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Bono Donates Ipod To Encourage An End To Poverty

27th January 2008

U2 rocker BONO has given the Japanese Prime Minister an iPod in a bid to help end poverty in Africa. The singer was attending a meeting with former British prime minister Tony Blair and Microsoft...

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U.s. Politican Unfased By Bono

25th January 2008

U.S. Defence Secretary ROBERT GATES was unfased when he met U2 rock star BONO - as he had no idea who he was. The With Or Without You star met the politician at the...

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Bono Confesses Eco Sins To 'Father' Al Gore

25th January 2008

U2 frontman BONO has compared environmental campaigner AL GORE to an Irish priest to whom he can confess his ecological sins. The With Or Without You hitmaker shared the stage with the former U.S. vice...

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Paranoid Bono Showed Gore Around His Green Home

24th January 2008

Rocker BONO poked fun at his green credentials during a conference with AL GORE on Thursday (24Jan08), revealing how he went to great lengths to show the former U.S. vice president how environmentally friendly his...

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Bono Pays A Visit To The Pentagon

24th January 2008

Irish rocker BONO met with U.S. Defence Secretary ROBERT GATES on Tuesday (22Jan08) in his efforts to persuade world leaders to increase aid to developing nations. The U2 frontman and humanitarian has already pressed French...

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The Things They Say 6873

21st January 2008

"Irish people are essentially Latin people who don't know how to dance." U2 frontman BONO insists his fellow countrymen have a lot in common with their South American counterparts.

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Bono: 'I Am Horrific In 3-D'

21st January 2008

Rocker BONO hates seeing himself on-screen - and admits his image inhibitions have been made worse after seeing himself in new U2 movie U2 3-D. The band filmed the movie at a number of dates...

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Campbell Dating Chavez?

14th January 2008

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is dating Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ, according to odd newspaper reports in the South American country. The British stunner recently travelled to Caracas to interview Chavez for British magazine GQ - and...

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Gates Begs Jay-z For Job

8th January 2008

Millionaire businessman BILL GATES is seeking career advice from JAY-Z and U2 - in a new TV commercial. The Microsoft giant appears in a spoof film where he asks rocker Bono for a role in...

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Bono Designs Charity T-shirt

6th January 2008

U2 rocker BONO has designed a limited edition T-shirt which will be sold to benefit impoverished African farmers. The singer has teamed up with the Hard Rock group to create the Bono Signature Series T-shirt...

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Jolie Tops Do-gooders Poll

28th December 2007

Angelina Jolie has topped a poll of the best celebrity do-gooders of 2007.The actress was voted the most respected celebrity humanitarian of the year for her work as a United Nations (UN) goodwill ambassador as...

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Bono Denies Clapping Incident

27th December 2007

Rocker BONO has dismissed reports he silenced an audience in Glasgow, Scotland, recently to demonstrate the plight of poverty in Africa by clapping his hands. The U2 singer was alleged to have told the crowd...

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Poverty Campaigner Bono Defends His Billion-dollar Business

17th December 2007

Rocker BONO has defended his decision to set up a $1.9 billion (GBP950 million) investment company, insisting it doesn't contradict his image as a poverty-campaigner. The U2 frontman is one of five co-founders of Elevation...

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Clinton: 'I Saved Bono's Life'

17th December 2007

Former U.S. President BILL CLINTON claims he once "saved the life" of U2 frontman BONO - by giving the rocker a ride to an American football game. The 61-year-old was campaigning in Chicago, Illinois, in...

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U2 Defend Hotel Plans

12th December 2007

Rockers U2 have hit back at an Irish environmental group who criticised their plans to build a multi-story hotel in Dublin - insisting the massive building will boost the city's economy. Building heritage group An...

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African Stars Record U2 Covers Album In Tribute To Bono

8th December 2007

Some of Africa's top musicians have paid tribute to rocker BONO's humanitarian efforts by recording a new album of U2 cover songs. In The Name Of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 sees stars including singer Angelique...

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The Things They Say 6411

6th December 2007

"Most people will say a person can't be that nice, but BONO truly is." Hip-hop soul queen MARY J. BLIGE insists U2 rocker BONO lives up to his nice guy persona.

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U2 Set To Release 'Trance' Album

5th December 2007

U2's collaboration with famed producer BRIAN ENO has resulted in a new "trance" inspired album unlike anything they've done before. The Irish rockers have spent the last few months recording the follow-up to 2004's...

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Petty To Play At The Superbowl

3rd December 2007

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS will follow the likes of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, U2, THE ROLLING STONES and JANET JACKSON when they perform during half-time at the Super Bowl in February (08). The American Girl...

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Rotten: 'Levene Is A Waste Of Talent'

3rd December 2007

SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHNNY ROTTEN has blasted his former PUBLIC IMAGE LTD guitarist KEITH LEVENE, branding him a "waste of talent". Levene, a founding member of The Clash, played with Rotten - real name John...

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U2 Anger Irish Environmentalists

3rd December 2007

Rockers U2 have angered environmentalists in Ireland with plans to build an unsightly skyscraper in Dublin. Building heritage group An Taisce has criticised the group for its plans to demolish the Clarence Hotel - which...

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Control Tops British Indies

29th November 2007

Control, the biopic of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, has won five prizes at the British Independent Film Awards.Anton Corbijn's movie was awarded the best film prize, while lead actor Sam Riley - who...

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Razorlight Make A Surprise Appearance At Mencap's Concert

27th November 2007

RAZORLIGHT treated fans to a surprise appearance at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions show last night.Lead singer JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS played an acoustic set including AMERICA, BEFORE I FALL TO PIECES and new...

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Bono Surprises Charity Guests With Gig

24th November 2007

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE played at an unannounced warm-up act for a charity concert in London on Friday (23Nov07). The duo stunned the 250 guests at the fundraiser for Mencap, a charity that...

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U2 In Shock Charity Gig Set

24th November 2007

U2's Bono and Edge amazed fans at a charity gig in north London last night with a surprise appearance.The 250-strong crowd at the Mencap Little Noises Sessions at Union Chapel had been told to expect...

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U2 Deny London Residency

22nd November 2007

Irish rockers U2 have denied reports they are to follow in PRINCE's footsteps and play a London residency next year (08). The Beautiful Day stars were alleged to be playing a string of live dates...

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Universe Pair For Stage Spidey

22nd November 2007

Across The Universe director Julie Taymor has confirmed she wants to reunite the leads from her Beatles musical for the upcoming Spider-Man stage show.Taymor played an integral role in the Broadway success of The Lion...

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Brolin Turns Brooding No Country Set Into An Adult Playground

19th November 2007

Actor JOSH BROLIN lightened the mood in between takes on brooding new drama NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN by staging barbecue cook-offs and karaoke sessions in a local New Mexico lesbian bar. The Planet Terror...

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Activism Makes Bono Appreciate U2 More

5th November 2007

Outspoken BONO's activism has helped save his career as a rock star in U2 - because he's always so grateful for recording session time with his bandmates. The Where The Streets Have No Name singer...

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The Things They Say 6034

2nd November 2007

"I'm a lippy Irish rock star, and I'm more used to putting my foot in my mouth than my fist." U2 star and world activist BONO.

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