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”(...)

U2 drummer  Larry Mullen. File Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A man accused of trespassing at the home of U2 drummer Larry Mullen has been remanded on bail pending directions from the Director of Public Prosecuti(...)

U2 drummer Larry Mullen and his partner Ann Acheson have sued their former accountants claiming they have suffered significant loss of more than €11m due to alleged unsuitable investment advice.  File photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

U2 drummer Larry Mullen and his partner have sued their former accountants claiming they have suffered significant loss of more than €11 million due t(...)

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(...)

The frisson of the frontline: ace war photographer Rebecca (Juliette Binoche) narrowly escapes death while embedded with a female suicide bomber sq(...)

Is Ming Flanagan about to throw his hat in the ring for a seat in Europe? Photograph: PA

Is Ming Flanagan about to throw his hat in the ring for a seat in Europe? The Independent TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim ran in Connacht-Ulster in 199(...)

 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 (...)

Uncertain about U2 before he met them in 1978, Paul McGuinness recognised their potential as soon as he saw them perform, and agreed immediately to manage them. Photograph: Dave Meehan

“A gang of four but a corporation of five” is how U2 singer Bono always described the band’s relationship with manager Paul McGuinness.. But with McGu(...)

White noise
  • Stage
  • September 17, 2013, 12:00

Life Has Surface NoiseProject Upstairs**Siobhán Kane’s musical exploration opens with an (overly long) Italia 1990 medley to the tune of Put ’Em Under(...)