1. National

Justin Bieber 'spotted in Panama' after court appearance

Justin Bieber has reportedly flown to Panama after pictures of him on a beach were widely published. He was arrested last week on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs and resisting arrest in Miami.

View all 23 updates ›

Bieber 'admitted smoking marijuana' after arrest

Justin Bieber told officers after his arrest that "he did take a prescription medication and that he had been smoking marijuana and that he did consume a beer," Miami Beach Chief of Police Raymond A Martinez said.

Justin Bieber's mugshot after being arrested on DUI charges in Miami. Credit: Miami Police Department

The 19-year-old was arrested after police saw two cars racing at 4.09am local time on Thursday at a speed that Martinez said officers estimated was "anywhere up to 55 to 60 miles an hour".

Arresting officers said the Boyfriend singer swore at officers and had "bloodshot eyes" and the smell alcohol on his breath.

More top news