And Finally

And finally... miles ahead

Frequent fliers are being told to include their air miles in their wills.

Published 26 June 2019

And finally… most Scottish artists earn less than £8k a year

Most self-employed artists in Scotland earn less than £8000 a year from their work, according to a study, prompting calls for art schools and colleges to offer business advice and training to undergraduate students.

Published 25 June 2019

And finally... financial meltdown

Two men allegedly tried to use a blowtorch to break into an ATM – but instead welded it shut.

Published 24 June 2019

And finally... RBS trails software to remove recruitment bias

An Edinburgh-based developer of cutting-edge team-building software has secured a trial with Royal Bank of Scotland whose project managers will use the tool to match employees to the most suitable roles.

Published 21 June 2019

And finally... new bowl for the balls, please!

A family who thought the ornate receptacle they used to keep tennis balls in their hallway has now sold it for almost £4 million.

Published 20 June 2019

And finally… ‘Bargain’ house sale turns out to be 30cm strip of land

A first-time auction bidder thought he’d just landed an absolute steal after his $13,000 bid for a South Florida property won an online auction.

Published 19 June 2019

And finally... a peel before conviction

A man who robbed a bank with a banana has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.

Published 18 June 2019

And finally... baby born today needs to save £1,734 a year to get their first foot on housing ladder

The average first-time buyer is now paying £154,238, requiring a deposit of £15,424, meaning those born in 1988 would have had to save £514 for every year of their life just to make it onto today’s ladder.

Published 17 June 2019

And finally… designers propose world’s first 360-degree infinity pool atop London skyscraper

Death defying swimming pools are set to become the newest architectural trend in central London under newly unveiled concept designs.

Published 14 June 2019

And finally... Scottish town runs out of cash in first weekend without a bank

The Highland town of Lossiemouth has seen its cash machines run dry in its first weekend without a high street bank.

Published 13 June 2019

And finally… Sagrada Familia granted planning permission at last

Barcelona’s city authority has finally granted a building permit to Sagrada Familia, 137 after work began.

Published 12 June 2019

And finally... do you want fries with that?

Russia's largest bank Sberbank has announced plans to open an outlet inside a McDonald's restaurant.

Published 11 June 2019

And finally... holy smoke

The Church of England is to consider investing in medical marijuana for the first time after relaxing a self-imposed ban, according to reports.

Published 10 June 2019

And finally... Amazon device would read people's emotions

Online retail giant Amazon is in the process of developing a new piece of wearable tech with a voice-activated capacity to recognise human emotions via a variety of signals, Bloomberg has reported.

Published 7 June 2019

And finally… Waitrose to introduce energy-saving ‘invisible’ doors

An ‘invisible door’ that has the potential to save British retailers a combined £1.5 billion per year by reducing their energy bills is to be introduced by Waitrose.

Published 6 June 2019