And Finally



And finally… game’s up

The world's largest video game cheating ring, worth around €65 million, has been broken up by an unprecedented police operation.

Published 1 April 2021

And finally… blood feud

Nike has launched a trademark infringement lawsuit against artists who turned their trainers into "Satan Shoes" containing real human blood.

Published 31 March 2021

And finally... apple of discord

Apple has lost the latest round of a legal fight with watchmaker Swatch over the use of the phrase “one more thing”.

Published 30 March 2021

And finally… penny pinching

An employer has been branded childish after paying a departing employee his final wages in pennies – and calling him a "weenie".

Published 29 March 2021

And finally… take a Bow-ie

A suit worn by David Bowie has sold for £8,000 at auction.

Published 26 March 2021

And finally… forbidden fruit

A purported haul of MDMA worth nearly £900,000 was actually strawberry-flavoured sweets, police have admitted.

Published 25 March 2021

And finally… double trouble

A man arrested for allegedly stealing a police car managed to escape custody by stealing a second police car, a police force said.

Published 24 March 2021

And finally... tweet tweet

Cryptocurrency executive Sina Estavi has bought the first-ever tweet at an auction for $2.9 million. 

Published 23 March 2021

And finally… hedge fund

A lawyer is facing a bill of more than £50,000 after having lost a court battle in a row over a "lovely thick" laurel hedge, The Times reports.

Published 22 March 2021

And finally... fishy

Officials in Taiwan are urging people to stop changing their name to “salmon” after more than 130 fish-lovers changed their name in order to claim free sushi.

Published 19 March 2021

And finally... bunker down

A cabinet door which is believed to have been from Hitler's bunker has sold for £550 in an auction in Dorchester.

Published 18 March 2021

And finally… nest of vipers

The mother of a cheerleader is accused of creating deepfake images of her daughter's teammates after she was spurned by them.

Published 17 March 2021

And finally… why so serious?

A candidate for political office in Japan is conducting his campaign dressed as the Joker.

Published 16 March 2021

And finally… sting in the tail

A politician has been fined €10,000 (£8,600) for offering a wolf's tail as a retirement present.

Published 15 March 2021

And finally… pizzagate

A man who was sacked for sharing a leftover slice of pizza with his son on a business trip has been awarded over £150,000 by a court.

Published 12 March 2021