And Finally



And finally... flight of fancy

An airline which offered a one-off "flight to nowhere" has reported that tickets sold out within 10 minutes.

Published 18 September 2020

And finally... slim pickings

The narrowest house in London, which is just over one-and-a-half metres wide in places, has been put up for sale for nearly £1 million.

Published 17 September 2020

And finally... home to roost

A 90-year-old woman who failed to pay mere pennies in tax nearly lost her home after it was put up for auction by tax authorities.

Published 16 September 2020

And finally... weed problem

Police have found more than £500,000 worth of cannabis in underground bunkers on a farm in Lincolnshire.

Published 15 September 2020

And finally... entitled

The love child of the former King of Belgium, Albert II, has gone to court fighting to be recognised as a princess.

Published 14 September 2020

And finally... good boy

A police dog reared from a puppy into an "absolute unit" has been retired before his first day of duty for being too "sweet-natured".

Published 11 September 2020

And finally... tea-riffic

A man has found a Chinese teapot worth £100,000 in his attic after having a clear-out during lockdown. 

Published 10 September 2020

And finally... finger of suspicion

Giuseppe Fanara, a Sicilian mafia boss serving a life sentence for killing a police officer, has bitten off and swallowed the little finger of a guard he attacked at a prison in Rome. 

Published 9 September 2020

And finally... twenty poond

Police have warned people across the UK to watch out for counterfeit banknotes thought to have originated in Scotland because they are marked "twenty poond".

Published 8 September 2020

And finally... the angel investor's share

A man who was given an 18-year-old whisky for his birthday for 28 years straight is selling the collection to buy a house.

Published 7 September 2020

And finally... castles in Spain

The Franco family has been ordered to return a palace in Galicia to the Spanish state. 

Published 4 September 2020

And finally... the Italian job

A tax break scheme to lure the wealthy to Italy has attracted super-rich Britons.

Published 3 September 2020

And finally... top prize

The helmet worn by Tom Cruise in the film Top Gun has sold at an auction for a whopping £250,000. 

Published 1 September 2020

And finally... fleeced

The world's most expensive sheep sold in Scotland last week for a whopping £367,500.

Published 31 August 2020

And finally... quarantined

An American man travelling through Canada is facing a fine of up to C$750,000 (£432,000) or six months in jail after he broke quarantine rules. 

Published 28 August 2020