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LONDON - (UPI-AP) - Scotland Yard, acting on ground of obscenity, yesterday closed a John Lennon art show depicting his sex life with wife Yoko Ono. But Beatle Lennon, grinning broadly, said in Copenhagen: “I don’t care what they do. It’s all a big laugh.” The exhibition, which opened on Thursday, consisted of 14 lithographs by Lennon portraying the couple unclothed in...

LONDON (UPI) — Police today raided and shut down an exhibition of 14 lithographs by Beatle John Lennon that depicted his love life with his wife Yoko Ono. Robert Harland, a director of the London Arts Galleries in New Bond St. said six Scotland Yard detectives arrived shortly before noon in search of “offensive material.” They closed the gallery and ordered the...

LONDON (Reuters)- Beatle John Lennon will launch his first art show here next Thursday, showing erotic lithographs of his love life with his wife Yoko Uno. The show, called Bag One, opens to the public for three weeks in London’s plush Mayfair district. The gallery manager said that it would then go to Paris and New York. The 14 lithographs were done by...

SKYUM, Denmark — (UP) — Beatle John Lennon said yesterday he will use all proceeds from his records and songs to promote peace in the world. “I am not a millionaire,” Lennon said at a news conference. “None of us (The Beatles) are. Only those in circles around us. But I have a fair income from records and want to use that...

FJERRITSLEV (AP) — Beatle John Lennon, his Japanese wife Yoko Ono, her daughter Kyoko, her former husband Anthony Cox and his wife Belinda shared a sofa Monday in a converted cow barn in this bleak, northern part of Denmark for a news conference with practically no news. Reporters were asked to sing a song about sunshine, darkness and souls before...

There were huge billboards around my town last week with a message from John and Yoko saying “The War is over." —"if you want it." Probably none missed the message for there were the Lennons on the radio and on the television, every hour on the hour and being received by the Prime Minister and run after by the kids, and...

Denmark (Reuters) — Beatle John Lennon, his wife Yoko Ono. and U.S. film director Anthony Cox, Miss Ono’s former husband were said today to be interested in setting up a centre for peace research in Denmark. The centre would become part of Nordenfjord World University, and experimental educational establishment in North Jutland, said university leader Xaage Rosenthal Nielsen yesterday. Lennon and his wife have...

KITCHENER (CP) - Leaders of the Mennonite Central Committee of Canada say they cannot understand why Prime Minister Trudeau refuses to meet them to hear a brief on Mennonite opposition to war, yet has time to talk to Beatle John Lennon and Yoko Ono about their peace campaign. C. J. Rempel, committee secretary, says the Mennonites have presented a brief on...

I think the 60s have had more ugly news headlines than any decade in my lifetime, excluding the war years. It’s not a pleasant thought that we might be going backward instead of forward in making our world a better place to live in. If we could weigh the good and the bad in the past 10 years, I wonder which way...