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Bono's Wife: 'I Feared I'd Lose My Husband'

8th September 2005

The wife of Irish rock legend BONO always feared his band's success would split up their marriage. The U2 frontman met his future spouse ALI HEWSON when he was just 13, but when the...

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Hewson: 'Bono Would Hate It If I Was President'

7th September 2005

BONO's wife ALI HEWSON is so respected for her environmental work she has been hailed as the perfect candidate for President of Ireland - but she fears her rock star husband would be outraged if...

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Bacon Uses Six Degrees To Crusade For The Environmemt

7th September 2005

Actor KEVIN BACON hopes to use the internet game named after him, SIX DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON, to launch a major Internet environmental campaign. In the game, players have six links to get from...

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Crowe Slams Celebrity Campaigners

28th August 2005

RUSSELL CROWE has launched a scathing attack on A-list charity campaigners including BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF - because he believes they only want publicity. The Antipodean actor regularly donates to charity outside of...

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Lydon Hits Out At Geldof Over Live 8

28th August 2005

JOHN LYDON has accused SIR BOB GELDOF of using the SEX PISTOLS to promote Live 8, because he announced the legendary punk band would be appearing at the global fundraiser last month (JUL05). Lydon...

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Live 8 Tuned Up

21st August 2005

The A-list performers at London's Live 8 concert have had their voices fine-tuned for the upcoming DVD detailing last month's (02JUL05) historic event. Technicians have employed computer programme Auto-Tune to refine the performances of...

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Stone's Error Puts Bono At Risk

21st August 2005

SHARON STONE nearly triggered a security scare when she left BILL CLINTON and BONO's telephone numbers behind when she moved out of her rented London apartment. The BASIC INSTINCT star surprised Londoners when she...

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Keane Cancel U2 Date After Chaplin Falls Ill

15th August 2005

KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN has fallen ill with a serious throat infection - forcing the band to ditch their hotly anticipated performance with U2 in Portugal last night (14AUG05). The British soft rockers are...

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U2 Stars Awarded Portuguese Humanitarian Honour

15th August 2005

Veteran rockers U2 have been awarded the highest honour Portugal has in recognition of their tireless humanitarian work. The Irish stars - singer BONO, bassist ADAM CLAYTON, guitarist THE EDGE, and drummer LARRY MULLEN...

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U2 To Get Portuguese Award

9th August 2005

The members of Irish rock band U2 are set to be honoured with the country's Order Of Liberty for their humanitarian efforts. President JORGE SAMPAIO will award the stars - frontman BONO, guitarist THE...

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The Killers Learned From Bono

28th July 2005

THE KILLERS were thrilled when they were asked to support U2 on tour, because it gave them the chance to learn from their idol. Singer BRANDON FLOWERS is a huge admirer of U2 frontman...

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Mccartney Goes Digital With Aol

25th July 2005

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has signed a deal with AOL Music which will allow subscribers digital access to new single FINE LINE, prior to its release. McCartney is famously wary of the rocketing...

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Bono: 'I Dreaded U2 Shows'

18th July 2005

U2 frontman BONO has only just started to enjoy performing live after 25 years in the music business. The VERTIGO star admits he has always dreaded U2 shows over the years, and was often...

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Djimon + Bono Urge Scholars To Solve Africa's Problems

12th July 2005

Model-turned-movie star DJIMON HOUNSOU has joined forces with rocker BONO to kick start a new campaign to prompt African scholars to give back to their home continent. The GLADIATOR star, who was born in...

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Geldof And Bono Hails G8 Aid Deal

10th July 2005

Anti-poverty campaigners SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO have praised British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and US President GEORGE W BUSH for championing a G8 deal to give $50 billion (GBP28 billion) worth of aid to...

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Oprah And Hotel Rwanda Boss Honoured With Freedom Awards

8th July 2005

OPRAH WINFREY and the subject of hit movie HOTEL RWANDA have been named as the recipients of this year's (05) National Civil Rights Museum awards in America. Media mogul Winfrey will join former presidents...

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Chirac Congratulates Bono And Geldof Over Africa

8th July 2005

French President JACQUES CHIRAC congratulated rocker SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO for their tireless campaigning against poverty in Africa, as they met at the G8 Summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, today (08JUL05). Chirac was impressed...

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Gallagher Slams 'Boring' Bono's Religious Talks

8th July 2005

OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER has slammed U2 star BONO's "boring" attempts to convert him to Christianity - insisting he is his own God. The WONDERWALL singer recently shattered his rock 'n' roll image by...

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Bono: 'I Made Bush Visit Africa'

7th July 2005

U2 star BONO has credited himself and other campaigning rockers with inspiring US President GEORGE W BUSH's visits to poverty-stricken Africa - and hopes this will persuade the leader to support the Make Poverty History...

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U2 Win Memorabilia Court Case

5th July 2005

Irish rockers U2 won their court case against a former stylist over the ownership of several distinctive items of memorabilia today (05JUL05). The VERTIGO hitmakers refuted LOLA CASHMAN's claims she had been given the...

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Geldof Tears Over Bono Performance

3rd July 2005

SIR BOB GELDOF was brought to tears after watching SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and BONO's opening duet at yesterday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in London. The LIVE AID co-organiser was overwhelmed by the opening...

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U2 Stylist Denies Stealing Bono's Hat And Trousers

30th June 2005

A former U2 stylist yesterday (29JUN05) denied accusations she took a batch of the band's personal belongings without permission. LOLA CASHMAN told a Dublin, Ireland court the items - which are worth circa $6,300...

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Clooney Plans G8 Summit Trip To Britain

30th June 2005

GEORGE CLOONEY will be making up for lost time in Britain this weekend (02-04JUL05), by scheduling meetings with Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and other world leaders at the G8 Summit in Scotland. The movie...

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Geldof And Bono Invited To G8 Summit

29th June 2005

LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF has been invited to address the G8 group of world leaders when they meet in Scotland next week (06JUL05). BONO is likely to join Geldof at the summit...

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Bono Praises Tony Blair But Calls For More

29th June 2005

U2 rocker BONO has praised British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and Treasury chief GORDON BROWN for negotiating a new debt deal for the developing world - but now wants them to focus on fair trade....

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Bono Takes The Stand In A Bid To Win His Trousers Back

29th June 2005

LATEST: U2 frontman BONO yesterday (28JUN05) accused the band's former stylist of blackmail in a Dublin, Ireland court. The VERTIGO singer wants a batch of personal belongings - which are worth circa $6,300 (GBP3,500)...

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Killers Desperate For Respect

28th June 2005

Rockers THE KILLERS regard the approval of their peers as important as a number one record. The band have won over a impressive list of celebrity fans - and frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is thrilled....

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Mccartney 'Demanded' Top Spot At Live 8

28th June 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY reportedly only agreed to perform at the Live 8 concert in London on Saturday (02JUL05) after organisers agreed to let him open and close the charity extravaganza. The former BEATLE insisted...

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U2 To Donate Millions To Africa

26th June 2005

Irish rockers U2 will donate $6 million (GBP3.3 million) of their own money towards eliminating poverty in Africa. BONO, ADAM CLAYTON, THE EDGE and LARRY MULLAN, who will be performing at the London leg...

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Bono Writes Tv Comedy

24th June 2005

Rock superstar BONO is writing a TV comedy show about an Irish musician. The programme is about a man who moves to Las Vegas to play in a show band and will be called...

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