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Blue beauty: diamond fetches record $10.4m

A flawless deep-blue diamond sold at auction on Wednesday night for 10.27 million Swiss francs ($10.4 million), a world record for a blue diamond per carat and more than twice its pre-sale estimate, Sotheby's said.

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Precious pink sparkler lights up museum

''IT'S glamorous and pretentious, and billions of years old,'' says the co-director of jeweller Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier, Michael Neuman. ''Everything you want in a diamond.''

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Private Sydney

Billionaires play battleships on the Med

IT HAS become the catch-cry of the Cote d'Azur: ''Sacre bleu! Les Australiens!'' Around the luxurious villas and gleaming superyachts of the French Riviera, party planners, maids, chefs, caterers, waiters and butlers are in a tizz as they welcome one of the biggest influxes of Aussie silvertails to converge on the famous playground.

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