Bikram Choudhury leads a huge  yoga class in September 2003 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. Photograph: Choudhury claims he is now nearly bankrupt. Photograph: Reed Saxon/AP

The founder of Bikram yoga has been ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million (€6 million) to his former legal adviser who said he sexually harassed and sack(...)

Lemmy Kilmister died just days after celebrating his birthday following a short battle with an “extremely aggressive cancer”. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Motorhead frontman Ian Kilmister, better known as Lemmy, has died aged 70, days after being diagnosed with cancer in Los Angeles. “We cannot begin t(...)

Law enforcement officers investigate the home of a suspect Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 in Redlands, California after a mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/AFP/Getty Images

On Wednesday morning, Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, left their 6-month-old daughter with Farook’s mother, telling her they were dip(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh at the announcement of the transatlantic expansion of the Aer Lingus long-haul network. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Willie Walsh and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) were obviously keen yesterday to demonstrate that they are as good as their word abo(...)

Following up 2013’s wonderful Loud City Song is no easy task for Julia Holter, but the Los Angeles musician makes a decent fist of it on her fourth(...)

If “bad attitude” was a genre of music, you’d find Fidlar filed neatly under it. The Los Angeles band’s second album is a concoction of br(...)

Best Coast’s 2010 debut was a wonderful incursion into sunny- side-up, scuffled Californian indiepop. For its follow-up, the LA duo enlist(...)

Ethiopian workers on the Grand Renaissance Dam near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border. The $4.8 billion (€4.5bn) project will provide not just Ethiopia with power but also allow the exporting of energy to neighbouring countries. Photograph: Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images

Is Addis Ababa falling down? On first view the city appears tumbledown with half-finished buildings, deserted roadworks, no pavements and battered cor(...)

Dublin Airport confirmed on Wednesday that Ethiopian Airlines is moving its European hub there from next month.The African carrier has already announc(...)

Ethiopian is planning to route services to Washington DC and Toronto via Dublin from next May

Barry O’HalloranEthiopian Airlines plans to route more flights through Dublin Airport following the successful launch last month of a service connecti(...)