Lloyds Bank has been accused of "institutional racism" for refusing to accept a customer’s cheque written in Cornish.
Published 14 February 2019
Scotland’s finance secretary Derek Mackay has spent almost £1000 of taxpayer’s money on public speaking lessons, it has been reported.
Published 13 February 2019
Women in Hungarian with four children or more are to be exempted for life from paying income tax, the country's prime minister has announced.
Published 12 February 2019
An elderly crime wave appears to be sweeping Japan because pensioners are seeking jail time in a bid to save money.
Published 11 February 2019
Global payments firm Mastercard is to launch a "sonic brand identity" so that whenever and wherever consumers engage with Mastercard – via physical, digital or voice platforms – the "distinct and memorable Mastercard melody" will now be heard.
Published 8 February 2019
An English multi-millionaire is seeking to buy a mountain in Scotland for £12 million in order to carve faces into it in the style of Amercian landmark Mount Rushmore.
Published 7 February 2019
The shopping centre in Fife which was put up for auction with a reserve price of only £1, has been sold for £310,000.
Published 6 February 2019
Digital banking services provider Cashplus has announced the launch of the UK’s first payment card made from a new type of degradable PVC, offering its customers a more sustainable alternative to traditional plastic PVC debit and credit cards.
Published 5 February 2019
A senior American politician has proposed introducing a new tax on online porn to help fund Donald Trump's planned wall along the southern US border.
Published 4 February 2019
A Chinese company which previously paid bond investors in ham instead of cash is now running out of pigs.
Published 1 February 2019
Waste management firm, BusinessWaste.co.uk, which hailed the advent of of the cryptocurrency age when it announced that is was to being accepting it as a payment for services has now reported that it is no longer accepting blockchain currencies – such as Bitcoin – because it is too volatile to be reliable.
Published 31 January 2019
An American politician who employs hundreds of young teenagers has proposed a new law to scrap restrictions on child labour in his state.
Published 30 January 2019
The Russian government has unveiled plans to allow officials to escape prosecution for bribery or other acts of corruption in "exceptional circumstances".
Published 29 January 2019
Spanish airport authorities are searching for the owner of a private jet which has been parked for years.
Published 28 January 2019
The Premier League and its clubs supported close to 100,000 jobs as well as contributing £7.6 billion to UK Gross Domestic Product last year, new data from EY has revealed today.
Published 25 January 2019