'Taylor received blood diamonds in exchange for arms'

The judge is describing "a continuous supply of diamonds [from rebel groups] mined in Sierra Leone to the accused [Charles Taylor], often in exchange for arms and ammunition".

The arms and ammunition Mr Taylor provided were "indispensable" to rebel groups.


Taylor guilty of war crimes

An inquest has heard how scientists cannot rule out if spy Gareth Williams was poisoned before being dumped in a bag. It's because it took MI6 a week to realise he was missing.