Lottery winners Steve and Lenka Thomson use some of their £105million jackpot to buy van and car

Builder who won £105m Euromillions jackpot treats himself and his wife to a second-hand van and car – and they still live in their three-bed terraced home seven months after their win Steve Thomson, 42, and wife Lenka, 41, became Lottery’s ninth-biggest winners But still live in the same £120,000 terraced home in West Sussex … Read more Lottery winners Steve and Lenka Thomson use some of their £105million jackpot to buy van and car

Tory donor Richard Desmond is in spotlight over his bid to run the National Lottery

The Tory donor at the centre of a ‘cash for favours’ row should not get special treatment in his bid to run the National Lottery, Labour will tell gambling watchdogs. Richard Desmond is expected to challenge Camelot for the operating licence when the franchise renewal process begins in the autumn. But the Government is facing … Read more Tory donor Richard Desmond is in spotlight over his bid to run the National Lottery

Britain’s youngest lottery winner Jane Park SLAMS ‘people who use others for money’

Britain’s youngest lottery winner Jane Park SLAMS ‘people who use others for money’ in candid Instagram post – and brands it ‘nothing short of a disgrace’ Jane Park, 24, from Edinburgh, took to Instagram to share candid post on Friday Shared it with 232k followers and slammed ‘people who use others for money’  Said it’s … Read more Britain’s youngest lottery winner Jane Park SLAMS ‘people who use others for money’

Elderly in care face ‘postcode lottery’ on deferred payment agreements

Take-up of a scheme allowing people to delay selling their houses to pay care home fees exposes a ‘postcode lottery’, according to research by a law firm. A selective survey of 10 local authorities reveals that the rate of deferred payment agreements among self-funded care home residents ‘varies wildly’ from 0.9 per cent in East … Read more Elderly in care face ‘postcode lottery’ on deferred payment agreements

Households face postcode lottery as some local tips reopen

Local tips and recycling centres will reopen in some parts of England this weekend while others will remain closed despite a surge in fly-tipping. Residents in Hampshire, Northumberland and Greater Manchester are among those able to clear out excess waste when refuse sites reopen – with a variety of restrictions – from tomorrow, after the … Read more Households face postcode lottery as some local tips reopen