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Bono Hospitalised With Chest Pains

21st August 2011

Rocker Bono has been told to take a break following reported heart palpitations and chest pains.The U2 star checked in for tests at the Princess Grace Memorial Hospital in Monaco on Wednesday (17Aug11) during a...

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Bono Heading Towards Billion Dollar Club Thanks To Facebook

17th August 2011

U2 rocker Bono looks set to become a billionaire thanks to his shares in Facebook.com.The frontman's investment company Elevation Partners, which he co-founded with former Apple boss Fred Anderson, spent a huge $210 million (£128...

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Oprah Winfrey: The Book

12th August 2011

Oprah Winfrey is set to release a book.The 240-page publication, entitled 'The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy', will be released on November 15 and contain 150 photographs, personal memories and highlights from...

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Bono Boxes Up His Glasses For Fans

5th August 2011

U2 star Bono is offering superfans the chance to own a pair of his trademark sunglasses by popping replicas in a new Achtung Baby box set, released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album.The...

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Jim Sturgess' Magical Moment As Spider-man

4th August 2011

Actor Jim Sturgess will always be indebted to director pal Julie Taymor for including him in a Spider-man songwriting jam session with his heroes Bono and The Edge.The U2 icons were working on the music...

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Snow Patrol Taken Under U2'S 'Wings'

27th July 2011

Snow Patrol feel very fortunate to have been taken under the "wings" of U2.The 'Chasing Cars' group have been supporting the Irish rockers on their '360 Degree' tour - which ends on Saturday (30.07.11) -...

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The Things They Say 22402

26th July 2011

"Bono leads all the conversations. He's like the walking Wikipedia. Ask him anything and he'll tell you about it. He's a wonderful dude. I had the Bono 'talk', hell yeah, and it was the first...

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Bono And K'naan Address African Famine

25th July 2011

Rocker Bono and Somalian rapper K'Naan joined forces in Minneapolis over the weekend (23-24Jul11) to "sound the alarm bell" about the drought and famine spreading across Africa.The philanthropic U2 star, founder of the global anti-poverty...

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Fascinating Fact 11800

20th July 2011

Bono and The Edge thrilled American TV viewers on Monday (18Jul11) by giving an impromptu performance of their hit song Stuck In A Moment - while still seated - during an interview with late show...

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Megan Fox Blasts Botox Rumours

9th July 2011

Megan Fox, star of Jennifer's Body and the Transformers franchise, has taken rumours of botox injections into her own hands by posting an album on Facebook entitled 'Things You Can't Do with Your Face when...

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The Things They Tweet 1712

6th July 2011

"He even sang a line of Independent Women between one of the songs at the concert 2nite (sic)!" Michelle Williams was delighted to hear Bono sing part of a Destiny's Child track during U2's show...

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Bono Thrills Blind Fan At Nashville Gig

4th July 2011

A blind U2 fan was given a concert moment he and his wife will never forget in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday night (03Jul11) when Bono invited him up onstage to perform with the rockers.The rocker...

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U2 To Sell Off Tour Claws

29th June 2011

U2 are to sell off the stage 'claws' used on their '360 Tour'.The Irish rock band created incredible 29,000-square-foot steel 'claws' which formed the structure of the set and allowed for 360 degree views for...

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Bono Felt Sick During Glastonbury Show

27th June 2011

U2 frontman Bono was so nervous during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (24Jun11), he feared he would vomit during the show.The band was due to be the star act at...

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Bono Dismisses 'Wrong' Protesters

26th June 2011

U2 frontman Bono has shrugged off the scenes of violence during the band's set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (24Jun11), insisting he is "glad" the protesters had their say, but branded their campaign "wrong".Campaigners...

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Bono's Emotional Thanks To Fans

25th June 2011

U2 frontman Bono choked back tears during the band's emotion-charged headline performance at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday night (24Jun11).The Beautiful Day hitmakers were forced to cancel their planned performance at the event last year...

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U2 Protesters Plan To Invade Glastonbury Festival Gig

24th June 2011

U2 and Bono will face off against a batch of angry protesters when they take the stage at the Glastonbury festival in England on Friday (24Jun11).Activists at anti-capitalist group Art Uncut have accused the group...

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Glastonbury Boss Always Wanted U2

24th June 2011

Glastonbury organisers have been trying to book U2 for 32 years.The Irish rockers headline the world-famous festival tonight (24.06.11) - a year after they pulled out when frontman Bono suffered a back injury - and...

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Haines Blasts Bono And Hynde In New Memoir

23rd June 2011

Cult British rocker Luke Haines has taken aim at Bono in his biting new memoir, slamming the U2 frontman for snubbing him backstage.The former Auteurs star was invited to play a show when David Bowie...

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Bono Gives Thanks To Surgeons Who Fixed His Back

22nd June 2011

Rocker Bono has publicly thanked the German surgeons who mended his back last year (10) and gave him a new lease of life.The U2 frontman was forced to scrap a series of U2 shows last...

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Bono Advised Jonas On Solo Album

22nd June 2011

Joe Jonas has credited Bono with inspiring his new album after the U2 rocker dished out words of advice on the music industry.The Jonas Brothers star releases his first solo offering, Fast Life, later this...

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U2 Fronted By 'Robo-bono'

22nd June 2011

U2 will be fronted by "Robo-Bono" at the Glastonbury festival.The legendary rockers will headline the world-famous music event in Somerset, South West England on Friday (24.06.11), a year after they pulled out of playing after...

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Fascinating Fact 11666

21st June 2011

Bono dedicated rock anthem Pride (In The Name of Love) to Arnold Schwarzenegger's estranged wife Maria Shriver at U2's Friday night (17Jun11) Anaheim, California concert. Shriver was in the audience with her son Christopher.

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Bono And The Edge Take Spider-man Stage With Taymor

15th June 2011

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge put on a united front with their former Spider-man musical director Julie Taymor by taking to the stage with her at the close of the show's opening night.Spider-Man: Turn...

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The Things They Say 22001

15th June 2011

"There will be some people who will wanna make a name for themselves by turning it into a blitz board on Wednesday morning but I remember times with U2 when we've taken some serious black...

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Bono: 'Spider-man Is 90 Per Cent Perfect'

15th June 2011

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have revealed their Broadway musical Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark is only 90 per cent finished as the curtain rises on the much-maligned spectacular.The show closed in March (11)...

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Spider Man Actress Hits Back At 'Crushing' Reviews

14th June 2011

Spider Man 'Turn off the Dark' finally makes its official debut on Broadway tonight (14th June 2011) following a tumultuous few months that has seen cast-members hospitalized and producer Julie Taymor leave the project. Spider...

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Spider-man Musical Opens After Months Of Turmoil

14th June 2011

The 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' show is set to open tonight (14.06.11).The Broadway musical - which U2 frontman Bono and guitarist The Edge have written all the music and lyrics for - has been...

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U2 Stars Explain Taymor's Exit From Spider-man

14th June 2011

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have opened up about Julie Taymor's exit from their Spider-man musical, revealing the director was "exhausted" and "overwrought" and they didn't think she would cope with an overhaul of...

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Bono Admits Spiderman Musical 'Didn't Work'

14th June 2011

Bono admits 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' initially "didn't work".The Broadway musical - the most expensive in history - has been hit by many problems since the first preview shows in November 2010 but the...

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