And Finally



And finally... Mary's prayer

A prayer book signed by Mary Queen of Scots is due to go up for auction this summer with an estimated sale price of up to £350,000. 

Published 2 June 2020

And finally... contactless

Prostitutes in Switzerland are allowed to resume working under new coronavirus lockdown rules. 

Published 1 June 2020

And finally... high spirits

One of the world's oldest bottles of Cognac has been sold in an online auction for £118,580.

Published 29 May 2020

And finally... heating up

A San Diego man who was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a Chollas View bank this week apparently entered the branch in order to heat up his Hot Pocket sandwiches.

Published 28 May 2020

And finally... a royal treat

Marie-Antoinette's travel bag has been sold for €43,750 at an auction in France.

Published 27 May 2020

And finally... beautiful day

Handwritten U2 lyrics have sold for £76,000 in a coronavirus charity auction.

Published 26 May 2020

And finally... Wizard!

A rare Harry Potter book found in a skip 12 years ago has sold for more than £36,000 at an auction.

Published 22 May 2020

And finally... blown up out of all proportion?

South Korea's professional football league has imposed a record fine on one of its clubs for placing sex dolls in the empty seats of a stadium during a recent football match played without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 21 May 2020

And finally… an extra slice

A US restauranteur has discovered that the DoorDash delivery app has been selling his food cheaper than he does while still paying him full price for orders.

Published 20 May 2020

And finally... udderly unacceptable

A group of young men who gave cider to cows in Castle Park in Dedham have been fined for flouting lockdown restrictions.

Published 19 May 2020

And finally... slam dunk

A pair of trainers worn by basketball superstar Michael Jordan in his first NBA season have been sold for a record $560,000 in an online auction by Sotheby’s.

Published 18 May 2020

And finally... money management

NatWest has launched a video game to help children develop money management skills.

Published 15 May 2020

And finally... a famous lot

A pair of stilettos worn by Amy Winehouse and handwritten lyrics by Bono are among the most sought-after items in an auction being run by Island Records to help raise funds for charities during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 14 May 2020

And finally... jamming

A manuscript featuring handwritten lyrics penned by Bob Marley has been sold at auction for £37,500 - more than double the pre-sale estimate.

Published 13 May 2020

And finally... the man who sold guitar

The guitar used by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's famous MTV Unplugged in New York concert is up for auction with a starting estimate of $1 million.

Published 12 May 2020