A former international badminton player who became a bodyguard and close friend to the ex-wife of the Sultan of Brunei abused her position to steal diamonds worth £11.6m from her “extremely wealthy” employer, a court heard yesterday.
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Saturday 18 May 2013
Heavy support during the week suggests a new officer is ready for promotion to the elite corps at Ballydoyle.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Rare stone considered perfect because of its colour and its flawless clarity
Friday 10 May 2013
Eleven held in custody after swoops in three countries, with cash and jewels recovered
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Massive operation with suspects held in France, Switzerland and Belgium
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The Princie Diamond, one of the largest pink diamonds in the world, has been sold at auction for nearly $40m (£26m).
'A sculptor has little need for jewels' - Legendary actress turned artist Gina Lollobrigida auctions jewellery
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Sparkling jewels belonging to legendary actress Gina Lollobrigida are being auctioned to raise money for stem cell research.
Monday 14 January 2013
The jewellery arm of the Canadian diamond company made famous by Marilyn Monroe in the song “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” has been acquired by Swatch for $1bn (£620m).
Friday 07 December 2012
The Occupy movement may have run out of steam since its apex of publicity this summer, but the $65million proceeds of a jewels auction at Sotheby's in New York on Wednesday is proof that the great divide still exists.
Friday 23 November 2012
Main image: ombre circle perspex bangle, £63, and ombre rings, £3 each, both by Kitty Joseph from Bengt; frames, from £5, John Lewis
Thursday 15 November 2012
Christie's in Geneva has auctioned off the Archduke Joseph Diamond for nearly $21.5m (£13.5m), a world record price per carat for a colourless diamond.
Sunday 04 November 2012
Ian Harebottle is searching for a global celebrity to do for emeralds what Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn did for diamonds.
Friday 28 September 2012
The ex-girlfriend of Justin Lee Collins has accused the television comedian of trying to push her in front of a car on a drunken night out with fellow presenter Alan Carr, a court heard yesterday.
Thursday 27 September 2012
The ex-girlfriend of comedian and TV presenter Justin Lee Collins was on the verge of tears today as she said she had put up with the abusive relationship because he was the love of her life.
Saturday 07 July 2012
This slice of London history reveals a parallel culture of Jewish and Italian local enterprise
Friday 08 June 2012
A reputed Chicago mobster who gained notoriety 32 years ago for stealing the 45-carat Marlborough Diamond from a London jewellery store was jailed for plotting more robberies, telling the judge he was bored.
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