And Finally



And finally…architect calls for feasibility study into Scotland to Northern Ireland bridge

The issue of a potential bridge linking Northern Ireland to Scotland has reared its head once more after the idea was highlighted by Boris Johnson and other UK politicians.

Published 28 November 2018

And finally...'scientist' Thatcher nominated for £50 note

Former Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher could feature on the new plastic £50 note to celebrate her brief career as a scientist.

Published 27 November 2018

And finally...Goldman Sachs to provide home nannies to keep staff at their desks

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has announced plans to offer its British staff free nannies when their children are ill and carers for elderly parents in order to keep them at their tasks.

Published 26 November 2018

And finally...nearly half of 18-24 year-olds share online banking passwords

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Published 23 November 2018

And finally...bank launches push button card to switch payment methods

An Indian bank has launched an interactive credit card with push button controls for customers to choose their preferred mode of payment at the checkout.

Published 22 November 2018

And finally...principle of supply and demand sees £1m sale expectation for Smith's personal copy of The Wealth of Nations

One of only two copies of The Wealth of Nations personally owned by its author and the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, is expected to fetch at least £800 million when it comes up for auction next month.

Published 21 November 2018

And finally...island dream becomes reality for former banker

A former banker from North Wales has secured funding from Barclays to purchase Argyll House self-catering holiday accommodation and The Coffee Pot tearoom on the Isle of Mull.

Published 20 November 2018

And finally...Royal Bank puts freeze on cancelled cards

Thousands of credit card customers misplace their cards every year and have to request a new one, now Royal Bank of Scotland customers will be able to instantly freeze their card, reducing the number of cards that are unnecessarily cancelled.

Published 19 November 2018

And finally...expert calls for UK employers to ditch 9-to-5 for later start times

Britain’s workforce should be going into the office at ten or even midday, an expert has suggested.

Published 16 November 2018

And finally...more than three quarters of Scots don't like their job

More than 75 per cent of people living in Scotland want to change their job and only 9 per cent of Scottish workers would describe their work as their dream job, according to new research.

Published 15 November 2018

And finally...orgasms could bring the British economy to climax, claims firm introducing 'self-love days'

Politicians are constantly thinking of new ideas and policies to help boost the economy, but there is one idea no government will have thought of before but one company is now advocating, and it’s a lot more fun than inflation, interest rates and trade deficits.

Published 14 November 2018

And finally...flyboy

A convicted fraudster escaped jail - for a while - by booking a flying lesson and asking the instructor to let him off in France.

Published 13 November 2018

And finally...soup queen Baxter puts million pound mansion up for sale

The nine-bedroom mansion owned by Scottish soup queen Audrey Baxter has been put on the market for nearly £1 million.

Published 12 November 2018

And finally...Legion brings contactless donations to fundraising pub quizzes

Ahead of Armistice Day on Sunday, the Royal British Legion has introduced a new fundraising tool, a pub quiz pack that includes joker contactless donation cards that let players make donations.

Published 9 November 2018

And finally...builders hit £38m jackpot after North Sea investment

A builder and his wife who invested in a North Sea oil firm when its shares were worth pennies have seen them soar so high that they have now hit a £38 million jackpot.

Published 8 November 2018