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‘She was never spoken of again’: Bono recounts his mother’s death in new memoir
In an extract published in the New Yorker, the U2 frontman details the loss that spurred him to music

Janine Israel

20, Sep, 2022 @4:57 AM

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Kennedy Center Honors 2022: George Clooney, U2 and Gladys Knight among honourees
Christian pop singer Amy Grant and Cuban-American composer Tania León also recognised for prestigious yearly award

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Jul, 2022 @9:41 AM

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Bono tells of his secret half-brother and of family forgiveness
The U2 singer, interviewed on Desert Island Discs, describes his regrets about his teenage behaviour and explains his mocked ‘poem’ about Ukraine

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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It’s just me and the dog – are we a ‘hard-working family’? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Modern family | Breastfeeding trauma | Turbo-charged ducklings | The right spoon | Bono in Ukraine


11, May, 2022 @3:08 PM

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Bono to release memoir about ‘the people, places and possibilities’ of his life
Surrender, which will ‘draw in detail’ what he had previously only sketched in songs, will contain 40 chapters, each named after a U2 song, and include 40 original drawings by the singer

Lucy Knight

10, May, 2022 @3:24 PM

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Nancy Pelosi marks St Patrick’s Day with poem by Bono about Ukraine
U2 singer’s poem, read at the annual Friends of Ireland lunch, encompasses Irish mythology and the Russia-Ukraine war

Adam Gabbatt

17, Mar, 2022 @9:44 PM

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Sing 2 review – animation sequel has all the gloss but lacks heart and soul
Buster Moon and his troupe aim to make it big in showbiz but even a new character voiced by Bono can’t save this from feeling like a movie generated by an algorithm

Peter Bradshaw

26, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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What’s the game with the name?
Bono is not a fan of ‘U2’. Perhaps a few other bands – and brands – should try less hard when deciding what to call themselves

Ed Cumming

23, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Bono, don’t be ashamed of U2, they put on a great show | Rebecca Nicholson
For razzle-dazzle they can’t be beaten and we could all do with more of it these days

Rebecca Nicholson

22, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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What links Scarlett Johansson to the football fan with the flare up his bum?
Take a trip down the rabbit hole, passing a porcupine punk rocker, Diego Maradona and a Booker winner

Larry Ryan

22, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Can’t stand U2? Nor can Bono
The singer has announced that he hates the band’s name, most of their songs, and the sound of his own voice. Is this just an attempt to win new fans?

19, Jan, 2022 @2:17 PM

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DMX: Exodus review – a bold and bleak posthumous finale
The New York rapper, who died in April, is strong and unsettling over grimy, atonal production, with guest turns from Alicia Keys, Jay-Z and Bono

Alexis Petridis

27, May, 2021 @12:24 PM

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