And Finally



And finally... tweet tweet

Cryptocurrency executive Sina Estavi has bought the first-ever tweet at an auction for $2.9 million. 

Published 23 March 2021

And finally… hedge fund

A lawyer is facing a bill of more than £50,000 after having lost a court battle in a row over a "lovely thick" laurel hedge, The Times reports.

Published 22 March 2021

And finally... fishy

Officials in Taiwan are urging people to stop changing their name to “salmon” after more than 130 fish-lovers changed their name in order to claim free sushi.

Published 19 March 2021

And finally... bunker down

A cabinet door which is believed to have been from Hitler's bunker has sold for £550 in an auction in Dorchester.

Published 18 March 2021

And finally… nest of vipers

The mother of a cheerleader is accused of creating deepfake images of her daughter's teammates after she was spurned by them.

Published 17 March 2021

And finally… why so serious?

A candidate for political office in Japan is conducting his campaign dressed as the Joker.

Published 16 March 2021

And finally… sting in the tail

A politician has been fined €10,000 (£8,600) for offering a wolf's tail as a retirement present.

Published 15 March 2021

And finally… pizzagate

A man who was sacked for sharing a leftover slice of pizza with his son on a business trip has been awarded over £150,000 by a court.

Published 12 March 2021

And finally… dog eat dog

President Joe Biden's two German shepherds have been sent home from the White House after biting a security guard.

Published 11 March 2021

And finally... prime lot

Winston Churchill's slippers have sold for nearly £40,00 at an auction this week.

Published 10 March 2021

And finally… all ghillied up

A convicted robber who absconded from prison was caught by police when he came out of hiding to buy the latest Call of Duty video game.

Published 9 March 2021

And finally… social insecurity

Giuseppe Refrigeri, an Italian mafia boss who was allegedly claiming unemployment benefit in Spain has been arrested on the Costa del Sol.

Published 8 March 2021

And finally… on the lam

Banksy has confirmed a painting on the former Reading Prison depicting its most famous inmate Oscar Wilde is his work. 

Published 5 March 2021

And finally… what’s in a name?

A man who shares a surname with a derogatory term is suing a major academic institution over its definition.

Published 4 March 2021

And finally… eggcellent

A golden egg made for a Cadbury’s treasure hunt in 1983 has sold at auction for £37,200.

Published 3 March 2021