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And Finally...Men dig deep for charity…but more for a pretty face

New research by academics has revealed that men compete to outdo each other with the size of their charity donations when the recipient is a pretty woman.

Published 20 April 2015

And finally…Halifax finds invasion of old fogies has sparked facebook youth exodus

The increasing number of older people using digital technology has sparked a social media exodus among younger users, according to one bank’s report.

Published 17 April 2015

And finally…Oligarch who wants to live forever will give you $1m…when you’re 123 years old

A multi-millionaire from Moldova who has aspirations of living forever has just offered one million dollars to the first person in the world to reach the age of 123.

Published 16 April 2015

And finally…CEO takes $1m pay cut to start company-wide $70k minimum wage

The CEO of an American credit card processing company has today been branded the world’s best boss after taking a nearly $1 million pay cut in order to raise the firm's minimum salary to $70,000.

Published 15 April 2015

And finally…The rise of the ‘Lidl Class’ as cheap becomes cool

The UK’s middles classes are rejecting the supposed stigma attached to shopping at discount stores as they flock to outlets offering goods for a pound or less, according to a new report.

Published 14 April 2015

And finally…FBI places Scottish businessman on 'most wanted' list

The FBI has placed a Scottish businessman on its infamous "most wanted" list for allegedly defrauding customers and financial institutions in the US.

Published 13 April 2015

And finally…Half of Scots would wear workplace smartwatch, says PwC

As nation awaits the latest Apple gadget with eager tech-heads already placing their pre-sale orders, new research from PwC in Scotland has shown that almost half of Scots workers would consider wearing a smartwatch from their employer if their data was used to improve things such as working hours, stress levels and where they can work from.

Published 10 April 2015

And finally…Third of UK using mobile apps instead of cash

New research has found that nearly a third of Britons have used a mobile app to make payments.

Published 9 April 2015

And finally…Getting married? Have it your way

Global fast food giant Burger King is to pay for the wedding of a couple whose surnames are Burger and King.

Published 8 April 2015

And finally…Half of British men do nothing for charity

Just under half (48 per cent) of British men fail to support any good causes or get involved in social action in a typical month, according to figures released today by the Charities Aid Foundation.

Published 7 April 2015

And finally…Money can’t buy happiness but maybe bigger brains, claim scientists

Money can increase brain surface and intellectual performance, according to a new study.

Published 1 April 2015

And finally…BoS finds a quarter of Scots SMES still believe digital tech is “irrelevant”

A new survey of SMEs by Bank of Scotland has revealed that many of them still have a “blind-spot” and do not understand the benefits of new technology.

Published 1 April 2015

And finally…Survey shows Poles are the most “economically active” people in Scotland

Polish people are Scotland’s most economically active ethnic group.

Published 1 April 2015

And finally…A Level economics textbook is Bank of England library’s most popular

A high school text book on economics has been revealed as the most checked-out title at the Bank of England’s vast library.

Published 1 April 2015

And finally…Stunned NatWest customer finds £1.25m in his account –and told to keep it

A NatWest customer who found £1,245,000 in his bank account due to a mysterious error was told by the bank that it wouldn't take it away.

Published 26 March 2015