And Finally

And finally...accidental trader makes £10m, but brokerage says he can't keep his profit

A trader from who racked up a €10m (£8.8m) profit after realising he wasn't using test program is suing the company providing the platform after it seized his earnings.

Published 22 June 2018

And of the world’s greatest whiskies up for auction

One of the world’s most coveted and highly regarded whiskies is set to go under the hammer in an online auction being held by Perth based Whisky Auctioneer.

Published 21 June 2018

And finally..."That's not legal tender!" - "Em, yes it is..."

A Dublin pub has lost an appeal against the award of €5,000 to a customer who was accused by a barman of using a fake €10 to pay for a pint when it was, in fact, not.

Published 20 June 2018

And entertainment entrepreneur left deflated by council intervention

A sex doll company offering customers the opportunity to “try before you buy” has been fined £10,000 following a local authority’s intervention.

Published 19 June 2018

And finally...warehouse opens to process 200,000 orders each day with only four human workers (video)

Published 18 June 2018

And finally…game, set and dispatch - Becker defies creditors with diplomatic backhand

Former tennis champion Boris Becker is aiming to avoid a bank suing him by taking up a diplomatic post with a poverty-stricken country in Africa.

Published 15 June 2018

And finally...penance to a pound

Police in Italy are looking for the source of more than £31,000 (€36,000) found inside a church confession booth, possibly from a repentant crook.

Published 14 June 2018

And finally…RBS launches AI virtual assistant app

Published 13 June 2018

And finally…four days of World Cup skiving projected for UK workers

The average number of unauthorised absences expected for each football fan in the UK could be as a high as four days during the course of this summer’s World Cup in Russia, a new survey has revealed.

Published 12 June 2018

And finally…most Scots plan life only months or even days ahead, wealth manager finds

Nearly three in five (57 per cent) of people in Scotland plan their lives only days (38 per cent) or weeks (19 per cent) ahead, according to new research from wealth managers Brewin Dolphin.

Published 11 June 2018

And finally...the fastest place to sell a million pound home in the UK revealed

The East of England is the fastest region in the UK for properties selling over the £1 million mark, new data has shown, with Scotland taking second place.

Published 8 June 2018

And finally…café bans cash after RBS branch closure

A Perthshire business is turning away paying customers who want to use cash because the owners now face a two hour round trip to deposit it after the local bank closed its doors this week.

Published 7 June 2018

And finally…weird and wonderful things househunters do to get their offers accepted

There’s no denying it, homebuyers face an emotional rollercoaster when it comes to finding the right property. You can spend months searching for a property that ticks all the right boxes, so when you eventually find one, the priority is making sure your offer is accepted. Propertymark asked its members to reveal the extravagant things they have seen buyers do over the years to secure their dream home.

Published 6 June 2018

And finally...almost all workers use company time and technology to check up on an ex

Over 95 per cent of UK workers are using company time and technology to check up on their ex-partners via social media, a survey has revealed.

Published 5 June 2018

And finally...former RBS building reborn as Scotland’s newest five star venue

The Edinburgh Grand, in the heart of the capital’s St Andrew Square has opened its striking, bespoke doors to guests for the first time since been having been closed by Royal Bank of Scotland more than ten years ago.

Published 4 June 2018