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Bono's Clothing Company Suffers Losses

23rd August 2010

U2 frontman BONO and his wife suffered a financial blow last year (09) as their clothing company racked up $9 million (£6 million) in losses.The rocker and his wife Ali Hewson set up Edun in...

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Bono Was Making Plans To Limp Through His Life

20th August 2010

U2 star BONO was resigned to the fact he'd have to limp around onstage for the rest of his career after he was wheeled in for surgery for a herniated disc in May (10).The rocker...

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Sean Penn Celebrates 50th Birthday In Dublin

18th August 2010

SEAN PENN celebrated his 50th birthday in Dublin this past weekend, with a little help from BONO. The two-time OSCAR winning actor is in Ireland filming his new movie This Must Be The Place (2011),...

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Bono's Cigarette Confession

17th August 2010

The U2 frontman - who has spent the past two months recovering from an operation after injuring his back in an accident while preparing for a world tour - claims he took up his nicotine...

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Bono Sparked Up Again During Back Op Recovery

17th August 2010

U2 rocker BONO was left frustrated with his lack of willpower while recovering from emergency back surgery earlier this year (10) - he took up smoking again to deal with his boredom.The Irish band had...

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Penn Parties With Bono For 50th Birthday

16th August 2010

SEAN PENN celebrated his 50th birthday in style - he enjoyed a weekend of partying with U2 rocker BONO.The Oscar-winning actor reaches the milestone on Tuesday (17Aug10) but he broke out the champagne early for...

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Rudd Endured Agonising Work Out To Stay Talking To Bono

11th August 2010

Actor PAUL RUDD was once left limping in agony after an unexpected work out with U2 frontman BONO - because he was desperately trying to keep up with the fit rocker.The I Love You, Man...

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Spider-man Crawling To Broadway In December

10th August 2010

Superhero stage show SPIDER-MAN is finally scheduled to spin its web on Broadway following months of financial setbacks and cast changes - the musical is set to open in December (10).Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark,...

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The Wombats To Release Comeback Single

10th August 2010

The Wombats are set to release their comeback single on September 27.The indie rockers - whose last single 'My Circuitboard City' was released in March 2009 - have promised their new record 'Tokyo (Vampires and...

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Bono Returns To Stage As U2 Kick Off European Tour

7th August 2010

U2 rocker BONO made a triumphant return to the stage in Turin, Italy on Friday (06Aug10), three months after he was forced to undergo emergency back surgery.The Irish band had to postpone the North American...

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U2 Asked To Return To Glastonbury

5th August 2010

The organiser of Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival has confirmed he's asked Irish rockers U2 to headline next year's (11) event.The band was forced to pull out of its slot at this year's (10) festival after...

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Alicia Keys Had Best Boy At Wedding

4th August 2010

Swizz Beatz's son was the best man at his wedding to Alicia Keys.The couple tied the knot on the French island of Corsica last weekend and his nine-year-old child Prince Nasir Dean was given the...

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Kasabian Star Serge Pizzorno's Baby Joy

4th August 2010

Kasabian rocker Serge Pizzorno has become a father for the first time.The guitarist - whose father is Italian - and his partner Amy welcomed their son into the world on Monday (02.08.10) and the couple...

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Alicia Keys Weds In Corsica

2nd August 2010

Pregnant superstar ALICIA KEYS tied the knot this weekend with the rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ in a quiet ceremony for friends and family. The nuptials took place in Corsica and The Mirror reports that U2's...

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Alicia Keys Has Island Wedding

2nd August 2010

Alicia Keys married her fiance Swizz Beatz yesterday (01.08.10).The 'Empire State of Mind' singer - who is five months pregnant with the couple's first child - tied the knot with the music producer on the...

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Keys And Beatz Wed

1st August 2010

Parents-to-be ALICIA KEYS and rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ have married in a ceremony in Corsica, France.The No One hitmaker, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, walked down the aisle on Saturday (31Jul10) in...

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Keys And Beatz Wed

1st August 2010

Parents-to-be ALICIA KEYS and rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ have married in a ceremony in Corsica, France.The No One hitmaker, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, walked down the aisle on Saturday (31Jul10) in...

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The Script's Humble Comparison

30th July 2010

The Script find comparisons with fellow Irish band U2 "humbling".The 'Breakeven' hitmakers - whose self-titled debut LP achieved huge success in the UK and US -are flattered by comparisons with the iconic group, but insist...

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Lanois 'Blacked Out' After Motorcycle Crash

29th July 2010

Canadian singer/producer DANIEL LANOIS "blacked out" after breaking six bones and suffering internal bleeding in a motorcycle crash last month (Jun10).Lanois, who has produced albums for Bob Dylan and U2, cracked his pelvis and suffered...

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Butler Praises Bono For 'Engaging' With Bush

29th July 2010

ARCADE FIRE frontman WIN BUTLER has praised U2 rocker BONO for "engaging" with GEORGE W. BUSH over the plight of AIDS sufferers in Africa - despite the former U.S. president's unpopularity.The Irish activist met with...

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Madonna's Foundation Denies Malawi Charity Gig

28th July 2010

MADONNA's charitable foundation has shot down reports the pop star is organising a huge Live Aid-style concert to raise funds for Malawi.The Material Girl superstar has poured money into the country over the last few...

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Gorillaz Explain Glastonbury Show

27th July 2010

Damon Albarn thinks Gorillaz "lacked human interaction" at the Glastonbury festival.The frontman - whose group stepped in to take a headline slot at the world-famous UK music event in June when U2 were forced to...

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Bon Jovi Rep Dismisses Forbes Complaint Reports

26th July 2010

A representative for JON BON JOVI has dismissed reports the singer was unhappy with the band's omission from Forbes' recent music rich list - insisting the rockers never "expected" to be included.The band failed to...

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Madonna 'Plans Massive Malawi Fundraiser'

25th July 2010

MADONNA is following in the footsteps of BOB GELDOF by planning a LIVE AID-style global fundraiser to benefit Malawi, according to reports.The pop superstar, who has adopted two children from the impoverished nation, has poured...

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U2 Prompt Soccer Game Switch

24th July 2010

Irish rockers U2 have forced executives at Italian soccer club Juventus to move an upcoming game after the stadium was double-booked.The band will make its comeback at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy on 6...

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Elliott Frustrated By Def Leppard's Lack Of Respect

21st July 2010

DEF LEPPARD star JOE ELLIOTT has accused the music press of failing to give rock bands due credit - insisting his group deserves the same respect as stars such as BONO, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Not Ready For Fatherhood

19th July 2010

Golden Globe Award winning actor and Hollywood heartthrob LEONARDO DICAPRIO wants to have children with his super-model girlfriend BAR REFAELI, but not yet.DiCaprio who takes on the role of a father in the CHRIS NOLAN...

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Top Earners U2

19th July 2010

U2 have earned $130 million over the last 12 months.The Irish rockers - who were recently forced to scrap a number of concerts after frontman Bono suffered a back injury - netted the staggering sum...

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U2 Is The World's Biggest-selling Band

18th July 2010

U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million (£84.9 million) over the last 12 months - making the Irish rockers the biggest selling band in the world.Despite frontman Bono being unable to perform after an...

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Muse To Take Time Off

15th July 2010

Muse are to take a break when their current world tour comes to an end.Although the British rockers - who recently headlined at Glastonbury festival in Somerset, South West England - are due to start...

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