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# Diamond

Last year
The Rock: Golf ball-sized diamond sells for $18.8 million in Geneva — but fails to break record
The 228.31-carat stone was expected to reach $30 million or more.
All time
Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night
It was a contender for fight of the year.
'Incomparable' pink diamond aiming to sell for €44m could smash record at Geneva auction
The rectangular-cut diamond has been graded “fancy vivid” – the highest possible grade of colour intensity.
Poirier targets lightweight title shot as he aims to continue post-McGregor revival this weekend
“I can beat every lightweight on the UFC roster.”
Rare 'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for record-breaking $50.6 million
The diamond went at an auction in Geneva today, auction house Christie’s said.
Analysis: Could the diamond formation be a viable option for Ireland at the Euros?
Martin O’Neill tried out the system against Slovakia at the Aviva Stadium the other night.
The second largest diamond in history has just been recovered...
… and it’s absolutely enormous.
A tycoon bought this €45 million rare diamond for his 7-year-old daughter
The sale is a record price for any jewel at auction.
Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish
We take a look at one aspect of the attacking quality that brought Mike Ford’s side into the Premiership final.
Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack
It happened in the Rathcoole area of Newtownabbey at around midday.
This is what a €12 million diamond looks like
That’s a lot more than two months wages.
Ex-wife of Russian billionaire arrested over 'stolen' €50m diamond
Elena Rybolovleva — whose ex-husband Dmitry owns AS Monaco — was arrested in Cyprus after the family issued a complaint that she had stolen the diamond ring.
"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million
The winning bidder, a bearded man apparently in his sixties was pitted in a one-on-race against a telephone competitor.
Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m
If it sells it will be a record price for any gemstone so far at auction.
John Gilligan, corporation tax and Trap’s last day: The week in numbers
Plus: How many texts do people in Ireland send on an average day?
118 carat diamond to go on auction in October
The diamond is expected to fetched between $28 and 35 million at an auction next month.
Pensioner wins $5,000 diamond… then swallows it
Luckily, she was already scheduled for a colonoscopy.
Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers
How long is the Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin? And how many years has it been since there was a pope from outside Europe?
'World' Baseball Classic loses reigning champions Japan over money wrangle
We’ll be rooting for Cuba in 2013.
Axl Rose jewellery stolen in Paris after gig
Gold and diamond necklaces stolen from Guns N’ Roses frontman.
Diamonds are a girl's best (expensive) friend
A rare pink diamond is to be auctioned in Hong Kong today – how much do you think it is expected to fetch?
VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction
Extraordinary jewel has had a rich history passing through royal families in France, the Netherlands, England and Prussia since the 17th century.
Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial
The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland…
Stargazers find new planet made entirely of diamond
The planet is five times the size of Earth – or even larger than Jennifer Lopez’s engagement ring.