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The diamond was stolen from Graff in 2007

How did a giant diamond stolen in a daring London raid end up in a Hong Kong pawnshop?

They arrived at the London showroom of Graff diamonds in a chauffeur-driven Bentley, wearing the tailor-made suits, chunky watches and expensive suntans of two well-heeled shoppers looking to splash serious cash.

Stolen Graff diamond 'found in pawn shop'

A big diamond snatched in a London robbery has popped up in a Hong Kong pawn shop, said a jeweller who is suing in New York to try to get it back.

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Gold prices prompt thefts

Necklaces stained with blood are being found at pawnbrokers because of a spate of violent robberies caused by the rocketing price of gold, police have said.

Priceless buddha that sailed with Onassis is broken in museum case

The Onassis Buddha, a priceless Fabergé statue, survived for years on a Greek tycoon's yacht until it was bought in 2008 by a Russian billionaire art collector. One would have thought a hermetically sealed glass case in a new museum would be enough to protect it, but the treasure has suffered unforeseen damage in a freak accident after its display case shattered in "mysterious circumstances", leading to detachment of one of the statue's hands – and an irate owner.

Where's My Seat?, Bush Theatre, London

The Bush Theatre has now moved into its new home in the old Victorian library on the Uxbridge Road, and is brilliantly breaking us in with a "soft opening" of three short plays with audience participation in the intervals.

Sister 'knew Milly Dowler was abducted'

Milly Dowler's sister knew instinctively that she had been abducted, the Old Bailey heard today.

Lindsay Lohan out of jail after rollercoaster day

Lindsay Lohan was briefly jailed again yesterday after a rollercoaster day in which a judge downgraded her jewelry theft charge, but sentenced the actress to four months behind bars for violating her probation.

Jewels from £73m heist found in Paris sewer

Investigators have dug up jewels worth £15.5m hidden in a Paris sewer, part of a 2008 heist targeting the luxury jeweller Harry Winston.

Lindsay Lohan pleads not guilty

Lindsay Lohan has pleaded not guilty to felony grand theft.

Lindsay Lohan accused of stealing necklace

Lindsay Lohan has been accused of stealing jewellery.

Step carefully as you walk on the wild side

An active holiday amid fabulous scenery will draw even more of us to emerging Montenegro this year. Andy McSmith reports

Bargain Hunter: Sparkle in the new year

There are just two days remaining to take advantage of Links of London's new year sale. The sale features dozens of popular items, including friendship bracelets, cufflinks, charms, watches, rings, and necklaces, not to mention non-jewellery products such as picture frames. Head over to http://ind.pn/f9ok76 for the full list of discounted items.

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