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February 17, 2018 7:43 AM ‘Ice Prince’ Hanyu reigns with second skating gold

GANGNEUNG, Feb 17 — Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men’s Olympic figure skating title in more than six decades today to cement his status as the “Ice Prince” of the modern era. The 23-year-old superstar made light of a three-month injury hiatus to emulate American Dick Button, who won gold in 1948 and 1952. Hanyu led a Japanese 8

February 11, 2018 1:58 AM Saudi women need not wear abaya robes: Senior cleric

RIYADH: Saudi women should not have to wear the loose-fitting abaya robe to shroud their bodies in public, a senior cleric said, in the latest sign of a far-reaching liberalisation drive. "More than 90% of pious Muslim women in the Muslim world do not wear abayas," said Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars – the kingdom's 7

February 9, 2018 3:55 AM Purple outfits and gifts to exes: Prince items go under the hammer

Prince died April 21, 2016, age 57, from an overdose of pain medication. — Reuters picBOSTON, Feb 9 — Items previously belonging to the Minneapolis-born artist, who died April 21, 2016, age 57, are set to go under the hammer in the USA. A first sale will be held February 8-15 at RR Auction house in Boston, with a further sale by Julien’s Auction held May 18 at New York’s 6

February 8, 2018 11:38 PM Franco’s grandson sentenced to jail for ramming police car

Spanish Head of State general Francisco Franco (right) beside his successor Prince Juan Carlos during a Cortes Session in Madrid. Spain's 76-year-old King Juan Carlos will abdicate in favour of his son, Prince Felipe, July 22, 1969. — AFP picMADRID, Feb 9 — The eldest grandson of late Spanish dictator Francisco Franco was sentenced to 30 months in jail yesterday 7

February 6, 2018 1:40 AM Take a walk in Prince’s shoes (VIDEO)

Singer Prince's custom made Stage-Worn Purple Boots are displayed by RR Auctions for their Prince sale in New York January 26, 2018. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Feb 6 — More than 200 items from the life and career of pop star Prince is being put up for sale by RR Auction. Bobby Livingston, Executive Vice President of RR, said the auction is a rare opportunity 8

February 5, 2018 5:26 AM Johor crown prince gets bespoke Aston Martin from JDT squad

The car was a surprise present for the prince to commemorate the state football team's Charity Shield triumph. — Picture via Facebook/JOHOR Southern TigersKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Ibrahim was given a customised Aston Martin Vanquish supercar by the players and coaches of the Johor Darul Ta'zim Football Club yesterday. The car was a surprise 4

February 2, 2018 3:29 PM Denmark’s Prince Henrik hospitalised with lung infection: palace

Denmark's Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik wave from the balcony during Queen Margrethe's 76th birthday celebration at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark April 16, 2016. Prince Henrik has been hospitalised with a lung infection. — Reuters picSTOCKHOLM, Feb 2 — Denmark’s Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe who flew back from Egypt 3

January 29, 2018 12:54 AM Saudi billionaire’s daughter tweets joy after his release

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Talal attends a news conference in Riyadh August 30, 2009. — Reuters picRIYADH, Jan 29 — The daughter of Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed Talal yesterday tweeted a picture of her father, expressing happiness at his release from detention, in the first reaction from a family member. “You’ve lit up the world, you are my world 7

January 26, 2018 2:23 AM ‘Tootsie’ musical headed to Broadway, enlists ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ actor to star

‘Tootsie’ will hit Broadway in Spring 2019. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Jan 26 — The producers of a new comedy musical adaptation of the iconic movie Tootsie have announced that the show will hit Broadway in spring 2019 and that Santino Fontana will take the role made famous by Dustin Hoffman. Known for his role as Greg on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and for voicing 9

January 16, 2018 2:55 AM Pahang royalty gifts ‘Flinstones’ car to Johor Sultan

PETALING JAYA: Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar of Johor received a replica of the iconic foot-powered car shown in The Flintstones cartoons from the Pahang royal house yesterday. Unlike the original, this working version of Fred Flintstone's car has its own motor. The driver and passenger won't have to rely on their feet to power the prehistoric ride. The car, inspired 5