Bono pictured  leaving  the recording of the Band Aid 30 charity single in west London on Saturday. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Bono has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in New York City.A post on U2’s website says Bono “injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park”(...)

 Carol Hawkins is appealing her seven-year sentence for theft from her former employer Adam Clayton. Photograph: Collins Courts

Adam Clayton’s former personal assistant must wait to hear the outcome of an appeal against her conviction and seven-year sentence for theft from the (...)

Bono and  U2 perform during an Apple event yesterday, during which the company announced it  was giving the band’s new album free to iTunes users. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Songs of Innocence***U2’s new album is soaked in the memories of the band’s adolescence. Lyrics are full of references to the Dublin bombings, old fri(...)

Last time round: U2 when ‘No Line on the Horizon’ was released, in 2009
U2: Stuck in a moment

Poor Bono. There he is in his home in southern France last month, playing U2’s unreleased new album at full volume on his stereo while, quite possi(...)

Adam Clayton of U2
Shoe-in for mental health
  • People
  • April 25, 2014, 12:05

Put your best (or worst, or funniest) foot forward on May 9th as part of the Walk In My Shoes campaign, which highlights mental health issues and a(...)

Status Quo’s Francis Rossi at his home in south London. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

You are billing this as the last ever Status Quo concert. Is that the last with the original line-up of (...)

U2 bass guitarist Adam Clayton has settled his legal action against a bank and firm of accountants over alleged negligence and breach of contract. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

U2 bass guitarist Adam Clayton has settled his legal action against a bank and firm of accountants over alleged negligence and breach of contra(...)

 Michael Fassbender. Photograph: Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images

As expected, three films dominated when Chris Hemsworth read out the Oscar nominations in Los Angeles at lunchtime. Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a (...)

Pat Egan in Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Pat Egan is still in the game. The years since his first dalliances with live-music promotion have become decades, but Egan is still out there hoping (...)

Him too: Paul McGuinness (back) with U2 at an Island Records party in 1980. Photograph: L Cohen/WireImage/Getty

It was music’s Alex Ferguson moment: the guiding hand of a high-achieving corporation standing down after a long and hugely successful tenure. The 35-(...)