And Finally



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

And finally…Woman selling plots on the Sun wins right to sue eBay

A woman who registered the Sun in her name is to sue ebay after the auction site stopped her selling square-metre solar plots.

Published 11 June 2015

And finally...Charity starts in the bedroom as UK's first benevolent sex shop opens

Sex toys may not be top of most 85-year-olds' birthday wish lists, but they are for sexual health charity the Family Planning Association (FPA).

Published 10 June 2015

And finally...Never mind the bankers, here’s the new Virgin Money credit card

Virgin Money has announced an exclusive range of Sex Pistols credit cards, thirty eight years after the seminal punk band first signed for Virgin Records under Sir Richard Branson.

Published 9 June 2015

And finally…Lloyds awards customer 3p cheque in PPI compensation

Lloyds Banking Group has been forced to defend its decision to award a former customer just 3p in payment protection insurance (PPI) compensation.

Published 8 June 2015

And finally…Teen's name change by deed poll cheaper than Ryan Air admin charge

A teenager travelling to Ibiza with budget airline Ryanair has avoided a £220 administrative fee by changing his name by deed poll.

Published 5 June 2015

And finally…Fraud of the gravest kind -women forges ex-husband’s signature to flog grave plot

A woman has been ordered to pay £4,250 to her ex husband after she forged his signature to sell the graveyard plot they had bought together whilst married.

Published 4 June 2015

And finally…Edinburgh pensioners £50,000 better-off than Glaswegians

New research has revealed a difference in the pension pots of people heading towards retirement in Edinburgh and those in Glasgow of over £50,000.

Published 3 June 2015