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Bono Clashed With Bush Over Stalls In Us Aid To Africa

21st February 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO confronted US President GEORGE W BUSH after discovering the United States has held back aid money promised to Africa. Only a fraction of the cash in the Millennium Challenge Account -...

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Bono Leads Stars To Charity

21st February 2006

U2 frontman BONO credits himself with inspiring other celebrities to join him in the campaign to make poverty history. In recent years the WITH OR WITHOUT YOU hitmaker has been joined on the podium...

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Bono Blames Geldof For Lack Of Black Live 8 Artists

21st February 2006

Campaigning rockers BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF clashed over the lack of African artists performing at July's (05) Live 8 extravaganza. The U2 frontman aired his concern over the predominantly white line up, including...

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Bono Donates Guitar To Brazil's Zero Hunger Campaign

21st February 2006

U2 frontman BONO has donated a guitar to Brazil's Zero Hunger Campaign. The VERTIGO star met with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA da SILVA on Sunday (19FEB06), to discuss making poverty history. The...

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Bennett To Team Up With Stars On Birthday Album

21st February 2006

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will duet with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, BONO and SIR ELTON JOHN on his upcoming 80th birthday album. The I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO will also be joined by...

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Bono To Lobby Chirac

20th February 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO is planning a showdown with French President JACQUES CHIRAC, because the leader's agricultural policies are affecting his battle for fair trade in Africa. The U2 frontman is thrilled by the $5...

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Bono Fights Poverty With Brazilian President

20th February 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO met with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA da SILVA yesterday (19FEB06), to discuss making poverty history. The singer flew to the capital Brasilia for a meeting with 'Lula' and Culture minister...

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U2 Forgive Mexico

17th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 performed at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium this week (15FEB06) after boycotting the country for eight years. The band refused to play in Mexico after their security guard was badly beaten up...

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Madonna To Be Honoured By Trl

14th February 2006

MADONNA is to be honoured with a top MTV prize later this month (FEB06) when she's presented with the TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award. U2 frontman BONO will also be honoured on...

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Bocelli Under Fire For Musical Criticism

13th February 2006

ANDREA BOCELLI has come under fire from his rival VITTORIO GRIGOLO, after the blind tenor slammed modern music's lack of creativity. The 47-year-old believes the music industry needs to return to classical values if...

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The Things They Say 1288

10th February 2006

"Never liked them. That whole thing of BONO becoming the Pope, what the f**k's that all about? Pseudo-American rubbish." PAUL WELLER explains his dislike of Irish rockers U2....

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The Things They Say 1255

9th February 2006

"If you think this is gonna go to our head, it's too late." BONO on picking up U2's fourth Grammy Award last night (08FEB06) for Song of the Year (SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON...

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The Things They Say 1252

9th February 2006

"We're the loudest folk band in the world." BONO describes U2's music at the Grammy Awards last night (08FEB06)....

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Bono Still Baffled With 2005 Grammy Win

9th February 2006

Rocker BONO is still baffled by the success of U2's rock anthem VERTIGO - because the track had no right to be a hit. Speaking before last night's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, the...

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The Things They Say 1244

9th February 2006

"We're thinking about sending him to sort of like MA, which is like a Meglomaniacs Anonymous meeting - we can bring other people in, sit down: 'When did you first start having thoughts of world...

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Bono Pays Final Tribute To His Dead Dad

9th February 2006

U2 rocker BONO paid a final tribute to his late father, BOB HEWSON, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night (08FEB06) as he collected the 2006 Best Song honour for the song he...

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Bono: 'We Still Need Grammy Awards'

9th February 2006

U2 star BONO never plays down the worth of Grammy Awards and similar accolades - because they're what justify his jet-set lifestyle. The Irish group claimed the biggest haul at last night's (08FEB06) prize...

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Gorillaz + Madonna Stun The Grammys

9th February 2006

GORILLAZ made Grammy Awards history at Los Angeles' Staples Center last night (08FEB06) when they became the first animated group to open the prize giving. The quirky group, founded by BLUR's DAMON ALBARN and...

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The Things They Say 1235

9th February 2006

"If you think this is gonna go to our head, it's too late." BONO on picking up U2's fourth Grammy Award last night (08FEB06) for Song of the Year (SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON...

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The Things They Say 1232

9th February 2006

"We're the loudest folk band in the world." BONO describes U2's music at the Grammy Awards last night (08FEB06)....

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The Things They Say 1224

9th February 2006

"We're thinking about sending him to sort of like MA, which is like a Meglomaniacs Anonymous meeting - we can bring other people in, sit down: `When did you first start having thoughts of world...

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Bono: `We Still Need Grammy Awards'

9th February 2006

U2 star BONO never plays down the worth of Grammy Awards and similar accolades - because they're what justify his jet-set lifestyle. The Irish group claimed the biggest haul at last night's (08FEB06) prizegiving...

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Bono's Firm Eyes Up Video Game Nasties

8th February 2006

Rock superstar BONO's new business venture involves high-speed car chases, sex, drugs, prostitution and crime and has parents across the world up in arms. The campaigning star's private equity company Elevation Partners - named...

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Fascinating Fact 950

7th February 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY celebrated his triple Oscar nominations last Tuesday (31JAN06) on the set of a coffee machine commercial he was filming for the European market. Meanwhile, BONO, former US President BILL CLINTON and broadcast legend...

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The Things They Say 1193

4th February 2006

"Please join me in praying that I don't say something we all regret." BONO leads President GEORGE W BUSH and others guests in prayer at the NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST....

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Bono Asks Bush For Aid

3rd February 2006

Campaigning U2 frontman BONO is urging US president GEORGE W BUSH to donate an extra one per cent of America's federal budget to the world's poor. The ELEVATION superstar quoted from Christian, Jewish and...

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The Things They Say 1186

3rd February 2006

"I've got a messianic complex." U2 star BONO reveals why he attended yesterday's (02FEB06) National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC....

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Douglas Happy To Be On Hiatus

31st January 2006

Actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS was happy to take a long break from acting, because is meant he could enjoy his young children with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and focus on his humanitarian work. The veteran actor,...

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U2 Taking New Hip-hop Direction

30th January 2006

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST have inspired rockers U2 to experiment with new styles of music. Frontman BONO, who recently admitted to being a huge fan of the JESUS WALKS hitmaker, insists the band's willingness...

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Inxs Left Confused By Bono's Hutchence Tribute

27th January 2006

The members of rock group INXS were left puzzled by U2's tribute to their tragic singer MICHAEL HUTCHENCE - and would like an explanation from frontman BONO. U2 scored a huge hit with STUCK...

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