last month when Bono gave you his new album without asking if you'd wanted it first. But imagine how Neil Young felt when the U2 frontman offered him some unsolicited...

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Bono Apologises For Album Giveaway

15th October 2014

Bono has apologised for giving U2's album away for free.The group triggered a backlash from angry iTunes users who were given their 'Songs of Innocence' LP as a free download and the frontman admits the...

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Bono On Album Stunt: 'We Got Carried Away With Ourselves'

15th October 2014

U2 frontman Bono has apologised to Apple users who weren't keen to automatically receive their new album, confessing the band "might have gotten carried away" with the idea of doling out a free record.The Beautiful...

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The Edge Had 'Doubts' Over U2'S Album Download

13th October 2014

U2 guitarist The Edge had ''doubts'' before they agreed for their album, 'Songs of Innocence' to be an automatic download.The rock band caused a stir when they released their latest album, 'Songs of Innocence' as...

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Bono 'Despised' Catholics And Protestants Growing Up

10th October 2014

Bono ''despised'' Catholics and Protestants while he was growing up in Ireland.The U2 frontman has admitted that he hated the religious groups that dominated and divided country during the 1970s.Talking to The Sun newspaper, Bono...

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Bill Murray Sang With Bono At George Clooney's Wedding

10th October 2014

Bill Murray reportedly teamed up with U2 frontman Bono to sing at George Clooney's wedding last month (Sep14).The unlikely pair joined forces with model/actress Karen Duffy at a post-wedding brunch during the four-day celebrations in...

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Bono Writes Song For Mother

5th October 2014

Bono wrote a love song for his mother on U2's latest album. The 54-year-old singer paid tribute to his mum Iris on the band's 13th studio album, 'Songs of Innocence', and admits the autobiographical theme...

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Bono Announces U2 Tour Plans For Next Year And Defends ‘Songs Of Innocence’ Itunes Launch

By Stephanie Chase | 30th September 2014

Despite the backlash over their ‘free’ album Songs of Innocence, U2 frontman Bono has confirmed the band plans to embark on a world tour next year.Generous music makers U2Speaking to Absolute Radio the 54 year...

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Bono: 'U2 Are Not Advocating Free Music'

29th September 2014

Bono has dismissed accusations U2's recent album giveaway is undercutting other artists by encouraging free music downloads.The Beautiful Day hitmakers caused widespread controversy this month (Sep14) when their latest record, Songs of Innocence, was automatically...

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George Clooney's Stag Night

29th September 2014

George Clooney's stag night involved two bottles of tequila and a £250 bottle of red wine.The 53-year-old actor dined with friends at pricey Da Ivo on Friday night (26.09.14), ahead of his marriage to human...

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U2 To Tour Next Year

28th September 2014

U2 are planning an arena tour next year.The Irish rockers are excited about going out on the road to promote new album 'Songs of Innocence' but don't want to play vast outdoor spaces this time...

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George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Venue Switch

27th September 2014

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were forced to switch their wedding venue.The couple - who are due to formally tie the knot on Monday (29.09.14) after a weekend of celebrations - reportedly had their hearts...

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Bono Scared To Google His Name

23rd September 2014

Bono is ''afraid'' of Googling himself.The U2 frontman hates looking himself up on the internet but in the wake of criticism of his group's new album 'Songs of Innocence' - which was given away free...

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U2 Delighted By Album Response

22nd September 2014

U2 think it has been ''amazing'' to get their music to a new audience.The 'One' rockers caused a stir earlier this month when their new album 'Songs of Innocence' was made available to iTunes users...

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Bono: 'Album Release Was Designed To Annoy The Public'

19th September 2014

Irish rockers U2 wanted to annoy the record-buying public with their Apple-managed album release, according to frontman Bono.The singer admits he knew making new record Songs of Innocence available for free download to half a...

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U2: Giveaway Was 'Punk Rock'

19th September 2014

U2 insist their controversial album giveaway was ''punk rock''.The group have been widely criticised for making their 'Songs of Innocence' LP available for free on iTunes - with millions of users automatically receiving the tracks...

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The Things They Say: 4378000

19th September 2014

"I can't believe she didn't take the high road. What a shocker!" U2 star Bono hits back at Sharon Osbourne after she criticised the band's new deal with Apple, which resulted in iTunes users getting...

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Liam Neeson And Bono Have Been Working On Movie For Six Years

By Michael West | 18th September 2014

Liam Neeson has revealed that he and Irish musician Bono have been working on a movie idea for six years. The actor and U2 singer who have been friends for many year are developing a...

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Liam Neeson Writing Script With Bono

18th September 2014

Liam Neeson is writing a movie script with Bono.The actor has been working with the U2 singer on the story for the last ''six years'' and he is very excited about the project.Neeson revealed: ''We...

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Liam Neeson And Bono Team Up For Movie Script

16th September 2014

Actor Liam Neeson has teamed up with fellow Irishman Bono to write a movie script, but they have been working on the project for more than six years.The Schindler's List star is close pals with...

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U2'S Back Catalogue Gets Sales Bump After Surprise Album Release

15th September 2014

Rockers U2 have seen an unexpected sales bump of their music catalogue despite mediocre download figures for their new album.The Beautiful Day hitmakers made a groundbreaking move last Tuesday (09Sep14) when they teamed up with...

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Bono Struggled To Write U2'S 'Personal' New Album

12th September 2014

Bono struggled to write U2's 'personal' new album.The Irish rocker and his band mates, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - who released their new record 'Songs of Innocence' for free to all...

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