And Finally



And finally... lucky

A construction supervisor has won $5 million after being handed the wrong lottery ticket at a North Carolina convenience store.

Published 11 May 2021

And finally… belt and braces

A state senator in Ohio appeared in a Zoom meeting with a fake background while driving – on the same day a distracted driving bill was introduced.

Published 10 May 2021

And finally… rolling stones

A farmer accidentally annexed part of France to his native Belgium after moving a 200-year-old stone marking the border between the countries.

Published 7 May 2021

And finally… top marks

German teenagers who planned a sophisticated heist to get their hands on school exam papers have received suspended sentences.

Published 6 May 2021

And finally… heavy

Heavy metal band Twisted Sister has won a payout of nearly €1 million after an Australian politician ripped off the lyrics to We're Not Gonna Take It for his election campaign.

Published 5 May 2021

And finally… fake friars

The forgery of official documents by monks was rife in medieval England according to a new study conducted by academics.

Published 4 May 2021

And finally… RoboCop

The NYPD has been forced to fire its robot dog, the New York Times reports.

Published 30 April 2021

And finally... small change

The Royal Mint has unveiled the biggest coin in its 1,100-year history, weighing in at 10kg.

Published 29 April 2021

And finally... man in a suitcase

A man who was found with suitcases full of more than £800,000 in cash at Glasgow airport has been jailed and the money has been seized.

Published 28 April 2021

And finally… switched on

A judge accused of selling judicial favours to the mafia had tens of thousands of euros stashed in his electrical sockets, Italian police have said.

Published 27 April 2021

And finally... mirror mirror

A mirror that belonged to Queen Anne has sold for £50,000 at an auction in Dorchester.

Published 26 April 2021

And finally… working from home

An Italian has broken the country's record for absenteeism after allegedly skipping work for 15 years.

Published 23 April 2021

And finally… star-crossed turnstiles

Plans to limit the number of tourists visiting the famous Romeo and Juliet balcony in Verona have been blocked by a court.

Published 22 April 2021

And finally… unexpected

A celebrity psychic who said he lost his powers after a car accident is facing a £100,000 legal bill after a judge ruled he had been "fundamentally dishonest" in his claim for compensation.

Published 21 April 2021

And finally... may the force be with you

A series of items related to the Star Wars franchise are set to go up for auction on May 4th.

Published 20 April 2021