And Finally



And finally... owner of Hitler's house forced to sell

The Austrian government has won a court case allowing it to finally impose a compulsory purchase order on the owner of Adolf Hitler’s birthplace in order to take ownership of the controversial address.

Published 8 August 2019

And finally... ATM ram-raider sticks-a-fork-in-it, but he's done

A man has admitted his involvement in an £86,000 forklift ram-raid on a Co-op store in the border town of Gretna.

Published 7 August 2019

And finally... Edinburgh festival artists seek dollars and euros as pound tanks

Uncertainty around Brexit has resulted in performers at the Edinburgh International Festival to ask for their fees to be paid in euros or US dollars instead of sterling, the event’s director has said.

Published 6 August 2019

And finally... Spanish bank launches facial recognition ATMs in world first

CaixaBank has launched the world's first ATMs to allow withdrawals using facial recognition and without having to enter a PIN.

Published 2 August 2019

And finally... Brits don’t feel like ‘proper adults’ until they are 29 years old, building society finds

Brits don’t feel like ‘proper adults’ until they are 29 years old, new research carried out by Nottingham Building Society has revealed.

Published 1 August 2019

And finally... UK city where couples take longest to buy a house revealed

Buying a house as a couple shows a lot of commitment, both romantic and financial, and for some this can be daunting. Just ask the people of Cardiff, who, according to new research, wait the longest before buying property with their partner.

Published 31 July 2019

And finally... 'quadrillioniare' drug dealer busted

An American dark web drug dealer has pled guilty to participating in a multi-million dollar Bitcoin-enabled drug dealing conspiracy that saw him launder his illicit fortune via vast sums of the now defunct Zimbabwean currency.

Published 30 July 2019

Scottish EDGE launches an out of this world funding round

Business funding contest Scottish Edge has launched its latest round by sending a custom-designed trophy to the edge of space.

Published 29 July 2019

And finally... persona non taxa

A man in Australia who has claimed the country's taxation laws do not apply to him because he does not accept recognition as a person has been told by a magistrate that his argument "would make a mockery of the law".

Published 26 July 2019

And finally… Skyscraper residents pay $11m to prevent proposed tower from blocking view

Residents from a New York condo have paid $11 million to developers to stop the construction of a proposed neighbouring tower to protect their view from being interrupted.

Published 25 July 2019

And finally... Alliance Trust chair to sell island idyll after 20 year labour of love

Alliance Trust chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin is selling Inchmarnock, his island in the Firth of Clyde which includes Port House, a four-bedroom property, 20 years after embarking on a major restoration project at the beauty spot.

Published 24 July 2019

And finally... for love or money – one in five believe hidden money woes are the biggest barrier to a relationship

Hidden money troubles are the biggest barrier to building a long term relationship for a fifth of young people, according to new YouGov research commissioned by Lloyds Bank.

Published 23 July 2019

And finally... Brits in relationships have a ‘break up plan’ for how to split their house

Buying a property as a couple has always been a major relationship milestone, but now new research suggests young Brits consider the act a bigger commitment than marriage and even have ‘break up plans’ for what to do with their joint house should things turn sour.

Published 22 July 2019

And finally... not a prayer

A Christian family who refused to pay income tax for nearly a decade because, they claimed, to do so would be "against God's will", have been ordered to pay more than A$2m (£1.1m $1.4m) to the Aussie taxman.

Published 19 July 2019