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busted

Drug slang
A popular term for arrested, usually understood as related to possession of drugs.
 
Vox populi
Popular slang for being “caught in the act”, understood to usually be illegal, illicit or socially unacceptable.
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A total of 32 gangs of car and bike lifters were also busted besides arrests of 80 auto-thieves.
"And the idea crept into my head after all that time apart: what would Busted look like today?" Matt Willis said: "For me, there's a huge sense of unfinished business I always thought in my heart we'd do Busted again, but that it was just a matter of when and how " BRYAN ADAMS Multi-platinum, recording artist Bryan Adams will finish his hugely anticipated tour in Liverpool on May 15 2016.
It will be launched at the venue where Busted achieved their biggest triumph - and performed their last gig - Wembley Arena.
Willis added: "For me, there's a huge sense of unfinished business I always thought in my heart we'd do Busted again, but that it was just a matter of when and how."
BUSTED: Staying up super late on Friday and then sleeping 'til noon creates a tiresome cycle.
Cases for the iPhone 5, iPhone 4/4S, the Galaxy S3 and the new iPad/iPad 2 are available in various shades of pink and qualify for the 25 percent donation to Busted Foundation.
The pair claimed they wrote songs with James Bourne and Matt Willis - including the hits Year 3000, What I Go To School For, Sleeping With The Light On and Psycho Girl - when Busted formed in 2001.
Four of the songs became big hits for Busted but Owen Doyle, from Sheldon, Birmingham, and Ki McPhail say they never received a penny in royalties.
While James has fond memories of his time with Busted, he's keen to move forward and look ahead to an exciting future with his new creation.
HOURS after announcing his split from teen rockers Busted, singer Charlie Simpson was on stage at Warwick University last night with his new band, Fightstar.
In the new official Busted On Tour book Peter Robinson explains how he and the band were booted from their prime positions.
Speculation has been fuelled by the hunky teenager's absence from a number of Busted performances before Christmas, which was blamed on an unspecified illness.