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Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York
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Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York

Dec 8th 2020, 9:28 AM 16,421 Views 43 Comments

Mark Chapman shot the singer on 8 December 1980.

Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday
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Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday

Oct 9th 2020, 10:06 AM 14,702 Views 42 Comments

The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, has continued to have an enduring influence on popular culture.

Quiz: How well do you know Paul McCartney and his songs?
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Quiz: How well do you know Paul McCartney and his songs?

Jun 18th 2020, 9:30 PM 34,217 Views 35 Comments

It was 78 years ago today…

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
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British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

Oct 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 17,093 Views 27 Comments

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’
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Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’

Mar 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 34,925 Views 20 Comments

Lennon’s search for rebellion was nurtured by his embrace of Liverpool’s Irish influence and the dynamic effect of the city’s seafarer culture via the movement of ideas across oceans, writes Francis Kenny.

Dave Grohl shared how Taylor Swift saved him from embarrassment at Paul McCartney's gaff party
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Dave Grohl shared how Taylor Swift saved him from embarrassment at Paul McCartney's gaff party

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:18 PM 8,091 Views 0 Comments

It turns out Taylor is a fairly big Foo Fighters fan.

Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports
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Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports

Feb 8th 2018, 9:55 PM 19,000 Views 57 Comments

Violence flared in eastern Syria where the US-led coalition said it killed pro-regime fighters to fend off an attack on its Kurdish allies.

The deeds to Eleanor Rigby's grave could be yours for €22,000
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The deeds to Eleanor Rigby's grave could be yours for €22,000

Aug 21st 2017, 2:39 PM 14,854 Views 18 Comments

According to the grave, Eleanor Rigby died in 1939 at the age of 44.

As The Beatles' first single approaches the '56-year rule', Paul McCartney settles rights lawsuit
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As The Beatles' first single approaches the '56-year rule', Paul McCartney settles rights lawsuit

Jul 4th 2017, 8:33 AM 38,474 Views 18 Comments

The former Beatle had filed an action against Sony ATV Music Publishing.

Poll: Are the Beatles the greatest band of the last 50 years?
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Poll: Are the Beatles the greatest band of the last 50 years?

Jun 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 23,693 Views 162 Comments

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth
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Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth

May 4th 2017, 6:20 AM 58,402 Views 39 Comments

The Sunday Times Music Rich List is out.

All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction
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All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction

Apr 29th 2017, 4:00 PM 10,482 Views 0 Comments

The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.

'The Beatles could have been a very different band without George Martin'
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'The Beatles could have been a very different band without George Martin'

Mar 9th 2016, 5:46 PM 164 Views 10 Comments

Music fanatic Pat Carty pays tribute to George Martin, who has died, aged 90.

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction
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Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction

Mar 7th 2016, 10:12 AM 7,179 Views 7 Comments

The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.

You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas
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You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 12:01 PM 9,032 Views 42 Comments

Several other music streaming services are also making hundreds of tracks from the Fab Four available for the first time.

Photos taken by Ringo Starr show how The Beatles liked to chill behind the scenes
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Photos taken by Ringo Starr show how The Beatles liked to chill behind the scenes

Sep 5th 2015, 2:00 PM 16,041 Views 8 Comments

A new book, Photograph, of never-before-seen photographs, is due to be released this month.

28 classic albums every twentysomething should know
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28 classic albums every twentysomething should know

Apr 18th 2015, 11:00 AM 35,503 Views 20 Comments

An eclectic mix.

7 bleak things Paul McCartney is, according to Rihanna and Kanye fans
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7 bleak things Paul McCartney is, according to Rihanna and Kanye fans

Jan 25th 2015, 10:42 AM 5,712 Views 4 Comments

Oh, youths.

These Beatles-themed pancakes are the breakfast we can only dream of
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These Beatles-themed pancakes are the breakfast we can only dream of

Sep 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 1,293 Views 0 Comments

Who’s hungry?

The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time
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The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time

Aug 22nd 2014, 10:39 PM 25,654 Views 153 Comments

Now 59, Mark David Chapman has been in jail for 33 years.

Tree honouring George Harrison killed by infestation of... beetles
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Tree honouring George Harrison killed by infestation of... beetles

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:22 PM 1,909 Views 0 Comments

Help!

Brazilian newspapers have some fun after England's result against Uruguay
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Brazilian newspapers have some fun after England's result against Uruguay

Jun 20th 2014, 2:51 PM 8,473 Views 4 Comments

Daily publication Lance! goes for the Abbey Road parody and nails it. But Roy Hodgson as John Lennon?

