And Finally



And finally… pumpkin fraud squashed

Angela Gulbenkian, a socialite member of one of the world’s largest art-collecting dynasties, has admitted to being involved in a £1.15 million fraud involving a missing pumpkin sculpture.

Published 9 July 2021

And finally… coming clean

A millionaire couple have agreed to hand over £4 million allegedly generated through the so-called "Azerbaijan laundromat".

Published 8 July 2021

And finally… own goal

A part-time footballer lost a £55,000 personal injury claim after scoring a remarkable goal on live television with his allegedly injured foot.

Published 7 July 2021

And finally… bark worse than bite

Dogs who flunked out of police academy because they were too timid, unfit or reluctant to bite people have been put up for auction.

Published 6 July 2021

And finally... independence day

A copy of the 1776 American Declaration of Independence has sold for £3,210,000 after being found in the attic of a Scottish ancestral home.

Published 5 July 2021

And finally… do not pass Go

A man has been arrested after attempting to pay his bail with fake money.

Published 2 July 2021

And finally... net worth

An NFT of the original source code for the world wide web has sold for $5.4 million at auction.

Published 1 July 2021

And finally… pen name

A wanted man was arrested after giving police officers a fake name – which happened to be the name of another wanted man.

Published 30 June 2021

And finally... record lot

Last month, a rare 14th-century French gothic cabinet set a new record for the most valuable work of art ever sold in Scotland.

Published 28 June 2021

And finally... rare find

An extremely rare Edward III gold coin lost in the wake of the Black Death has been found by a metal detectorist in Norfolk.

Published 25 June 2021

And finally… of mice and men

An unexpected plague of mice has forced hundreds of prisoners and prison staff to evacuate.

Published 24 June 2021

And finally… nut proven

A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of 21 tonnes of pistachios valued at more than $100,000.

Published 23 June 2021

And finally... silver lining

Raimes, Clark & Company, one of Scotland’s largest independent pharmacy groups, has increased its profit by 9% throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 June 2021

And finally... stamped out

HMRC Stamp Duty press machines will be officially retired from service on 19 July 2021, marking the end of over 300 years of tax-related history.

Published 21 June 2021

And finally... wheels of fortune

A woman who allegedly robbed a bank from her electric wheelchair has been arrested.

Published 18 June 2021