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Beautiful Day for U2 fans as permission granted for visitor centre in Dublin

Beautiful Day for U2 fans as permission granted for visitor centre in Dublin

U2 has received the green light for the band’s visitor centre planned for Dublin’s docklands.

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Bono causes panic among fans after saying 'we're going away now'

Bono causes panic among fans after saying 'we're going away now'

Not since Lawrence Oates exited his tent into an Antarctic blizzard declaring he may be gone some time have words of departure been so heavily scrutinised.

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U2 dispel signs of fragility in homecoming blast

U2 dispel signs of fragility in homecoming blast

It was a tense sort of homecoming for U2 as they took to the stage in Dublin for the first of four nights this week.

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Bono urges artists to celebrate ‘romance’ of Europe to counter negative views

Bono urges artists to celebrate ‘romance’ of Europe to counter negative views

The U2 singer was visiting the European Parliament to promote the idea of a partnership between Europe and Africa.

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Bono pays heartfelt tribute to ‘alchemist of the U2 sound’

Bono pays heartfelt tribute to ‘alchemist of the U2 sound’

U2 frontman Bono has paid a heartfelt tribute to their legendary soundman, Joe O’Herlihy, to mark his 40th year at the heart of one of the world’s biggest bands.

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 Tulsa experiences U2 first as latest world tour begins with a bang

Tulsa experiences U2 first as latest world tour begins with a bang

Love them or loathe them, the opening night of a U2 tour continues to be a big deal and the Dublin giants kicked off the Experience + Innocence world tour right in the heart of the US bible belt.

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Latest: Two more Dublin November dates for U2 tour

Latest: Two more Dublin November dates for U2 tour

U2 have announced three Irish dates as part of their upcoming eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour.

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Where has all the Rock and Roll gone, asks Bono

Where has all the Rock and Roll gone, asks Bono

Bono has lashed out at what he feels is a lack of rock and roll in music.

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Letter from U2 calls for Freedom of City awarded to Aung San Suu Kyi be withdrawn

Letter from U2 calls for Freedom of City awarded to Aung San Suu Kyi be withdrawn

U2 has called on Dublin City Council to rescind the Freedom of the City it awarded to Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her response to the country’s Rohingya crisis, writes Joe Leogue.

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Check out the official video for first single from U2’s new album

Check out the official video for first single from U2’s new album

U2 have released the official video for "You’re The Best Thing About Me,” the first single from their highly anticipated 14th album, Songs of Experience set for release later this year.

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Drone footage from Croke Park as the stadium gets ready for U2

Drone footage from Croke Park as the stadium gets ready for U2

Ahead of U2’s eagerly awaited concert tomorrow night in Croke Park this amazing drone footage of the stage being built today will wet the appetite of everyone lucky enought to get a ticket.

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Check out this classical twist on U2’s "Still Haven’t Found What Im Looking For"

Check out this classical twist on U2’s "Still Haven’t Found What Im Looking For"

The group New Airs have just released a new arrangement of U2’s Still Haven’t Found What Im Looking For with the unusual combination of Cello Quartet, voice and percussion.

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British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing song for Achtung Baby album

British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing song for Achtung Baby album

A British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album Achtung Baby.

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Bono pays tribute to 'irreplaceable' tour manager after fatal heart attack

Bono pays tribute to 'irreplaceable' tour manager after fatal heart attack

Bono has led tributes to U2's late tour manager, Dennis Sheehan.

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Adam Clayton's former PA loses appeal against seven-year sentence

Adam Clayton's former PA loses appeal against seven-year sentence

Adam Clayton's former housekeeper has lost an appeal against the severity of her seven-year sentence for stealing nearly €3m from the U2 bassist.

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Bono: We scrapped several albums in the last five years

Bono: We scrapped several albums in the last five years

U2 frontman Bono has revealed the Irish rockers have recorded “several” albums in the last five years but scrapped them because they were not good enough to release.

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BONO: U2 will tour next year

BONO: U2 will tour next year

U2 are planning an arena tour next year, frontman Bono has confirmed.

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U2 facing court battle for hotel planning permission

U2 facing court battle for hotel planning permission

A battle over plans for a multimillion revamp of the U2-owned Clarence Hotel in Dublin has gone to the High Court today.

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U2 star's former PA jailed for seven years

U2 star's former PA jailed for seven years

U2 star Adam Clayton's former personal assistant has today been sentenced to seven years in prison for the embezzlement of €2.8m of his money.

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U2 top list of tour earners

U2 top list of tour earners

U2 had the highest-earning tour of 2011, according to Billboard magazine.

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U2 pick up GQ award

U2 pick up GQ award

U2 were named Band of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year awards last night.

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Bono 'taken to hospital with chest pains'

Bono 'taken to hospital with chest pains'

It has been reported U2 frontman Bono has been taken to hospital, suffering with chest pains.

