If you want make your eyes sparkle - no problem. Only for $15,000 you can buy a pair of contact lenses fitted with real diamonds and gold. You will have a choice between four designs of diamonds on white gold, diamonds on yellow gold, or just gold or yellow gold. This 'eye jewellery' of 18 diamonds studded onto an 18-carat gold plate on a special lens was created by Shekhar Eye Research in Mumbai.
16-year-old Qian Hongyan, from the Yunzhinan Swimming Club for the handicapped, practises during a daily training session at a swimming centre in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province. About 30 disabled athletes from the club aged 10 to 22 are training for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. [Telegraph]