And Finally



And finally… gambling habit

An elderly former nun it set to plead guilty to stealing $835,000 from a Catholic school in California to feed her gambling habit, according to US prosecutors.

Published 10 June 2021

And finally... just a bit

El Salvador has become the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender.

Published 9 June 2021

And finally... lost and found

A woman who lost her wallet in a California movie theatre has found the item 46 years later.

Published 8 June 2021

And finally… patty wagon

Police have paid tribute to their "bovine unit" after wandering cows brought a car chase to a safe end.

Published 7 June 2021

And finally… war for oil

The US military has apologised after accidentally storming an olive oil factory in Bulgaria.

Published 4 June 2021

And finally… the royal mint

The Royal Mint has celebrated the upcoming official celebration of the Queen’s 95th birthday and her coronation anniversary with projections on the walls of the Tower of London of coins from her reign.

Published 3 June 2021

And finally… the pits

A Bitcoin "mine" has been discovered during a raid on an industrial unit in Sandwell.

Published 1 June 2021

And finally… Pompeo and circumstance

A former US diplomat has launched a $1.8 million lawsuit against the US government and former secretary of state Mike Pompeo over an unpaid legal bill arising from the impeachment of Donald Trump in 2019.

Published 28 May 2021

And finally… mile high club

A couple apparently booked out a Boeing 737 for a mid-air wedding ceremony in a brazen attempt to circumvent Covid-19 restrictions on weddings in India.

Published 27 May 2021

And finally… hard cheese

A drug dealer inadvertently landed himself with a lengthy prison sentence after taking a photograph of a block of Stilton cheese.

Published 26 May 2021

And finally… anarchy in the UK

The lead singer of the Sex Pistols has been drawn into a High Court battle with his former bandmates over a new TV show about their career.

Published 25 May 2021

And finally… high command

A Canadian soldier has been court-martialled for allegedly serving cannabis-laced cupcakes to an artillery unit during a live-fire exercise.

Published 24 May 2021

And finally… Kentucky Free Chicken

Students who exploited a glitch in KFC's mobile app to obtain thousands of euros worth of free meals have been jailed in China.

Published 21 May 2021

And finally... car friend

An iconic car that featured in the Channel 4 comedy The Inbetweeners is to be sold at auction.

Published 20 May 2021

And finally… teed off

A construction worker was threatened with jail time after wearing a T-shirt to a virtual court hearing.

Published 19 May 2021