The A-lister Oscar’s selfie that broke all records to become the most retweeted tweet of all time. Photograph: Twitter/ @TheEllenShow

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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

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Megaphone diplomacy: did Bono really prolong violent conflict in the North? Photograph: Reuters/Tim Wimborne

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