The price of a standard ticket to attend the cinema in Japan has remained the same for over a quarter of a century but will now finally be increased.
Published 5 June 2019
A medieval chess piece that was missing for almost 200 years has appeared and could fetch £1 million at auction having been kept unknowingly in a drawer by an Edinburgh family for decades.
Published 4 June 2019
HSBC UK is to slash 90 per cent of its 700 staff car parking spaces across two of its regional centres, installing bike racks and changing rooms instead.
Published 3 June 2019
Police in the American state of Maine have revealed that a man who robbed a bank duped his own dad into being his getaway driving.
Published 31 May 2019
A laptop infected with six of the world’s most dangerous computer viruses and made into a piece of art has been sold for more than £1 million.
Published 30 May 2019
MacKenzie Bezos, the ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, has promised to give half of her £29bn fortune to charity.
Published 29 May 2019
The new left-wing government in Mexico has hailed the success of a “Robin Hood” auction it has held of dozens of luxury cars seized from criminals to raise money for its social welfare programmes.
Published 28 May 2019
A city which introduced the world's first tax on digital streaming services, dubbed the "Netflix tax", has finally started to collect significant amounts of money from the measure.
Published 27 May 2019
Social media giant Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency next year, according to reports.
Published 24 May 2019
New academic research has revealed that school pupils in the UK are becoming increasingly unable to work out change, with physical money rapidly becoming an alien concept to them.
Published 23 May 2019
Three schoolchildren who sued a shop for defamation after being accused of stealing and opening a packet of biscuits have won their case.
Published 22 May 2019
A billionaire American technology investor left a graduating class of students in Atlanta, Georgia, in sock on Sunday after announcing in his speech to them that he will pay off all of their student loans.
Published 21 May 2019
Belgium's former king will be fined €5,000 a day until he agrees to take part in a court-ordered paternity test. King Albert II, who abdicated in 2013, was ordered last year to submit to a DNA test after a woman claimi
Published 20 May 2019
Nearly two million UK adults have barely half an hour of free time a day, because of the dual challenges of caring for younger and older relatives.
Published 17 May 2019
The Church of Scotland says it is now adapting to the increasing number of people choosing to make payments by card by rolling out a new “contactless collection plate”.
Published 16 May 2019