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November 13, 2018 10:53 PM Pink Legacy diamond sold for world record price

A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3 million Swiss Francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat. Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under 19 carats, was bought by US brand Harry Winston at auction in Geneva. The price of around $2.6m per carat marked a world record for a pink diamond, according to the Europe head of auction house Christie's 8

November 13, 2018 6:33 PM The diamond ring made entirely of diamond

Creating a ring-shaped diamond is no small feat; the diamond block will be faceted with several thousand facets, some of which are as small as several hundred micrometers. The interior ring will be cylindrically cut out for the desired smoothness using a micrometer thick water jet inside which a laser beam is cast. The finished ring will have between 7

November 9, 2018 8:48 AM Five guilt-free holiday destinations for annoying middle class people to show off about

Who needs foreign holidays when you can rent a flashy holiday home and stuff your face in overpriced fish restaurants owned by TV chefs? You’ll be helping to price out the locals, but if you do meet Rick Stein you can bore people shitless about it for the rest of your life. Lie to your friends about how much little Olivia and Hugo adored the Louvre when in reality 9

November 7, 2018 11:40 AM Should there be a tax on red meat?

A "meat tax" could prevent almost 6,000 deaths per year in the UK, according to researchers, but should politicians be telling people what they can and can't eat? Scientists at the University of Oxford say governments should consider imposing price hikes on red meat - such as beef, lamb and pork - to reduce consumption. They say it would save lives and more than £700m in UK healthcare 11

November 7, 2018 9:16 AM Meat tax could save thousands of lives and slash healthcare costs

Although the tax would push up the price of burgers, sausages and mince, scientists are calling on governments to consider it. A study has found meat taxes could save an estimated 220,000 lives globally by 2020 and reduce healthcare costs by £30.7bn. Consumption of red meat such as beef, lamb and pork has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease 9

November 6, 2018 3:09 PM Fury as WW1 graves SMASHED TO PIECES by mindless thugs

HEARTLESS thugs have vandalised war graves dedicated to the heroic soldiers of World War One just days before the centenary of Armistice Day sparking disgust. The three smashed war graves in Dalziel Cemetery in North Lanarkshire were marked with pedestal stone in 2016. The vandals have sparked outrage across the community for their "despicable act". The Commonwealth 11

November 6, 2018 8:12 AM World War 3: Turkey tells US it is playing ‘DANGEROUS’ game with Iran sanctions

TURKEY has warned the US it is playing a "dangerous" game to slap more sanctions on Iran, in comments that are likely to stoke World War 3 fears. Ankara's foreign minister said it was dangerous to isolate Tehran and unfair to punish the country's people. Mevlut Cavusoglu said:"We do not believe any result can be reached with sanctions. I think meaningful 8

November 5, 2018 7:24 PM Lamont: US sanctions aimed at regime change in Iran

Lord Lamont, UK trade envoy to Iran, says the US is encouraging "discontent" among Iranians hoping it will lead to regime change. Lord Lamont said the sanctions were aimed at bringing regime change in Iran by encouraging "discontent" among Iranian people. He said claims by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo that the measures would not hit ordinary Iranians 14

November 1, 2018 9:38 PM Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Dina Asher-Smith wins award following European golden triple

British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith has been named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. In August, Asher-Smith became the first British woman to win triple European Championship gold, winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles in Berlin. England's Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning netball team won the Team of the Year award. "It feels 7

October 26, 2018 9:39 AM Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Just Dropped $13million On A New Home

When you’re Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott, dropping $13million on a brand new Beverley Hills mansion is child's play. The property is reportedly more than 9,000 square-foot (pretty damn big basically) with seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. Apparently, the master suite on its own is 2,300 square-foot which is practically a quarter of the whole house, for a bedroom 17