And Finally

And finally…Bankers fines to be used for £10,000 a-year Victoria and George Cross ‘thank you’

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will today announce that financial fines levied from the misconduct of bankers will be used to pay for a £10,000 annuity for Victoria and George Cross holders.

Published 8 July 2015

And finally…EuroMillions winner to keep job as a roofer

Scotland’s newest millionaire is to celebrate his fortune with a fortnight’s holiday but will carry on working as a roofer when he returns.

Published 7 July 2015

And finally…Promise of Murray triumph pushes men’s final tickets to £59,000

As the nation gears-up to cheer Andy Murray on to Wimbledon glory, it has emerged that ticket prices for Sunday’s men’s final have already reached astronomical heights.

Published 6 July 2015

And finally…’Commuter commerce’ worth £9bn

More than a fifth of online sales are now taking place on a commuter journey, with total ‘commuter commerce’ accounting for £9.3bn every year, according to new research.

Published 2 July 2015

And finally…Dundee home buyers camp out in cars to reserve prime plots

Eager homebuyers in Dundee are so desperate to bag themselves a plot at one of the city’s newest developments that they have been camping out in their cars to make sure they are first in line.

Published 1 July 2015

And finally…9 to 5 has officially become 8 to 8

The amount of time UK workers spend dealing with customers outside traditional office hours has increased by more than 41 per cent over the past three years, meaning the working day now begins at 8am and runs until 8pm, according to new research.

Published 30 June 2015

And finally… Scots artist finds Picasso in his attic

A Scottish artist may have discovered a painting by Pablo Picasso given to his mother by his Russian soldier father in the 1950s.

Published 26 June 2015

And finally…Ikea hits the high street

It has long been the destination for many an out-of-town pilgrimage, but today Swedish furniture phenomenon Ikea has announced that it is to open new outlets on Britain’s high streets.

Published 25 June 2015

And finally…£2m bill for the Old Bill’s expansive waistline

The Scottish Police Authority is to spend more than £2 million on new 'breeks' for its officers, some possibly with elasticated waists.

Published 23 June 2015

And finally…Out with the Old Firm…in with the Catalans

Latest figures have revealed that Glasgow’s youngsters are now buying more FC Barcelona strips than both Celtic and Rangers put together.

Published 22 June 2015

And finally…Woman to appear on new US $10 note

The US Treasury Department says a redesigned $10 note set to enter circulation in 2020 will feature a woman.

Published 18 June 2015