And Finally



And finally... reach for the stars

An investment banker at the centre of Germany's biggest ever fraud trial has told judges he earned millions of euros from deals involving "astronomical" trades, Reuters reports.

Published 20 September 2019

And finally... price of prayer

Researchers have calculated the monetary value of thoughts and prayers.

Published 19 September 2019

And finally... nip in the air

Proposals to build a 24/7 whisky visitor centre in the middle of a Highland park internationally renowned for its lack of light pollution have come under fire.

Published 18 September 2019

And finally... sign of the times

A man who found a wallet containing €2,000 (£1,770) in cash has refused a reward after returning it.

Published 17 September 2019

And finally... feeling flushed

A solid gold toilet worth £4.8 million has been stolen from Blenheim Palace.

Published 16 September 2019

And finally... feel the heat

A major porn production company has launched a $10 million bid for naming rights to the home stadium of a major basketball team.

Published 13 September 2019

And finally... transgender lender

The first LGBT credit union, which will offer unique services including loans for transitioning trans people, has been given the go-ahead.

Published 12 September 2019

And finally... in a rich man's world

A new edition of classic board game Monopoly is celebrating women's empowerment – by giving women players more money than men.

Published 11 September 2019

And finally... crime doesn't pay

A couple who spent nearly £100,000 which was accidentally deposited in their account have been charged with theft.

Published 10 September 2019

And finally... sweet dreams

Online shoppers are increasingly making purchases in the middle of the night, a British credit card company has said.

Published 9 September 2019

And finally... landlords introduce 'pet rent' to replace banned letting fees

Landlords in England have started to charge “pet rent” in an effort to recoup losses from a ban on unfair letting fees, according to reports.

Published 6 September 2019

And finally... Harris Tweed mill handed over to local manager

The owner of one of the largest Harris Tweed producers has handed the firm over to its manager for free.

Published 5 September 2019

And finally… Practice makes perfect

A German lawyer who spent 15 years re-enacting episodes of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? was invited to compete in the real show and won the top prize.

Published 4 September 2019

And finally... Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launches his own cryptocurrency

Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has launched his very own cryptocurrency at a free concert in Manila.

Published 3 September 2019

And finally... water of life

'Craft' water from springs and lochs near whisky distilleries in Scotland is being sold for about £60 a litre, The Times reports.

Published 2 September 2019