Bono

'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...

PICTURES: The 20 Richest Lead Singers In The World

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

A list of the world's richest lead singers has been revealed, with the wealthiest boasting an estimated personal fortune of $795.2 million (£497 mill...

U2 Assistant Jailed For Embezzlement

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

U2 star Adam Clayton's former personal assistant has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the embezzlement of 2.8 million euro (£2.2 million) ...

U2 Star's Former Aid Guilty Of £2.2 Million Theft

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

U2 star Adam Clayton's former personal assistant has been found guilty of embezzling 2.8 million euro (£2.2 million) from him to fund a lavish lifest...

Pearl Jam: The Band Who Took on the World and Won

James Gill | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
James Gill

"Are they still going?" That's what a taxi driver asked me last week, en route to the Manchester Evening News Arena when I told him who I was on my way to see. "No, mate. I thought I'd spend my Wednesday evening in an empty auditorium," I replied. In my head. Much later that night.

Celeb Hair Transplants

Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Wayne Rooney is the latest high profile celeb to splash the cash on getting a new head of hair - but he's certainly not the first celeb to go from hai...

Aung San Suu Kyi To Touch Down In Ireland

PA | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will touch down in Dublin today for a six-hour visit to the Irish capital. Thousands of supporters ar...

Aung San Suu Kyi To Visit Britain

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Switzerland - her first stop on a packed European tour - to address a UN meeting. The Burmese opposition leader's ...

Aung San Suu Kyi Leaves Burma For First Time In 24 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Thailand – the first time the opposition leader has left Burma in 24 years. The 85-minute plane ride was the begi...

Bono: 'I'm No Facebook Billionaire'

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Tech

U2 frontman Bono has laughed off claims he will become a billionaire on the back of the Facebook flotation. The rock star's investment group Elevat...

Bono And The Edge Invest In Dropbox

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Tech

After making profits of about $1bn (£620m) from their Facebook investment, U2 stars Bono and the Edge appear to have a thirst for web technology and ...

Slactivism, Bono, Tax and Kony

Neil Scott | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Politics
Neil Scott

Slactivism is someone who jumps from cause to cause - each cause being, to the slactivist, as worthy as the next. The term could, at its least dangerous, be given to those who loosely link causes together and change focus regularly.