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September 25, 2017 10:12 PM Biggest Diamond in More Than a Century Sells for $53 Million

Lucara Diamond Corp. finally sold the biggest diamond found in more than a century. The 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond was sold for $53 million, or $47,777 a carat, to Graff Diamonds, Lucara said Monday in a statement. The Lesedi La Rona, or “our light” in the Tswana language spoken in Botswana, went unsold at a Sotheby’s auction in London last year. It had been expected 1

September 25, 2017 9:05 PM Arsenal 2-0 West Brom: Five talking points as Gunners win

Two goals from Alexandre Lacazette secured victory for Arsenal over West Brom on Monday night - but there was a controversial referee call, too. Here we round up the talking points from the encounter. The Gunners had gone into the game way down in 12th spot in the Premier League after an inconsistent start but this 2-0 win put them up to seventh, in touch 1

September 25, 2017 8:59 PM Alexandre Lacazette brace helps Arsenal ease past West Brom

On an evening when Alexis Sanchez, widely expected to leave at the season's end when his contract expires, made his first league start since his attempt to join rivals Manchester City, the striker continued to justify his club-record transfer fee. Spoiling the occasion of Gareth Barry's record 633rd Premier League appearance, his two goals also ensured 1

September 25, 2017 8:54 PM Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion from the Emirates Stadium. Evening all! Sports Mole's live Premier League coverage continues from the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal welcome West Bromwich Albion. Arsenal appear to have turned the corner in recent weeks after a difficult start to the season 1

September 25, 2017 4:22 PM PU gets record number of international students

VADODARA: City-based Parul University (PU) has registered highest number of enrollments of international as well as students from outside Gujarat. "This year, more than 350 international students and 420 students from other states have been enrolled at our university in the current academic year," said Dr Devanshu Patel, president of Parul University 1

September 25, 2017 4:01 PM After 15 years in a coma, an implant makes a man cry again

A car accident left a 34-year-old man in a vegetative state. Then, one day in 2016, vagus nerve stimulation bought him back from the brink In 2016, in a Lyon hospital, a man shed a single tear. It took place under the scrutiny of an infrared camera set up to track any movement or action the 34-year-old made. Near-strangers would afterwards watch that footage 1

September 25, 2017 2:16 PM The big question for Apple is how many people are waiting for the iPhone X

Two new iPhones went on sale this past weekend, but lines were not as long as they've been for previous iPhone launches. This has investors and analysts asking: Are Apple customers and fans passing on the iPhone 8 and waiting to see the $999 iPhone X? The iPhone X will be the most expensive and most technologically advanced iPhone when it hits stores 1

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Government Tightens Security Measures

Gaborone — Entertainment or festival events already scheduled to use the National Stadium this year will go on. Addressing music promoters at Botswana National Youth Council recently, Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng said following a savingram from government that banned entertainment or festival events at the National 1

September 25, 2017 12:10 PM 'Dear Esther' Studio, the Chinese Room, Lays Off Entire Staff

Core trio still working on 'The 13th Interior' The Chinese Room, the studio behind Dear Esther and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, is "going dark for the next few months" after laying off almost all of its staff, co-founder Dan Pinchbeck wrote on the studio's site over the weekend. "For the immediate future, we’re going dark as a studio," Pinchbeck 1

September 25, 2017 11:43 AM Eman Abdul Atti, once known as 'world’s heaviest woman', dies

Eman Abdul Atti died at 4.35am on Monday due to complications from heart disease, kidney dysfunction: doctors Eman Abdul Atti, once known as the “world’s heaviest woman alive”, passed away on Monday morning. The 37-year-old Egyptian, who was treated at Burjeel Hospital, passed away at 4:35 AM on Monday, according to a statement from the hospital 1