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# Diamonds

All time
# Finland
Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds
Karelian Diamond is hoping to develop its first commercial diamond mine in Finland.
# diamond standard
Meet the Dublin jeweller who travels the world in search of flawless diamonds
As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, we profile John Brereton jewellers.
# what a gem
This violet diamond is so rare it's practically priceless
The company that owns the Argyle Violet declined to put a value on it.
# girl's best friend
Leonardo DiCaprio is putting his money into a startup 'growing' real diamonds
Diamond Foundry has lured a lot of big-name investors.
# diamonds are forever
85-year-old jewel thief arrested - 10 years after swearing she'd retired
Doris Payne was arrested after allegedly pocketing a pair of earrings.
# panic buy
Looking for a last minute Valentine's gift? This 'perfect' 100-carat diamond is on the market
# Oh The Humanity
These American sorority girls have made the worst DIY rap video in history
It’s actually painful.
# is this real life?
This is what a $10 million bra looks like
The Victoria’s Secret ‘Fantasy’ bra is just that.
# stop thief!
These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade
Last Sunday an armed robber took €103 million worth of diamonds from a hotel in France in broad daylight.
# daylight robbery
Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million
The heist took place in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.
# Perfection
Flawless 101-carat diamond to be sold at auction
Do you have $20 million you’d like to part with?
# Heist
7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie
Officials in Brussels have said the sophisticated robbery will go down as one of the biggest in history.
# diamond heist
Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport
The haul is estimated to be worth around €50 million.
# riri
Rihanna announces Dublin date, even though she's 'hating everything'
The singer will hit Ireland next June. But she’s grumpy.
# whopper diamond
Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction
The Archduke Joseph Diamond with 76.02 carats fetched €221,619 per carat.
# Rumbled
Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond
The Chinese man swallowed the gem after asking the owner of a Sri Lankan stall if he could take a closer look.
# Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean diamonds "could fund bloodshed" in future elections
A new report alleges that funds from Zimbabwean diamond purchases could fund violence in the country during any future elections. Global Witness is urging people not to buy diamonds from the Marange region.
# Blood Diamonds
Global Witness leaves anti-Blood Diamond group in protest
The NGO said the diamond certification scheme has failed to prevent the processing of conflict diamonds in Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe and Venezuela.