And Finally



And finally… wedding ringer

A scorned judge who took revenge on her cheating partner by "marrying" him in a sham ceremony with an impersonator has been ordered to retire.

Published 13 April 2021

And finally... bon appetit

French police have fined over 100 diners who attended an underground restaurant in Paris on Friday.

Published 12 April 2021

And finally… grapes of wrath

Rival dynasties, councillors, bankers and union officials have been dragged into a major row over the future of a prestigious Bordeaux vineyard.

Published 9 April 2021

And finally… lotto fraud

Staff at Italy’s national lottery have allegedly hacked into company computers to identify winning numbers and claim €24 million for friends and family.

Published 8 April 2021

And finally… wait a minute

Lawyers in Pakistan have condemned waiters for stealing their uniform – a black suit with a white shirt and black tie.

Published 7 April 2021

And finally... music to their ears

Morningside School of Music in Edinburgh has announced that it will be accepting payments from customers in the form of cryptocurrency.

Published 6 April 2021

And finally… game’s up

The world's largest video game cheating ring, worth around €65 million, has been broken up by an unprecedented police operation.

Published 1 April 2021

And finally… blood feud

Nike has launched a trademark infringement lawsuit against artists who turned their trainers into "Satan Shoes" containing real human blood.

Published 31 March 2021

And finally... apple of discord

Apple has lost the latest round of a legal fight with watchmaker Swatch over the use of the phrase “one more thing”.

Published 30 March 2021

And finally… penny pinching

An employer has been branded childish after paying a departing employee his final wages in pennies – and calling him a "weenie".

Published 29 March 2021

And finally… take a Bow-ie

A suit worn by David Bowie has sold for £8,000 at auction.

Published 26 March 2021

And finally… forbidden fruit

A purported haul of MDMA worth nearly £900,000 was actually strawberry-flavoured sweets, police have admitted.

Published 25 March 2021

And finally… double trouble

A man arrested for allegedly stealing a police car managed to escape custody by stealing a second police car, a police force said.

Published 24 March 2021

And finally... tweet tweet

Cryptocurrency executive Sina Estavi has bought the first-ever tweet at an auction for $2.9 million. 

Published 23 March 2021

And finally… hedge fund

A lawyer is facing a bill of more than £50,000 after having lost a court battle in a row over a "lovely thick" laurel hedge, The Times reports.

Published 22 March 2021