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The Things They Say 431

20th October 2005

"I'm restless and impatient with the process. The band are delighted to have a break from me." BONO answers criticism that his U2 bandmates are far from impressed with the amount of time the rocker...

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Bandmates Demand Bono Kicks Coffee

20th October 2005

U2 star BONO has been slapped with a no-coffee rule by his bandmates when they're working on new material, because he becomes difficult to deal with when he's consumed caffeine. The Irish rocker accepts...

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Bono Goes Classical

19th October 2005

U2 frontman BONO is planning to swap rock for classical music after bidding for a massive catalogue of orchestral music. The BEAUTIFUL DAY rocker's private equity firm Elevation Partners is offering $234 million (GBP130...

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Wilson Convinced Kaiser Chiefs Will Conquer The World

19th October 2005

Rocker RICKY WILSON believes the KAISER CHIEFS have the will to become global superstars, and is even more confident now BONO has echoed his thoughts. The British band supported U2 on their recent European...

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Bono Lunches With Bush

19th October 2005

Crusading Irish rocker BONO journeyed to Washington DC today (19OCT05) to lunch with US President GEORGE W BUSH. The U2 frontman, 45, met Bush to continue discussions they had started at the G8 Summit...

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Bono Suffers Eye Condition

19th October 2005

U2 singer BONO is never photographed without his trademark sunglasses because he suffers from an eye condition. The VERTIGO star is aware his ever-present shades have given him a reputation as a poser, while...

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Martin Beats Bono To Stipe's Lunchbox

17th October 2005

CHRIS MARTIN outbid BONO to win a lunchbox designed by REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE at a charity auction in New York City at the end of last week (ends14OCT05). Martin's bid of $20,000 (GBP11,100)...

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Bono Accused Of Cheating On Wife

17th October 2005

U2 frontman BONO has been accused of cheating on his wife by controversial US radio host RUSH LIMBAUGH. While discussing a list of "ubersexuals" put out by an advertising agency, Limbaugh cited PIERCE BROSNAN,...

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U2 Exploited By Us Politicians

13th October 2005

Irish rockers U2 are furious with US politicians, including HILLARY CLINTON, for exploiting their concerts to raise funds for election campaigns. New York Senator Clinton has reportedly handed out guest tickets to see the...

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The Things They Say 378

10th October 2005

"Unfortunately U2 can't be with us here today, as BONO is in the Holy Land curing lepers with his touch." Host JONATHAN ROSS mocks Bono's charity work....

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Stars Get Arty With Lunch Boxes

10th October 2005

SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS, DAVID BOWIE, REM's MICHAEL STIPE and U2 frontman BONO are among the celebrities who have created new personalised lunch boxes for an online auction to benefit charity. The stars gave the...

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Bono Defends His Efforts To Erase World Debt

10th October 2005

U2 star BONO is stunned when critics mock his efforts to wipe out world debt because his humanitarian work is the most rewarding part of his life. The rocker is baffled by those who...

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Dead Bono Idea Doesn't Fly For U2

8th October 2005

An ambitious plan to elevate U2 star BONO's `dead' body over the crowds at the Irish group's live shows was scrapped because it was "too BON JOVI." The rock star came up with the...

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The Things They Say 368

7th October 2005

"We wanted to get one million members by the end of the year... and TOM BRADY (American football star) signed on in Boston this week - he was the two millionth member... By 2008 we're...

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The Edge Turns Comedian On Late Night Tv

7th October 2005

U2 guitarist THE EDGE showed off his sense of humour when the Irish rockers took over US TV chat show host CONAN O'BRIEN last night - by poking fun at his own group in a...

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Mccartney Won't Buy Beatles Songs Back

6th October 2005

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will never buy back the rights to THE BEATLES songs from MICHAEL JACKSON, but he admits he hates paying to play songs he wrote. Jackson snapped...

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Bono To Act His Age

30th September 2005

Revered U2 frontman BONO has been head-hunted to play an ageing rocker in a new multi-million dollar Hollywood musical, also set to star SIR MICK JAGGER. The project, called ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE,...

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Bono And Izzard Take On Beatles Film

27th September 2005

U2 rocker BONO and transvestite funnyman EDDIE IZZARD are set to star alongside EVAN RACHEL WOOD in new musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE - a movie plotted around songs by THE BEATLES. The film will...

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Bono Applauds Finance Chiefs For Debt Cancellation

27th September 2005

U2 frontman BONO has applauded a plan by international finance bosses to cancel $40 billion (GBP22.2 billion) worth of debt for developing nations. The VERTIGO hitmaker, 45, spoke yesterday (26SEP05) after the World Bank...

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Killers Listen To 'Bono Talk'

27th September 2005

American rockers THE KILLERS feel ready to conquer the world, after a few words of inspiration from self-appointed godfather of rock BONO. The U2 frontman took the band under his wing when they played...

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Geldof Annoyed At Art Exhibition

21st September 2005

SIR BOB GELDOF was disgusted to find some of his worst photographs had been put on display at a charity art auction in London on Monday (19SEP05). The Live Aid legend discovered event organiser...

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Vedder Joins U2

20th September 2005

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER gave U2 fans in Toronto, Canada a thrill on Saturday night (17SEP05) when he joined producer DANIEL LANOIS onstage for a passionate performance of ONE. Lanois played guitar with...

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Make Poverty History Adverts Banned

13th September 2005

Make Poverty History advertisements on TV and radio featuring BONO, KANYE WEST and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have been banned in Britain, because of their political content. The commercials feature the celebrities clicking their fingers -...

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Make Poverty History Regrets Geldof And Live 8

13th September 2005

International charity Make Poverty History reportedly regrets joining forces with SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO, and the Live 8 concerts - because they hijacked their cause. Initially the charity hoped celebrity involvement would raise...

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Brown Grudgingly Learns To Admire U2

13th September 2005

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN no longer despises Irish rockers U2 because he has unwittingly developed a "grudging admiration" for the band. The FEAR hitmaker originally thought U2 frontman BONO was a "faker"...

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Mos Def Targets Bush + Bono In Hard-hitting Charity Single

12th September 2005

Rapper-turned-actor MOS DEF has become the first star to record a new benefit single for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY star wrote KATRINA KLAP, inspired by TV footage...

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Sinead Hits Out At Bono

12th September 2005

SINEAD O'CONNOR is furious over U2 frontman BONO's public grief following POPE JOHN PAUL II's death earlier this year (03APR05) - particularly as the Irish rocker notoriously ripped up a picture of the pontiff years...

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Bono 'Embarrasses' His Kids

9th September 2005

U2 rocker BONO is an embarrassing dad and likes to sing boyband hits while driving his kids to school. The singer's wife, ALI HEWSON, claims he loves making the couple's two sons and two...

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Bono's Wife Uncomfortable With New Fame

9th September 2005

Rocker BONO's wife ALI HEWSON is ruing one side-effect to the success of her new clothing company - she has lost her anonymity. Hewson is the figurehead of ethical clothing line Edun, which was...

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Bono Is No Love Rat, Says His Wife

9th September 2005

U2 rocker BONO's wife is confident her spouse is no cheat - but is realistic about the temptations he faces as a famous musician. Svelte mother-of-four ALI HEWSON admits "there was a lot of...

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