‘How winning the lottery ruined my life’
Jane Park was 17-years-old when she became the UK’s youngest Euromillions winner. Four years later, she says the £1m prize changed her life — for the worse. Now she wants to sue. Why?
Against all odds, man killed by meteorite
When a man died in a strange blast, officials blamed a meteorite – a first in recorded history. Should we believe them? More importantly: the next time we leave the house, should we look up?
Scrap the lottery, say critics, as prices double
Lotto ticket prices are doubling this weekend. The National Lottery has raised £30 billion for sport, charity and the arts – but has it made Britain a nation of gamblers?
Norwegian family astounded by third lottery win
Every time Hege Oksnes has a child, someone in her family wins the lottery. The odds against this are daunting – are these million dollar babies? Or is there another explanation?
Bus drivers share £38 million lottery win
Twelve bus drivers from an industrial town in Northamptonshire have taken unexpectedly early retirement after winning a huge Euromillions lottery jackpot. Said one: ‘I’ll never work again!’
Punter bets £2 and wins a fortune. What now?
Steve Whiteley recently won £1.45 million after a good day at the races. Suddenly his life is transformed. But do big winnings always lead to happiness?