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A stunning collection of precious jewels which give a glimpse of the royal love affair between Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson sold for £620,125 at an auction.
The the jewels were sold at nearly £270,000 above the original estimate.
A sapphire Cartier bracelet, seen on the Duchess's wrist during the Queen's visit to Paris in 1972, sold for £230,500.
"The bidding shows the long-standing fascination for the lifestyle and taste of Edward VIII and the American divorcee he controversially abdicated to marry in 1936," said Bryony Meredith, head of Sotheby's jewellery department.
A Royal Navy veteran died after drinking a pear drink which police believe drug smugglers may have used to bring cocaine into the country from the Caribbean.
Joromie Lewis, 33, from Gosport, Hampshire, became immediately ill after drinking the fruit beverage - which contained a lethal amount of cocaine.
The Food Standards Agency has issued an alert to all local authorities to contact retailers to withdraw any bottles of Pear D from their shelves.
Mr Lewis consumed the drink in Southampton on December 5 and died within hours at Southampton General Hospital.
A Hampshire police spokesman said that one of its lines of inquiries was that the drink had been used to smuggle cocaine into the UK in a liquid form.
The National Police Air Service have announced that they increasing fuel levels in helicopters as a "precautionary measure" following reports of a technical issue on an aircraft.
Chief Superintendent Ian Whitehouse, National Police Air Service Chief Operating Officer, said:
“In light of the technical issue identified by Bond Air Services, as a precautionary measure, we are increasing fuel levels on all NPAS EC135 aircraft and increasing the minimum level of fuel which pilots are allowed to operate on.
The service refused to comment on any potential links to the investigation into the Glasgow crash which killed ten people.
Prince Harry has said the Walking With The Wounded expedition hopes to arrive at the South Pole on Friday 13 - "unlucky for some, lucky for us".
The adventurers are nearing the end of their 200-mile trek across Antarctica with their goal almost in sight.
Harry, who is patron of the expedition, said: "A half day on Friday and we get to the South Pole on Friday 13th."
Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie said it was "very painful" seeing his body lying in state as "in our African tradition we don’t display the departed".
She told ITV News: "It’s very hard for the family to even share him even in his death after sharing with the whole world and our whole country while he was alive.
"He’s still not really just ours, the family, he still belongs to the whole world and we have to share.
"Here we are…the family still having to share him. It was yet another pain…one of those pains. Nothing I could do about it.”