U2 boss tells of hairy times in early days

But U2 boss Paul McGuinness revealed last night how he once used his bare hands to eject a troublemaker “by the hair or in a headlock” from one of his band’s earliest gigs.

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Dublin showcases earliest photos of baby-faced U2

Photographs documenting the gritty beginnings of U2 in the smoky pubs and clubs of 1970s Dublin are being unveiled Thursday at an exhibition in the band’s home city.

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Happy birthday Bono! U2 singer has fans donate gifts to African Well Fund

Bono turns 52 on Thursday. Born in 1960, the musical artist has to be celebrating his special day with family and friends.

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Retired trooper accused of doctoring overtime pay, fixing parking tickets

A former Washington State Patrol trooper has been charged with official misconduct for allegedly doctoring his overtime pay and fixing parking tickets for himself and his friends.

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U2 guitarist’s trial postponed

The U2 star’s ex-employee, Carol Hawkins, has been accused of misappropriating the bassist’s funds and dipping into his bank account from 2005 to 2008 to the tune of $2.56 million.

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Mother’s Week: Music

From bands singing about their mothers and songwriters promoting women’s empowerment, to songs about reference mothers and girls and odes to the divine feminine, we give you Music for Mother’s Week with contributions from Dawes, Iron & Wine, Bob Dylan, J. Tillman, Roger Waters/Sinead O’Connor and U2 The L.A. Americana roots band Dawes sings a song … (more)

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