And Finally

And finally...who needs enemies..?

A man from California has been arrested after attempting to steal his flatmate’s winning lottery ticket following what turned out to be an ridiculously ill-conceived fraud.

Published 14 January 2019

And finally… Mastercard rebrand ditches name from logo

Mastercard’s logo will no longer feature the text of its name on its logo following a bold rebranding move.

Published 11 January 2019

And finally... wife of Amazon founder could become world's richest women as pair announce divorce

Following news this week that his company has just become the most valuable in the world, it has now emerged that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is to split from his wife in what is being suggested could result in the biggest divorce settlement in history.

Published 10 January 2019

And finally... Amazon becomes most valuable company on the planet

Amazon is now the most valuable company in the world after it passed Microsoft this week to take over the top spot. The

Published 9 January 2019

And finally… Inn-Charge: UK’s first cash-saving battery-powered hotel piloted in Edinburgh

The Gyle at Edinburgh Park Premier Inn has become the UK’s first battery-powered hotel in a bid to improve energy efficiency, secure power supply and enable energy cost savings on-site.

Published 8 January 2019

And finally...billionaire's cash giveaway stunt takes most ever retweeted title

A Japanese billionaire who is paying SpaceX about $500 million for future trip around the moon on a SpaceX Super Heavy Starship has announced that he is giving away almost a million dollars - via twitter.

Published 7 January 2019

And finally... Szechuan redemption

Prison guards allowed a prisoner who helped them with their taxes to eat Chinese take-away and sit in a guard station after hours.

Published 4 January 2019

And finally... budgie smuggler

A man has admitted stealing a dozen budgies from an Edinburgh accountant's home before offering to help her look for the pets - while a couple of them sat on his shoulder.

Published 3 January 2019

And finally... 2018's Top Ten

Published 21 December 2018

And finally...driven mad

An absurd €19,000 insurance quote obtained by a teenager for a 14-year-old car has been decried as an "outrageous" tax on rural Ireland. Leitrem councillor Padraig Fallon told The Irish Times that an 18-year-old approache

Published 20 December 2018

And finally...research confirms workplace "self-promoters" drag down productivity

Research conducted by a top business school has finally confirmed what most of us probably already knew, after identifying a type of employee who manages to look busy and successful, without actually doing anything useful.

Published 19 December 2018

And finally...Patisserie Valerie supplier took baseball bats to head office over late payments

An out-of-pocket supplier to beleaguered cafe chain Patisserie Valerie turned up its head offices with baseball bats to pursue late payments, the Daily Mail has reported.

Published 18 December 2018

And finally...children's charity joins with VISA to create contactless Christmas jumpers

Fundraisers for Save the Children have donned Christmas jumpers with a contactless reader built into the sleeve by VISA as part of the charity's annual festive appeal for donations.

Published 17 December 2018

And finally...Smith's own copy of Wealth of Nations surpasses auction estimate

One of only two copies of The Wealth of Nations personally owned by its Scots author and the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, has been sold at auction for £908,750.

Published 14 December 2018

And finally...Heart of Gold

Music legend Neil Young has announced victory in his bid to have Barclaycard taken off the bill for his upcoming concert with Bob Dylan in London’s Hyde Park after he took issue with the financial giant’s sponsorship of the event.

Published 13 December 2018