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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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Peaches Slammed For 'Bono Must Die' Endorsement

31st July 2006

PEACHES GELDOF has come under fire from her own dad SIR BOB GELDOF - for endorsing a British rock band called BONO MUST DIE. The 17-year-old socialite adores the alternative group, and has listed them...

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Turlington's Irish Nickname

28th July 2006

Supermodel CHRISTY TURLINGTON has been given the Irish nickname NUALA by close friend U2 frontman BONO. The 37-year-old covergirl is married to Irish-American actor ED BURNS and makes regular trips to the European country to...

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Townshend: 'I Don't Socialise With Daltrey'

27th July 2006

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists his relationship with frontman ROGER DALTREY is purely business, because they never spend time together away from the studio or the stage. Townshend, who is the creative driving force...

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Lohan Wants To Take Hollywood To Africa

26th July 2006

LINDSAY LOHAN is so excited about her charity trip to Africa, she's trying to convince all her celebrity pals to join her. The actress will go to Kenya with charity organisation The One Foundation to...

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U2 Tower Gets Planning Permission

21st July 2006

Rockers U2 have been granted permission to construct the tallest building in Dublin, Ireland. The ONE band - BONO, ADAM CLAYTON, THE EDGE and LARRY MULLEN - will build the 35-floor skyscraper in the docklands...

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Keating: 'I Regret Trying To Be A Rock Star'

19th July 2006

Irish singer RONAN KEATING regrets trying to ditch his clean-cut image in favour of a rock 'n' roll edge on his last album TURN IT ON. The former BOYZONE star now admits it was a...

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Geldof And Bono Like Brothers

11th July 2006

Rock campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF is so close to his fellow charity campaigner BONO, he has likened their relationship to "brothers". The former BOOMTOWN RAT and U2 frontman, who are both members of the campaign...

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Bono Under Fire For Game Support

10th July 2006

Irish rock star BONO has come under fire from left wing political activists after investing in a video game which depicts Venezuela in a negative light. The U2 frontman has invested $300 million (GBP166 million)...

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Marley's Widow Praises Bono For Kick Starting Humanitarian Trends

7th July 2006

Reggae legend BOB MARLEY's widow RITA has heaped praise on rocker BONO for setting a remarkable example with his humanitarian efforts. The Jamaican human rights activist and fundraiser feared she'd never live to see the...

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Baldwin Slams Bono's Charity Work

3rd July 2006

Actor STEPHEN BALDWIN has criticised BONO's crusade against poverty in Africa, insisting the U2 singer should preach Christianity instead. THE USUAL SUSPECTS actor, who is a born-again Christian, is convinced the world can only heal...

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Nighy: 'Richard Curtis Should Be Recognised As A Great Brit'

3rd July 2006

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY is calling for British movie-maker RICHARD CURTIS to be given a major national award for his tireless devotion to solving world hunger. Nighy teamed up with the writer/director for ensemble...

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Bono And Geldof Criticise Blair Over G8 Pledges

29th June 2006

Campaigners SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO have hit out at the G8 countries, because they are failing to keep promises they made over debt aid to Africa. Britain and other members of the G8 group...

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Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Tv Bash

28th June 2006

US network NBC will salute singing legend TONY BENNETT with an 80th birthday bash this autumn (06). TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC, will be produced and directed by CHICAGO's Academy Award-winning director ROB MARSHALL. The...

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Love Bounces Back From Brink Of Bankruptcy

25th June 2006

COURTNEY LOVE insists one of the main reasons she has a positive new outlook on life is because she is finally in control of her finances. At her lowest point, Love says she had about...

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Bono, Sting + Cave Find Buried Treasure For Pirate Album

21st June 2006

BONO, STING and NICK CAVE are among the stars who have reworked classic pirate tunes and sea chanteys for a new album inspired by JOHNNY DEPP's PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movies. The big names join...

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Teese To Take Burlesque To The Big Screen

16th June 2006

MARILYN MANSON's sexy wife DITA VON TEESE is to take her burlesque skills to the big screen in a new WILLIE NELSON movie. The grizzled DUKES OF HAZZARD star has signed on to play the...

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Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Duets Album

14th June 2006

TONY BENNETT is to follow his mentor FRANK SINATRA's example and celebrate his 80th birthday with an album of duets. The legendary crooner will team up with the likes of STING, BONO, SIR ELTON JOHN,...

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Tiger Woods' New Resort To Feature In Bond Film

10th June 2006

The Bahamas estate recently bought by golfers TIGER WOODS and ERNIE ELS is to play a leading role in the new JAMES BOND film, CASINO ROYALE. Secluded Albany House in New Providence, became one of...

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Bono Takes Piano Lessons

2nd June 2006

U2 singer BONO is taking lessons with his children's piano teacher in a bid to improve his songwriting. The Irish rocker insists his new skill is sparking his creativity, and he is now more prolific...

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Bono Cutting Down On Politics

2nd June 2006

Irish star BONO is ditching his hectic life as a political campaigner to get back in touch with his first love - music. The ONE rocker is already writing songs for U2's next album, and...

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'Bono's Words Are Meaningless', Says Priest

1st June 2006

BONO has come under fire from an Irish priest, after the U2 rocker commented on how religion has damaged his native Ireland. The MYSTERIOUS WAYS star made the inflammatory remarks at the Annual National Prayer...

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The Things They Say 2141

1st June 2006

"I look in the mirror and think, 'I don't look like a rock star.' I talked about this with BONO and we looked at each other and decided we look like a pair of bricklayers."...

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