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  • 10th February 2012

    Elton John and David Furnish fear gay dad ‘stigma’ for son 50

    The couple made a scrapbook of the lead-up to Zachary's birth

    5:04 PM — Elton John and David Furnish have spoken of fears their son will suffer stigma for having famous gay parents.

  • 2nd August 2011

    Elton’s 750,000 euro HIV donation not spent 4

    Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish raise funds for HIV and AIDS

    1:48 PM — A 750,000 euro donation from Elton John to combat HIV in Ireland has not been spent, it has emerged. The singer gave the money to the government two years ago to be used in a clean needle project for drug addicts.

  • 15th July 2011

    Elton’s wake-up call for astronauts 15

    The star gave the crew a wake-up call

    3:40 PM — Astronauts on the final NASA shuttle mission on Thursday woke up to a pre-recorded message from gay singer Sir Elton John.

  • 27th May 2011

    Sir Elton John and David Furnish nominated for celeb dad of the year 7

    Sir Elton and David Furnish pose with baby Zachary

    9:36 AM — Sir Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish have become the first gay couple to be in the running for 'celebrity dad of the year.' The pair, who celebrated the birth of their son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John last Christmas, are said to be "thrilled" at the news.

  • 28th April 2011

    Elton John’s mother speaks about rift 50

    Elton John's mother said they had not spoken for three years

    10:42 AM — Elton John's mother has spoken out about the rift between her and her son. Sheila Farebrother, 86, said the pair had not spoken for three years and she had not met the star's baby son Zachary.

  • 26th April 2011

    Elton John to carry out paternity test for son 25

    Elton John intends to discover the real father of his son Zachary

    11:10 AM — Sir Elton John has said that he intends to find out who the real father of his son is.

  • 12th December 2010

    Sir Elton John says he was “very close” to being killed by drugs 11

    Sir Elton John says he was the "biggest junkie that ever was"

    10:08 PM — Sir Elton John has told Piers Morgan that he was “very close” to dying from his addiction to drugs and drink. Sir Elton was interviewed for Piers Meets Elton: A Life Stories Special on ITV 1. He used the interview to say that he was “biggest junkie there ever was”.

  • 19th February 2010

    Jesus was gay, says Elton 57

    The star claimed Jesus was gay

    12:20 PM — Elton John has said that Jesus was a "super-intelligent" gay man In a magazine interview, in which he also discussed his former drug addiction, the singer spoke his mind about the son of God.

  • 18th February 2010

    Elton John ‘lost the plot’ in drug battle 1

    Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish

    5:08 PM — Legendary gay singer Elton John has spoken about the extent of his cocaine addiction. The singer, who was addicted to the drug in the 1980s, told Parade magazine he had an all-or-nothing approach to it.

  • 2nd February 2010

    Elton John and David Furnish ‘to produce Broadway play’ 5

    Elton John and David Furnish are joining the production team of Next Fall.

    12:51 PM — Gay singer Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish are reportedly planning to put on a Broadway production of a gay-themed play.

  • 4th January 2010

    Elton John speaks about helping Eminem quit drugs 4

    Elton John discussed addiction

    11:08 AM — Elton John has spoken for the first time about supporting Eminem in his battle to quit drugs. The singer also dicussed helping George Michael with his alleged drug problems.

  • 21st December 2009

    Happy fourth anniversary for civil partnerships 40

    Today is the fourth anniversary of civil partnerships

    10:35 AM — Today marks the fourth anniversary of civil partnerships in England and Wales. Although Scotland celebrated its first civil partnership on December 20th 2005 due to a misunderstanding over the date, today marks the fourth anniversary for gay couples in England and Wales.

  • 15th December 2009

    Elton John: ‘Gordon Brown doesn’t understand AIDS problem’ 16

    Elton John said he and David Furnish could not guarantee their vote for Labour

    10:27 AM — Gay singer Elton John has said he cannot guarantee the Labour Party his vote. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph's Mandrake column at his AIDS Foundation Winter Ball, the star said he did not feel Brown had grasped the "extent" of the rise in HIV infections.

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