And Finally



And finally… do not pass Go

A man has been arrested after attempting to pay his bail with fake money.

Published 2 July 2021

And finally... net worth

An NFT of the original source code for the world wide web has sold for $5.4 million at auction.

Published 1 July 2021

And finally… pen name

A wanted man was arrested after giving police officers a fake name – which happened to be the name of another wanted man.

Published 30 June 2021

And finally... record lot

Last month, a rare 14th-century French gothic cabinet set a new record for the most valuable work of art ever sold in Scotland.

Published 28 June 2021

And finally... rare find

An extremely rare Edward III gold coin lost in the wake of the Black Death has been found by a metal detectorist in Norfolk.

Published 25 June 2021

And finally… of mice and men

An unexpected plague of mice has forced hundreds of prisoners and prison staff to evacuate.

Published 24 June 2021

And finally… nut proven

A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of 21 tonnes of pistachios valued at more than $100,000.

Published 23 June 2021

And finally... silver lining

Raimes, Clark & Company, one of Scotland’s largest independent pharmacy groups, has increased its profit by 9% throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 June 2021

And finally... stamped out

HMRC Stamp Duty press machines will be officially retired from service on 19 July 2021, marking the end of over 300 years of tax-related history.

Published 21 June 2021

And finally... wheels of fortune

A woman who allegedly robbed a bank from her electric wheelchair has been arrested.

Published 18 June 2021

And finally... Bit much?

An almost empty two-building office development in Houston has opened itself up to offers in Bitcoin in an attempt to generate interest from tenants.

Published 17 June 2021

And finally... kick in the balls

The Coca-Cola Company saw its share value plunge by $4 billion after footballer Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed the drink during a Euro 2020 press conference.

Published 16 June 2021

And finally... million dollar question

A volunteer litter picker was baffled after picking up a purported £1 million bank note with no clear origin.

Published 15 June 2021

And finally... wage inflation

A lawyer who exaggerated her billings by up to 570 per cent to secure prestigious jobs with major London law firms has been struck off.

Published 14 June 2021

And finally… Freaky Friday

A woman who impersonated her teenage daughter to sit through an entire day of school has been arrested.

Published 11 June 2021