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Bob Geldof's African Complex

Ronnie Joice | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ronnie Joice

Here's a wild thought: Could Bob Geldof turn out to become one of Africa's worst enemies despite his original masterstroke of giving a platform to ageing rockers, publicity-hungry pop stars and dubious has-been singers to help promote their all-conquering charitable efforts?

The Grim Extent Of Bono's Injuries Following His Bike Accident Have Been Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

The extent of Bono's injuries following his bicycle accident in New York have been revealed, which the U2 frontman is expected to need 'intensive ther...

All Four Band Aid Videos Synced Together Is Really Quite Something

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Have you ever wanted to be serenaded by three different Bonos at once? Well, now you can. One YouTube user has synced all four Band Aid videos toge...

Caroline Frost

Band Aid: 'All These Bands Had Been Slagging Each Other Off'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Band Aid 30 goes on sale today, with Bob Geldof telling everyone, “It doesn’t matter if you don’t like it. Just buy it.” The weekend saw fa...

Stars Arrive To Record Band Aid 30

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Music’s biggest stars have arrived at a Notting Hill recording studio, to create the Band Aid 30 single, which will raise funds to stop the spread o...

Bono 'Lucky To Be Alive' After Plane Door Falls Off Mid-Air

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Bono is reportedly “lucky to be alive” after a door fell off his private jet lane while he was in mid-air on Wednesday. SEE MORE: Bono FINALLY...

Is Band Aid 30 On The Way?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Rumours are rife that Sir Bob Geldof is planning a 30th-anniversary celebration of Band Aid. The Sun reports that the Irish musician and campaigne...

Bono (Finally!) Explains His Ever-Present Sunglasses

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Bono has explained the reasoning behind why he’s always seen sporting sunglasses, even indoors, revealing that he has had glaucoma for the past two ...

You Should Have Asked - How Apple Confused U2 With Shakespeare

Neil Gibb | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Gibb

All U2 and Apple needed to do was ask - to invite people to opt in. Then what turned out to be a PR nightmare for Apple could have been a coup. Thanks, U2 fans would have said. The rest of us meanwhile would have nodded in appreciation at the idea, hoping that it would be followed by a similar deal from Megadeath or Michael Buble depending on our tastes.

Bono Apologises For Forcing You To Own His New Album

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

Bono has apologised on video for the free album stunt with Apple, blaming a combination of 'fear' and 'megalomania'. The U2 frontman gave the candi...

Thirty Years Ago, a News Video Shocked the World - Here's What We Learned About Famine Since Then

Hans Zomer | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK
Hans Zomer

On 23 October, it will be exactly 30 years since a BBC report alerted the world to a famine in Ethiopia. Michael Buerk's harrowing reports for BBC...

'U2 Gave Their Album Away For Free Because Nobody Wanted It'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sharon Osbourne has hit at out U2, following the release of their free album. The group unveiled their latest collection ‘Songs of Innocence’ l...

The New U2 Album Won't Cost You A Penny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

U2 have surprised fans by releasing their first album in five years, ‘Songs of Innocence’ - and the good news is it won’t cost you a penny to li...

Intentions Matter

Tom Burns | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Politics
Tom Burns

In a recent column by Oliver Burkeman on why profiting from giving isn't always bad, he said that "starving refugees care about food and shelter, not motives." In essence, doing the right thing for the wrong reasons is just as good as doing the right thing for the right reasons

PICS: Celebrity Mullets

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Jackman isn't afraid to really, REALLY suffer for his art after he was forced to get himself a dodgy mullet hairstyle for his role in the forthco...

Barack Obama, David Cameron, Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Their 'Selfie' Behaviour

Daniel Warner | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

If Obama, Cameron and Thorning -Schmidt were inspired to whip out their camera phones and start clicking away then why wasn't Naomi Campbell somewhere in that stadium, in full hair and make up, being held aloft in front of a wind machine by Bono and Charlize Theron?

Bono Pens Tribute To Nelson Mandela, The Internet Reacts

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Bono's essay on Nelson Mandela, published by Time mere minutes after news of the South African leader's death on Thursday, has caused quite a social m...

'Make Bono History': U2 Frontman Recalls Brush With Screaming Anarchists

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK

U2 frontman Bono has recalled the moment he was chased down the street by anarchists wielding placards and shouting “Make Bono history!” The s...

Capitalism or Aid: Which has Lifted More People out of Poverty?

Alastair Roderick | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Politics
Alastair Roderick

So aid is done, right? Let's pack up and go home. Not so fast. As always with stories that can be condensed into an hour-long lecture, and even more for stories that can be condensed into a five-minute opinion broadcast, the picture is somewhat greyer.

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 28 June 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

From one sunglasses-wearing singer to another now and Silvio Berlusconi has, after years of antics shadier than a coconut tree, finally got conked on the head. He's been sentenced to jail for sex with a minor, although in a particularly grimy irony, he's unlikely to serve any actual prison time because of his advanced age.

Archbishop, Take a Page From the Book of Bono

Richard Taylor | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Taylor

I have absolutely no interest whatsoever in listening to the head of the Church of England pontificate about banking - I find it totally bizarre! It's like listening to George Osborne's view on wild trout fishing or Abu Qatada's view on last week's episode of Made in Chelsea (For the record, he thought it was 'totes amazing' but also kind of wishes a plague on both their houses).

U2 Confirm 13th Album On The Way

www.thesun.co.uk | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Well, at the very least a new working title for the 13th U2 album: 10 Reasons To Exist. The band have been in the studio for months and the new nam...

The ONE Effect: Feel Real Change

Jamie Drummond | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK
Jamie Drummond

The credit for these achievements doesn't lie with celebrity rockstars, though they've certainly helped. It belongs to African citizens and the millions who campaign in solidarity with them such as those who marched for Drop the Debt and Make Poverty History.

Take Off Those Sunglasses Bono - You Look Ridiculous

Matthew Phillips | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

Where my clemency for sunglasses begins to wither however, is when artists, particularly singers, wear their ocular devices with a perpetuity that is offensive. No one is guiltier of this crime than the prophet Bono.

Caroline Frost

Why A Film Maker Had To Ask Bono To Move Out Of The Way

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Bono probably isn't used to be asked to move out of the way. But that's exactly what film-maker Klaartje Quirijns had to do to get the shot she wa...