And finally

And finally… lot of bull

Two crofters are seeking compensation after one of their Highland cows was allegedly impregnated by a neighbour’s bull. Bernard and Kathleen Allen, from the Isle of Lewis, claim that the Belted Galloway bull was found a number of times on land where there livestock was kept, the BBC reports. The Allens are seeking more than £20,000 […]

And finally… Dutch courage

Inebriated tourists on ‘beer bikes’ will plague Amsterdam no more after a court ruled that the contraptions be banned. The vehicles are a popular way for groups including stag parties to travel around the Dutch capital while drinking. Critics, however, have said they are an example of the problem caused by mass tourism. Amsterdam District […]

And finally… nice to be nice

A man who sent 144 “nasty” text messages to his ex-girlfriend has been ordered to write her 144 compliments. Judge Rhonda Loo ordered Darren Young, 30, to write a “nice thing” for every “nasty thing” he said after he pleaded no contest to violating his former girlfriend’s protection order, the Maui News reports. The Hawaiian […]

And finally… aye, robot

Saudi Arabia has conferred citizenship on a robot. Sophia Robot appeared on stage for an interview at a business event in Saudi Arabia when she was told the kingdom had made her a citizen. “I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction,” Sophia said. “This is historical to be the first robot in […]

And finally… the long goodbye

A couple who died decades ago have finally been buried following a short legal dispute between local authorities and their son. Eugenious and Hilda Marcel were embalmed after their deaths in 1987 and 1994, but son Melvyn kept their bodies in a freezer pending the construction of a private mausoleum he wanted to build for them. […]

And finally… a**hole

A prisoner who had a massive package of drugs including heroin and stimulants surgically removed from his rectum is suing authorities for performing the medical procedure on him without his consent. Brian Jesse Willner, 31, alleges prison authorities performed an illegal search and a hospital later committed “medical battery” against him. According to his complaint, […]

And finally… soft touch

Prison authorities are urgently investigating how Edinburgh prisoners managed to access the Internet and post nude photos of themselves. The offenders are believed to have used secret mobile phones to upload bizarre racy snaps to Facebook and Instagram. Several prisoners are pictured sitting naked in the prison’s kitchen sink. One video uploaded from prison shows […]

And finally… Amazon delivers

A couple of Amazon customers were left baffled after plastic bins they ordered from the online superstore showed up filled with cannabis. The pair, who have chosen to remain anonymous, ordered four 27-gallon storage bins that should have arrived empty, but were instead carrying a grand total of 65 pounds of the illegal drug. They […]

And finally… hard time

A man is suing jail authorities for £3.8 million after he was mocked by guards and not treated, for a four-day erection caused by a pill he took in jail. Dustin Lance, 32, said he suffered “unbearable pain” from the 91-hour arousal and “irreparable harm to his penis”. He was booked into Pittsburg County jail […]

And finally… Trumpton

Chad was included in US President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban because of an office supply issue, it has emerged. It was not immediately clear why the African country was included in the ban alongside the likes of Syria, Iran and North Korea when Chad is recognised by the US government as “an important and […]