And Finally



And finally... Doubts over sprouts? Barclays has you covered

Almost a third (32%) of Scots don’t know how sprouts are grown, according to new research from Barclays Business Banking.

Published 11 December 2019

And finally... Wrong number

A pensioner accidentally sent £193,000 to the wrong person after typing one digit of the sort code wrong whilst sending his banking details to his solicitor to receive an inheritance payment.

Published 10 December 2019

And finally... Bananas

Maurizio Cattelan's artwork of an overripe banana duct-taped to a wall has been eaten by a performance artist. 

Published 9 December 2019

And finally... printer out of paper

De La Rue, the world's largest printer of money is running out of money.

Published 6 December 2019

And finally... festive fancy

The five-star Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Marbella in Spain is home to the world’s most expensive Christmas tree, decorated with £12 million of jewels and emu eggs.

Published 5 December 2019

And finally... Pure gold

The largest gold nugget in the UK has been found in a Scottish river.

Published 4 December 2019

And finally... not so smart

Luxury skincare brand Foreo lost almost £8 million on Black Friday when a pricing error caused a £250 face mask to be reduced to £9.

Published 3 December 2019

And finally... backhanders galore

More than half of Indians have paid a bribe to the police or other government officials in the past year despite a pledge made by the government to create a corruption-free country.

Published 2 December 2019

And finally... Third of 15-year-olds unable to identify a one pence coin

The difference in how children are receiving their pocket money is resulting in their differing abilities to recognise cash.

Published 29 November 2019

And finally... Dead loss

Descartes University is facing criminal action for selling bodies and body parts donated for research for over a decade.

Published 28 November 2019

And finally... financial fitness

American Express has collaborated with life insurance company Vitality to create a credit card which rewards UK customers for being physically active.

Published 27 November 2019

And finally... off pat

A French cattle farmer has been fined €6,000 because of the smell of dung and hay on his farm.

Published 26 November 2019

And finally... cooked the books

Serbia's finance minister has been urged to resign after a university revealed that he plagiarised parts of his PhD thesis.

Published 25 November 2019

And finally... fake news

A fake £10 note created by Banksy which features the face of the late Princess of Wales has gone on sale online for £600.

Published 22 November 2019

And finally... finger football

Santander has announced that it has developed a device which enabled blind people to experience football matches through their fingertips.

Published 21 November 2019