Ramen noodles ‘are most valuable US prison commodity’, study suggests

Ramen noodles ‘are most valuable US prison commodity’, study suggests

Ramen noodles have overtaken tobacco to become the most valuable commodity in some US prisons, a new study suggests. More »

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship

Four sponsors have dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren. More »

Ben-Hur remake flops at US box office

Ben-Hur remake flops at US box office

A big-budget remake of Ben-Hur has had a disappointing start at the US box office, debuting at number five. More »

US election: Questions over Trump deportation plan

US election: Questions over Trump deportation plan

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has signalled he may drop his proposal to deport 11 million people who are living illegally in the US. More »

Malaysian singer Namewee held for ‘insulting Islam’

Malaysian singer Namewee held for ‘insulting Islam’

Police have arrested a popular but controversial Malaysian singer, after complaints that his most recent music video “insulted Islam”. More »

 

Ramen noodles ‘are most valuable US prison commodity’, study suggests

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Ramen noodles have overtaken tobacco to become the most valuable commodity in some US prisons, a new study suggests.

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship

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Four sponsors have dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren.

Ben-Hur remake flops at US box office

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A big-budget remake of Ben-Hur has had a disappointing start at the US box office, debuting at number five.

US election: Questions over Trump deportation plan

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has signalled he may drop his proposal to deport 11 million people who are living illegally in the US.

Malaysian singer Namewee held for ‘insulting Islam’

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Police have arrested a popular but controversial Malaysian singer, after complaints that his most recent music video “insulted Islam”.

Golfers have unusual hips, study suggests

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Professional golfers are likely to have oddly shaped hip joints, researchers have discovered.

Rio Olympics: Swimmer Lochte apologises for ‘robbery’ saga

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US swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologised for his behaviour in Rio and “for not being more careful and candid”.

Harley-Davidson in $12m emissions penalty

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Harley-Davidson is paying US authorities $12m (£9m) to settle allegations its motorbikes polluted the air at higher levels than allowed.

Burka in Germany: Interior minister calls for curbs

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The German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere, has called for a partial ban on the burka, a day after saying a full ban might not be constitutional.

South Sudan conflict: Sacked VP Riek Machar goes into exile

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South Sudan’s sacked Vice-President Riek Machar has left the country, weeks after his forces were involved in deadly clashes with government troops.