And Finally



And finally... fit for a queen

A nightdress and chemise belonging to Queen Victoria are set to go up for auction on December 7.

Published 2 December 2021

And finally… urine trouble

Protestors demanding repairs to public toilets have stormed their town hall and urinated in all corners of it.

Published 1 December 2021

And finally… last orders

Nearly a million public sector workers in India have been forced to swear off alcohol for life by their state's prohibitionist leader.

Published 30 November 2021

And finally... common cents

The largest "internationally significant" collection of Anglo-Saxon gold coins found in the UK is due to be valued and could be worth up to £400,000, according to an expert.

Published 29 November 2021

And finally… like it or leave it

A woman was thrown out of a hotel at night with her young granddaughter after leaving the place a three-star review online.

Published 26 November 2021

And finally… test drive

A man who drove to his practical driving test because he was running late is facing a police investigation.

Published 25 November 2021

And finally… bad rap

Prosecutors would find it harder to use rap lyrics as evidence of alleged crimes under legislation proposed in New York.

Published 24 November 2021

And finally… price of politics

A senior politician charged with cleaning up Norway's expenses system has resigned a month into the role after being embroiled in an expenses scandal.

Published 23 November 2021

And finally... independence day

An extremely rare first-edition printed copy of the US constitution has sold for $43.2 million at a Sotheby's auction.

Published 22 November 2021

And finally… killer app

A woman who allegedly tried to hire an assassin to kill her ex-husband through a transparently fake website called RentAHitman.com has been arrested.

Published 19 November 2021

And finally...they were not entertained

Two American tourists have been fined €800 for breaking into the Colosseum to enjoy a beer.

Published 18 November 2021

And finally... got the picture

A rare Frida Kahlo painting has been sold at a Sotheby's auction in New York for $35 million, setting a record price for a work by the artist.

Published 17 November 2021

And finally… shellshock

Three tonnes of oysters worth around €20,000 have been stolen from a French oyster farm amid rising prices for the molluscs.

Published 16 November 2021

And finally... show of hands

The puppets used in The Sooty Show are expected to sell for up to £1,500 at an auction in Surrey this week.

Published 15 November 2021

And finally… bean counters rejoice

Coffee breaks don't count as work, a court in Italy has ruled – despite taking espresso being ingrained in the country's work culture.

Published 12 November 2021