Fancy owning Rory Gallagher's amp or Michael Jackson's hat? They're up for grabs
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Fancy owning Rory Gallagher's amp or Michael Jackson's hat? They're up for grabs

May 20th 2014, 1:51 PM 7,513 Views 4 Comments

Beatles, Elvis, Jon Bon Jovi fan? There’s a piece of memorabilia from pretty much every rock star for sale at an auction in Dublin.

Why 'Mad Men' Paid $250,000 To Use One Beatles Song
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Why 'Mad Men' Paid $250,000 To Use One Beatles Song

Apr 20th 2014, 5:00 PM 20,997 Views 21 Comments

Quarter of a million dollars. For one song in one scene.

13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas
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13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas

Dec 25th 2013, 12:00 PM 3,086 Views 1 Comment

Nobody does Christmas like old famous people.

Riots and mop-tops: The Beatles played Ireland 50 years ago today
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Riots and mop-tops: The Beatles played Ireland 50 years ago today

Nov 7th 2013, 2:22 PM 8,133 Views 15 Comments

In 1963, the Beatles played in Dublin and Belfast – and today marks the 50th anniversary of that milestone gig.

Ted from Scrubs performs Hey Ya and Help at Trinity College Dublin
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Ted from Scrubs performs Hey Ya and Help at Trinity College Dublin

Oct 23rd 2013, 6:28 PM 4,182 Views 1 Comment

He also sang a tune with the a cappella group The Trinitones.

VIDEO: Paul McCartney claims to have invented the selfie
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VIDEO: Paul McCartney claims to have invented the selfie

Oct 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 984 Views 3 Comments

… AND the photobomb.

STOP EVERYTHING! You NEED to see these Westlife photos immediately!
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STOP EVERYTHING! You NEED to see these Westlife photos immediately!

Jul 3rd 2013, 1:31 PM 2,676 Views 0 Comments

Our main regret in life is that we did not see these rig-outs in person.

Dad and toddler perform über-cute Beatles duet
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Dad and toddler perform über-cute Beatles duet

Jun 4th 2013, 2:00 PM 759 Views 0 Comments

Like, ÜBER.

How many London tourists end up at the wrong Abbey Road?
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How many London tourists end up at the wrong Abbey Road?

Nov 16th 2012, 2:17 PM 9,201 Views 20 Comments

More than you’d think…

Hibs sack stadium announcer over 'Taxman' jibe at Hearts
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Hibs sack stadium announcer over 'Taxman' jibe at Hearts

Nov 13th 2012, 3:40 PM 1,788 Views 2 Comments

Announcer played the Beatles song as city rivals struggle with financial woes.

Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today
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Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today

Oct 5th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,925 Views 17 Comments

The Fab Four’s debut single turns 50 today, so why not check out some of the boys’ best moments in video?

Paul McCartney receives France's highest honour
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Paul McCartney receives France's highest honour

Sep 8th 2012, 6:43 PM 5,335 Views 25 Comments

He even live-tweeted the whole thing…

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week
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John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week

Aug 20th 2012, 9:32 AM 6,450 Views 54 Comments

This will be the seventh time that Chapman has sought parole.

VIDEO: The entire Olympic Stadium crowd sings along to the Beatles
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VIDEO: The entire Olympic Stadium crowd sings along to the Beatles

Aug 7th 2012, 2:06 PM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

Love was in the air as the home crowd celebrated three track and field golds on “Super Saturday” night.

Paul McCartney: 7 facts to celebrate 70 years
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Paul McCartney: 7 facts to celebrate 70 years

Jun 18th 2012, 5:04 PM 6,833 Views 6 Comments

Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday today.

Paul McCartney to close London Olympics
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Paul McCartney to close London Olympics

Jun 4th 2012, 10:47 PM 509 Views 2 Comments

“I’ve been booked,” the former Beatle admitted today ahead of next month’s kick-off in London.

Top 20: The best-selling albums in Irish history
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Top 20: The best-selling albums in Irish history

Jun 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 34,286 Views 35 Comments

How many times do U2 feature? And which has sold more – A Woman’s Heart or White Ladder? Time to reveal all…

Steady on, Rio! It's the sporting tweets of the week
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Steady on, Rio! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Mar 25th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,544 Views 0 Comments

This week, Rob Kearney attacks the Daily Telegraph, Rio Ferdinand compares One Direction to The Beatles and someone (possibly Paul Galvin) tampers with Killian Young’s shoes.

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