And Finally



And finally...Herculean effort to 'stump' vandals

A statue of Heracles in a small French town has been endowed with a removable prosthetic penis in a bid to curb the cost of vandalism.

Published 20 April 2016

And finally…one in five UK accountants 'have no pension savings'

A new study has revealed that found that one fifth of British accountants have no pension savings at all.

Published 19 April 2016

And finally...charity begins at home

A man in Belfast is being treated for head injuries after the brick he allegedly hurled at a charity office window bounced back and hit him.

Published 15 April 2016

And finally…the parent trap

The government of Shanghai has announced new laws that will see the city's young residents who fail to visit their ageing parents regularly enough have black marks added to their credit scores.

Published 14 April 2016

And finally…the all-time top 5 movie accountants are…

The humble accountant might not be the profession one most readily associates with the glamour and spectacle of Hollywood, but this year sees two more of the unlikely heroes join the select group of CA stars.

Published 13 April 2016

And finally…payment in loo

An entrepreneurial homeowner has decided to try to flog off his spare toilet for rent at £3,000 a month – that’s 6,000 visits per month if charged at 50p per pee.

Published 12 April 2016

And finally…Brits under siege from password deluge

More than 70 per cent of Brits admit that they struggle to remember their passwords, and on average have to click ‘forgotten password’ links twice a month.

Published 11 April 2016

And finally… money can buy happiness – your bank account says so

https://vimeo.com/158638320

Published 8 April 2016

And finally...satisfaction with life in Scotland’s financial capital at all time high

Satisfaction with Edinburgh as a city to live in is the highest it has ever been, the City of Edinburgh Council’s annual residents’ survey has shown.

Published 7 April 2016

And finally...pocket money to take a licking with ice cream prices set to soar

A poor harvest in Madagascar, one of the world’s main suppliers of vanilla pods, has set the world on stand-by for a summer ice cream price hike.

Published 6 April 2016

And finally...selfies give cops a nudge

Two thieves who photographed themselves after stealing more than £3,000 from gambling machines have been sentenced at Bradford Crown Court.

Published 5 April 2016

And finally…Scots corner shops contributing £600m

Scotland’s convenience stores generate annual sales of more than £4 billion, contributing almost £600m in gross value added (GVA) to the nation’s coffers, new latest figures have shown.

Published 4 April 2016

And finally..."It's been emoji-nal"

A man in France has been ordered to couch up €1000 and will spend three months in jail after sending a single emoji to his ex-girlfriend.

Published 1 April 2016

And finally...own goal

Football legend Pelé is suing tech giant Samsung for $30 million after claiming it deliberately used his lookalike in a newspaper ad.

Published 31 March 2016