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Westwood Fights For Native American

21st March 2006

Flamboyant fashion designer VIVIENNE WESTWOOD is leading a campaign to free a Native American jailed for the murder of two FBI agents nearly 30 years ago. Westwood chose a documentary on the plight of LEONARD...

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Bono Uses Glasses For Privacy

16th March 2006

U2 frontman BONO has another reason he constantly wears sunglasses - because it forms a barrier between himself and his audience. The DESIRE hitmaker, 45, claims his eyes are sensitive to light and swell up...

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Bono Surprised At Bush's Sense Of Humour

16th March 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO was shocked to discover US President GEORGE W BUSH has a sense of humour instead of being another boring politician. The U2 frontman has met the American premier to discuss environmental and...

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Bono Celebrates St Patrick's Day At Madame Tussauds

15th March 2006

New York waxwork museum Madame Tussauds is celebrating St Patrick's Day 24 hours early this week (16MAR06) - by unveiling a new figure of U2 rocker BONO. The Irishman's waxwork will be unveiled at the...

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Bono: 'Geldof Almost Spat On Blair'

15th March 2006

U2 frontman BONO had to separate SIR BOB GELDOF from TONY BLAIR to prevent him from spitting at the British Prime Minister. The crusading rocker came to the rescue after Geldof's discussion with the UK...

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U2 Top Rolling Stone Rich List

14th March 2006

Irish rockers U2 have beaten THE ROLLING STONES and THE EAGLES to top the 2005 rock rich list, drawn up by Rolling Stone magazine. BONO and his bandmates made an estimated $154.2 million (GBP90.7 million)...

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Downloading Upsets Tyler

14th March 2006

AEROSMITH star STEVEN TYLER is bitter about Internet downloading because his back catalogue is suddenly worthless. The rocker insists he and his peers suffer every time a fan downloads their back catalogue - because they...

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Bono Caught Up In Latin Feud

5th March 2006

U2 frontman BONO has been slammed by Bolivian citizens for accepting a 'charango' (small guitar) from Chilean leader RICHARD LAGOS - as the instrument is of Bolivian origin. Bono, who was presented with the gift...

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Bono Honours Mothers Group

3rd March 2006

U2 frontman BONO hailed human rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo during the band's concert in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires on Thursday (03MAR06). The campaigning rocker sang on stage with five of the...

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Bono Visits Argentine Premiere

2nd March 2006

U2 frontman BONO continued his on-tour campaigning yesterday (01MAR06) by paying a visit to Argentine President NESTOR KIRCHNER, just two hours ahead of the band's Buenos Aires concert. The WITH OR WITHOUT YOU rocker made...

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Stars Go White In New Aids Awareness Ad

2nd March 2006

SALMA HAYEK, 50 CENT, TOM HANKS, BONO and BRAD PITT are going all white for a stirring new Internet and print ad for awareness website One.org. In the new advertisements, which debuted on AOL last...

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Bono Launches Charity Credit Card

1st March 2006

LATEST: Campaigning rocker BONO today (01MAR06) launched a "sexy" new credit card aimed at tackling the AIDS epidemic in Africa. The U2 frontman and supermodel ELLE MACPHERSON are the faces behind the Red American Express...

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Bono Teaches West Modesty

1st March 2006

Hip-hip mogul KANYE WEST is being taught the art of modesty - by U2 frontman BONO. However, the GOLD DIGGER star, who enjoys visiting record shops to buy his own CDs, remains supremely self-confident...

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Johansson: 'Bono Is Everlasting Coolness'

28th February 2006

Hollywood star SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hailed U2 rocker BONO as a genius for coming up with the idea for the new Red campaign, which will raise money for causes in Africa. The LOST IN...

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Bono Earns Neruda Award In Chile

27th February 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has been honoured with the prestigious Neruda Award by Chilean President RICARDO LAGOS. The U2 frontman received the medal during a ceremony at La Moneda, the presidential palace, in the Chilean...

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Madonna Collects Trl Lifetime Achievement Honour

27th February 2006

Pop superstar MADONNA was honoured with an MTV TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award in New York City on Saturday night (25FEB06). U2 frontman BONO was also lauded for his humanitarian efforts, taking...

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U2 Rock Brazilian Carnival

24th February 2006

Irish supergroup U2 rocked a Brazilian carnival on Thursday (23FEB06), only days after the ROLLING STONES played to two million fans in Rio de Janeiro. Both groups are touring South America, with the ONE...

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The Things They Say 1399

22nd February 2006

"Celebrity is a currency and I want to spend mine well." U2 frontman BONO is determined to use his powerful status to do as much good as he can....

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Bono: 'My Relationship With Bush Works'

21st February 2006

BONO has hit out at claims his friendship with US President GEORGE W BUSH damages his work as a charity campaigner. Critics claim the singer would achieve more by attacking the Bush regime -...

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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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