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UB40

(in Britain, formerly) n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a registration card issued by the Department of Employment to a person registering as unemployed
2. (Social Welfare) a registration card issued by the Department of Employment to a person registering as unemployed
3. (Social Welfare) informal a person registered as unemployed
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UB40

[ˌjuːbiːˈfɔːtɪ] N ABBR (Brit) (formerly) =Unemployment Benefit 40tarjeta f de desempleo, carné m del paro
UB40s (= unemployed people) → los parados
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UB40

[ˌjuːbiːˈfɔːrti] (British) (=unemployment benefit form 40) carte de demandeur d'emploiU-bend [ˈjuːbɛnd] n (in pipe)coude m
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UB40

n (Brit)
Ausweis für Arbeitslose
(= unemployed person)Arbeitslose(r) mf
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First, a quick recap of UB40's recent history - these days, there are two versions of the reggae-pop band and the one coming to Merseyside is the UB40 with Ali Campbell.
Ali Campbell, now touring UB40 songs separately as UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro, tweeted: "Rest in peace Ranking Roger.
But the 70million-selling Birmingham outfit, the world's biggest reggae band, are still embroiled in an acrimonious split from singer Ali Campbell who left the band 10 years ago.
Ali Campbell and Astro, The Dire Straits Experience, Neville Staple, The Undertones and The Primitives.
But the ongoing war of words between the band, and its breakaway namesake fronted by Ali Campbell, had delayed matters.
Former UB40 members Ali Campbell, support singer Astro and keyboard player Mickey Virtuel - who now play under the name 'UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey'- had been due to take to the Newcastle stage on Wednesday but the whole festival line-up, which also included electronics artist Bonobo the next night, has been axed due to 'unforeseen circumstances."
Ali Campbell of UB40 has signed a top along with bandmate Astro to go towards the Trust and the club.
BIRTHDAYS: Gerald Harper, actor, 89; Glyn Johns, music producer, 76; Clare Short, Labour politician, 72; Jane Seymour, actress, 67; Matt Groening, The Simpsons creator, 64; Ali Campbell, singer (UB40), 59; Alexander Wurz, racing driver, 44; Ronnie Vannucci Jr, drummer (The Killers), 42.
A bitter feud has left two bands on the road: UB40 - led by founder Robin Campbell - and UB40 featuring fellow founder Ali Campbell. The brothers have been engaged in a war of words, and legal action, since Ali left the group in 2008.
Former lead singer Ali Campbell left UB40 in 2008 to go solo and his brother Duncan replaced him.
UB40 singer Terence 'Astro' Wilson has told how he and original members Ali Campbell and Mickey Virtue will NEVER reunite with ex bandmates who are also touring under the same name.
UB40 - featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue are playing Coventry's Butts Park Arena.