And Finally



And finally... Edinburgh store ordered to close by administrators asks customers to name their price in stock clear-out

An Edinburgh branch of national retailer Better Bathrooms, ordered to cease trading and close by administrators, FRP Advisory, is inviting local residents to name their price for its stock.

Published 8 May 2019

And finally... HMRC hands out hundreds of thousand of pounds to tipsters who report tax-dodging spouses

Thousands of pounds have been paid by the taxman to people who have tipped-off the authorities about how their spouses or employers are dodging their taxes.

Published 7 May 2019

And finally... dissolve your bank card and make a contactless ring

There is now a new, home-made addition to the rapidly growing trend of wearable fintech after it emerged online that someone has dissolved their credit card and put the RFID chip in a ring to go on their finger.

Published 3 May 2019

And finally… Amazon buildings fire staff

A new report has revealed that online retail giant Amazon uses a stringent set of metrics built into its vast dispatch hubs to not only track the performance of workers in the warehouses but to automatically fire them if they fail to meet certain standards.

Published 2 May 2019

And finally... the rise of the ‘grey gambler’

Latest figures from the Gambling Commission have revealed that over-55s are now the fastest growing group of online gamblers.

Published 1 May 2019

And finally... Sainsbury’s launches UK’s first till-free grocery shop

Starting this week, shoppers at Sainsbury’s Holborn Circus convenience store in London can check out the UK’s first till-free grocery store.

Published 30 April 2019

And finally… catch of the pay

An unemployed Italian fisherman has hooked the big one while still on dry land after he picked up someone's discarded lottery scratch-card worth €100,000.

Published 29 April 2019

And finally… bodies of the rich contain pesticides - because of golf

The bodies of wealthy Britons contain higher levels of pesticides due to their golfing habit, new academic research has revealed.

Published 26 April 2019

And finally… trading prospects looking glue-me

Climate activists blockaded the London Stock Exchange today by gluing themselves across the entrances.

Published 25 April 2019

And finally… money to burn

An Italian businessman had to watch €40,000 go up in smoke after his girlfriend used the oven he had stuffed with illicit cash to bake a strudel.

Published 24 April 2019

And finally… survey finds third of English people would refuse Scottish money

Market research company Censuswide has found that a third of people living in England would reject Scottish bank notes as fake.

Published 23 April 2019

And finally... BBQ blaze sees students hit with £23m fine

Two Italian students are facing a joint fine of €27 million (£23m) after they were accused of letting a barbecue start a forest fire.

Published 18 April 2019

And finally... away and raffle

A woman who tried to raffle a Scottish castle because she couldn’t sell it on the open market has been rapped by the advertising watchdog for substituting the property for a cash prize instead.

Published 17 April 2019

And finally… Payboy

A 40-year-old man whose parents allegedly binned his pornography collection, worth tens of thousands of pounds, has launched a court case against them.

Published 16 April 2019

And finally… French judge orders demolition of ‘delusional’ and ‘illegal’ £49m chateau

A court has ordered the owner of a €57m (£49m) chateau in the south of France to tear it down after declaring the building illegal, The Guardian has reported.

Published 15 April 2019