Oatly raises $200m from celebrity backers including Oprah and Jay-Z

The firm on Tuesday said a group including investment giant Blackstone Group and celebrities Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z and Natalie Portman bought a stake in the company for $200m (£160m).

The move is a sign of growing interest in milk made with plant alternatives.

Oatly said the money would be used to expand and build new production plants.

Founded in the 1990s, Oatly entered the US market four years ago and the product proved so popular it created shortages.

Jay-Z sues on behalf of Mississippi prisoners 'in peril

The action claims the men's lives "are in peril" due to "understaffing and neglect" in Mississippi's prisons.

Jay-Z launched the action through Team Roc, the philanthropic division of his entertainment empire Roc Nation.

It comes after five prisoners were killed in attacks in the state's prisons in one week over the New Year.

The lawsuit alleges chronic underfunding and understaffing has resulted in "prisons where violence reigns" and an "unthinkable" spate of deaths.

'Living in squalor'

Jay-Z, Beyoncé relationship 'not built on the 100% truth'

The rapper continues to tell his version of his wife's "Lemonade" confessions with a deeply personal video in which he takes us behind the scenes of their relationship.

"Footnotes for 4:44" is an 11-minute video in which Jay-Z builds on the coming clean he's done on a few tracks from his new "4:44" album.

The rapper thought that meeting his estranged father would teach him to love, only to discover it left him feeling inadequate when it came to relationships.

Have JAY-Z and Beyonce revealed the names of their twins?

American website TMZ is reporting that the couple filed a trademark for the names Rumi Carter and Sir Carter last Monday.

The site reports that the documents were filed under a company owned by the American musicians.

The same company filed documents to trademark the name of their first child, Blue Ivy, earlier this year.

Jay Z's fortune jumped by 30% in 2016

But it wasn't enough to dethrone Sean "Diddy" Combs from the top of the magazine's annual list of the world's richest hip-hop artists.

Diddy retained his number one spot with an estimated net worth of $820m (£633m).

Forbes said that was helped by his deals with Diageo for Ciroc vodka and his Sean John clothing line.

But rapper and producer Jay Z moved into second place largely because of the $200m (£155m) investment in his Tidal music streaming service from US mobile phone operator and communications company Sprint in January.

Was ‘Lemonade’ the last straw for Jay Z & Beyonce?

The Lemonade scandal might be the last straw for Beyonce and Jay Z's troubled marriage! Although divorce rumors have been buzzing since late 2015, RadarOnline.com can reveal that the couple have weathered several serious rough patches.

Shortly after Beyonce, 34, released her new album Lemonade on HBO earlier this week, fans quickly began to speculate that she was singing about husband Jay Z, 46, having an affair. While several women have been accused of being "Becky with the good hair," the scandal has put an even bigger strain on the couple, who have been married since 2008.