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U2 star in California mansions deal

U2 star in California mansions deal

U2 star The Edge is a step closer in his long-running battle to build a group of mansion homes in a California beauty spot.

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The Edge's Malibu mansion project put on hold

The Edge's Malibu mansion project put on hold

California's coastal development agency has postponed voting on U2 guitarist The Edge's plan for a cluster of mansions overlooking Malibu at the musician's request.

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I can be a pain, admits Bono

I can be a pain, admits Bono

Irish singer Bono has admitted that he can be a "pain in the a**e".

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Gorillaz take U2's Glasto slot

Gorillaz are to take U2’s place as Glastonbury headliners, it was announced today.

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U2 forced to pull out of Glastonbury

U2 have pulled out of performing at the Glastonbury Festival.

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U2 forced to postpone US shows

U2 has been forced to postpone the North American leg of its latest world tour after Bono suffered a back injury.

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U2 nominated for Grammy Award

U2 nominated for Grammy Award

U2's 'No Line on the Horizon' album is in line for a gong as nominations were announced for the 2010 Grammy Awards last night.

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U2 fined for noise violation

U2 fined for noise violation

U2 have been fined for breaching noise regulations.

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U2 to make history with live web gig

U2 to make history with live web gig

Rockers U2 are to become the first stadium-packing stars to allow a full live show to be streamed for free on YouTube, they announced today.

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Croke Park prepares for U2 arrival

Croke Park prepares for U2 arrival

The stage is set for U2’s massive homecoming this weekend with organisers promising fans a show to remember.

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U2 confirm third date at Croke Park

U2 confirm third date at Croke Park

U2 have confirmed a third date at Dublin's Croke Park as part of their world tour this summer.

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NY street temporarily named in honour of U2

NY street temporarily named in honour of U2

U2 have had a street in New York temporarily renamed in their honour in recognition of their musical achievements.

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Bono: Listening to old U2 songs makes me wince

U2 frontman Bono feels embarrassed listening to his own music because he can always hear ways to improve it.

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U2 to sell Live Nation shares

Irish rock band U2 are set to make around $25m (€17.8m) if they go ahead with reported plans to sell their shares in music events company Live Nation

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Bono and Edge poised to pen Spiderman musical

U2 stars Bono and The Edge are reportedly in negotiations to pen the score for a new Broadway Spiderman musical.

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Hundreds gather for U2 book signing

A major security operation is in full swing at a Dublin bookstore today as hundreds of people gather for U2’s exclusive signing of their new book.

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Edge: U2 success down to chemistry

The Edge insists U2 have enjoyed such longevity in the music industry because the four bandmembers compliment each other perfectly.

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U2 win Amnesty International award

Irish rock legends U2 tonight added another award to their collection as they were named Amnesty International Ambassadors of Conscience for 2005.

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U2 win court clothes battle

U2 today won back a stetson hat and other items worn by Bono during the 1987 Joshua Tree Tour which had been taken by their former stylist.

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U2 tickets sell out in 90 minutes

Tickets for the second U2 concert at Slane sold out within 90 minutes of going on sale.

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Second Slane gig unlikely -Mountcharles

Owner of Slane Castle, Lord Henry Mountcharles, has said the chances of a second concert going ahead at the Co Meath site are not good.

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Angry scenes as U2 concert tickets sell out

Thousands of U2 fans, some of whom had queued for up to 24 hours for tickets for the band's first Irish concert in four years, still haven't found what they're looking for.

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Fresh calls for ticket tout legislation

The opposition today claimed ticket touts are in for a bonanza after all 80,000 tickets for U2's concert in August sold out in record time.

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Slane tickets sell-out in record time

Tickets for the greatly anticipated U2 concert at Slane have sold out in a record 45 minutes this morning following huge demand.

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FA Cup: Houllier wary of Tranmere's cup record

Gerard Houllier has warned his Liverpool side of the potential pitfalls of their FA Cup quarter-final trip to Tranmere.

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FA Cup: Hammers to make late decision on Pearce

West Ham will give Stuart Pearce until the last moment before deciding if he can feature in their FA Cup quarter-final against Spurs on Sunday.

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FA Cup: Henry facing fitness test ahead of Blackburn clash

Arsene Wenger is without Kanu for this weekend's FA Cup sixth round tie against Blackburn at Highbury as the striker is on international duty with Nigeria.

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FA Cup: Rideout back for Merseyside clash

Veteran Tranmere striker Paul Rideout could be fit to face Liverpool on Sunday in the FA Cup at Prenton Park after recovering from a thigh injury.

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FA Cup: Foxes look to end Chairboys' Cup run

Leicester will be forced to make two changes from the side which defeated Liverpool as the Foxes aim to reach the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time in 19 years.

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