Gems worth £4.2m were allegedly swapped for pebbles at a Mayfair jewellers, a court hears.
The group, most of them women and children, were kidnapped last month in Nigeria's Zamfara state.
A three-year-old is left with "life-changing" injuries from a collision with an e-scooter.
The fossils were originally uncovered by two hobby palaeontologists during lockdown.
A 200-million-year-old fossilised footprint could help scientists understand how dinosaurs walked.
The England striker asks why footballers "can't just do the right thing" for charity.
Golf ball-sized hail comes "thundering down" as the extreme heat warning for England continues.
MPs are told bad decisions by DVLA managers resulted in a "catastrophic" processing backlog of 1.4 million cases.
Families say Dr Michael Heath made multiple errors investigating the deaths of their loved ones.
The government is paying France £54m in a bid to stem the number of migrants travelling to the UK.
British medal hope Amber Hill withdraws from the women's skeet competition at this summer's Olympics after testing positive for Covid-19.
The city is deleted from the much-coveted Unesco list because of developments on the waterfront.
Marion Wenzel showed the BBC around her flood-wrecked house in Ahrweiler, Germany.
The 2020 attack on a series of celebrity accounts targeted Elon Musk and Barack Obama, among others.
Scientists are excavating one of the most important Jurassic sites ever discovered in the UK.
Boris Johnson comes under fire at Prime Minister's Questions over a text leaked by Dominic Cummings.
No instances of the rare disease had been recorded in the US since 2003.
A councillor is disappointed to see the village of Milton Ernest spelt Milton Earnest on a road sign.
Ross MacLeod from the RNLI's Water Safety Team explains how to float in the water if you get into danger.
Andrew Dymock promoted a "distorted and wicked cause" and chose a path of "hatred and bigotry".
John Bishop, 54, was travelling through Wales to get a ferry to Ireland at the time.
The oil firm says the "vast majority" of shortages were being "resolved within a day".
The Labour leader was at PMQs earlier but had tested negative this morning, his spokesman says.
The offer is 2% more than was proposed in March, "in recognition of the unique impact of pandemic".
The world's first hijab-wearing supermodel talks to fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger about why she quit the industry.