And Finally



And finally... UK city where couples take longest to buy a house revealed

Buying a house as a couple shows a lot of commitment, both romantic and financial, and for some this can be daunting. Just ask the people of Cardiff, who, according to new research, wait the longest before buying property with their partner.

Published 31 July 2019

And finally... 'quadrillioniare' drug dealer busted

An American dark web drug dealer has pled guilty to participating in a multi-million dollar Bitcoin-enabled drug dealing conspiracy that saw him launder his illicit fortune via vast sums of the now defunct Zimbabwean currency.

Published 30 July 2019

Scottish EDGE launches an out of this world funding round

Business funding contest Scottish Edge has launched its latest round by sending a custom-designed trophy to the edge of space.

Published 29 July 2019

And finally... persona non taxa

A man in Australia who has claimed the country's taxation laws do not apply to him because he does not accept recognition as a person has been told by a magistrate that his argument "would make a mockery of the law".

Published 26 July 2019

And finally… Skyscraper residents pay $11m to prevent proposed tower from blocking view

Residents from a New York condo have paid $11 million to developers to stop the construction of a proposed neighbouring tower to protect their view from being interrupted.

Published 25 July 2019

And finally... Alliance Trust chair to sell island idyll after 20 year labour of love

Alliance Trust chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin is selling Inchmarnock, his island in the Firth of Clyde which includes Port House, a four-bedroom property, 20 years after embarking on a major restoration project at the beauty spot.

Published 24 July 2019

And finally... for love or money – one in five believe hidden money woes are the biggest barrier to a relationship

Hidden money troubles are the biggest barrier to building a long term relationship for a fifth of young people, according to new YouGov research commissioned by Lloyds Bank.

Published 23 July 2019

And finally... Brits in relationships have a ‘break up plan’ for how to split their house

Buying a property as a couple has always been a major relationship milestone, but now new research suggests young Brits consider the act a bigger commitment than marriage and even have ‘break up plans’ for what to do with their joint house should things turn sour.

Published 22 July 2019

And finally... not a prayer

A Christian family who refused to pay income tax for nearly a decade because, they claimed, to do so would be "against God's will", have been ordered to pay more than A$2m (£1.1m $1.4m) to the Aussie taxman.

Published 19 July 2019

And finally... hackers ridicule nation's security bosses after tax office attack

A massive cyber attack on Bulgaria's tax office might have compromised the security of almost all adult residents' information and left officials the subject of ridicule from the hackers. The major security breach came to light after a person claiming to be a Russian hacker contacted local media on Monday offering access to the stolen data. According to 

Published 17 July 2019

And finally... bonnie and bride

A couple marked their recent engagement with a month-long crime spree that involved five bank robberies, police have alleged.

Published 16 July 2019

And finally... justice delayed

A 41-year legal battle – fought over the sum of 20 rupees – has finally come to an end.

Published 15 July 2019

And finally... monkey business

An anti-corruption investigation has been launched into a zoo where officials said around £15,000 was swallowed by a gorilla.

Published 12 July 2019

And finally... speedy action

Three Ferraris have been seized from a business suspected of seeking to evade VAT responsibilities.

Published 11 July 2019