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Government urges Camelot to produce thinner lottery winners

Statistics produced by Camelot show that fat couples in council houses are more likely to win the lottery, leading to speculation that the National Lottery is weighted towards the overweight.

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Posted: Aug 21st, 2012
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Government to open walk-in queuing centres

To increase the nation’s productivity, the government is introducing 24-hour queuing centres which will allow people to do their queuing at a time that suits them.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2011
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Euromillions winner revealed as ‘Visiting Australian Pensioner’

An 80 year-old Australian pensioner who was on an impromptu visit to the UK has been revealed as the winner of the £166m Euromillions jackpot.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2011
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PM confirms Trident replacement to be paid for through lottery funding

Prime Minister David Cameron revealed today that the estimated £20 Billion cost of upgrading Britain’s Trident nuclear submarine missile system will be funded entirely through the National Lottery.

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Posted: Aug 22nd, 2010
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Tabloids launch search for ‘Mrs D from Rotherham’

Britain’s tabloids have launched a search to locate a ‘Mrs D from Rotherham’ who, according to a message flashed-up on the National Lottery website, had just won two pounds on an instant-win game.

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Posted: Dec 27th, 2009
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