And Finally



And finally... on your bike

Investment bankers in Paris have become the latest to join the post-lockdown cycling craze in the city, as USA bank Morgan Stanley has given bikes to 45 of its staff to use on company business.

Published 12 June 2020

And finally... ministry of offence

It has been revealed that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has wasted a total of £9 million paying rent on demolished properties, funding management consultants to do nothing and other pointless payments in the past three years.

Published 11 June 2020

And finally... sheikh down

Plans by the billionaire ruler of Dubai to build a lodge at his Highland retreat have been refused by Highland councillors.

Published 10 June 2020

And finally... bore-out

A French worker has been awarded €50,000 after Paris' appeals court ruled he had suffered a "bore-out" from a lack of stimulation in the workplace.

Published 9 June 2020

And finally... lockdown love

Divorces have risen sharply in Saudi Arabia during the coronavirus pandemic, apparently driven by women discovering that their husbands are secret polygamists.

Published 5 June 2020

And finally... top dollar

The first US gold coin has gone up for sale with an estimated sale price of $15 million.

Published 4 June 2020

And finally... top gear

A man who bought one of the world's most expensive cars, a Ferrari 250 GTO, is entitled to have its original gearbox, located years after the sale in a US workshop, a judge has ruled.

Published 3 June 2020

And finally... Mary's prayer

A prayer book signed by Mary Queen of Scots is due to go up for auction this summer with an estimated sale price of up to £350,000. 

Published 2 June 2020

And finally... contactless

Prostitutes in Switzerland are allowed to resume working under new coronavirus lockdown rules. 

Published 1 June 2020

And finally... high spirits

One of the world's oldest bottles of Cognac has been sold in an online auction for £118,580.

Published 29 May 2020

And finally... heating up

A San Diego man who was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a Chollas View bank this week apparently entered the branch in order to heat up his Hot Pocket sandwiches.

Published 28 May 2020

And finally... a royal treat

Marie-Antoinette's travel bag has been sold for €43,750 at an auction in France.

Published 27 May 2020

And finally... beautiful day

Handwritten U2 lyrics have sold for £76,000 in a coronavirus charity auction.

Published 26 May 2020

And finally... Wizard!

A rare Harry Potter book found in a skip 12 years ago has sold for more than £36,000 at an auction.

Published 22 May 2020

And finally... blown up out of all proportion?

South Korea's professional football league has imposed a record fine on one of its clubs for placing sex dolls in the empty seats of a stadium during a recent football match played without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 21 May 2020