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Friday 03 December 2010
Taxes and death are often cited as the only sure things in life. So it must be nothing more than hope-busting for Wesley Snipes to find out that his quest for a new trial for tax-related crimes was turned down.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Anybody can take a snapshot – but what makes a truly extraordinary picture? The world's greatest living photographers tell Anne-Celine Jaeger how they craft their genre-defining images...
Sunday 31 October 2010
Theo Fennell, the jeweller to the stars, is back in the black.
Monday 11 October 2010
Sometimes the simplest of garments brings out a display of virtuosity in designers more effectively than anything more obviously sensational in flavour.
Friday 06 August 2010
A gunman who terrified staff as he carried out the UK's biggest jewellery robbery was jailed for 23 years today.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Two more men were today found guilty of taking part in the UK's biggest jewellery robbery.
Friday 25 June 2010
A man was convicted today of taking part in Britain's biggest jewellery robbery.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
The jury trying seven men over a £40 million armed raid on a jeweller's retired today to begin its deliberations.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
For centuries it was thought that the images of bared teeth which confronted early European visitors to the Caribbean were gruesome warnings from the locals. But new research has now suggested the "devilish grimaces" were actually welcoming smiles.
Hoard of Ptolemaic bronze coins, prehistoric jewellery and a Whale discovered at the Fayum Oasis, Egypt
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni announced today the discovery of 383 coins from the Ptolemaic period in the Fayum, or Faiyum, Oasis. Prehistoric jewellery made from ostrich eggs, and a skeleton of a 42-million-year-old whale were also unearthed.
Thursday 22 April 2010
Two armed robbers, disguised by professional make-up artists, walked into one of London's most exclusive jewellery stores, took a female staff member hostage at gunpoint and then fled with £40m worth of gems, a court heard yesterday.
Monday 19 April 2010
A solicitor was killed in her offices as part of a "deliberate and murderous attack" by her business partner and another man, a court heard today.
Tuesday 06 April 2010
A Christian nurse who was moved to a desk job after refusing to remove her crucifix lost a claim for discrimination today.
Monday 29 March 2010
A Christian nurse moved to an office role after refusing to remove a necklace bearing a crucifix told an employment tribunal today that taking it off would "violate her faith".
Sunday 28 March 2010
A Christian nurse re-assigned to an office role after refusing to take off a necklace bearing a cross will take her case to an employment tribunal next week, a hospital said today.
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