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# Beatles

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# Test Yourself
Quiz: How much do you know about John Lennon?
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# islamic state
British IS ‘Beatles’ terrorist facing life behind bars after guilty pleas
Alexanda Amon Kotey was one of the gang of four IS militants nicknamed “the Beatles” by their captives due to their British accents.
# Fab Four
Quiz: Can you complete this Beatles lyric?
How well do you know the music of John, Paul, George and Ringo?
Memories of Gaybo: 'He seemed smaller than I remembered him ... once he was on his feet the microphone worked its magic'
Former Sunday Press columnist and reporter Éanna Brophy shares a memory of one of Gay Byrne’s final public appearances, on a cold November morning in Dublin.
# beatlemania
'There was a riot...gardaí had to push people back': plaque unveiled to commemorate Beatles playing the Adelphi Cinema
The Fab Four played in 7 November 1963 for two Dublin concerts at the old Delphi Cinema.
# gun control
'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.
# Ticket to Ride
All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction
The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.
# we can work it out
Paul McCartney is suing Sony to get the rights to Beatles songs back
Duran Duran lost a similar case in December.
# You Can Work It Out
Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz
How well do you know the most famous band in history?
# Dig It
Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina gig over transgender "bathroom law"
“We need to take a stand against this hatred. Spread peace and love.”
# beatles producer
"Like a second father to me": McCartney leads tributes to George Martin
The producer, credited with helping create the Beatles’ sound, has died aged 90.
# Under the Hammer
Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction
The four-inch lock of hair was purchased by a UK-based memorabilia collector.
# Love Me Dollary Do
A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night
It once belonged to John Lennon, in fairness.
# Calm down
'Let's stay together': Now Paul McCartney's weighing in on the Scottish independence debate
Mick Jagger, Stephen Hawking and Judi Dench are also urging a ‘no’ vote next month. But Sean Connery’s heading up the celebrity ‘yes’ campaign.
# Mad Money
Why 'Mad Men' Paid $250,000 To Use One Beatles Song
Quarter of a million dollars. For one song in one scene.
# 50 Years On
"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington
John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.
Riots and mop-tops: The Beatles played Ireland 50 years ago today
In 1963, the Beatles played in Dublin and Belfast – and today marks the 50th anniversary of that milestone gig.
# magical history tour
Look! It's George Harrison as a child on O'Connell Street...
It’s 50 years tomorrow since the Beatles played Dublin, but at least one of the foursome was in the city years earlier — demonstrating a prototype ‘mop-top’ too, by the looks of it.
# ask macca
6 of the best moments from Paul McCartney's Twitter Q&A
Macca spent the evening answering fan questions in 140 characters or less.
# Let It Be
Lennon or McCartney? Richard Bruton's choice might surprise you...
“Paul, obviously, was a good man for writing the songs…”
# Happy Birthday Macca
Paul McCartney: 7 facts to celebrate 70 years
Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday today.
# Phone Hacking
Paul McCartney to go to police over phone hacking
Former Beatle notes claims by ex-wife Heather Mills that the couple’s phone messages had been spied on. If true, it’s “a horrendous violation of privacy”, he says.
# Let It Be
Ringo Starr's birthplace saved from demolition - for now
The house where former Beatles Ringo Starr was born has been saved from bulldozers after a British minister stepped in with a temporary legal block, but Liverpool City Council says the house has got to go.
# John Lennon
John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death
Fans across the world gathered to remember one of the world’s biggest stars.