And Finally



And finally...'dopey' girlfriend lands ATM raider boyfriend in jail

A man who was caught after raiding an Aberdeen cash machine when his girlfriend flagged down police in the Granite City for directions has been jailed for 52 months.

Published 31 August 2018

And finally...dashing

An American charmer who attempted to get free meals by going on dates with women before bailing out and leaving the unlucky ladies with the tab, is facing the possibility of 13 years in prison in the alleged case of so-called "dine-and-dash".

Published 30 August 2018

And finally..."no deal" for Farage painting

A portrait of Nigel Farage valued at £25,000 has failed to attract a single bid at one of Britain’s most prestigious art shows.

Published 29 August 2018

And finally...there's gold in them there buttocks!

A worker at the Royal Canadian Mint has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after a judge ruled that stole gold from his place of employment by hiding it in his rectum.

Published 28 August 2018

And finally...omg!

Household products giant Procter & Gamble is facing an uphill battle to trademark popular textspeak acronyms including "OMG", "LOL" and "WTF".

Published 27 August 2018

And finally...Scottish vertical farm to revolutionise global horticulture market

A Scottish-based agritech business has today unveiled an indoor "vertical farming" demonstration facility in move that has created what has been described as the world’s most technically advanced indoor farm.

Published 24 August 2018

And finally...huge sale creates Great Expectations for old £2 coins

An eBay user has sold a rare £2 coin for a staggering £3,500.

Published 23 August 2018

And finally...'Alexa, what's the value of my pension?’

Aviva has launched an application for Amazon's Alexa which allows UK customers to find out how much they have in their pension pots.

Published 22 August 2018

And finally...Aberdeen among UK’s ten most expensive places to die

Aberdeen ranks as costliest place in Scotland to die and the tenth most expensive city in the UK, with an average funeral in the Granite City now hitting £4,942.

Published 21 August 2018

And finally...Scots study finds third of fruit and veg crop "too ugly" to sell

More than one-third of farmed fruit and vegetables never reaches supermarket shelves because it is misshapen or the wrong size, new research carried out at Edinburgh Universtiy suggests.

Published 20 August 2018

And finally... hazy intentions

Tesla founder Elon Musk has denied that he was "on weed" when he announced he wanted to take his company private at $420 a share.

Published 17 August 2018

And finally... plane stupid

A man who phoned a hoax bomb threat to an airport in order to delay a flight he was worried about missing has been jailed.

Published 16 August 2018

And finally...limited edition whisky sale brings road to a hault

A special sale of Macallan whisky at the firm's Speyside distillery attracted so many people eyeing  potential investment opportunity that it caused major traffic local problems and even led to a road being completely closed.

Published 15 August 2018

And finally…FBI puts banks on worldwide alert over ATM attack fears

The FBI has issued a warning to banks describing how cyber criminals are planning a highly-coordinated, worldwide attack on cash machines that could see millions of dollars withdrawn from customer bank accounts.

Published 14 August 2018

And finally...£16m of rare Scotch sold at auction in past six months

More than £16 million of rare Scotch whisky has been sold in bottles at UK auction during the first six months of the year, according to new figures published today by whisky analyst, broker and investment experts Rare Whisky 101.

Published 13 August 2018