And Finally



And finally…inconvenience store

The taxman has told a Glaswegian single mother that she is to have her benefits stopped because she is in a relationship - with her local post office.

Published 30 September 2015

And finally…Moby’s sick

Published 29 September 2015

And finally... not his lucky day

A man from Alabama was arrested last week after he stole a lottery ticket dispenser from a liquor store - before returning to claim his cash prize.

Published 28 September 2015

And finally…Man’s home buying ambitions jeopardised by $2m mobile phone bill

An American family could be in danger of losing out on their dream home because a bungling telephone company has saddled them with an erroneous bill for $2 million!

Published 25 September 2015

And finally...Quarter of UK's bosses failing their workers but Edinburgh's among the best

A new study that has found one in four British workers do not feel motivated by their bosses has also revealed that Edinburgh is home to the country’s most motivating gaffers, while Glasgow has some of the most uninspiring.

Published 24 September 2015

And finally…Scots kids cashing in as UK takes Tooth Fairy for £20m each year

Almost £20 million is being left under British children's pillows every year by the Tooth Fairy, with Scottish kids the most favoured, new research has found.

Published 23 September 2015

And finally…pole tax?

Published 22 September 2015

And finally...Edinburghers lead UK's wedding spenders

As the wedding season draws to a close, new research has revealed that adults in Edinburgh spend more than any other UK city when attending a wedding.

Published 21 September 2015

And finally…called to account

A bungling knife-wielding would-be bank robber has been branded “ridiculous” by his own lawyer after a court heard how he had ordered a cashier to pay money directly into his own account.

Published 18 September 2015

And finally…Dolla, dolla bill, Maggie?

Jeb Bush, the US Republican presidential hopeful and brother of former gaff-prone president George W. Bush, has floated the bizarre idea of putting the face of former UK Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, on the nation's new $10 bill.

Published 17 September 2015

And finally…Chinese chancer attempts divorce before collecting lottery win

In a nation where lottery winners are so fearful of security risks and demands from family and friends that they dress up in masks and costumes to claim their cheques, one chinese man who scooped 4.6 million yuan (£500,000) has attempted to divorce his wife the day before claiming the money.

Published 16 September 2015

And finally...RBS chief McEwan leads staff on 500 mile charity cycle to Edinburgh

Royal Bank of Scotland staff set off from London this morning on the 500 mile cycle ride to Edinburgh to raise money for Sport Relief 2016.

Published 15 September 2015

And finally... Fred shredded

Ex-banker Fred Goodwin has been ordered to cut down his 20ft hedge following a four-year dispute with neighbours.

Published 14 September 2015

And finally... better late than never

A man has sent $100 to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to pay off his parking tickets - more than forty years after he graduated.

Published 11 September 2015