The PopMart stage, featuring giant mirrorball lemon on the right

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Experience + Innocence: Bono at U2’s London show on Tuesday. Photograph: Simone Joyner/Getty

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Experience + Innocence: Bono on stage in Paris on Saturday. Photograph: Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP/Getty

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Bono and Edge on stage during The Joshua Tree tour performance at Dublin’s Croke Park. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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