Two nuns who embezzled nearly £400,000 from a Catholic school to gamble in Las Vegas have apologised for their actions.
Published 11 December 2018
Dozens of pairs of designer trainers seized from a convicted gangster are set to be auctioned to raise money for fighting crime.
Published 10 December 2018
As we enter the season of giving and the coldest months of the year, Londoners walking the capital's streets can now make contactless donations to homelssness charities through a network of terminals across the city.
Published 7 December 2018
A survey of millionaires carried out by Harvard Business School has revealed that their wealth has not brought them happiness, but it could, if they had a bit more.
Published 6 December 2018
A father who claimed his son had been the victim of a hate crime crime after a post office turned him away when he tried to deposit the £10 note he had received from his Scottish aunt, has been forced to back down following criticism for involving the police in the matter.
Published 5 December 2018
And finally...books on wealth creation make us feel in control of our lives, Edinburgh Uni study finds
Books that offer financial advice have enduring appeal because they speak to readers’ emotions in a way that get-rich-quick schemes cannot, researchers at the University of Edinburgh have found.
Published 4 December 2018
More landlords who rent out their homes on ‘Airbnb-style’ websites spend their takings on holidays than reinvest their earnings in home improvement projects, according to new research.
Published 3 December 2018
A modest Glasgow flat struggled to find a buyer after property website Rightmove accidentally listed it with a price tag of nearly £8 million.
Published 30 November 2018
China's most famous entrepreneur, Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba, with a net worth of more than $30 billion, has been expossed as a card-carrying communist.
Published 29 November 2018
The issue of a potential bridge linking Northern Ireland to Scotland has reared its head once more after the idea was highlighted by Boris Johnson and other UK politicians.
Published 28 November 2018
Former Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher could feature on the new plastic £50 note to celebrate her brief career as a scientist.
Published 27 November 2018
Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has announced plans to offer its British staff free nannies when their children are ill and carers for elderly parents in order to keep them at their tasks.
Published 26 November 2018
Published 23 November 2018
An Indian bank has launched an interactive credit card with push button controls for customers to choose their preferred mode of payment at the checkout.
Published 22 November 2018
And finally...principle of supply and demand sees £1m sale expectation for Smith's personal copy of The Wealth of Nations
One of only two copies of The Wealth of Nations personally owned by its author and the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, is expected to fetch at least £800 million when it comes up for auction next month.
Published 21 November 2018