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Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor in the 1970s. Photographs: Getty Images

The widow of Richard Pryor has confirmed a claim by music producer Quincy Jones that the late comedian and Marlon Brando were lovers in the 1970s. Jo(...)

Bono performing with U2  in Trafalgar Square  ahead  of the MTV Europe Music Awards on November 12th. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

The creation of Songs of Experience, U2’s 14th album, began around the time of Bono’s “high-energy bicycle accident” in November, 2014. His injuries t(...)

Bono & Hamilton

Yes, Bono is a hypocrite – but so is Ireland. Around the world, the U2 frontman is the most instantly recognisable living Irishman. It is entirely app(...)

The cameras await US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, who is not a billionaire, according to ‘Forbes’ magazine. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP / Getty

Image of the week: Wilbur’s wealth What an interesting week it has been for US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, pictured here arriving to address dele(...)

The Paradise Papers leak revealed that companies and rich people still don’t like paying tax if they can get away with not doing so.

Is tax only for the little people? It is one rule for the rich and another for the rest of us. If only wealthy people and businesses paid their fair s(...)

 Mick Jones (left), Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon of punk  band The Clash performing in about 1980. File photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

‘This was a baptism of fire.” Paul Tipping is remembering his time as the entertainments officer of the students union in Trinity College Dublin in 1(...)

 Ali Hewson attends an Edun fashion show in New York in September 2015. Photograph: Craig Barritt / Getty Images.

Accumulated losses at the ethical clothing company controlled by Bono and Ali Hewson soared to $80.6 million (€68.5 million) last year. New figures l(...)

U2 in the video for You’re The Best Thing About Me

U2 have released the video for their single You’re The Best Thing About Me, which is taken from their forthcoming album, Songs of Experience. It featu(...)

Five albums in, it’s time to get political. The Script return with all the earnestness of Bono on an album full of both mixed messages and sounds. The(...)

Will they rattle you or make you hum? Journalist Dave Simpson picks his top 10. 1. Into the Heart The phenomenon of Bono often overshadows U2, the b(...)

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