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Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

4th October 2006

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. Longoria's representative announced on Friday (29SEPT06) that...

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Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

2nd October 2006

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. Longoria's representative announced on Friday (29SEPT06) that...

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Stewart Thrilled To Work With Mandela

1st October 2006

British musician DAVE STEWART felt a unique sense of pride after working with former South African president NELSON MANDELA, because he had helped turn the activist's negative experiences into something positive. The former EURYTHMICS star...

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Skids Star Mistakes The Edge For Spoof Caller

1st October 2006

U2 guitarist THE EDGE stunned former THE SKIDS frontman RICHARD JOBSON when he contacted him about recording his 1970s punk track THE SAINTS ARE COMING - and the Scottish rocker was convinced he was the...

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Cocker: 'I'm Sick Of 'Career' Rockers'

27th September 2006

British rocker JARVIS COCKER has hit out at over-rehearsed, corporate bands - insisting it is far more rock 'n' roll when musicians "mess up". The former PULP singer is desperate to see more creative artists...

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The Things They Say 3005

27th September 2006

"When there's a disaster, it's like, 'Call U2.'" Rocker BONO accepts he and his group are disaster relief experts.

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The Things They Say 3003

27th September 2006

"When there's a disaster, it's like, 'Call U2.'" Rocker BONO accepts he and his group are disaster relief experts.

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Cash's Forgotten Irish Concert To Be Released On Dvd

25th September 2006

A forgotten JOHNNY CASH concert from 13 years ago is to be released on DVD next month (OCT06). Footage from JOHNNY CASH IN IRELAND has rarely be seen, and then only in highlight form. The...

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Armani Edits British Newspaper

25th September 2006

Italian fashion king GIORGIO ARMANI followed in the footsteps of stars including U2 frontman BONO by guest-editing British newspaper The Independent. Armani took on the temporary editorship for the broadsheet's special Africa edition, of which...

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Goo Goo Dolls Star Nervous About Return To New Orleans

25th September 2006

GOO GOO DOLLS star ROBBY TAKAC has mixed emotions about performing live at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana tonight (25SEP06) because he fears the devastation of Hurricane Katrina will be too much for him....

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U2 Success Down To Chemistry

20th September 2006

THE EDGE insists U2 have enjoyed such longevity in the music industry because the four bandmembers compliment each other perfectly. The guitarist, real name DAVID EVANS, believes the band's winning combination of ambition, soul, creativity...

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Fascinating Fact 2114

19th September 2006

Hip-hop mogul Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter has become just the third African-American to make it onto this year's (06) Vanity Fair Annual New Establishment Power List. The rapper ranks number 46, behind OPRAH WINFREY (9) and...

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Bono Risked Lives To Help Sarajevo

19th September 2006

U2 frontman BONO agreed to do a television interview and concert in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo in 1997 to help the city's war ravaged people, despite knowing it would put him and his bandmates in...

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Bono Launches Charity T-shirt Line In Los Angeles

18th September 2006

Rocker BONO brought Los Angeles mall The Grove to a standstill yesterday (17SEP06) when he launched his new special edition T-shirt line, One. The U2 star stunned shoppers as he met with 200 lucky fans...

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Doherty Eyes Radio Production Slot

18th September 2006

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has been named as an unlikely guest editor on one of the BBC's most established current affairs shows. BBC Radio 4's long-running TODAY programme has already hosted a string of celebrities...

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Norton Hits Out At Bono's Tax Dodge

18th September 2006

Irish comedian GRAHAM NORTON has criticised U2 frontman BONO for avoiding paying tax in Ireland. Norton is furious the band moved its business empire from Ireland to The Netherlands to avoid paying Irish taxes on...

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U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

15th September 2006

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

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U2 And Green Day To Perform At New Orleans Superdome

14th September 2006

LATEST: Rockers U2 and GREEN DAY will stage a National Football League (NFL) pre-game performance on the 25 September (06) for the official reopening of the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The show will precede...

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Bono Terrified Of High Notes

13th September 2006

U2 frontman BONO has sleepless nights before concerts because he gets terrified he will let fans down by failing to hit his high notes. The VERTIGO hitmaker is highly critical of his own performances and...

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U2 And Green Day Team Up For Charity

11th September 2006

U2 and GREEN DAY are set to make a charity record together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The two super groups will record a cover of minor 1978 punk hit THE SAINTS...

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Star Guitar Thieves Sentenced

4th September 2006

Two men accused of stealing celebrity guitars and selling them on internet auction site eBay have been found guilty in court. JEFFREY H LANAHAN and MICHAEL J KELLY were sentenced on Friday (01SEP06) for the...

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The Beatles Beat Jackson To Top Another Albums Poll

29th August 2006

THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of...

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Oasis Top Greatest Song List

28th August 2006

OASIS hit LIVE FOREVER has topped a poll naming the greatest songs of all time. The song, from the band's 1994 debut album DEFINITELY MAYBE, beat out competition from another Oasis track - WONDERWALL, taken...

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U2 Top Of The Flops

22nd August 2006

U2 have been named and shamed as the creators of the most disastrous stage shows of all time. The Irish rockers came top of a survey by US magazine Blender for the set on their...

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Bono Launches T-shirt Line For Africa

21st August 2006

Rocker and humanitarian BONO is hoping to save lives in Lesotho, Africa by selling T-shirts. The U2 star has recruited celebrities like LINDSAY LOHAN, NAOMI WATTS, ROSARIO DAWSON, GARY OLDMAN and KATE BOSWORTH among others...

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Hutchence's Brother: 'Kylie And Bono So Respectful To Michael's Memory'

15th August 2006

Late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's brother RHETT made sure the upcoming biopic about his brother was kind to former lover KYLIE MINOGUE and friend BONO, because they have both been so respectful of the singer's...

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Hit Factory Re-opens As Swanky Apartment Block

10th August 2006

The New York studio complex which hosted recording sessions for MADONNA, STEVIE WONDER, JOHN LENNON and U2 is to re-open as a six-storey condominium project. The Hit Factory building has been shuttered for a year...

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Milian Shocked By Billionaire's Party

10th August 2006

Pop star CHRISTINA MILIAN has just returned from France, where she played to her smallest crowd - 15 people. The DIP IT LOW singer was booked to perform at a private party in the south...

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Dubliners Protest Against Proposed U2 Tower

9th August 2006

Irish rockers U2's plans to build a 31-floor tower in Dublin have been met with protests from locals, who fear it will be a "monstrosity". The BEAUTIFUL DAY hitmakers have recently been granted permission to...

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U2 Underfire From Irish Government

9th August 2006

LATEST: U2 have come under fire from Irish politicians following reports the rockers have transferred part of their publishing company to a Dutch finance firm in a bid to lower their tax bills. The ELEVATION...

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