And Finally

And finally…man charged £3,731 for 6 hours of central London parking

A City worker who had parked his car for just six hours in central London has been handed a £3,731 parking ticket, despite pre-booking a £5 all-day parking deal.

Published 26 November 2015

And finally…from bean counter to baronet?

An English accountant who is making a bid to be recognised as a member of the Scotland’s aristocracy is to have his case considered by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

Published 25 November 2015

And finally…no-disc respect

The DVLA have clamped or towed almost 100,000 cars in the past year because motorist have not paid their road tax through the new ‘no-disc’ system.

Published 24 November 2015

£30 million city deal investment confirmed

The first £30 million of investment in a transformative £1.13 billion city and region deal for Glasgow and the Clyde Valley has been confirmed.

Published 24 November 2015

And finally…cheating husband returns to find home sold

A wife has achieved nationwide notoriety after getting revenge on her cheating partner by selling their home from under his feet while he was away on a business trip.

Published 23 November 2015

And finally…student inventor finally cashes-in as Edinburgh firm sells for £72m

Matt McGrath, the young student who won a competition with his ground-breaking reinvention of a medical device used in every major surgical operation has finally sold the business he founded 14 years ago for a staggering £72 million.

Published 19 November 2015

And finally…third of Scots planning to ‘escape’ cost and commercialisation of Christmas

Christmas advertising, festive shop displays, or the cost of hosting Christmas dinner for the family - those are the reasons Scots are escaping the country over the holiday season, new research has revealed. 

Published 18 November 2015

And finally…£78m for a hot-dog?

UK pet owners are spending £78 million extra per year on gas and electricity bills by leaving heating and electrical devices on for lonely pets.

Published 17 November 2015

And finally…Scots set to spend £20 million-plus on novelty Christmas jumpers

Scots are likely to spend upwards of £20 million on Christmas jumpers this year, according to new research.

Published 16 November 2015

And finally…£50m of diamonds are for seven-year-olds, apparently

A Hong Kong billionaire convicted of corruption has spent £50.6m at auctions in Geneva on two rare coloured diamonds for his seven year-old daughter.

Published 13 November 2015

And finally...if you can't beat em...

Business in a small Welsh town people are joining forces to use the same accountancy loopholes used by huge multinationals to avoid the taxman as part of a BBC experiment.

Published 12 November 2015

And finally...'Build me a jail, and make it snappy!'

Indonesia's anti-drugs agency has suggested a prison for death row convicts be built on an island protected by crocodiles -because they can't be bribed.

Published 10 November 2015

And finally...sold under a bad sign

With Friday 13th looming for the third time this year, a new survey from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed just how superstitious we are as a nation.

Published 9 November 2015