And Finally

And finally... blue on blue

Police have had to open an investigation into themselves after a senior officer reported a theft – in her own station.

Published 27 August 2020

And finally... R U Mine?

A guitar belonging to Alex Turner, the frontman of the Arctic Monkeys, has raised £128,544 to support independent music venues in the UK.

Published 26 August 2020

And finally... brought to book

Facebook has paid €100 million to the French tax office. 

Published 25 August 2020

And finally... a monster gaffe

A six-year-old boy has bought a £19,000 monster truck on eBay.

Published 24 August 2020

And finally... Playbnb

A playhouse listed on Airbnb as a joke has been booked by a family of four for a weekend break.

Published 21 August 2020

And finally... bumper car

A man has bought an old dodgem off eBay for £30 and transformed it into a fully-functioning mobility scooter. 

Published 20 August 2020

And finally... don't bank on mum and dad

Italy's Supreme Court has made a landmark decision regarding parent's obligations to financially support their children, following a five year legal battle between a 35-year-old man and his parents.

Published 19 August 2020

And finally... lucky number

A Chinese mobile phone number ending with five eights has sold for 2.25 million yuan (£250,000) in an online auction.

Published 18 August 2020

And finally... unmasked

ISIS allegedly ran a coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) scam, according to the US Department of Justice (DOJ). 

Published 17 August 2020

And finally... digging the dirt

Trowels will be left in 90 lay-bys in parts of the Highlands for people who desperately need the toilet to dig a hole and deposit their waste.

Published 14 August 2020

And finally... loadsamoney

The former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management, stored his money at several properties, including 270 million yuan (£29 million) in a room full of safes and vaults which he called the “supermarket” because he frequented it as often as he would visit a market. The court head that Mr Lai also accepted property, luxury cars, expensive watches, gold bars and works of art as forms of payment. He pleaded guilty to the charges of taking bribes, corruption and bigamy in a court in the northern city of Tianjin, The Times reports. He could face life in prison or the death penalty, although this is unusual for financial crimes.  

Published 13 August 2020

And finally... safety first

Ottawa police have reported that a man accused of robbing a bank last week followed physical distancing protocols before attempting to rob the branch. 

Published 12 August 2020

And finally... crypto-fascists

The family of Benito Mussolini have sparked controversy after demanding that the fascist's crypt be turned into a national monument.

Published 11 August 2020

And finally... what a Hassel-hoff

A man has spent £32,000 transforming his old beat-up car into his own Knight Rider car.

Published 10 August 2020

And finally... pubic pint

The co-founder of a Canadian brewery has apologised after being accused of cultural appropriation for naming its New Zealand pale ale 'Huruhuru' - which unknown to him is the Māori word for pubic hair. 

Published 7 August 2020