And Finally

And finally... cat's out the bag

A finance manager who stole £370,000 in company cash to buy pedigree kittens and sustain a high-class lifestyle has been jailed for four years.

Published 2 July 2018

And finally...discussed retirement income with your partner? No, neither have a quarter of UK couples

Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of couples admit they have never discussed retirement income plans with their partner or spouse.

Published 29 June 2018

And finally...gangsters complain of 'saturated' cannabis market as prices plummet

Drug dealers in Scotland have seen cannabis profits decline as a result of mass production – which has driven prices down.

Published 28 June 2018

And finally...great British beer shortage becoming a reality

Recent worries about Britain's pubs running out of beer look like they might come to something after the UK's biggest landlord said today that some of its outlets are running out of certain beer brands as CO2 gas shortages continue to hit the food and drink sectors.

Published 27 June 2018

And finally...HMRC takes 5 million taxpayers’ Voice IDs without consent

HM Revenue and Customs has collected 5.1 million taxpayers’ voiceprints without their consent, an investigation carried out by campaign group Big Brother Watch has claimed.

Published 26 June 2018

And finally...record year sees staff at Scots PR firm share £250k bonus pot

Employees of Scottish PR firm The BIG Partnership are to share in a £250,000 bonus pay-out after the agency reported its best-ever year.

Published 25 June 2018

And finally...accidental trader makes £10m, but brokerage says he can't keep his profit

A trader from who racked up a €10m (£8.8m) profit after realising he wasn't using test program is suing the company providing the platform after it seized his earnings.

Published 22 June 2018

And of the world’s greatest whiskies up for auction

One of the world’s most coveted and highly regarded whiskies is set to go under the hammer in an online auction being held by Perth based Whisky Auctioneer.

Published 21 June 2018

And finally..."That's not legal tender!" - "Em, yes it is..."

A Dublin pub has lost an appeal against the award of €5,000 to a customer who was accused by a barman of using a fake €10 to pay for a pint when it was, in fact, not.

Published 20 June 2018

And entertainment entrepreneur left deflated by council intervention

A sex doll company offering customers the opportunity to “try before you buy” has been fined £10,000 following a local authority’s intervention.

Published 19 June 2018

And finally...warehouse opens to process 200,000 orders each day with only four human workers (video)

Published 18 June 2018

And finally…game, set and dispatch - Becker defies creditors with diplomatic backhand

Former tennis champion Boris Becker is aiming to avoid a bank suing him by taking up a diplomatic post with a poverty-stricken country in Africa.

Published 15 June 2018

And finally...penance to a pound

Police in Italy are looking for the source of more than £31,000 (€36,000) found inside a church confession booth, possibly from a repentant crook.

Published 14 June 2018

And finally…RBS launches AI virtual assistant app

Published 13 June 2018

And finally…four days of World Cup skiving projected for UK workers

The average number of unauthorised absences expected for each football fan in the UK could be as a high as four days during the course of this summer’s World Cup in Russia, a new survey has revealed.

Published 12 June 2018