And Finally



And finally... worth its weight

Royal Mint has produced an 18-carat solid gold payment card.

Published 11 October 2019

And finally... Bank robber steals five days from court

A convicted bank robber used his legal right to a "last word" to make a five-day closing speech to court.

Published 10 October 2019

And finally... Uber belts up

Brazilians are paying Uber drivers more for silent car journeys.

Published 9 October 2019

And finally... Fine dining

A St Andrews chef has charged diners £650 after they cancelled their reservation.

Published 8 October 2019

And finally... Checking out

A Dutch checkers team has been held captive in a hotel in the Ivory Coast due to a dispute over the bill.

Published 7 October 2019

And finally... Monkey business

A Banksy painting depicting MPs in the House of Commons as chimpanzees has sold for nearly £9.9 million.

Published 4 October 2019

And finally... Apple of his eye

A man who says he was encouraged to try homosexuality by an iPhone app has launched a lawsuit against Apple for "moral suffering" because he ended up with a boyfriend.

Published 3 October 2019

And finally... Chinese mayor pays top price for gold

A former Chinese mayor could face the death penalty after thirteen tons of gold worth £300 million and $20 billion of cash were found at his home.

Published 2 October 2019

And finally... The fast and the furious

A man has spent £30,000 of his children's inheritance fighting a £100 speeding fine.

Published 1 October 2019

And finally... Switzerland puts its foot down

A Swiss auction selling off 25 supercars from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president has accumulated €21.6 million.

Published 30 September 2019

And finally... camel takes the hump

A woman has been fined for trespass after she bit the testicles of an irate camel which sat on her when she entered its compound.

Published 27 September 2019

And finally... Russian bawl

A utilities company in Samara, Russia, is encouraging residents who have fallen behind on their bills to pay their debts by installing giant talking pyramids outside the debtors home.

Published 26 September 2019

And finally... All that glints is not gold

London-based fintech startup, Glint, has gone into administration.

Published 25 September 2019

And finally... Scotland's £1.5 billion takeaway habit

Over a third of adults in Scotland order takeaways every week, adding up to a total cost of £1.5 billion per year, new research reveals.

Published 24 September 2019

And finally... Don't book it

A Hucknall man named Thomas Cook has his dream wedding shattered by the collapse of Thomas Cook travel agents.

Published 23 September 2019