A group of activist nuns is buying stock in gun companies in an effort to compel manufacturers to detail how often their products are used in mass shootings.
Published 10 September 2018
The word fintech has finally been entered into the Merriam-Webster dictionary after after decades of usage having been accepted to have entered the general vocabulary.
Published 7 September 2018
Online retail giant Amazon has (briefly) become the second US-listed firm to have a market value of more than $1 trillion (£779bn).
Published 6 September 2018
Social scrolling is not only draining young Scots time, but also leaving a dent in their pockets according to new research from Barclays.
Published 5 September 2018
Stagecoach tycoon and philanthropist Ann Gloag has won approval for a £3.6 million church in her home city of Perth.
Published 4 September 2018
A man has filed an $800,000 lawsuit against a construction firm in America which he claims fired him after he refused to attend weekly Bible study meetings.
Published 3 September 2018
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
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
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
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
Household products giant Procter & Gamble is facing an uphill battle to trademark popular textspeak acronyms including "OMG", "LOL" and "WTF".
Published 27 August 2018
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
An eBay user has sold a rare £2 coin for a staggering £3,500.
Published 23 August 2018
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
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