November 16, 2006 06:42:42 GMT
U2 have won a legal battle against their former stylist.
U2 won a legal battle, Wednesday November 15th, against their former stylish Lola Cashman. Dublin's High Court ruled that day that Lola must return the items, which according to the band she acquired without permission during their "Joshua Tree" tour in 1987.
U2 had been fighting with Ms Cashman over the ownership of a Stetson hat, a pair of metal-hooped earrings, a green sweatshirt and a pair of black trousers. All those items were estimated to be valued at 5,000 euros (£3,400).
Lola, who insisted they were a gift to her from the band and appealed against a ruling that she must return them, put some of the memorabilia up for sale at Christie's in 2002. However, U2 said they were "relieved" the legal battle is over added that they wished Lola "well in the future" and would not be pursuing costs from her, despite being entitled to.