And Finally



And finally...Royal Bank puts freeze on cancelled cards

Thousands of credit card customers misplace their cards every year and have to request a new one, now Royal Bank of Scotland customers will be able to instantly freeze their card, reducing the number of cards that are unnecessarily cancelled.

Published 19 November 2018

And finally...expert calls for UK employers to ditch 9-to-5 for later start times

Britain’s workforce should be going into the office at ten or even midday, an expert has suggested.

Published 16 November 2018

And finally...more than three quarters of Scots don't like their job

More than 75 per cent of people living in Scotland want to change their job and only 9 per cent of Scottish workers would describe their work as their dream job, according to new research.

Published 15 November 2018

And finally...orgasms could bring the British economy to climax, claims firm introducing 'self-love days'

Politicians are constantly thinking of new ideas and policies to help boost the economy, but there is one idea no government will have thought of before but one company is now advocating, and it’s a lot more fun than inflation, interest rates and trade deficits.

Published 14 November 2018

And finally...flyboy

A convicted fraudster escaped jail - for a while - by booking a flying lesson and asking the instructor to let him off in France.

Published 13 November 2018

And finally...soup queen Baxter puts million pound mansion up for sale

The nine-bedroom mansion owned by Scottish soup queen Audrey Baxter has been put on the market for nearly £1 million.

Published 12 November 2018

And finally...Legion brings contactless donations to fundraising pub quizzes

Ahead of Armistice Day on Sunday, the Royal British Legion has introduced a new fundraising tool, a pub quiz pack that includes joker contactless donation cards that let players make donations.

Published 9 November 2018

And finally...builders hit £38m jackpot after North Sea investment

A builder and his wife who invested in a North Sea oil firm when its shares were worth pennies have seen them soar so high that they have now hit a £38 million jackpot.

Published 8 November 2018

And finally...Start-up entrepreneurs offered ‘privacy pod’ to de-stress at work

A Scottish company specialising in creating spaces that help people work more productively is launching a competition to win a stress-free residency in its Glasgow office.

Published 7 November 2018

And finally...Bitcoin takes three times more energy to mine than actual gold

Mining cryptocurrency takes nearly twice as much energy than mining gold, platinum, and copper, according to new newly published research.

Published 6 November 2018

And finally...Sweden to establish national e-currency

Sweden's central bank has announced plans to build a technical framework for the issuance of a new electronic currency.

Published 5 November 2018

And finally...world's first miaowing debit card

https://youtu.be/uvLNYNiw5I0

Published 2 November 2018

And finally…Elm Street provides Halloween nightmare for homeowners

It really is a nightmare to own a home on Elm Street as more than half (54 per cent) of the 79 Elm Streets in the UK have had no property sales since last Halloween, according to new research.

Published 1 November 2018

And finally...playing football scores £1.25bn for Scotland's economy

Participation in grassroots football delivers more than £1 billion of positive value to Scottish society and its economy, according to a new European study published this week.

Published 31 October 2018

And finally...'vast majority of banks will be obsolete by 2030'

Three quarters of financial firms will either go out of business or be rendered irrelevant by new competition, changing customer behaviour and advancements in technology within 12 years, according to forecasts published in a new report produced by analysts at Gartner.

Published 30 October 2018