And Finally



And finally…increased charges

Bitcoin uses more electricity annually than the whole of Argentina, according to an analysis by Cambridge University.

Published 11 February 2021

And finally… ‘I’m not a cat’

Published 10 February 2021

And finally… off the cuff

A man who stole a pair of handcuffs more than 60 years ago has sheepishly returned them to the police.

Published 9 February 2021

And finally… simple living

London's thinnest house has gone up for sale for the price of £1.1 million.

Published 8 February 2021

And finally… green-fingered

A woman has been caught trying to smuggle 947 cacti and succulents into New Zealand by strapping them to her body.

Published 5 February 2021

And finally... got her goat

A farmer from Lancashire has made £50,000 from hiring out her goats for Zoom meetings during lockdown.

Published 4 February 2021

And finally... siren song

Ambulance drivers in Naples are calling for police protection after the local mafia ordered them not to use their sirens and flashing lights because they disturbed drug deals.

Published 3 February 2021

And finally... in camera

A lawyer who inadvertently broadcast himself having sex with his client to a bemused judge in an online court hearing has been disbarred for life.

Published 2 February 2021

And finally… zut alors

An entire police station is under investigation after officers and civilian staff used their building for an illegal late-night party.

Published 1 February 2021

And finally... something fishy

Subway is facing a claim that its tuna sandwich does not contain tuna.

Published 29 January 2021

And finally... Bought-icelli

A rare Botticelli portrait could sell for $80 million in an auction at Sotheby's today.

Published 28 January 2021

And finally… blown out of proportion

A couple who famously pretended that their six-year-old son was trapped in a runaway weather balloon have been pardoned.

Published 27 January 2021

And finally... nosey

A Chinese city is launching an identification system to keep track of stray dogs and prevent pet insurance fraud by scanning their noses.

Published 26 January 2021

And finally… for whom the bell tolls

City dwellers who relocate to rural France will not be able to complain about the sound of church bells or the smell of manure under a new law.

Published 25 January 2021

And finally… in high spirits

One of the world's rarest single malt whiskies is predicted to become the most expensive bottle ever sold when it is put up for auction next month.

Published 22 January 2021