And Finally



And finally…’Commuter commerce’ worth £9bn

More than a fifth of online sales are now taking place on a commuter journey, with total ‘commuter commerce’ accounting for £9.3bn every year, according to new research.

Published 2 July 2015

And finally…Dundee home buyers camp out in cars to reserve prime plots

Eager homebuyers in Dundee are so desperate to bag themselves a plot at one of the city’s newest developments that they have been camping out in their cars to make sure they are first in line.

Published 1 July 2015

And finally…9 to 5 has officially become 8 to 8

The amount of time UK workers spend dealing with customers outside traditional office hours has increased by more than 41 per cent over the past three years, meaning the working day now begins at 8am and runs until 8pm, according to new research.

Published 30 June 2015

And finally… Scots artist finds Picasso in his attic

A Scottish artist may have discovered a painting by Pablo Picasso given to his mother by his Russian soldier father in the 1950s.

Published 26 June 2015

And finally…Ikea hits the high street

It has long been the destination for many an out-of-town pilgrimage, but today Swedish furniture phenomenon Ikea has announced that it is to open new outlets on Britain’s high streets.

Published 25 June 2015

And finally…£2m bill for the Old Bill’s expansive waistline

The Scottish Police Authority is to spend more than £2 million on new 'breeks' for its officers, some possibly with elasticated waists.

Published 23 June 2015

And finally…Out with the Old Firm…in with the Catalans

Latest figures have revealed that Glasgow’s youngsters are now buying more FC Barcelona strips than both Celtic and Rangers put together.

Published 22 June 2015

And finally…Woman to appear on new US $10 note

The US Treasury Department says a redesigned $10 note set to enter circulation in 2020 will feature a woman.

Published 18 June 2015

And finally…Scots lottery winner runs out of time

A lottery punter who bought a ticket in Stirling that won £3m has missed their chance to claim the cash.

Published 17 June 2015

And finally…Hebridean crofters to buy their own island after 141 year struggle

Crofters on Great Bernera in the Outer Hebrides are finally set to own their island after being granted £100,000 by the Scottish Land Fund to complete the deal.

Published 16 June 2015

And finally…Men splashing out £80 more a month on life’s “non-essentials” than women

New research has revealed that men are spending significantly more on leisure pursuits such as dining and drinking out, playing sports and buying new gadgets than women.

Published 15 June 2015

And finally... Man quits job to build dream treehouse with hot tub and skate park

An American man has decided that he was done with the city life and instead wanted to build a giant treehouse.

Published 12 June 2015