Band manager is stepping down at the age of 62. Nick Hasted looks back at an incredible career
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Sunday 16 August 2009
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Angry residents reached an uneasy truce with the GAA last night over a row caused by the removal of the massive U2 stage at Dublin’s Croke Park.
Sunday 26 July 2009
Sunday 19 July 2009
Thursday 09 July 2009
Bono has been given the go-ahead to instal a wood-pellet boiler to heat his Victorian mansion.
Tuesday 07 July 2009
U2 and Bono’s long-held commitment to “save the planet” has come into question after it emerged they have a carbon footprint big enough to fly the band to Mars and back.
Sunday 05 July 2009
Thursday 02 July 2009
Nothing, not the sneak preview footage on the band's website, nor the pictures on the front of the Spanish dailies, prepares you for the monstrous sight that welcomes 90,000 rabid U2 fans inside the home of Barcelona FC. The aliens have truly landed on the hallowed turf of the European champions. Envisioned and co-designed by Mark Fisher and Willie Williams, the stage for U2's 360° Tour looks like a spaceship or a supersized version of HG Wells' War of the Worlds tripod Martian fighting machines, with a dash of Catalan visionary architect Antoni Gaudi thrown in. It certainly affords every one of the capacity crowd in Europe's biggest stadium a clear view of the biggest band in the world, returning to the live arena after four years.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Monday 22 June 2009
U2 drummer Larry Mullen believes rich and successful people are being unnecessarily humiliated when coming in and out of Ireland, describing this as "part of a new resentment of rich people in this country".
Friday 05 June 2009
U2 made a surprise appearance at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire last week, for one of a series of five concerts to celebrate 50 years of Island Records.
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