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Bono Urged U.s. Leaders To Meet With British Army Vets

2nd November 2007

U2 star BONO urged America's top politicians to speak with British soldiers who had occupied Northern Ireland before choosing to extend the war in Iraq. The outspoken Irish rocker has never wasted an opportunity to...

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Clinton Turned To Bono For Sinn Fein Visa Advice

2nd November 2007

Former U.S. President BILL CLINTON turned to rocker BONO for advice when he was trying to solve a visa headache over Sinn Fein leaders MARTIN MCGUINNESS and GERRY ADAMS. The U2 frontman admits he was...

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Fascinating Fact 4208

31st October 2007

U2 rocker BONO is auctioning his motorbike in a bid to raise money for healthcare workers in Africa. The bike's previous owner was late INXS singer Michael Hutchence.

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The Things They Say 5982

29th October 2007

"The band supports my work - they just wish I would stick to singing rather than talking." U2 singer BONO on his fellow band members' opinions of his philanthropic work.

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Keys Honours Bono At Aids Fundraiser

26th October 2007

U2 frontman BONO has been honoured by ALICIA KEYS for his charity work at an Aids fundraiser in New York. The Black Ball event, which was also attended by Gwen Stefani and Sheryl Crow, is...

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Witherspoon Red-faced About Halloween Costume

24th October 2007

REESE WITHERSPOON will be picking her Halloween parties with care after turning up to one celebrity bash as the only adult in costume. The actress loves fancy dress and used the 2006 kids party to...

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Ono To Donate Album Proceeds To Darfur

22nd October 2007

YOKO ONO has pledged to donate the royalties from the newly-released MAKE SOME NOISE album to a human rights charity in an effort to raise awareness about the Darfur crisis. The album - a compilation...

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U2 To Build A Studio At The Top Of Dublin's Tallest Tower

16th October 2007

U2 are set to have a bird's eye view of their native Dublin, Ireland when they record in the future after winning planning permission to build the city's tallest apartment complex. The rockers plan to...

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Norwegian Hitmakers Claim Seven Ascap Prizes

11th October 2007

The Norwegian hitmakers behind chart-toppers for NE-YO, RIHANNA and BEYONCE were honoured with seven coveted Songwriter Of The Year prizes at Wednesday's (10Oct07) 27th annual American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP) Awards in...

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Bono Denies Spice Girls Collaboration

10th October 2007

Rocker BONO has laughed off speculation he will team up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits album before Christmas (07) and...

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Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

8th October 2007

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

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Kidnappers Targeted Bono's Daughter

6th October 2007

U2 frontman BONO's daughter was the centre of a $8 million ($4 million) kidnap plot when she was just four years old. Five Irish criminals targeted Jordan Hewson, now 18, and staked out Bono's Dublin...

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Stones Tour Grosses Half Billion

4th October 2007

Box office receipts for the Rolling Stones' latest tour have topped half a billion, according to the tour's producer.The final tally for the band's A Bigger Bang tour has been calculated at $558,255,524, Michael Cohl...

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Bono's Hotel Plans Anger Locals

3rd October 2007

U2 rocker BONO has infuriated Irish environmental authorities with his plans to expand the Dublin hotel he owns with bandmate THE EDGE. The singer has submitted new designs for the expansion of The Clarence Hotel...

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Bono Collaborates With The Spice Girls

1st October 2007

Rocker BONO has teamed up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song - to help boost their appeal and widen their fanbase. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits...

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Bono Expects Spider-man Musical To Set New Standards

29th September 2007

LATEST: U2 rocker BONO is confident the SPIDER-MAN musical he is currently working on will dazzle audiences, because it will be "something the likes of which no-one has seen or heard". The singer is creating...

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Bono Praying For Peace In Burma

27th September 2007

Irish rocker BONO is having sleepless nights over the crisis in Burma and is praying the campaign against its military rulers will triumph. The U2 frontman expressed concern over the spiralling violence that has left...

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Bono Awarded Liberty Medal

27th September 2007

U2 frontman BONO has been awarded the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. The Irish rocker, who became the first non-politician to receive the award in 18 years, was awarded for his continual campaigning to persuade...

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Spider-man Musical Seeks Broadway Stage

27th September 2007

Broadway director JULIE TAYMOR is hunting for a New York theatre big enough to house the SPIDER-MAN music she is creating with U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE. Lion King creator Taymor has written a...

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Bono Goes Under The Hammer

25th September 2007

U2 frontman BONO will go under the hammer next month, when an oil painting showing him receiving an honorary knighthood is auctioned in Dublin. The artwork, painted by Irish artist David Nolan, is expected to...

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Bono Oil Painting Auctioned

25th September 2007

A painting of U2 rocker BONO receiving his knighthood is set to go up for auction in Dublin, Ireland. The oil canvas, by artist David Nolan, is based on a press image by photographer Julien...

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Rolling Stones Are Top Earners

21st September 2007

Veteran rockers THE ROLLING STONES have been named the top earning music act of 2007. The band made $88 million (GBP44 million) between June 2006 and June this year (07), largely from their Bigger Bang...

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Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

13th September 2007

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

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Former Snow Patrol Member Sues Band

9th September 2007

Former SNOW PATROL member MARK MCCLELLAND is suing his former band in a bid to recover earnings from the group's success. The bassist - who left the band in 2005 citing "creative differences" with frontman...

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Pavarotti's Funeral Begins

8th September 2007

The funeral service for LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has begun in his hometown of Modena, Italy, with singers PLACIDO DOMINGO, JOSE CARRERAS and U2 rocker BONO among the stars in attendance. The Italian maestro, who lost his...

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Pavarotti To Be Laid To Rest

8th September 2007

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be laid to rest in his hometown of Modena, northern Italy, today.The opera singer's family had asked for his funeral to be a private affair, but thousands of people are...

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Modena Crowd Mourns Pavarotti

7th September 2007

Crowds took to the streets of Modena last night to pay their respects to Luciano Pavarotti, the legendary opera singer who died yesterday.The Italian town's most famous son passed away at the age of 71...

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Carreras, Elton, Bono And Sting Add To Pavarotti Tributes

6th September 2007

LATEST: JOSE CARRERAS, SIR ELTON JOHN, STING and BONO have paid tribute to Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, who died on Thursday (06Sep07) at the age of 71. The Nessun Dorma tenor passed away at...

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U2'S Sadness At Studio Demolition

6th September 2007

U2 rocker THE EDGE is devastated by the impending demolition of the Dublin, Ireland studio in which the band recorded their last album, because the building "felt like home". The studio in Hanover Quay -...

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Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

4th September 2007

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

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